By spring 2019, north Cobb should have a new regional library across from North Cobb High School. Courtesy of Cobb County

New $8.6 million library coming to north Cobb

A public groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. March 13 for North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old Highway 41, Acworth at Blue Springs Road across from North Cobb High School.

Event parking will be at NorthStar Church, 3413 Blue Springs Road, Kennesaw.

Expected to open by spring 2019, the new 25,000-square-foot library will be a consolidation of the Acworth and Kennesaw public libraries that were constructed in the mid-1960s.

This $8.6 million library is funded by voter-approved 2016 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax funds.

Amenities will include creative space, a community room, study rooms, dedicated children/teen areas, an outdoor plaza for children, state-of-art technology and a drive-up book return.

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