The new Varina Area Library of Henrico County Public Library, located at 1875 New Market Road, just south of Pocahontas Parkway, will host a community celebration in honor of the opening of the library on Wednesday, June 1 from 6-9 p.m. The community is invited to attend this free event. Parking with shuttle service will be located at Varina High School, 7053 Messer Road. The library will be open for business beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 2.
The Varina Area Library will replace the Varina Branch Library which will permanently close its doors at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. The state-of-the-art Varina Area Library will feature expanded area library hours; a digital media lab with 3-D printers; a drive-up service window and book return; a large, separate teen area; a dedicated children’s area; group collaboration spaces; a large meeting room with updated technology; a conference room; a quiet reading room; study rooms; more public use computers and devices; an updated collection; and a demonstration kitchen. This Henrico County construction project was made possible by Henrico voters in the county’s 2005 bond referendum. For additional information, please visit www.henricolibrary.org/newvarina or call 804-290-9000.