Hapeville Library Groundbreaking

Hapeville Library Groundbreaking

November 12, 2019
The new library is part of Fulton County's ongoing Library Facility Master Plan.
The road to build a new library in Hapeville is underway. The groundbreaking for the new facility will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 525 King Arnold Street, Hapeville, GA 30354. The new building is part of the $275 million dollar Library Bond Referendum, which was approved in 2008.

Construction of the new library is part of Fulton County’s Library Facility Master Plan requiring the design, construction and equipping of new eight new library facilities, the renovation and expansion of two existing libraries and the renovation of all other existing library facilities owned by the County. The construction and renovation of the impacted libraries is part of Phase I of the overall Capital Improvement Program (CIP) in Fulton County.

Designs for a new Hapeville Library were approved by the Board of Commissioners in 2017 and the decision to demolish the building quickly followed. The new Hapeville Library will include:
• Much needed expansion of media materials
• Extended shelf space to house the facility’s book collection
• Instructional resources such as areas for tutoring and training
• Space for educational and informational displays
Building completion and occupancy for the new library are expected in to take approximately 9-12 months.

During the closure library service will be available at the following nearby locations:
• East Point Library, 2757 Main Street, East Point, GA 30344
• Southeast (Louise Watley) Library, 1463 Pryor Road, Atlanta, GA 30315
• Metropolitan Library, 1332 Metropolitan Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30310

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