New Bristol library, on the border of Easton and Lawrence Hill, opens its doors
By matt_2009 | Thursday, March 21, 2013, 08:06
Bristol's new Junction 3 library – on the border of Easton and Lawrence Hill – is now open.
New Bristol library on the border of Easton and Lawrence Hill, opens its doors.
The new library features:
• a bright and welcoming children's section featuring a reading tunnel with slide
• 10 computers for adults and children to use
• the latest fiction and non-fiction, and children's DVDs
• free Wi-Fi
• learning and training rooms available to book, including an ICT suite
• a range of other facilities.
Visitors will be able to relax and enjoy a coffee from the vending machine while they are using the new library and there will be regular events and activities for all the community.
The library sits within a larger development at the site and it forms part of a £10 million partnership between the council, Knightstone Housing Association and the Big Lottery Community Libraries Programme. The wider J3 site features seven commercial units, 59 residential units and a new public open space.