Wake’s Northeast Regional Library Celebrates April 16 Grand Opening

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Courtesy of Wake County Government
The seventh regional library in the Wake County Public Library system will open in Raleigh on Saturday.

Wake County is celebrating the grand opening of its Northeast Regional Library in Raleigh Saturday, April 16, with special activities for kids and adults.

After a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m., the library, located at 14401 Green Elm Lane, will offer children a “Puppets to Go presentation of “Little Red Riding Hood” at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Adult programs will include learning about personalized library services, job search assistance, selecting books for book clubs, downloading library books to phones and devices and using library resources for research.

The seventh regional library in the Wake County Public Library system, the facility was funded by the 2003 bond referendum. The one-story, 22,000 square-foot building is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified and has an open V-shape design with large windows and skylights. The library features youth and adult spaces, 140,000 new books for all ages, ADA accessibility and 29 new public access computers with Wi-Fi capability.

Photo courtesy of Wake County Government

Beginning Saturday, the library will be open:

•              Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.;

•              Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and

•              Sunday from 1-5 p.m.

For more information on programs, contact your library or visit wakegov.com/libraries/events.

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