(Belcamp, Maryland – August 28, 2013) A community meeting is planned to seek ideas and input from the public on the new Havre de Grace branch of Harford County Public Library. Led by the building design team, the meeting will take place at the Havre de Grace Activity Center at 351 Lewis Lane on Wednesday, September 4 at 7:00 pm.
The planned rebuild of the Havre de Grace Library includes expanding the size of the current location from 8,400 to about 15,000 square feet and growing from one to two stories. The groundbreaking will take place in late fall of 2014 if everything goes according to plan. Harford County Public Library has operated a library branch in Havre de Grace since 1960 and the location at Union and Pennington opened in March 1987.

The Havre de Grace Library is a heavily used branch and hosts many teen, adult, family and children programs throughout the year in addition to providing materials and public computer access. Updates on the rebuild can be followed online at

Harford County Public Library operates eleven branches located throughout Harford County, Maryland. The library serves 182,000 registered borrowers of all ages and has an annual circulation of over 4.1 million. Harford County Public Library is committed to connecting people with information and promoting the love of reading within the community.

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