JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
November 17, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JEFFERSON PARISH COUNCILMAN BYRON L. LEE HOSTED A RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY
TO CELEBRATE THE GRAND RE-OPENING OF THE BELLE TERRE LIBRARY
MARRERO, LA – Councilman Byron L. Lee and Jefferson Parish officials hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Belle Terre Library, with a cost of $1,057,550.00. The newly renovated library provides residents with a safe, fun, state of the art learning experience for all to enjoy.
The library upgrades and renovations included the addition of a meeting room, manager’s office, staff lounge and storage areas for mechanical and technical equipment that increased the building’s square footage to 7,375. Interior renovations included new restrooms, freshly painted walls, new carpet and ceiling tiles, LED lighting, new furniture and shelves and new technical equipment consisting of computer workstations for patrons, network equipment, wireless devices and state of the art audio-visual system. The newly added meeting room offers two interactive LCD 86” display screens for classes and video conferencing.
“I am excited that the Belle Terre Library has been completely refurbished for our residents to enjoy,” said Councilman Byron L. Lee. “Libraries are community hubs where our residents can participate in early literacy activities for children, educational programs for teens and adults, where they can stay connected using the latest technology or relax with a great book.”
The ribbon cutting ceremony took place at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020 at Belle Terre Library, 5550 Belle Terre Road in Marrero.
CLICK HERE to watch a video of the full ceremony.
For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.
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1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
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