Woodrow Wilson Library Will Close For Renovation Aug. 31


The Woodrow Wilson Library, 6101 Knollwood Dr., Falls Church, will close at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 for renovation and open in temporary quarters in October 2013. The branch’s renovation is expected to take a minimum of 18 months. Woodrow Wilson Library’s temporary site will be located at 6066 Leesburg Pike, Main Level, Falls Church, VA 22041.

While the Woodrow Wilson Library is closed, customers can visit any of the nearby branches including George Mason Regional Library, 7001 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, 703-256-3800 or Thomas Jefferson Library, 7415 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, 703-573-1060. For directions or hours of operation, please visit the library’s website at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library.

Due dates for library books and other items will be adjusted based on the closing and opening date of the temporary location. Materials borrowed from Woodrow Wilson Library can be returned to any Fairfax County Public Library. For details or questions before Aug. 31, call 703-820-8774.

“While I regret the temporary inconvenience of closing the library, the new and improved Woodrow Wilson Library will be worth the wait,” said Edwin S. Clay III, director of the Fairfax County Public Library. “The new library will enhance the library’s ability to serve its customers’ many and varied needs for information, recreation and meeting space.”

Woodrow Wilson Library opened as a 1,400-square-foot storefront library in 1961; the current building opened in 1967. The renovated 14,410-square-foot building will include 93 parking spaces, multiple meeting rooms with additional capacity, modernized facilities and 24 public computers. The funding for the renovations is from a library bond referendum approved by voters in 2004.

Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-8380, TTY 703-324-8365.

Fairfax County Public Library
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 324
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Media Contact: Mary Mulrenan
703-324-8319, TTY 703-324-8365, Fax 703-324-3180
July 17, 2013, 02-14


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