ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — According to its website, the North Valley library is opening its doors to the public again today for the first time since a fire caused extensive smoke damage on July 3.
The library is located at 7704 Second NW, between Osuna and Paseo del Norte and is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. There will be a celebration of the reopening on May 2 at 2:30 p.m.
Crews had to remove all the libraries contents, including shelving, to abate the smoke damage. Approximately 80 percent of the libraries 50,000 books had to be replaced as well. The 14,000 square-foot library is operated by the city through intergovernmental agreement with the Bernalillo County.
Call 897-8823 or visit the library website for more information