Residents will be able to access Wyndham City services closer to home with work to upgrade the Point Cook Community Learning Centre nearing completion.
The upgrade and reconfiguration of the Community Learning Centre will make it easier for residents to access a range of Council services, town planning and economic development.
The redevelopment works also include a more usable foyer and outdoor spaces, and additions to the library, including a new silent space, two group study rooms and a large activity zone.
Wyndham City’s Learning City portfolio holder Cr Josh Gilligan said as the project entered the final stages, part of the Centre would close from 18 June to mid-August in order to complete works in the library and foyer.
“The community have been incredibly supportive throughout this upgrade, and we thank them for their patience as we work through the final stages of construction,” Cr Gilligan said, adding the Library and Council Customer Service will be closed from 18 June to mid-August although the kindergarten will operate as normal during this period.
“We will be working to re-open the library and customer service area as quickly as we can and then we’ll be completing those final finishing touches to the rest of the building. We will also be working on plans for a special event to celebrate the completion of works with our local residents,” he said.
Due dates for items borrowed from the Point Cook library will be extended during the closure and can be returned once the Library re-opens. Items can also be returned to any of the four other branches.
Cr Gilligan announced that all regular Point Cook Library programs will take a break during the closure. “However we will be running school holiday programs at the Featherbrook Community Centre and Rhyme Time will also be popping up at other venues during the closure including Werribee Open Range Zoo,” he said.
Residents can still access Council’s customer service at the Civic Centre in Werribee, Manor Lakes Community Learning Centre or Tarneit Community Learning Centre or via phone, email or online.
Maternal and Child Health appointments will be held in other centres in Point Cook, including Featherbrook Community Centre, Jamieson Way Community Centre and Saltwater Community Centre until 24 September. Home visits can also be arranged by calling 9742 8148. “We’ll keep the community updated as the project progresses,” he said.
For more information on the upgrade and where to access services during the closure visit www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/pointcookupgrade