Above: Peter Lespier of Pima Paving uses a bow float to smooth out concrete in what will be an outdoor patio space at the Flowing Wells Library, 1730 W. Wetmore Road.

Left: Michelle Simon, second from left, deputy director of support services for Pima County libraries, looks at the polished concrete that will be the major walkway at the library, which, is nearing the end of an extensive remodeling and expansion that will take it from 5,000 square feet to 13,000 square feet. There will be new study rooms, areas for children and teens and more computers. Completion is scheduled for October.