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Saturday is grand opening for new library branch

After many months of planning, the Gloucester Point Library Branch will hold its grand opening Saturday morning beginning at 10 o’clock at its new location in the York River Crossing Shopping Center, Hayes.

Library director Diane Rebertus was on hand at a Gloucester Point town hall meeting hosted by county supervisor Bobby Crewe on Tuesday night at Abingdon Elementary School to explain some of the new features the library branch will have to offer.

"If you haven’t been down there, it is nice," Rebertus told the audience. The 3,900 square foot branch includes a dedicated computer room, and Rebertus said she hopes the branch will be able to offer computer lab classes through that space in the near future.

There is also a dedicated children’s room and a dedicated teens and tweens room. "They need their own space," she said.

In addition to those spaces, Rebertus said there are reading and studying areas to provide a quiet space for those acti...

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