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Voters in 2008 approved the program, which the AJC reports is by far the most expensive library construction program in Georgia history.
Roswell’s Norcross Street location closed in August 2018 with plans to re-open in February 2019.
But just a month later, in September 2018, Fulton County commissioners requested the library be made more accessible from the street. So architects added a concrete sidewalk from Norcross Street to the building and a porch seating area on each side of the entrance.
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As part of the original plan, the Roswell library will have an upgraded HVAC systems, a fresh layout, new shelving, updated bathrooms, new lighting and expanded rooms.
For those who want to be the first to see the new space, the Jan. 3 grand opening begins at 10 a.m. with light refreshments and tours.
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