Kamenetz to Lead Library Opening Celebration March 28
The Baltimore County Executive said the Metro Centre at Owings Mills will be the new center of community life in town.
When the first building in the Metro Centre at Owings Mills opens, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will be there to celebrate the milestone.
On Thursday, March 28, Kamenetz will lead the opening celebration for the largest branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, which is opening in the $30 million County Campus building at the Metro Centre, according to a press release.
The 54,333-square foot branch will have a collection of 120,000 items and 70 computers for public use—58 for adults and 12 for teens and children—according to a press release. It will be Baltimore County’s 19th branch, and opens to the public on March 21.
"This will be the first of many celebrations for this new center of community life in Owings Mills. Metro Centre at Owings Mills and the County Campus bring the word partnership to life," Kamenetz said in a press release.
The County Campus building is part of Baltimore County’s largest transit-oriented development, The Metro Centre at Owings Mills. The project that will boast 1.2 million square feet of office space, 300,000 square feet of retail space, 1,700 apartments, and hotels with up to 250 rooms upon its completion.
The 120,000-square foot building housing the library will also be home to 27 classrooms for the Community College of Baltimore County, which are scheduled to open early this summer. The library will occupy the first three floors of the building and the community college will be on the fourth, fifth and sixth floors.
The opening celebration is at 11 a.m. March 28 at the County Campus building at the Metro Centre at Owings Mills, 10302 Grand Central Avenue.