Magherafelt library closes for deep clean after Covid incident

NI Libraries has suspended all services at Magherafelt Library following an incidence of Covid-19.

Monday, 21st September 2020, 3:18 pm
Updated Monday, 21st September 2020, 3:51 pm

It is understood a deep clean of the Bridewell, which accommodates the library, is currently being carried out.

In a post on their Facebook page, Magherafelt Library said: "As a precautionary measure we have suspended all library services, with immediate effect (from 21 September 2020), at Magherafelt Library until further notice. This follows an incidence of Covid-19.

"Thanks to all our customers for your understanding. Further updates on when services will resume will be posted on social media."

Town library closed for deep clean.

A Mid Ulster Council spokesperson added: "As a result, a deep clean of the Bridewell will be undertaken and the building will re-open again to the public on Wednesday (23 September).

"As we share an access with the library to our visitor information centre, it will also be temporarily closed to ‘walk-in’ customers. However, our visitor information staff based in the building will continue to provide a telephone and online service during the period."

--- A message from the Editor:

Thank you for reading this story on our website. While I have your attention, I also have an important request to make of you.

In order for us to continue to provide high quality and trusted local news on this free-to-read site, I am asking you to also please purchase a copy of our newspaper whenever you are able to do so.

Our journalists are highly trained and our content is independently regulated by IPSO to some of the most rigorous standards in the world. But being your eyes and ears comes at a price. So we need your support more than ever to buy our newspapers during this crisis.

With the coronavirus lockdown having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers - and consequently the advertising that we receive - we are more reliant than ever on you helping us to provide you with news and information by buying a copy of our newspaper when you can safely.

You can also enjoy unlimited access to the best news from across Northern Ireland and the UK by subscribing to newsletter.co.uk

With a digital subscription, you can read more than five articles, see fewer ads, enjoy faster load times, and get access to exclusive newsletters and content. Visit https://www.newsletter.co.uk/subscriptions now to sign up.

Thank you