A small phased re-opening is planned at the Village Hall with low risk/small group bookings returning in the first stage. This will be for two groups initially on a trial basis during August, other small groups may be able return in further stages during September.
Events which attract larger groups of people will not be returning yet, these will include Dances, Book Fairs and Flea Markets.
We ask that all regular Hirers remain patient under these changing and difficult circumstances.
Unfortunately we cannot consider bookings from any new Hirers during the remainder of 2020.
Members of the Snooker club have now returned to their self contained Club. All members have been sent a letter which contains the new guidelines that they must follow and which they must adhere too and respect.
The community Library has re-opened for browsing with adult borrowers able to visit each Friday from 2.p.m until 4.p.m, one borrower will be allowed in at any one time. Children may borrow their books on Saturdays from 10.a.m until Noon, with three children and one adult from the same social hub allowed in the Library at any one time.The two metre social distancing rule will be in place for anyone waiting to enter the Library. The use of the Computer and Photocopier is available and this will be by appointment only. One person will be allowed in the Library to use the equipment and only for a thirty minute session. This facility is not available during the Friday and Saturday browsing periods. Further details: 01756 749489.
If anyone is unable to obtain a particular book or author from the Library please use one of the contacts below as the Village Hall have a large store of books on all subjects which would normally be sold at Coffee Mornings and the Fairs and we would like to continue selling these to raise funds for the Village Hall.( Thank you so much to anyone who has made purchases during the last few weeks ) Therefore if you have any requests for specific books/authors please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 01756 749235/07989585564 or drop a list off through the Village Hall letter box. It can be arranged that books may be collected from the Village Hall entrance or if anyone is still self isolating ( Gargrave Village only ) they can be left on your doorstep. Postal delivery may also be considered. Pre lockdown prices remain in place, only 50p each for Paperbacks and a £1.00 for hardbacks. Cash only on collection please. We also have a variety of CD`s.
With the shutdown of the Flea Markets the regular Manorlands stall has also been unable to operate so please if you have any general requests for certain items of Bric a Brac, Household items, DVD`s etc you may also use the above contacts and items may also be collected from the Village Hall. Again cash sales only please.