Roanoke County’s new library building which opens Tuesday morning is much bigger than the one it replaces — and an example of how libraries have changed in recent decades. County library officials say the old building on Electric Road became unable to handle the increased traffic over 40 years or adapt to changing needs and technology. As WFIR’s Evan Jones reports, the new one is designed to meet present-day needs the future ones that are not yet foreseen.

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