Newbridge Library has a new home, having recently been relocated into the Newbridge Memorial Hall and Institute in the heart of the town centre as part of a wider £5.6million EU-backed restoration project.
"It is an absolute pleasure to see this much enhanced library facility in such a truly iconic setting – bringing a contemporary dimension to this fantastic listed building renovation".
The library facility, unveiled earlier this week by Manic Street Preachers star James Dean Bradfield, offers a wide range of improved facilities including:
- Dedicated spaces for children, young people, adults and learners
- A wide collection of books and other resources
- 17 free public access computers
- Free wireless Internet access throughout
- A self service kiosk and security system
- Event and meeting space, suitable for author events, talks and story-times
- Fax, photocopying and printing services
Also located within the newly reopened Institute building are multi-purpose community rooms, including a function room, meeting rooms and a Royal Air Force Association office. A striking new glass extension links the Institute with the Memo, and provides a new main entrance to the complex, as well as a new staff office, new WC’s and two passenger lifts.
For further information on library facilities across Caerphilly county borough, please visit www.caerphilly.gov.uk
Interim Manager Community Education (Libraries and Community Centres)
Caerphilly County Borough Council