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Spotlight - Cove Civic Centre 20 January 2017

The Cove Civic Centre opened its doors in August 2015 to much anticipation from the local community.

Spotlight - Walkerville Library 29 April 2014

The new Walkerville Library has been embraced by the local community and features a stunning design linking the past, present and future.

Spotlight - Roxby Downs Community Library 3 October 2013

After several years in the planning, eight months as a building site and more than $1 million, the doors of the state’s newest and rather remote library in Roxby Downs were opened recently

Spotlight - Murray Bridge Public Library 30 September 2013

Murray Bridge Public Library has relocated to a stunning site in a new shopping mall

Spotlight - Prospect Library 30 September 2013

Prospect Library was opened by late children's author Colin Thiele in 1980 in a building that commenced life one hundred years previously as the first public school in the northern areas - Nailsworth Public School. The Library has always had a strong community focus - it is fortunate to be sited with a nationally recognised exhibition space in a heritage building with contemporary facilities.

Spotlight - Woodcroft Library 24 June 2011

Woodcroft Library The newly refurbished Woodcroft Community Centre opened its doors to the world in early April 2011 after many months of planning and construction.

Spotlight - Campbelltown Library 3 February 2011

Campbelltown Library - a new start! After 6 years of planning and community consultation the redeveloped and expanded Campbelltown Library opened for business September 12th 2010.

Minlaton School Community Library 30th birthday and opening of refurbished library 22 December 2010

The library celebrations took place in the recently refurbished library. During 2010, approximately $850,000 has been spent on a complete refurbishment of the library. The library has used this opportunity to review the library layout, incorporating a new customer service counter, seating for leisure reading and easy access to computers for access to the internet. An exciting feature of the refurbishment is the newly constructed outdoor area with double doors leading from the library to a reading garden.

Spotlight - Jim Crawford Award 2010 20 September 2010

An outreach program working with low-literacy families in Salisbury and a West Torrens initiative which has walking sticks, barbecues and MP3 players being loaned alongside books - are joint winners of the 2010 Jim Crawford Award for Innovation in Libraries.

Spotlight - Mount Gambier Library 7 January 2010

Officially opened in December 2009, the new Mount Gambier Library 'our place' reinvents 'library' as a state-of-the-art multi-purpose commmunity space totally relevant to its location. It's a place where practicality takes on fantasy to draw people of all ages to an information-rich gathering place at the heart of the community, adding immeasurably to creative and intellectual life.

Spotlight - Coventry Library Stirling 5 January 2010

Completed in December 2007 the beautiful Stirling Library celebrates the concept of the 'third place'. Situated in the Adelaide Hills, 7 minutes up the freeway in the picturesque village of Stirling.

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