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Lismore Children’s Library. Photo supplied.

Lismore City Libraries are expanding their services to the community with a new children’s library, opening Monday, September 4.

The library will offer a wealth of resources and activities for children of all ages. Located in Lismore Central Shopping Centre, it will contain a wide selection of children’s books and movies, as well as a creative area featuring a variety of programs and events.

Another step forward

The library is located in Lismore Central Shopping Centre. Photo supplied.

Lismore Area Librarian, Michael Lewis, says the library are thrilled to open the doors of the new library and share it with the community. ‘This library represents another step forward in our recovery after the 2022 floods and will be a place where children can explore their interests, learn new things, and make friends. We hope that it’ll become a beloved part of the community.’

The Children’s Library will open seven days a week and offer a variety of programs and events for children ages 12 and under. You’ll be able to attend Baby Time, Story Time, Toddler Time, book club, crafts, and game activities. The library will also offer a selection of resources for parents and caregivers, including books, parenting magazines, and tools such as dyslexia and sensory kits.

A resource for the entire community

‘We want the library to be a resource for the entire community,’ said Mr Lewis. ‘We hope that children and their carers will come and enjoy all that the Lismore Children’s Library has to offer.’

The Children’s Library will be open from 9.30 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday, 9 am to 1 pm Saturday, and 1 pm to 4 pm Sunday from Monday 4 September.

For more information visit the library website at www.rtrl.nsw.gov.au or call 6621 2464.

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