Denby Dale Community Library
Update from the Trustees, 4 August 2021
DDCL trustees pleased to announce the next steps in our gradual re-opening:
Library soon back to our previous staffed opening hours
From next Wed 11 August the library’s opening hours will include Wednesday afternoons, from 1-5pm.
It means the library is back to its previous staffed opening hours:
Mondays 1pm – 6pm
Tuesdays 10am – 1pm
Wednesdays 1 – 5pm
Fridays 10am – 1pm
We are hoping to resume (volunteer only) Saturday mornings from end August.
Library back to ‘almost normal’ but still safe
As there are no longer any restrictions on numbers allowed inside DDCL at any one time, we have removed the one-way system and layout. The children’s area has its sofa back and a new carpet.
KLS are still encouraging users, library volunteers and staff to wear masks and will soon have new signs to make this, and other requests (including to ‘be kind, respect others’ choices and sanitise hands) clear.
KLS will also make it clear that it is a personal choice whether or not to leave contact details on paper or use the QR T&T code, though both will be available.
Lots of new books to choose from
We now have over 800 new books on the shelves!
Café and library BOTH open on Wednesdays
The Kirkwood Café & Gift Shop continue to open every Wednesday from 10am to 3pm.
This means on Wednesdays, from 11 August onwards, library users can:
- from 10 to 1pm access the unmanned library and self issue machine
- from 1 to 3pm access both the staffed library service and the café and gift shop
- from 3 to 5pm access the staffed library service.