Polmont library reopens following flood which damaged computer suite and office

A library which had to shut after heavy rain caused the premises to flood has reopened.

Wednesday, 11th August 2021, 3:48 pm

Meadowbank Library in Polmont closed after falling victim to the heavy downpours on Monday.

Water entered through the ceiling of the Stevenson Avenue building, damaging its computer suite and office space.

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Meadowbank Library in Polmont was closed due to flooding as a result of heavy downpours on Monday. The facility's computer suite and office space saw the worst of the damage. Picture: Michael Gillen.

The main library area was unaffected by the flooding.

Readers were asked to leave books outside the premises and order online.

However, Anna Herron, Falkirk Community Trust’s public libraries team leader, confirmed the library reopened this morning (Wednesday).

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