THE NEW Ipswich Central Library will open next week and with a dedicated children’s facility set to open nearby in 2021, it is aimed at luring in teenagers and adults.
It will be the first building to open in the Nicholas Street Precinct.
Built at a cost of about $17 million, the Ipswich Central Library will welcome the public for the first time on Monday.
Deputy mayor and Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee chair Marnie Doyle said the library, which opens out onto Tulmur Place, has a wide range of things on offer.
“(It) has everything our community has come to love about the Ipswich Libraries experience from the cutting-edge technology in our makerspace, to our signature marketplace collection and stimulating public programming,” she said.
“As part of our mission to build better libraries, we are also introducing some new exciting features to our Ipswich Central Library…