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Community Engagement & Vitality

The Rise Library

The Fort Worth Public Library has opened its newest location inside the Rise Community Center at 8201 Calmont Ave. The Rise Library in District 3 is 900 square feet providing materials, resources and classes inside a center designed as a centralized hub for community revitalization.

The Rise Library will feature free Wi-Fi, 450 square feet of materials to check out including books, movies, hotspots and more in addition to 450 square feet computer lab designed to offer much needed classes and programming for the neighborhood. The Fort Worth Public Library Foundation provided the funding for the location’s furniture and technology. Rise Library will have staff who are bilingual and committed to meaningful programming for Las Vegas Trail residents of all ages.

In addition to offering convenient curbside service, the location will be open Tuesday through Friday 10:30 – 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays noon to 5 p.m. While library locations continue to observe pandemic precautions, patrons will be required to observe occupancy limitations, temperature checks and screening questions.