November 9, 2022 – Government of PEI: Islanders gathered today to celebrate the official opening of the stunning new Charlottetown Library Learning Central (CLLC). This modern and innovative facility was made possible thanks to federal, provincial and municipal funding, as well as major fundraising efforts by the Charlottetown Library Learning Centre Inc.
Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; alongside Natalie Jameson, Minister of Education and Lifelong Learning; Cory Deagle, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure; Philip Brown, Mayor of Charlottetown; and Brian Howatt, Chair of the Charlottetown Learning Centre Inc. Board of Directors, all took part in an official ribbon cutting ceremony.
The new centre is 42,000 square feet, more than triple the size of the former Confederation Centre Public Library, allowing for a larger collection of books, DVDs and e-books, extra space and new technology. It covers the entire ground floor of the Dominion Building in the heart of downtown Charlottetown.
The centre includes added meeting and study rooms, a multipurpose auditorium, a boardroom, new maker space, a kitchen, outdoor seating, a podcast recording booth, a gaming zone, the new children’s library and programing space, multiple technology areas for computers and tablets, The Shed café and rental opportunities.
Read the full news release here