Concord library reopens after renovations

Cabarrus County Library's Concord branch reopened June 8 after an $800,000 renovation, and summer reading programs begin as well.

The renovation brings panoramic views and age-appropriate furniture and computers.

The two-story building, also known as the Charles A. Cannon Memorial Library, was built in 1977 and has essentially remained the same since it was constructed, but library services and technologies have changed dramatically during the last three decades, said library director Dana Eure.

The renovation project was funded by private donations from Mariam Cannon Hayes, her estate and The Cannon Foundation.