The HB Williams Library is one of the most used council facilities, with up to 5000 visitors a week. With the expansion project, library users can look forward to a modern bigger library with multi-purpose zones, study areas, computer learning hubs, research centre and more.
Budget: $6.9 million
2016/17 Annual Plan budget: $4.9m
Construction: Library temporary relocated to Awapuni Road during construction. Hours and contact details remain the same.
Progress: May 2017 - construction is well under way with Watts and Hughes. The construction project planned to be completed by February 2018.
We've allowed for a further 2 months for compliance certification, landscaping, furniture fit-out, and set-up.
The Library grand opening is planned for April 2018.