Irby library is currently closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The following three Wirral libraries are open for readers to browse, return books and the Order and Collect service from Tuesday 25 May 2021.

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The following five Wirral libraries are now open for browsing:

Due to COVID-19, all other libraries in Wirral are currently closed until further notice.

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Who is FOIL?

Friends of Irby Library (FOIL) is a community group of Irby residents who volunteer to keep the library attractive and viable with a range of fundraising events and volunteering activities.

Furniture, blinds, shelving or display units, FOIL has helped with all and more besides.

Through its book sponsorship scheme it has even helped with that most vital ingredient - books!