Malton library celebrates official reopening

This story was published 10 November 2021

Malton library has reopened its doors following a programme of carbon-cutting improvements.

Celebrating Malton Library

Government public sector decarbonisation funding has been used to replace the windows to make the building more energy-efficient. It has been allocated to improve numerous of our buildings including schools and care homes.

At the end of October 2020, the library reopened following a major refurbishment which saw the addition of moveable shelving, a dedicated IT space and a new-look children’s area.

County Councillor Greg White, Executive Member for Libraries and Climate Change, said: “It’s great to see Malton library benefit from these much-needed improvements as it supports our aim to be carbon zero by 2030.

“We have also been able to celebrate the first anniversary of a large internal refurbishment which has been a huge boost for our dedicated staff, volunteers and visitors. We look forward to welcoming returning and new customers into the bright, modern and energy-efficient library.”

The opening hours of Malton library are:

  • Monday, 9.30am to 5pm
  • Tuesday, 9.30am to 7pm
  • Wednesday, 9.30am to 5pm
  • Thursday, closed
  • Friday, 9.30am to 5pm
  • Saturday, 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Sunday, closed

The library service is reassuring visitors that although coronavirus restrictions have been relaxed, its buildings are a safe place to be and they can return with confidence. Library staff and volunteers are continuing to wear face masks and customers are encouraged to do the same. Hand sanitiser stations are still in use and track and trace is available.

See information about access to online library services, including e-books and downloadable audiobooks, newspapers and magazines.