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Councilwoman Adrienne Adams conducts a story time session at the South Ozone Park Library.
South Ozone Park Library celebrates grand reopening
BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO
project that began in May.
eagerly anticipated the reopening of the
Adams, Walcott, and community leaders
South Ozone Park Library and I could
Councilwoman Adrienne Adams and
marked the occasion with a special
think of no better way to celebrate than
Queens Public Library President and
story time session for local students and
sitting down with local youths for story
CEO Dennis M. Walcott celebrated the
free giveaways for attendees.
grand reopening of the South Ozone
“Public libraries are community spaces
Walcott thanked Adams for her help
Park Library last week.
where residents of all ages can expand
with this project.
Th e library, located at 128-16 Rockaway
their horizons,” Adams said. “I am
“Queens Public Library is committed
Blvd., is now open to the community
proud to have provided funding for this
to creating safe, welcoming spaces
following a $579,000 roof replacement
important project. Th e community has
that inspire our customers to pursue
knowledge, information or a path
to new opportunities,” Walcott said. “As
we celebrate the reopening of our South
Ozone Park branch, we are grateful to
Council member Adrienne Adams for
allocating capital funds to replace the
roof, allowing the community to continue
benefi ting from our resources, including
early literacy programs, such as this
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