RESIDENTS have a few days left to have their say on how they would like to see Kempsey Shire Library change or develop in the future.
Kempsey Shire Council has received Public Libraries of NSW funding to refurbish the Kempsey branch and is interested in hearing from residents about what they think of the draft plans.
The plans include a new technology inspired youth space with study pods, redesigning the children's area, improving the meeting room and overhauling the courtyard area into an inviting outdoor reading and activity space.
Council's manager Community Partnerships, Lyndal Harper, said strong feedback from the community is vital to creating a welcoming, free community space.
"Libraries are the hearts of our community, more and more they are becoming shared loungeroom spaces for learning, connecting and relaxing and we want to be sure that the plans for Kempsey are in line with how people want to use these spaces," Ms Harper said.
The community is invited to provide feedback on the Kempsey branch between now and January 17 by going to the Your Say Macleay website: http://ksc.pub/yourfuturelibrary
Planning for a new library at South West Rocks
Work has also begun to develop concept plans and funding options for a new multipurpose library and community hub at South West Rocks.
Council wants to hear from the community about how this space could best be used, what that might look like and what services it could provide.
The planning process has begun, and you can have your say on the plans for South West Rocks Library between now and March on the Your Say Macleay website:
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