Reopening of Jersey's town library has had a 'phenomenal' response

The reopening of Jersey's town library has had a "phenomenal" response according to Jersey's Chief Librarian.

It comes as the Les Quennevais Library reopens today (7 September) at the former Les Quennevais School site.

The Les Quennevais Library will trial extended opening hours from 9am until 1pm from Monday to Saturday.

The town library will now be open for longer:

  • Monday 9:30am – 9pm

  • Tuesday 9am - 9pm

  • Friday - Saturday 9am – 5.30pm

  • Sunday - closed

Both libraries closed on 21 March because of the pandemic.

Changes at both libraries include:

  • Sanitizing hands before entering the building

  • Maintaining a 1 metre distance between staff and other visitors

  • All items returned after being on loan will be quarantined for 24 hours

  • Seating will be limited in the library buildings