School to open its library to the public

Villagers are set to benefit from improved library and internet facilities next year when a Norfolk high school opens its doors up to the public.Officials at Methwold High School hope to establish further links with local residents by allowing them to access the library after school hours.

Villagers will benefit from better library and internet facilities when Methwold High School opens its doors to the public.

The team at the school hopes to establish closer links with local people by allowing them to use the library out of hours.

From February 25, they can use the fiction, non-fiction and reference books, as well as local information and computer terminals, every Wednesday in term time between 4pm and 6pm.

Assistant head Jon Winn described the move as an exciting development, not least for the learning benefits it would bring for children.

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He explained:"The library boasts a wealth of resources and materials and is far more accessible than the libraries in the nearest towns. Parents will be able to visit the library with their children and help support their learning."

Other ventures being planned at Methwold High's library include film club nights and community workshops.

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