A NUMBER of libraries across the borough are set to extend their opening hours on Monday.

The libraries in Dodworth, Darfield, Thurnscoe, Worsbrough and Mapplewell will all be open for longer periods, giving residents the opportunity to browse the range of books on offer.

Darfield Library will open its doors from 10am-1pm, and 2pm-4pm on Monday and Thursday.

Dodworth Library will operate the same hours but instead on Thursday and Friday.

Thurnscoe’s library will open on Tuesday and Thursday at the same time, and Worsbrough Library will operate on Monday and Friday.

Mapplewell Library will be open 10am-4pm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

For more information go to the Barnsley Council website.