October 23, 2019

Marilyn J. Praisner Library Branch to Reopen on Saturday, Nov. 16

County Executive Marc Elrich will join community members and other elected officials at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand reopening of the newly refreshed Montgomery County Public Libraries’ Marilyn J. Praisner Branch located at 14910 Old Columbia Pike in Burtonsville.

The refresh for the library includes new ergonomic sit-stand circulation, information, and self-checkout desks; renovation of the public restrooms; new painting and flooring; replacement of ceiling tiles; rearrangement of shelving and seating within the library; upgraded lighting with improved energy-efficient, and brighter, LED lamps; new furniture; dual-drinking fountain with bottle-filling station; and new window shades in the meeting rooms.

The Friends of the Library, Marilyn J. Praisner chapter, will provide refreshments immediately following the ceremony.

Partial funding for the project was provided by the County Library Capital Grant Program, Maryland State Library, as authorized by the Maryland General Assembly and supported by the Montgomery County Delegation.