Gosford Library to receive over $180,000

From left member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch, deputy premier Mr Tony Grant and parliamentary secretary for the Central Coast Mr Scot MacDonald announce the Gosford Library grant

Deputy premier and minister for the arts, Mr Troy Grant and parliamentary secretary for the Central Coast, Mr Scot MacDonald have announced Gosford Library will receive $181,817 in NSW Government funding to invest in technology.

Gosford Library will use the funding boost to purchase computers, tablet charge-bars and a new print management and reservation system. Mr Grant said the Public Library Infrastructure Grant program is an opportunity for local government to improve library services that benefi t communities. “The NSW Government recognises libraries need to adapt and designed this program to assist local governments like Gosford Council to develop and improve buildings and information technology,” Mr MacDonald said. “I’m proud the Central Coast has been successful in gaining further state government funding to ensure Gosford Library is an engaging resource.”

Media release, Mar 24, 2016 Mitchell Cutting, office of Scot MacDonald