The new Reby Cary Youth Library in Fort Worth is no ordinary public library. With its activity stations, bright colors, interactive art installation and cozy cubbies, local architecture firm KAI purposefully designed the library to serve children, teens and their caregivers, as well as honor late Fort Worth civil rights pioneer and educator Reby Cary.
A grand opening celebration for the $5.49 million library was held on Aug. 14 and featured outdoor games, music performances, story times, craft activities and more.
Special guests at the ribbon cutting included Mayor Mattie Parker, District 8 City Councilman Chris Nettles, Library Director Manya Shorr and former City Councilmember Kelly Allen Gray. Faith Ellis, the daughter of Reby Cary, also participated in the ceremony.
“In a city full of young families, Reby Cary Youth Library exemplifies what Fort Worth is all about…