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Ludington Library Reopens Saturday

What do you need to know about the grand reopening?

The highly anticipated reopening of will reveal the extensive renovations and expansion of the building.

New features will include a much larger children's department, a new young adult area, a reading porch, a new elevator, a Lancaster Avenue entrance, a "green" roof on the north addition and self check-out. Meeting rooms will also be available.

There will also be sections devoted to more popular subject areas including health and wellness, travel, cooking, business and personal finance, gardening, crafts and local history.

The reopening falls on the same day as , which will celebrate the village with a circus, the weekly farmers market, sidewalk sales throughout Bryn Mawr, musicians, roving street performers and the installation of the two new Bryn Mawr 100 members.

A number of events are planned around the reopening of Ludington Library:

10 a.m.:

-Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, with comments by officials and stakeholders and a visit from B101-FM's "The Bee"

-Remarks by Stuart Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Getting More: How You Can Negotiate to Succeed in Work and Life

-Tours of the newly renovated library

10:30 a.m.:

-A "Wellness Wheel" will be staffed by

11 a.m.:

-Gene Barretta, author of "Timeless Thomas: How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives," in the Children's Section.

-Martha Cornog, columnist for Library Journal, talks about graphic novels in the Young Adult section.

-Anne DeCock, from the Viking Culinary Center, talks about cookbooks in the Cooking section


-Martin Leicht and Isla Neal, authors of "Mothership," speak in the Young Adult section.

-Main Line Art Center's "Arts Alive Mobile" in the Children's Section.

-Display cases by Main Line Art Center Art Camp Participants

-View Bryn Mawr Day Historical DVD in our new Meeting Room


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