THE MAIN libraries around Cumbria have all been officially opened.

Cumbria County Council said: "Our six main library buildings reopened this week with new safety measures in place. Our opening hours are a little different and we’re doing our very best to guide you through the new arrangements to keep our staff and customers safe."

Barrow, Carlisle, Kendal, Penrith, Whitehaven and Workington libraries have all returned to operation.