Published on 25 October 2022

Bentleigh Library and Youth Hub (completed)

Bentleigh Library and Youth Hub is complete! Bentleigh Library has been transformed into a new community centre that integrates Council’s Library and Youth Services. It was officially opened to the public on Wednesday 26 October.

Project snapshot

Status: Completed
Budget: $6.2M
Timeline: Opened to the public on Wednesday 26 October 2022

The new Bentleigh Library and Youth Hub features:

  • flexible programming spaces
  • independent study areas
  • expanded area to browse book collections
  • a pedestrian plaza and play space at the entrance to the building
  • support services and programs for youth
  • a teen lounge
  • a light-filled courtyard
  • improved amenities
  • a ‘Changing Places’ facility for people with disabilities and their carers to use
  • children's reading nooks
  • a fully equipped training room
  • a recording and editing suite.

More information can be found on the Bentleigh Library and Youth Hub page

Bentleigh Library and Youth Hub | view from front | Artist impression

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