Residents are now able to go into more libraries across the borough to browse through books on the shelves.
Last month, book browsing was allowed once again at libraries in Bargoed, Blackwood, Caerphilly, Newbridge, Rhymney, Risca and Ystrad Mynach.
But as of Monday, June 7, residents can now do the same at 11 more libraries across the borough. These are: Aberbargoed; Abercarn; Abertridwr; Bedwas; Deri; Llanbradach; Machen; Nelson; White Rose Information Centre; Oakdale; Pengam.
However, with coronavirus restrictions still in place, residents will have to book in advance if they want to visit a library.
Bargoed – 01443 864714 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Blackwood – 01495 235656 / email@example.com
Caerphilly – 02920 853911 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Newbridge – 01495 243574 / email@example.com
Rhymney – 01685 840606 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Risca – 01443 864780 / email@example.com
Ystrad Mynach – 01443 812988 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Aberbargoed – 01443 837164 / email@example.com
Abercarn – 01495 244393 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Abertridwr – 02920 830790 / email@example.com
Bedwas – 02920 852542 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Deri – 01443 875549 / email@example.com
Llanbradach – 02920 861139 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Machen – 01633 440330 / email@example.com
Nelson – 01443 451632 / firstname.lastname@example.org
White Rose Information Centre (Elliots Town) – 01443 875550 / email@example.com
Oakdale – 01495 223545 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Pengam – 01443 831739 / email@example.com
There are still limits on the number of people allowed into the library at any one time, with residents having to pre-book 20-minute appointments.
To book an appointment, residents can call the library they want to visit or send them an email.
Visitors to the libraries will be required to wear a face covering and follow social distancing rules, as well as fill out contact tracing forms.
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