Hervey Bay Library refurbishment will cost $220,000

THE refurbishment of the Hervey Bay Library will cost $220,000, including a $20,000 grant from the State Government, the council has revealed.

A Fraser Coast Regional Council spokesman said the library would close for 11 days from the end of the day on Thursday, November 7, before reopening on Tuesday, November 19. 

He confirmed the library's return chutes would also be closed during the facelift.

The library will be repainted internally, recarpeted and a new reception/work desk installed.

Eden Rose Mackie,3, is stocking up with books due to the closure of the Hervey Bay Library undergoing major renovations from Friday 8 November to Monday 18 November. Photo: Robyne Cuerel / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Eden Rose Mackie,3, is stocking up with books due to the closure of the Hervey Bay Library undergoing major renovations from Friday 8 November to Monday 18 November. Photo: Robyne Cuerel / Fraser Coast Chronicle Robyne Cuerel