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August 7, 2009

Contact: Dana Woodson - 757.393.8641


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Scheduled for the New Churchland Library

Portsmouth, VA -- The Portsmouth Public Library, Churchland Branch, located at 4934 High Street West will open with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Monday, August 17th at 10 a.m.

Features of the 20,942 square ft. state-of-the-art facility include a technology room with computers, radio frequency identification (RFID) self checkout and security system, a childrenís area with a storytelling room, group study rooms, a community meeting room, a conference room with SmartBoard technology, and energy-efficient natural lighting.

The hours for the new Churchland Branch will be:
Monday through Wednesday -- 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday --10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday and Saturday -- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

City Treasurerís Branch Office

As part of the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, the new City Treasurerís Branch Office will officially open at the Churchland Library. The office will accept payments to the City Treasurer and to Public Utilities. The hours of operation will be from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. The entrance to the office is located on the side of building that faces Cedar Lane. Designated handicap parking spaces and a 24-hour drop box will be available.

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For more information on Portsmouth Public Libraries, call (757) 393-8365. For more information on the City Treasurerís Branch Office, call (757) 393-8651.

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