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Prince George's County Selects Hyattsville Library Architect, Holds Community Meetings

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July 7, 2014

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Prince George’s County Selects Hyattsville Library Architect, Holds Community Meetings

HYATTSVILLE, Md.—After a competitive process, the Prince George’s County Office of Central Services chose Grimm + Parker Architects to design the new Hyattsville Branch Library. Prince George’s County Memorial Library System will hold three community meetings for residents to meet the architects and share what they would like to see in the new library.

The community meetings will be held:

Saturday, July 19, from 2 to 4 p.m.
College Park Community Center
5051 Pierce Ave.
College Park, Md.

Wednesday, Aug. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Bunker Hill Fire Station
37169 Rhode Island Ave.
Brentwood, Md.

Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Hyattsville Branch Library
6530 Adelphi Road
Hyattsville, Md.

Grimm + Parker Architects is one of the Washington metro region’s largest architecture firms, specializing in sustainable and community-based architecture. The firm has designed more than 20 award-winning libraries including the recent LEED Gold-certified Miller Branch Library in Howard County and the Rockville Memorial Library. The firm is headquartered in Prince George’s County.

For more information about the community meetings, call the library at 301-699-3500.

Prince George’s County Memorial Library System provides materials and information for study and personal enrichment, offering strategies for lifelong learning through access to varied media and professional guidance. The library system consists of branches in 19 communities including Accokeek, Baden, Beltsville, Bladensburg, Bowie, Fairmount Heights, Glenarden, Greenbelt, Hillcrest Heights, Hyattsville, Largo-Kettering, Laurel, Mount Rainier, New Carrollton, Oxon Hill, South Bowie, Spauldings, Surratts-Clinton and Upper Marlboro. (