Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Marilyn J. Praisner Library to reopen November 16 in Burtonsville

The Marilyn J. Praisner Branch Library at 14910 Old Columbia Pike will officially reopen on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 10:30 AM after a refurbishment. What's new at the library? New ergonomic sit-stand circulation, information, and self-checkout desks; renovation of the public restrooms; new painting and flooring; replacement of ceiling tiles; rearrangement of shelving and seating within the library; upgraded lighting with improved energy-efficient, and brighter, LED lamps; new furniture; dual-drinking fountain with bottle-filling station; and new window shades in the meeting rooms.

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30 AM. The library is named for former County Councilmember Marilyn J. Praisner, who is remembered for protecting the suburban and rural character of her East County district during her years on the Council.

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