Kensington Park Library Reopens March 28

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Kensington Park Library

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is inviting residents to celebrate the grand reopening of Montgomery County Libraries (MCPL) Kensington Park branch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for April 2 at 10 a.m. at 4201 Knowles Avenue.

The library was closed October 10, 2015 to undergo a refresh and will reopen for patrons Monday, March 28 at 10 a.m. The refresh includes the following:

  • a full-service elevator to provide access to the library’s lower-level meeting rooms and restrooms;
  • redesign of the children’s area to provide an expanded space for picture books and early reading materials;
  • new circulation and information desks; interior design upgrades such as new carpeting and paint; enhanced Wi-Fi;
  • additional power outlets; and new technology enhancements such as a mobile device charging station, digital signage, laptops for in-house use, and a 3D printer.

The Kensington Park Chapter of the Friends of the Library will provide refreshments and a jazz ensemble will play live music following the ceremony.  The history of the Kensington Park Library prepared  by the Montgomery County Historical Society will be on display.

For more information on the project, visit the Kensington Park Library Refresh Blog.

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