CARRBORO, N.C. -- Everyone is invited as we break ground on the Orange County Southern Branch Library and Cultural Center for Carrboro (also named The 203 Project) at 203 S. Greensboro St.
The groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, May 5, on the current parking lot site across from Open Eye Café at 203 S. Greensboro St. The event will include remarks by local officials, a reading by the poet laureate of Carrboro, and a dance performance by Takiri Folclor Latino. Following the ceremony, refreshments will be available at Open Eye Cafe.
Parking will be available nearby at the future site of The ArtsCenter at 400 Roberson St.
The library will serve residents in or near southern Orange County. The facility will also provide a permanent home for the Orange County Skills Development Center; Carrboro Recreation, Parks and Cultural Resources Department; WCOM Radio, the Virtual Justice Center; and performance/multipurpose uses.