An image of the new Pierrefonds library, which is set to open to the public next month.
The newly reconstructed Pierrefonds-Roxboro Library will officially open its doors to the public on Thursday, May 23.Pierrefonds-Roxboro Mayor Jim Beis will be on hand for the official “grand opening” at 10 a.m., which will kick off an open house event till 9 p.m.The library is located at 13,555 Pierrefonds Blvd., next to borough hall.The $24.4 million project represents a reconstruction and expansion of the existing library, which was built in 1983.“The residents of Pierrefonds-Roxboro are invited to attend the opening of their new library and to visit for the first time this jewel that draws on the best practices from 21st century libraries and trends in innovation, architecture and design,” the city said in a statement.“It is with great pride that I announce the opening date of our new library, which aims for a LEED certification,” added Beis.“Finally, residents of my borough will be able to enjoy a third living environment a few steps from their homes. I have no doubt that this new library will be the hotspot of our borough, where families and friends will be able to meet and spend unforgettable moments.”The public is invited to attend the four-day open house, which will run from Thursday, May 23 till Sunday, May 26.The borough said the Open House events will “allow as many citizens as possible to discover their new library with its thematic poles and technological equipment.”
Pierrefonds-Roxboro Library’s $24.4-million renovation and expansion will include a drive-thru book return.
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The renovated library also features a drive-thru book drop-off that will allow motorists to deposit their books at the library while passing through a drop-off area.The Open House schedule is as follows:Thursday, May 23 – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. From 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Mayor Jim Beis will be on hand for the opening of the doors.Friday, May 24 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Saturday, May 25 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, May 26 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Parking is available at the Pierrefonds library and borough email@example.comRelated