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18 August, 2021

New library opens at Community Hub

THE Cedric Davies Community Hub is set to open next Friday, August 27 will all its new services, bells and whistles readily available to be used by the public.

By Rhys Thomas

THE Cedric Davies Community Hub is set to open next Friday, August 27 will all its new services, bells and whistles readily available to be used by the public. 

Over a year in the making the near million-dollar building will contain the Mareeba library with new dedicated learning areas for high school and university students as well as adults. 

A coffee station, meeting room, increased public computer access and wifi are just some of the new additions to the library.

The library opened to the public on Monday, August 16, however the official opening of the hub will take place next week.

The hub opening will be followed by a special library showcase involving library tours, face painting, a sausage sizzle, barefoot bowls and kids’ entertainment by Bugzy Bumblebee.

Mareeba Shire Council Mayor Angela Toppin said that she is excited to be opening the new facility for the wider community to use and enjoy. 

“The opening of the Cedric Davies Community Hub is an important milestone for our community and I am delighted that this facility is available for community use,” she said. 

“This is a new beginning and Council is immensely proud to offer this facility to our community. 

“It is my hope that all people feel welcome to come and experience the Cedric Davies Community Hub for themselves, and to share in the benefits of this facility, particularly our new library.”

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