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Posted on: November 10, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Williamson Road Branch Library to Reopen on Monday

Roanoke, VA – The public is invited to attend the Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the Williamson Road Branch Library, which will be held on Monday, Nov. 13, at 9:30 a.m. Numerous programs are planned through November and December as part of the opening celebration, including a Taco and Salsa community celebration program Monday night 6 p.m., and a discussion with 2016 Newbery Medal Award winner and NY Times best-selling author Matt de la Pena on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m.

This facility has been expanded from 6,080 square feet to 10,346 square feet, plus the addition of an enclosed patio. New features of the library branch include a children’s area, a meeting room that can be used by the community outside of library hours, three study rooms, and a dedicated teen area.  Also the parking area has been expanded and there is a convenient book drop-off outside of the library. 

More details about the renovation can be found at For more information about the Nov. 13 event, contact Roanoke Public Libraries Director Sheila Umberger at 853-2476 or [email protected].


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