DENBIGH Library has opened a new chapter as months of renovation work draw to a conclusion.

The refurbishment and modernisation of Denbigh Library and One Stop shop has seen extensive redecoration works to create an attractive, open access and flexible space for visitors.

The works were funded by a £120,000 grant from the Welsh Government's Museums, Archives and Libraries Division in collaboration with Denbighshire County Council.

The library building's historic character has been maintained alongside improvements that include:

  • IT learning/educational zone
  • Dedicated self-service computer to access council and partner online service
  • Self-service issuing kiosk
  • Redesigned flexible children’s zone
  • Refurbished meeting room
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Improved Tourist Information Point
  • Modern shelving, furniture and flooring
  • New exhibition of history items and information 
  • Flexible consultation areas for community use and library activities/events, as well as information surgeries and private 1-2-1s which can be opened up into one large area.
  • Relaxing area for informal study

Richard Mainon, cabinet lead member for Developing Community Infrastructure for Denbighshire County Council, said: “This is a momentous occasion for Denbigh Library and I’m delighted that we have created such a modern facility the residents of Denbigh and further afield when using the library and all of the additional community services.

“This is the latest in a significant programme of investment in our libraries across Denbighshire a fact that makes us very proud. Libraries are a vital part of community life in Denbighshire. They are there to provide a wealth of information and resources, facilities for community use and a place where people to go and learn new skills and be sociable."

For more information on the reopening contact Denbigh Library on 01745 816313.