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Grand-opening ceremony scheduled for Cagan Crossings Community Library

RELEASE DATE: January 28, 2008

The Lake County Library System is hosting a grand-opening ceremony for the new Cagan Crossings Community Library on Monday, Feb. 11, at 2 p.m. The new facility is located at 16729 Cagan Oaks in the Four Corners community.

The event will include entertainment by musician Fred Harvey and refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Library tours, games for children, face painting, balloon art and more will continue after the ceremony until 7 p.m. Judith Ring, Director of the Florida Division of Library & Information Services, Welton Cadwell, Chairman of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners and others will join County staff to welcome the community to the new County library.

The new 19,000-square-foot library features separate children and teen areas, a cafe, training lab, 31 public-access computers, free wireless Internet access and a 160-seat community room, which will provide space for local functions and events. The collection has increased to more than 43,000 items, including 5,000 items new for opening day. Programs such as storytime, scrapbooking, movies and SCRABBLE will continue and additional programs and events will be developed.

Library cards from Lake County Library System will be accepted at Cagan Crossings as with all System libraries. Library patrons do not need to reside in the area to use the new facility. In addition, Osceola County residents , thanks to an operating agreement between Lake and Osceola Counties will have full access to all library services and programs. Residents from Orange, Seminole and Polk counties, can check out materials from the new library using the free Reciprocal Borrowing program.

For information on upcoming programs, call (352) 253-6167 or log on to www.lakeline.lib.fl.us.

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