Narre Warren gets ready for new library

August 10, 2017 by  

As anticipation builds over the new Bunjil Place complex, readers in Narre Warren are preparing to say goodbye to their old library and welcome its new replacement.

Bunjil Place – the future home of City of Casey municipality – is nearing completion, and it is expected that the new library within its walls will be one of the most visited places after it opens.

The Bunjil Place opening, originally scheduled for November, has been brought forward to October, and the current library will begin its transition to the new premises next month.

The new library will house more than 50,000 items comprising books, audio books, DVDs and magazines. It will be lighter, with glass walls, and set on different levels to encourage social activities. There will also be a wider range of events, such as talks, story time programmes for children and other special happenings.

The old library will officially close two weeks before the reopening in the new space. There will be a farewell party in September to mark the occasion, and it is expected that there will be banner printing and flyers to provide information about the transition.

During the first week of the two-week closure, there will still be limited services. In the second week of the closure, library patrons will be able to utilise Casey’s other libraries at Cranbourne, Hampton Park, Doveton and Endeavour Hills.

More information is available from the Bunjil Place website.