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Friday, June 20, 2008

Burke Centre Library Opens June 28

The new Burke Centre Library, a branch of the Fairfax County Public Library, will open to the public Saturday, June 28, 2008, after a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. The new branch is located at 5935 Freds Oak Road in Burke. The 16,720-square-foot building will have a 75,000-item collection, 24 computer work stations and public meeting rooms.

"I'm very excited about the new library," says Braddock District Supervisor Sharon Bulova. Consistent with Burke Centre's motto, the library reflects 'nature and community in harmony.' It's going to be a true community center and an attractive new landmark."

More details of the opening are on our news release.

Check Out the Library on YouTube, Facebook, MySpace, Flickr and More
You can enjoy a reading of “Bad Dog, Marley,” learn how to use Express Checkout and enjoy the band at the Patrick Henry Library’s “Anti-Valentine Day’s Bash” on clips posted on the library’s YouTube channel.

Also, you can become a fan on the library’s Facebook page or visit us at MySpace with links to podcasts, blogs and more. Don’t forget to check out Flickr where you can see photos of the new Burke Centre construction in progress. And of course, you can subscribe to any of these through RSS feeds.

The Fairfax County Public Library is everywhere you are. See you there!

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