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Programme of works

September to November 2021

A table detailing the activities taking place between September and November 2021 in the Mile End Library Ground floor Refurbishment project
LocationActivityImpact 
Main Entrance  The main entrance is now open  
  • Entry to and exit from the library has returned to the main entrance
Welcome Desk The new Welcome Desk is now open
  • Staff and services are operating from the new Welcome Desk
Routes to upper floors The main staircase and public lift have reopened with a revised route to the lift; please follow signage
  • Temporary routes to the upper floors are now closed 
  • New directional signage has been installed to help you find your way
Assistive Technology Room Room closed for refurbishment until further notice; please speak to a member of staff at the Welcome Desk

 

Teaching Collection The Teaching Collection is closed for browsing; a fetching service is in operation from the Welcome Desk
Laptop Loans

Laptop lending returns to the self-service laptop cabinets next to the book returns area (date to be confirmed, please look out for announcements)

  • Laptop lending kiosks will be returned to service
Self-returns  Self-returns machines will be reinstated (date to be confirmed, please look out for further announcements)

 

Self-issue Self-service borrowing has been reinstated via the kiosks; the kiosks are now located in the new lobby area inside the entrance gates
  • Please use self-service machines to issue self-service borrowing items
Flexible Group Study Area The refurbished Flexible Group Study Area will open (date to be confirmed, please look out for further announcements)  
Quiet Study Room A new Quiet Study Room will be developed (date to be confirmed, please look out for further announcements)  
Teaching Collection refurbishment The Teaching Collection will be refurbished with new paintwork and carpeting (date to be confirmed, please look out for further announcements)