Bandon Library has launched a new addition to its service that will enable borrowers to access the library outside of the usual hours of operation. ‘My Open Library’ offers extended opening hours to library members on a self-service basis outside of normal opening hours, seven days per week, from 8:00am to 10:00pm, 365 days per year.
A number of services will be available during these hours including the chance to browse and checkout or return books using the self-service kiosks. Daily newspapers, PCs with internet, access to free WIFI, printing and photocopying services are available. Leaving Certificate students and those studying for college exams can avail of a quiet space to study, while a meeting room for clubs and community groups can also be reserved during ‘My Open Library’ hours.
Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Danny Collins welcomed the launch,
Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Tim Lucey added,
While there are no staff present during ‘My Open Library’ hours (8:00am – 9:30am; 5:30pm – 10:00pm), regular opening hours remain unchanged with library staff available to assist and help all users of the library, with an important commitment to customer service.
Members must join separately to access this service and also attend an in-person induction. If you would like to find out more information and to arrange an induction, please contact Bandon Library at 023 8844830 or email MOLBandon@corkcoco.ie