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New Knox Library including The Youth Hive

The new Knox Library and Youth Hive at Westfield Knox will open on Friday 8 March 2024.

This exciting work is being done in partnership with the Victorian Government.


The new Knox Library will open on Friday 8 March 2024.

About the upgrade

Construction of the new Knox Library is part of a major redevelopment of Westfield Knox.

The new library will be more than twice the size of the old library, occupying 2,000 square metres.

Key design features include:

  • Garden room
  • Computer area
  • Meeting rooms
  • Study booths
  • Lounges
  • Designated areas for youth and children
  • The Youth Hive managed by Council’s Youth Services


The library will house a painting by Kamara Morgan, a proud Yorta-Yorta, Gunai-Kurnai, Dja Dja Wurrung, Boonwurrung, Taungurung, and Baraparapa Aboriginal artist. The artwork, Connection to Country, will be on display in the library and incorporated into the architectural design including a ceiling feature and window treatments. You can read more and preview the artwork here: Construction underway at new Knox Library | Knox


The Victorian Government are contributing $450,000 through the Living Libraries Infrastructure Program. Council is contributing $4.9 million.


The new library will be located at Westfield Knox, 425 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South.

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Or call our Customer Service team on 9298 8000.

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