The ribbon cutting ceremony for the upgraded library in Lawrenceville, Ga. was held Tuesday afternoon. Many renovations and upgrades were made to the branch.
Five Forks Library
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Friday, October 12, 2012
Among the new upgrades at the library is a "Tech Studio" which offers public access to professional quality software.
The Five Forks branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library System is set to reopen to the public on Monday, Oct. 15. An official ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. and a grand reopening celebration for the public will follow on Saturday, Dec. 1. Visitors to the library, which has been closed for upgrades, will notice reconfigured spaces, new interior finishes and fixtures, an energy efficient HVAC system and multiple new high-tech features. The library will now offer a "Tech Studio" space which is designed to provide public access to professional quality software for image and video editing, design and media creation. Available software inside the studio will include Final Cut Pro, Adobe Illustrator and …
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The library will be closed to the public during phase one of the renovations.
The Five Forks Branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library will soon be getting an upgrade. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners approved a $1.06 million construction contract for improvements Tuesday. The planned changes will help control operating costs and improve efficiency. The needed improvements were first identified in 2007. They include updating the ighting, mechanical equipment, temperature control and lowering overall energy use. The library will also get new carpet, finishes and a fresh coat of paint. Renovations are expected to take seven months to complete. They will take place in two phases beginning in the early winter. During phase one, the library will be closed to the public. Patrons will still be able to checkout…
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Take the teens to learn all about origami.
Take the teens to the Five Forks Library this afternoon where they can learn all about origami. This ancient Japanese art form takes pieces of paper and transforms them into magnificent sculptures. This free event starts at 1pm.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Take the kids to see magician Ken Scott at a local library.
The Five Forks Branch Library wraps up its Summer Reading Program with a special magic show tonight. Check out Magician Ken Scott's One World & Magical Stories. Showtime is at 7pm and it's free fun for all.
Monday, June 27, 2011
Take the kids to hear and learn about this Australian instrument.
Five Forks Library is hosting "Didgeridoo Down Under" this morning. Kids 5 and up can learn about Australia and the didgeridoo, one of the world's oldest instruments. This free event starts at 10:30am.