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Post 2005 Alterations

What was where at North Lincolnshire Central Library?

Ground floor: Adult Fiction, Childrens Library, Audio/Visual Library and Tourist Information

On this floor, you found:

  • Fiction
    • including quick choice for people choosing in a hurry
    • new layout included separate shelving for some genres
    • other fiction shelved in A-Z order by authors' surname
  • Large print
  • Talking books
  • CDs
  • Multicultural
  • Express computers for quick access to emails
  • People's Network computers for Internet and email
  • Online Public Access Catalogues (OPACs)
  • Children's library - including computers for the under 12s
  • Kidslincs
  • Tourist information
  • 2 Customer Service counters
    • Fiction Library
    • Childrens Library

First floor: Reference and Study library

Non-fiction available for loan is also on this floor, so if you were researching or studying, most of what you needed was on the same floor. Here, you also found:

  • Reference books available for use in the library only
  • Local and family studies (Local Library)
  • Non-fiction available for loan
  • Scores
  • Language courses
  • Multicultural
  • People's Network computers for Internet and email
  • Photocopier
  • Fax
  • Daily newspapers
  • Microfilm readers
  • Online Public Access Catalogues (OPACs)

Second floor: Staff Offices

  • Stacks
  • Offices
  • Staff facilities

New Layout from August 2005 to March 2010


Overview of Changes

  • Reference Library moved from Second floor to First floor
  • Second floor made into Staff Quarters thus making it inaccessible to the general public
  • Central Customer Service desk removed to be replaced with a smaller desk located at the south wall to the east of the Public lift
  • Bookable PC’s moved from south wall (east of Public Lift) to south-west wall (west of Public Lift) to make way for relocated Customer Service desk
  • The Children’s Library was moved from the First floor to the Ground floor in the area formerly occupied by the AV Library
  • The AV Library was moved to the area formerly occupied by the old Ground floor back offices
  • The Fiction Library was moved from the First floor tothe area formerly occupied by the old Ground floor back offices, and merged with the AV Library
  • A second lift was installed to the south-east of the second floor for Staff Only access to all floors (Ground, First and Second floors)
  • A Customer Service desk was added to the AV and Fiction Library which also doubled as a reservation desk
  • A Customer Service desk was added to the Children’s Library
  • Child friendly seats, PCs and Shelves were added in the Children’s Library

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