NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - City officials are hoping a new look for the Blyden Branch Library will be a positive influence in that neighborhood.
The community got together to celebrate the library's renovation and grand re-opening Saturday. This is all part of Norfolk's Neighbors Building Neighborhoods initiative.
Crews made improvements both inside and outside the library, including new furniture, lighting, computers, and carpeting.
Photos: Blyden Branch Library Re-opening
"We are now able to provide a great kids zone. An area for kids to come to play and read and interact with others. We have early literacy gaming stations that allow the kids to interact on gaming and to learn new skills. And then just the ability to come in and access computers for free," said Lori Sharp, Norfolk Public Library System.
The library also got new landscaping, an outdoor book return, and new entrance doors.
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