Five Forks Library branch reopens to the publicNovember 14, 2012
Gwinnett officials celebrated the reopening of the Five Forks library branch on Tuesday, October 16. The branch underwent an extensive upgrade project with an energy-efficient heating and cooling system, lighting, and windows, water-efficient plumbing fixtures, and redesign of the building’s square footage and site drainage.
The project also included new spaces designed for using laptops, a study room, children’s space that can accommodate large programs, a teen area, and an updated outside seating area. The remodeled library branch also features a Digital Media Lab that gives library customers access to professional-quality software for image and video editing, design, and media creation.
Construction for the redesign was completed by Classic Plains Construction, LLC. The architect for this project was Precision Planning, Inc. Funding for the $1.55-million project was provided by SPLOST with $16,500 from the state.