Reduced opening hours at some libraries in West Lancashire

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

There will be temporary reductions to opening hours of Skelmersdale, Ormskirk and Parbold libraries for a short time starting in March.

From 12 March to 9 April, Skelmersdale Library, on Southway, will be open as follows:

Saturday 12 March 9am to 12 noon

Saturday 19 March 9am to 4pm

Saturday 26 March 9am to 12 noon

Saturday 2 April 9am to 4pm

Saturday 9 April 9am to 12 noon

The nearest libraries to Skelmersdale for people to use during the reduced opening hours are:

• Ormskirk Library (Burscough Street) – 0300 123 6703 or email ormskirk.library@lancashire.gov.uk
• Chorley Library (Union Street) – 0300 123 6703 or email chorley.library@lancashire.gov.uk

From 5 March to 9 April, Ormskirk Library, on Union Street, will be open as follows:

Saturday 5 March 9am to 12 noon

Saturday 12 March 9am to 12 noon and 1.30pm to 4pm

Saturday 19 March 9am to 12 noon

Saturday 26 March 9am to12 noon and 1.30pm to 4pm

Saturday 2 April 9am to 12 noon

Saturday 9 April 9am to12 noon and 1.30pm to 4pm

The nearest libraries to Ormskirk for people to use during the reduced opening hours are:

• Skelmersdale Library (Southway) – 0300 123 6703 or email skelmersdale.library@lancashire.gov.uk
• Leyland Library (Lancaster Gate) – 0300 123 6703 or email leyland.library@lancashire.gov.uk

Ormskirk Library will also close on Mondays and Fridays at 5pm instead of 7pm until Saturday 9 April.

Parbold Library will continue to close between 1pm to 2pm on Mondays to Fridays until Saturday 9 April.

The reduced opening hours are due to staff shortages.

All library members can use their cards at any library in Lancashire.

Anyone who lives in the UK can join a Lancashire library, either online or by visiting in person. It's free and there are no age restrictions.

For more information, go to www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries

Alternatively call 0300 123 6703.

ENDS

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