Rotherham: New mobile library timetable is rolled out

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Rotherham’s mobile library is on the move with new locations and times to bring the service into the heart of communities for longer.

The vehicle will visit 17 different sites around the borough with each stop lasting for at least an hour.

Rotherham Libraries said this was so people can spend more time browsing books or getting help and advice.

The new, longer stops the library bus will make will also allow more time for community reading related activities.

For those who are housebound and can not get to either their local library or the mobile library, there is another alternative through Book Link.

This service delivers books to the homes of people who have mobility or visual impairments which make it difficult for them to access a library.

The Book Link vehicle also visits sheltered housing and residential care homes.

Mobile library timetable:

Tuesday

10am to 11am - Hoodhill Road, Harley.

11.15am to 12.15pm - Main Street Car Park, Wentworth.

1.30pm to 2.30pm - Celandine Rise, Kilnhurst.

2.45pm to 4.45pm - Park Lane, Thrybergh.

5pm to 6pm - Cavalier Car Park, Ravenfield.

Wednesday

10am to 11am - Sandringham Avenue, Whiston.

11.15 to 12.15pm - Chaff Lane, Whiston.

1.30pm to 2.30pm - Hail Mary Drive, Woodhouse Mill.

3pm to 4pm - St Mary’s Drive, Catcliffe.

4.15pm to 5.15pm - Sheffield Lane, Catcliffe.

Thursday

10am to 11am - Black Lion, Firbeck.

11.15am to 12.15pm - Butchers Arms, Woodsetts.

2pm to 5pm - Roughwood Road, (between Wheatley Road and Rhodes Avenue) Kimberworth Park.

Friday

10am to 11am - Woodall Lane, Harthill.

11.15am to 12.15pm - Todwick Pastures Car Park.

1.30pm to 2.30pm - Treetown Crescent, Treeton.

2.45 to 4pm - High Hazel Road, Treeton.

There is also the option for people to go online, order books and then collect them from the mobile library. See www.rotherham.gov.uk for more details.

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