CCPL to open new Middleburg Heights Branch

CCPL to open new Middleburg Heights Branch

Release date: 5/29/2018

Cuyahoga County Public Library to open new Middleburg Heights Branch 
Grand opening celebration will be held Saturday, June 9th from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

The public is invited to celebrate the grand opening of the new Middleburg Heights Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL) on Saturday, June 9, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The existing Middleburg Heights Branch, located at 15600 Bagley Road, will close at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 3rd and remain closed through Friday, June 9th as CCPL staff make final preparations to move into the new building. While the branch is closed, the drop box will be available for customers to return library materials.  

WHO: Anticipated guest speakers for the ceremonial ribbon cutting include: 

  • Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish
  • Representative Martin J. Sweeney, Ohio House District 14
  • Representative Thomas F. Patton, Ohio House District 7
  • Middleburg Heights Mayor Gary W. Starr
  • Cuyahoga County Public Library Executive Director Sari Feldman
  • Cuyahoga County Public Library Board of Trustees President Patricia A. Shlonsky
WHAT: Grand opening celebration for the new Middleburg Heights Branch of CCPL. Constructed on a parcel of land donated by the city of Middleburg Heights, the approximately 16,500-square-foot state-of-the-art facility replaces CCPL's existing branch located at 15600 East Bagley Road. Features of the $7.5 million facility include: 
  • A/V equipped community meeting rooms
  • Dedicated children's area 
  • Dedicated area for teens
  • Eco-friendly, adaptable building design
  • Full service drive-up window 
  • High speed WiFi
  • Public computer stations with high-speed broadband internet access
  • Quiet study rooms
  • Wide selection of books, DVDs, CDs and other materials
An outdoor ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 2:00 p.m., weather permitting, followed by family-friendly activities, including: 
  • A library scavenger hunt - prizes will be awarded!
  • Hatfield's Goode Grub food truck ($)
  • Hunny Bunny's Confections ($)
  • A performance by the Bubble Lady
Limited edition commemorative library cards will be available free of charge. 

WHEN: Saturday, June 9, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

WHERE: Middleburg Heights Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 16699 Bagley Road. 

Fine Forgiveness 

CCPL is offering fines amnesty for all visitors to the new Middleburg Heights Branch from Saturday, June 9th through Saturday, June 16th. This is a great opportunity for anyone who has library fines for overdue materials to get their fines waived. This fine amnesty offer will be available at the new Middleburg Heights Branch only. 

Parking 

CCPL is expecting a large crowd for this event. Due to limited spaces, the parking lot at the Middleburg Heights Branch will be reserved for guest speakers and visitors who are handicapped or have limited mobility. Plenty of additional free parking will be available across the street at Bethel Cleveland Church and the Middleburg Heights Community Center. 

 

About Cuyahoga County Public Library
At Cuyahoga County Public Library we are committed to our mission of being at the center of community life by creating an environment where reading, lifelong learning and civic engagement thrive and our vision to be the most convenient library system in the country.

CONTACT:
Hallie Rich
Communications & External Relations Director
216.749.9512
hrich@cuyahogalibrary.org
Robert J. Rua
Assistant Marketing & Communications Director
216.749.9487
rrua@cuyahogalibrary.org