Deanwood Now Open

New Library Offers More than Just Books

A new library is part of the 63,000-square-foot aquatic and community center in the Deanwood neighborhood at 1350 49th Street, N.E. The community center opened Friday, June 25.

The 7,300-square-foot library features:

  •     Separate areas for children, teens and adults
  •     Children's story time room
  •     24 computers with free WiFi Internet access
  •     Space for 35,000 books, CDs, DVDs and other library materials
  •     Early literacy workstation (computer with special software to assist children learning to read)

The library will share access to the center's multi-purpose room for special library programs.