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£189m Library of B'ham opens

The £189m new Library of Birmingham has opened to the public for the first time. It took 800 people to build and boasts around a million books, a new amphitheatre and two roof gardens.

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Queues at Library of Birmingham on second day

Crowds were queuing outside the new Library of Birmingham which officially opened yesterday.

The £189 million library is expected to attract 10,000 visitors every day who will come to browse the collections of the largest public library in Europe.

People queue outside the new Library of Birmingham Credit: ITV News Central

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