MEDIA ALERT - Lord Mayor unveils Sydney's new $10m library
WHAT: Following three and half years of
development, Lord Mayor Clover Moore will officially open Sydney’s new $10
million library at Darling Square.
library is located over two floors in The Exchange building, designed by
Japanese architecture firm Kengo Kuma & Associates.
The library houses a collection of more than 30,000 items, including a large Asian literature collection. There’s also a dedicated children’s area, bookable rooms, public computers and free wifi.
And there’s an Ideas Lab – a multipurpose space for meetings and events, and a dedicated makerspace to create, invent and tinker. The lab will offer a program of hands-on workshops and events for creation and learning using 3D printers, a laser cutter, robotics and electronics.
WHO: Lord Mayor Clover Moore
Aunty Ann Weldon – Metropolitan Local Aboriginal
Matthew Doyle – Aboriginal performer
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
DATE: TODAY, Saturday 9 November
TIME: Event – 11am to 1pm
Formalities – 11.45am to 12.15pm
WHERE: Darling Square Library, Levels 1–2, 1 Little Pier Street,
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