A grand opening ceremony will be held next Tuesday, to open the newest branch of The Avondale Branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The $1.2-million renovation of the 100-year-old Avondale Branch Library was designed to improve access for customers with disabilities. Work began in October, 2013 and the improvements include new carpeting and lighting, new furniture, additional computers, an expansion of the service desk and self-checkout stations.

The ceremony will be held Tuesday May 20, at the branch, at 3566 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio, 45229 at 11am.