Burke: Pohick Library Scheduled to Close for Renovation

Burke: Pohick Library Scheduled to Close for Renovation

The Pohick Regional Library, opened in 1987, is due for change. The building is scheduled to close for an expected 18 months of renovation on Sept. 5, according to a Fairfax County release.

Some of the new features planned for the library include a teen area, Wi-Fi bar, increased amount of seating, energy-saving technology and after-hours meeting room space.

“While I regret the inconvenience of the library’s temporary closing, the upgraded Pohick Regional Library will be worth waiting for,” said Edwin S. Clay III, the director of the Fairfax County Public Library. “The renovation will modernize the infrastructure of the library to meet current customer needs.”

To compensate for the closed library, the Kings Park Library and Burke Centre Library will have extended hours starting on Sunday, Sept. 13.

As of Aug. 22, readers won’t be able to pick up holds from the Pohick Library. Any books or other media borrowed from the library can be returned to other public libraries in the Fairfax County system.

The Pohick Regional Library is located at 6450 Sydenstricker Road in Burke. More information is available at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library.