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Library taken outdoors in time for spring

Library taken outdoors in time for spring ​Local bookworms will soon be able to bask in the sun in Paul Keating Park, in a new outdoor reading area. No library paul keating park  

​Local bookworms will soon be able to bask in the sun in Paul Keating Park, in a new outdoor reading area.

City of Canterbury Bankstown Administrator Richard Colley said the $150,000 project is being part funded by a State Government sustainability grant.
“The new outdoor reading area will include modern lighting, paving, landscaping and outdoor seating,” Mr Colley said.
“Paul Keating Park attracts thousands of visitors each year for a variety of leisure activities, and is a major thoroughfare for pedestrians making their way to the Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre, Bankstown Railway Station, Bankstown Central shopping centre, and TAFE campus.
“So the new outdoor reading area will give visitors and local residents another reason to enjoy Paul Keating Park.
“It will be an intimate spot where family, friends, workers and community groups can gather to read or relax in a functional and interesting area.
“At the end of the day, it’s all about bringing the indoors outdoors and utilizing areas in different and imaginative ways.
“We will also be introducing new contemporary furniture designs and styling, and energy efficient LED lighting.
“In addition to the new outdoor reading area, two LED light trees will also be installed in front of the Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre, adjacent to the water feature.”
Work is scheduled to start shortly and is anticipated to be completed next month – weather permitting.
For more information, go to cb.city/projects​

 27/03/2018 9:11 AM