New Library and Cultural Center Coming to Downtown Carrboro!

Check here for the latest! Completion is anticipated by Spring 2024
  • Future home of Carrboro Recreation, Parks and Cultural Resources; Orange County Southern Branch Library; Orange County Skills Development Center; WCOM Radio; a teen center and performance/multipurpose uses. 
  • Accessible from Chapel Hill Transit bus routes CW, F and J routes, the Go Triangle 405 route, a soon-to-be built sidewalk along S. Greensboro Street, and the Libba Cotten Bikeway 
  • New facility will include parking deck with 171 vehicle parking spaces and 70 bike parking spots. 
  • If you would like to be included on a neighborhood email list, which includes residents living in the adjacent neighborhood and the local business community, reach us at the203project@carrboronc.gov  We will send you project updates! 
  • The Town of Carrboro will post monthly project updates here on the Town website and through social media. Sign up to receive Carrboro Town News at www.carrboronc.gov/signup

The 203 Project is located at 203 S. Greensboro Street, an existing Carrboro municipal parking lot near the center of the town. This is a combined effort between the Town of Carrboro and Orange County to create a community  three-story public facility with opportunities for education, art and connection.

  1. December 2022

203 Project Dec 2022 updateConstruction is underway on the 203 Project at 203 S. Greensboro St., the project to complete a new library and civic building. Currently, the site is being graded and excavated for the concrete foundations and floor slab. A tower crane is beginning to go up!

Other updates include:

  • A new traffic pattern has been in effect since November 1st and will remain in place for the duration of the project.
  • Aggregate piers have been installed to prepare for the building foundation.
  • Expect a significant amount of concrete to be poured over the next several months as the structure gets built.
  • Entrance and exit gates are being fabricated and will be installed at the east and west corner
  1. November 2022
  1. October 2022
  1. September 2022
  1. August 2022
  1. May 2022 - Groundbreaking
  1. Project Contacts
  1. Project Background