Plaistow library to close for a month for repairs

PUBLISHED: 17:00 02 August 2016 | UPDATED: 09:27 03 August 2016

Plaistow Library

Plaistow Library


The library in Plaistow’s North Street will close on Monday September 19 for repairs and redecoration.

It will reopen the week commencing Monday, October 17 with repainted walls, new carpet, and a repaired roof.

Due dates will be extended to Saturday, October 29 so users do not get fined during the closure.

Newham library cardholders can use the borough’s other nine libraries. The nearest to Plaistow are at Custom House, Canning Town, and Green Street.

Cllr Ken Clark, cabinet member for building communities, public affairs, regeneration and planning, said: “This investment once again shows our commitment to supporting our library service.

“It will ensure that we are able to provide the users of Plaistow Library with an enhanced environment for them to visit, browse for books, music or films or find out more about their local area.

“Our libraries play a key role in our whole approach to helping build stronger and more resilient communities. They are focal points for our community.”

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