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Christmas at the Library 8 Dec 2021 Christmas hours and new offerings

Christmas hours at the Library

This year, the library will be open as normal until Thursday Dec 23rd

There will be an early closure on Christmas Eve (time to be confirmed) we will then be closed until Weds 29/12

We will be open as normal on 29 and 30th Dec and on Fri 31/12 when there will be a second early closure (time to be confirmed)

We will then re-open for the new year with normal hours resuming from Weds 5/1/2022

Books borrowed in the lead up to the holiday period will have an extended loan period.

Festive Late Night Opening

You are invited to join us for a festive late night opening on Thursday 9/12 from 5.00-7.00 when there will be an opportunity to select holiday reading, participate in Christmas crafts and listen to festive storytime sessions at 5.15 and 6.00.

Christmas food waste recycling initiative

In conjunction with the County Council we are promoting recycling of food waste over the holiday period and beyond with the offer to pick up  a free roll of food waste caddy bin liners from the library, starting on Wednesday Dec 8th. The offer is for one roll of bags per household while stocks last.

Return of Rhymetime

We are very happy to have been able to re-start our weekly ‘Rhymetime’ sessions on Monday afternoons from just after 2.00 where babies, toddlers and parents/ carers are welcome to join in with half an hour of songs and nursery rhymes with actions.

“Facelift” for the library building

In November our building received something of a facelift with the installation of new windows throughout. This has improved the overall look of the building, given extra light and allows for increased ventilation during opening hours.

We are happy to continue hosting window displays by local organisations and the first one after the new window installation was a very attractive display to publicise Bartholomew Players production of “Von Ribbentrop’s Watch”.

If you would like to use the window space, please call in for a chat and to make a booking.

Thank you for all your support of the library this year. Wishing you Happy Christmas and looking forward to welcoming you back in the new year.

Jane, Pam, Carole, Janet and Jan (your Library team)


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