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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.

                       The state-of-the-art 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
                         Land Council

                           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,

                        Haymarket


For more information please contact Elaine Kelly on 0477 362 550 or ekelly@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

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