The new facility, known as City Library, will be housed in the building previously occupied by the Bradford 1 Gallery and a large unit next to it at City Park. The library will hold 60,000 books, 2,000 DVDs, 40 computers, range of newspapers and journals as well as study space and free WIFI.
To celebrate the official opening of the new building, which is taking place today, there will be a week long list of events including talks by authors like Susan Vickerman, poetry workshops and a special effects make-up demonstration.
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Very misty, grey, cool day on Tuesday. Some rain on Wednesday. Frost-free nights in general, but not especially warm by day
Mist at the coast should lift readily this morning, but extensive overnight mist may linger through the south and east of the region
A cold front out in the North Sea is sitting across parts of the region and giving lots of cloud and some patchy rain, especially in the SE