Library reopens for first time in six months

Reepham Library reopened on Monday 28 September after being closed for more than six months since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March.

Safety measures have been put in place to provide a Covid-secure environment for visitors to the library, which is located in the Bircham Centre, Market Place.
The library entrance is now at the back of the Bircham Centre – please follow the signs. There is a doorbell to press for staff attention; when they are able, they will let customers into the library.
Please bring your library card with you. You may also be asked for details to help with NHS Test and Trace.
You will need to wear a face covering in the library and there is limited access of one person or one family bubble of up to three people.
Hand sanitiser is available for use on the way in and out of the library.
Surfaces and computers will be regularly wiped down, and returned books will be quarantined for 72 hours.
There are no newspapers, magazines or seats in the library, and the toilet is not available.
The new opening hours are:

  • Monday: 10 am–4 pm
  • Wednesday: 1–6 pm
  • Friday: 10 am–1 pm and 1.30–4 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am–1 pm

The library is also open for computer use only during the following times:

  • Monday: 4–6 pm
  • Wednesday: 10 am–12 noon

You will need to book a computer in advance for one 60-minute session by phoning 01603 774777.
Borrowed items can be returned through the drop box, which is situated at the new library entrance on days it is open.
Borrowers can pre-order a selection of up to 10 books for adults for free through Select and Collect: use the online form or call 01603 774777.
Also available are the new Grab and Go children’s book bags for families.

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