AMITE, La. (AP) — The new 21,000-square-foot Tangipahoa Parish Library is scheduled to formally open on Saturday.

The Daily Star reports (http://bit.ly/PPTZ65) an open house is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Library Director Barry Bradford says the $4.6 million library will house 45,000 items including books, books on CDs and DVDs.

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