Council welcomes State Funding for community space at Wollondilly Library
Posted on: 06.04.2022
Wollondilly Council has welcomed the announcement of $400,000 in funding for the Wollondilly Library under the 2021/22 Public Library Infrastructure Grant Program.
Member for Wollondilly, Nathaniel Smith, today announced a total of $403,092 in funding for the library service, part of $6 million worth of funding for 26 public library projects across NSW.
Mayor Matt Gould said, “We have been consistently told that our library users need more spaces for quiet study or reading within the library building.”
“These funds will help us to upgrade the library, incorporating a great new community lounge space, providing places to read quietly or meet with others.”
“The new facilities will allow for room to grow for our future Cultural Precinct library, and will become a permanent community space when the Precinct is complete.”
“We have been through a difficult few years of bushfires, storms and pandemic lockdowns. Libraries provide a space where people of all ages can come together for all sorts of activities, so it is fantastic to see them prioritised by the State Government.”
“I’d like to thank our local member Nathaniel Smith for supporting Council to receive this funding and helping us to meet the needs of our community.”