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Groundbreaking for new East Roswell library set for Aug. 1
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The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System will break ground on the new East Roswell Library Thursday, Aug. 1 at 11 a.m.

The new 15,000-square-foot library for East Roswell is part of Phase I of the Library Building Program that is currently underway. The library will be located at 2301 Holcomb Bridge Road in Roswell.

KHAFRA Engineering Consultants, in association with Holzheimer Bolek Meehan Architects, have contracted with Fulton County to provide design and engineering services for the new library. Ajax Building Corp. is contracted to provide construction management services on this project, and Heery/Russell is the program management team.

The grand opening of the East Roswell Library is expected in the third quarter of 2014.

In November 2008, county voters overwhelmingly passed the library bond referendum. The plan will greatly enhance all of the county’s libraries and includes:

Eight new branch libraries: Alpharetta, East Roswell, Milton, Northwest Atlanta, Palmetto, Southeast Atlanta, Stewart-Lakewood and Wolf Creek.

Two expansion projects: Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History and the South Fulton Library.

Green building design and sustainability are priorities for these library building projects, and the Library System expects to achieve LEED Silver on all of the Phase I projects. Each library will reflect the culture and interests of its community.

Those attending the event are asked to park in the front parking lot of East Roswell Park, located at 9000 Fouts Road, Roswell, and a shuttle will take attendees from this location to the ceremony; there is no parking available at the site.

For more information or to R.S.V.P. call (404) 730-1972 or email laura.wright@fultoncountyga.gov.

If you go:
When: Aug. 1, 11 a.m.
Where: 2401 Holcomb Bridge Road
Information: (404) 730-1972
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