May Memorial Library

May Memorial Library

Address: 342 S. Spring Street, Burlington, NC Phone: (336) 229-3588 Website: Hours: Open Mon-Thurs: 9am-9pm; Fri & Sat: 9am-6pm; Sun: 1-5pm. Admission: Free.

The main library in the Alamance County library system. Offers children and adult programs free to the public. Also offers computer access, Internet and Wi-Fi. The facility includes a large local history room as well as a meeting room. Eight-panel acrylic painting by local artist Jill Troutman entitled “A Library for All Seasons” hangs in the 35 foot vaulted entry way.


Literary Dentzel ~ Dentzels Around Town
“Believe In The Magic of Carousels”
The Dentzels Around Town, was part of the Downtown’s Public Art Program.
Artist David Nance of Graham. David is a native of Alamance County and now resides in Graham. The concept for this project was to incorporate the library with the carousel horse. Local authors writings were used to create a collage canvas on which to paint this colorful horse.


Other Information:
Group Space Available : Yes
Directions : Take Exit 145, I-85/40. Take Maple Avenue into Downtown Burlington. Take right onto Spring Street.
Group Space Accommodates : 20-60
Hours : Monday-Thursday: 9am-9pm; Friday-Saturday: 9am-6pm; Sunday: 1-5pm.


Soulful Sounds of History

The African American Cultural Arts & History Center & The Friends of the Alamance County Public Libraries present an afternoon of music and local history with J.C. Davis and Sandra Bennett, widow Bobby Bennett. The two men are Burlington natives who were members of the James Brown and the famous flames. Mr. Davis was the orchestra leader and Mr. Bennett was a Famous Flame.
February 10, 2018

February 10, 2018

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