Posted: Sun 19th Mar 2017

Temporary Closure Of Rogerstone Library For Improvement Works

This article is old - Published: Sunday, Mar 19th, 2017

Rogerstone Library is to close for two weeks so work can go ahead to refurbish the building. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The library, one of the most popular in Newport, will be closed from Monday, 20 March to Monday, 3 April. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The refurbishment works are being carried out to meet changing customer expectations and to improve the service delivery experience. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Once completed, the improvements will make the library more user friendly and include a bigger junior section. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

During this closure, the opening hours of Tredegar House Library will be extended to offer alternative library provision for users. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Tredegar House Library extended hours are closed Monday, Tuesday 9am-1pm, 2pm-4.30pm; Wednesday 9am-12.30 and 1.30pm to 4.30pm; Thursday and Friday 9am to 1pm and 2pm until 4.30pm and Saturday 9am until 1pm. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Councillor Debbie Harvey, Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Sport said: “This refurbishment scheme will give users a more pleasant environment with extra space for our younger readers to enjoy events. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We hope users of this popular library will bear with us while the work is going on and use the Tredegar House library in the meantime. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“The refurbishment will result in an improved library service when it reopens on April 3. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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