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Library Project

$24 million approved for Libraries

The new Fairfield Area Library
Grand opening celebration in October 2019








The bond issue for libraries provided $24 million for a new Fairfield Area Library. The library opened in October 2019 on North Laburnum Avenue, across from the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, and features 44,803 square feet of space across its two levels – more than double the size of the former Fairfield Area Library. The new facility is certified LEED Gold and is comparable to Henrico’s other modern area libraries, including Twin Hickory and Tuckahoe.

Referendum Question

Shall Henrico County, Virginia, be authorized to contract a debt and issue its general obligation bonds in the maximum aggregate principal amount of $24,000,000 pursuant to the Public Finance Act of 1991 to finance the construction, renovation, remodeling, furnishing, and equipping of library facilities, and the acquisition of land necessary for such facilities?

Approved by voters: 118,697 votes “yes” to 39,554 votes “no.”

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Western Government Center
2nd Floor
4301 E. Parham Rd
Henrico, VA 23228

(804) 501-4257

(804) 501-5500

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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