Northolt Library has been forced to close after an outbreak of bed bugs.
Posting the news on social media yesterday (11 December), Ealing Libraries said, “We are sorry to inform you that we are having to temporarily close Northolt library following sightings of a small number of bed bugs.
“We are contacting professional pest l controllers who will advise us on the best way to treat the bugs and we will provide you with regular updates once we have considered their advice.
“In the meantime, you can use Northolt Leisure library, Northolt Leisure Centre, Eastcote Lane North, UB5 4AB which will open at 10am, Monday to Saturday.
“If you would need support from the l Community Hub, the nearest Hub is Southall Library, The Dominion Centre, 112 The Green, Southall, UB2 4BQ. You may be able to access support from the other Community Hubs located at Acton Library and Ealing Central Library.
“We apologise for any inconvenience this situation may cause and thank residents and library staff for your understanding.”