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New Dubuque County Library Asbury Branch to hold opening celebration October 24-31

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) - October 24-31 the Dubuque County Library will celebrate it's recently expanded services.  The new Asbury Branch opened it's doors September 1st.  

"It is a very exciting time for the Dubuque County Library. We are looking forward to the opportunity to better serve the residents of Dubuque County," said Dubuque County Library Board of Trustees President, Christine Murphy.

The new site is a good location for the growing residential neighborhoods in Asbury as well all the accessibility to Dubuque County residents. The library is located near Casey's in Saratoga Plaza, across from Dupaco Credit Union in the back building at 5900 Saratoga Plaza, Suite5, near the main residential hub of Asbury.

The hours of operation at the Asbury Branch are: Monday through Thursday, 1pm to 8pm, Saturday from 9am-3pm.  The branch is closed on Friday and Sunday.

To celebrate the opening of the new Asbury branch the Dubuque County Library-Board of Trustees together with the Asbury Library Support Group invites Dubuque County residents to stop by the Asbury Branch October 24 thru 31 for refreshments, tour the new facility, and sign up for library programs.

The Dubuque County Library also has several other branches in Farley, Epworth, and Holy Cross. Each branch offers a selection of over 30,000 volumes of current and classic literature, magazines, newspapers, reference materials, audio books on tape and CD, educational videos, as well as a large collection of DVD's, videos and more. They also offer free public programs for children, teens and adults are also provided at all branches. 

Each branch offers free access to the Internet and has a number of public access computers that provide word processing, faxing, printing, scanning and copying services to residents.

For more information on the services and collections available at the Dubuque County Library, patrons are invited to stop by any branch, jump aboard the Bookmobile, visit us on the web at http://www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us/ , or become a Fan of the Dubuque County Library on Facebook.

Online Reporter: Lauren Squires

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