Deputy Lord mayor of Dublin, Cllr Aodhan O Riordain has welcomed the announcement that several Dublin libraries are to begin a six day week starting on March 23rd.
This is as a direst result of the Deputy Mayor's Right to Read campaign and the €1 million that was invested in the library system.
Cllr O Riordain said: 'Saturday opening for North Strand and Drumcondra libraries will commence on Saturday 24th March and Friday opening for Marino and Phibsboro libraries will commence on Friday 23rd March.The provision of Saturday opening for Kevin Street library and Friday opening for Ringsend and Inchicore libraries will begin after Easter.
Following roll out of this schedule for 7 named branches; all Dublin City Public libraries will provide 6-day service. This is a fantastic achievement for the Right to Read Campaign and one that I am extremely proud of'.
The Right to Read Campaign is seekig improvements in three key areas, homework clubs, library services and housing policy. For more information log onto www.righttoread.ie.