Posted: Wed 12th Oct 2016

Revamped Library Reopens Its Doors

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Oct 12th, 2016

Ystrad Mynach Library re-opened its doors to members of the public earlier today (Monday 10th October), having undergone an impressive internal makeover. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The £48,000 improvement works include new internal furniture, shelving and staff desk, as well as new carpeting and internal decoration throughout. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

In addition, £30,000 of new book stock has also been provided for adults, children and young people and a new wi-fi area has been installed to enable customers to use their own laptops and tablets. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Cllr Derek Havard, Cabinet Member for Education and Lifelong Learning said, “I’m sure users of Ystrad Mynach library will be delighted with this impressive internal makeover. Libraries really are the hub of our communities, and these works will help ensure this important town centre facility is able to offer modern and attractive facilities for years to come”. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Ystrad Mynach Library also offers a wide range of regular activities for people of all ages to enjoy – including sessions for under-fives, knit n’ natter, toddler time/baby rhyme, reading group and homework clubs. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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