18 July 2017

See the plans for £1m library investment - Access to Job and Training Opportunities

North Lincolnshire Council is giving you the opportunity to see the ambitious plans and give your ideas on the transformation of services at North Lincolnshire Central Library.

North Lincolnshire Council

We are holding a public event on Friday 29 September between 10am and 4pm at the library in Scunthorpe town centre.

The popular library in Church Square, Scunthorpe that has served North Lincolnshire residents for 43 years is about to take on a new lease of life. In a £1m investment, the building will be transformed into a new community hub that will become the focal point for people to meet, borrow books, access job and training opportunities, and get housing and health advice, plus a whole range of information - all under one roof.

The move forms ambitious plans for the town that will see it transformed through a £60m investment programme involving the public, private and voluntary sector. Work will start 14 November. The library building will undergo a complete internal make-over.

The library will be strengthened to incorporate employment advice, housing advice, health and council customer services. Work will include creating new meeting rooms and activity spaces, refurbishing the library, creating an attractive shared ground floor reception and a range of self-serve access and improved IT.

The new community base will open fully in spring 2018.