Wake Forest Community Library Expansion

A picture of the Wake Forest Community Library from the street with the location sign

Project Summary

The Wake Forest Community Library is located at the southern edge of the Town's downtown and serves Wake Forest, Rolesville, and parts of North Raleigh. It resides on a campus shared by Kiwanis Park, an EMS station, and the Wake County Northern Regional Center. It originally opened in 1996. The expanded Library added about 4,000 SF. It features a children's reading area, special activity area, and an enlarged adult reading area.

Building Information

Parking:
Existing

Building Area:
9,000 SF

Collection Size:
40,000 - 60,000

Projected Circulation:
200,000 - 500,000

Programs Offered:
Youth programs, public PCs, WiFi, adult and youth collections (books and audio books), reference, book reservation, and self-checkout

Architect:
LS3P Associates, Ltd.

Contractor:
Progressive Contracting Company, Inc.

Construction Cost:
$2.5 million

Opened to the Public:
February 2019

Gallery

A picture of the Wake Forest Community Library Children's Program Area with round tables and chairs and a wall sized painting of orange and blue leaves on branches
A picture of the Wake Forest Community Library entrance