Following a recent consultation with customers, Eye Library will be changing its opening hours in April.
The new hours will mean the library is open for the same number of hours as it is now, but will open and close a bit earlier most days to meet local demand. The new opening hours will come into effect on Saturday 1 April and the changes are as follows:
Monday – closed (no change)
Tuesday – 9am to 1pm (opening 30 mins earlier)
Wednesday – 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm (open 30 mins earlier and closing 30 mins later)
Thursday – 2pm to 5pm (closing 30 mins earlier)
Friday – 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm (opening 30 mins earlier and closing two hours earlier)
Saturday – 9am – 1pm (opening 30 mins earlier)
Sunday – 10am to 3pm (no change)
Customers and local people were asked about the changes with 100 people responding and Suffolk Libraries Board, Suffolk County Council and Eye Library Friends have all approved the change.
Julie Shepherd, Eye Library Manager, said: “We have not reviewed the library opening hours for several years and we hope that opening earlier will make it easier for local people to use the library. Many items are returned via the library dropbox before the current opening times, so we hope moving the hours from our Friday evening session, when the library is a bit quieter, to earlier morning opening will result in a more accessible and popular service for our users.”
For more information on Eye Library and its regular activities call 01379 870515 or visit https://www.suffolklibraries.co.uk/libraries/eye-library/