Troy celebrates opening of new library | Community Spirit
TROY, AL (WSFA) - If you're looking to catch up on your summer reading, Troy is offering you just the place to do it. The opening of a new public library was heralded Thursday.
The complex, located on Walnut Street where the old Troy High School once stood, was the site of an opening celebration by longtime Mayor Jimmy Lunsford and other guests.
The building boasts more than 24,000 square feet of space and includes a multi-purpose meeting room that includes audio-visual technology.
Library Director William White was especially excited about the new facility.
The new library also features sound-proof study rooms for tutoring, a computer lab, areas designed specifically for teenagers, and it even offers e-books for downloading on handheld devices.
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