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The new library, comprised of dedicated spaces, opened up many avenues of programming that weren’t previously possible. The Programming Room, allows for lessons and training opportunities. A meeting room, complete with director’s table and chairs and a Promethean Interactive Whiteboard allow groups to hold meetings and workshops. Among these groups is the cemetery committee, the Metis Association & Dilico. Quiet and privacy are provided. The youth area allows students to gather after school hours to socialize and to work on group projects. The fireside room is a special place for people to gather. A single brew coffee machine allows the library to offer beverages. This creates revenue for the library but it’s also a place for people “to go” as there is no coffee house in our town. Many people sit by the fire and socialize or read. A children’s space allows families to visit, play & learn together. Our family Storytime program takes place here weekly. The barrier free washrooms complete with change tables are family friendly. A computer lab houses a Community Access Site that provides public internet access and has created jobs for youth. Local history, once in storage, now has a home in the archives room. Community members, so excited to see this material out in the open, formed a Historical Society. Two full time positions were created, through a grant, to digitize the collection. The library offers a Books Are For Eating program that allows children to explore different cultures through stories and preparing food. Future plans are for local artist displays & an artist in residence program. The library has indeed become what is referred to as the third place. There is home, work and the third place being community.