FOUR more East Lancashire libraries will reopen before the end of the month.

And borrowers have been warned that fines for the late return of books will be brought back in December.

Lancashire County Council culture boss Cllr Peter Buckley has revealed that Oswaldtwistle will reopen on Wednesday October 21.

Chatburn library will be back in service the following day .

Burnley's Campus and Pike Hill libraries will reopen on Wednesday October 28.

All libraries are operating the same opening hours as before, except that they will close for lunch from 1pm to 2pm.

Cllr Buckley also warned that customers are should to renew their books before Tuesday December 1 when charges for overdue return will be reinstated.

Visitors can browse, borrow, photocopy and use computers without an appointment.

Public computers will also be available for 45 minute sessions starting on the hour, on a first come, first served basis.

Cllr Buckley said: "Our library service has been working very hard to put arrangements in place to allow them to reopen, and I'm very pleased that we'll be able to welcome even more people back from next week. Nearly every one of our libraries has now reopened."

People are required to wear a face covering unless they are exempt.

Everyone will also be asked to provide their name and contact details to support the NHS Test and Trace system.