But the place has been given a good spruce up. Old leaflets have been taken out. There's nowhere to sit at the moment and the toilet isn't available. But you can still browse books and a new one-way system is very effective as it takes you past all the subjects and all the shelves.
There is a new terminal in place to book items out and hand sanitisers are readily available. Face coverings have to be worn and contact details have to be given on each visit, even if you have given them before.
I popped in today just before 11 a.m and was only the second person to visit. So it's likely to take a little time before people are attracted back. It should be nice and safe, however, as all returned books are quarantined for 72 hours and will stay on your account during this time.
Apparently books are still being auto-renewed but can now be returned as before lockdown. I have also heard that Norfolk Library Services has moved to the former Fire Headquarters at Whitegates in Old Norwich Road, Hethersett. This can only be good news for our local library and should help to raise its profile.
It's funny what you see on a tour of the village. Stopped at Café Kin in Queen's Road for a coffee with our County Council and District Councillor David Bills and who should turn up by Derek and Rodney Trotter with their friend Jessica Barnard. Apparently the boys were spending their day at Rowan House health and welfare centre.