Jarrow Library will be closed for 9 weeks from February through to April to allow modernisation work to be carried out.
The Library will be closed from Monday 17th February until Tuesday 22nd April. Work to be undertaken includes building an entrance porch and approach ramp, enlarging the windows, new shelving and a new computer system to link the Library to the People's Network. The new computer facilities will provide free access to the Internet and a wide range of computer packages including full Microsoft Office.
The Library has arranged for Primrose Library situated on Glasgow Road in Jarrow to be open extra hours. Primrose Library offers a range of books and audiovisual items as well as access to the People's Network.