Whether moving across the street or across the country, count on Hallett's experienced staff to pave the way smooth for your library move. Small, medium, large; archives, rare books, government docs, Hallett has moved it all - throughout the nation and overseas. Choosing Hallett as your Library partner guarantees the success of any library move or collection project.

Need a budget figure for your next move? Contact us! Most of the time we can provide budgetary figures within 48 hours. If a site visit is necessary, we can accommodate that as well.



  • Pre bid review
  • Bid specification development
  • Bid specification samples provided
  • Fill ratio computations and growth analysis
  • Integration and segregation planning
  • Space planning
  • Weeding
  • Proven methods and management implemented throughout the library industry
  • Project management offered inclusive or exclusive of physical moving services
  • Over 50 years of knowledge and experience


  • Collection cleaning
  • Collection relocations and reorganization
  • Integration, separation and weeding projects
  • Collection storage
  • Stack Moving
  • Collection measuring and layout
  • Archive and rare book moving


  • Disassemble, move and reassemble services
  • Shelving rental/purchase program available to meet temporary or permanent needs
  • Layout and reconfiguration design services
  • Full time in house carpentry staff providing nationwide service
  • Collection and shelf cleaning service

Hallett utilizes the most efficient technology and tools producing the most efficient and effective means for library relocations. Most libraries can remain open and functional during their entire move.

  • Stack Mover - lifts and moves up to 30 feet of shelving fully intact (books remain on shelves)
  • Transporters - mobile shelving units on wheels
  • Spider Crane - lifts and moves fully loaded file and microform cabinets
  • Library Dollies - equipped with soft, rubber coated, non marring wheels
  • Library Moving Containers designed and manufactured specifically for Hallett Movers library moving
  • "Hallett Sky Box" portable elevator allows access to buildings via outside windows, doorways or inside mezzanine level when standard elevators are not available
  • Portable exit and entrance ramps and conveyors custom fit to your library building
  • Portable hydraulic lifts and cranes allowing quick movement of library map cases, files, bindery equipment
  • Sophisticated labeling system promoting the highest level of organization and control when moving library collections



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