Shellharbour City Council has been awarded $200,000 to improve infrastructure at its Oak Flats Library.
The funding will provide improvements to the Oak Flats library interior with new furniture, foyer and consolidation of floor levels to create more usable and flexible spaces.
The funding is provided under the Public Library Infrastructure Grants Program which aims to improve buildings and information technology systems.
Quotes attributable to Anna Watson:
“This is great news for the local community of Oak Flats, which considers its Library part of the heart of the area.
“We need to ensure investment in our local libraries.
“Despite the ease of access to the internet and data online, we shouldn’t forget that there are still many people who don’t have access to the Internet on a regular basis.
“Local libraries are still very important institutions in local communities.”
8 April 2016