Southeast Cabarrus Library & Senior Center
Function: Culture and Recreation
Project Title: Southeast Cabarrus Library and Senior Center
Status: In Progress
Total Cost: TBD
Years Funded: 2026
This facility will accommodate the need for Library and Senior programs and events as well aspotentially the Lunch Plus Club for the Midland community and southern area of Cabarrus County.The facility will allow an accessible location in this community to provide access to all availableservices and/or resources that provide support to older adults and library patrons.
Background & Justification/Status
A void exists for services for older adults in the southern part of the county. With 10,000 folks per dayturning 65, and will for 6 more years, the over 65 population will grow for Cabarrus County as well asother regions. The demand cannot be met by the existing senior center facilities. Additionally, thecounty has a need for a larger library branch to serve the Harrisburg area.
Impact If Not Funded and Maximum Time it Can be Delayed
Libraries and senior centers provide programs that promote wellness, saving resources in the longrun for the county especially as it relates to healthcare.