A Westminster Council children’s library is set to close for three weeks while it undergoes a £30,000 makeover. Paddington Children’s Library is one of London’s only libraries that just provides for the needs of children. As part of the revamp, new children’s self-service facilities will be fitted, to enable children to check out their own books. Eight new computer desks designed for children will also be installed to enhance computer skills and provide more online learning opportunities for children. And when complete, the library will provide a dedicated under 5s area which will be fitted with children’s furniture and seating for parents. The furniture can be removed which will enable the library to host children’s events throughout the year. New shelving will also be fitted for the library’s extensive range of books and materials. Over the past year more than 55,000 children have visited the library to borrow books and take part in special children’s events. The library also holds regular sessions for the under 5s, a homework club, and hosts school and nursery visits and a Saturday afternoon reading club. Cllr Melvyn Caplan, cabinet member for customer services and transformation, said: “The revamp of Paddington Children’s Library is a perfect example of how we are adapting to meet the changing needs of our residents. “This library provides a wonderful service to the community and I hope that with the help of this new space and facilities, children and families will be able to enjoy it even more.” The library will temporarily close from 5.30pm on 3 June until 9.30am on Friday 24 June. The services provided from the Paddington Adult Library will be unaffected during the renovation period and there will be a small collection of children’s books available from this location.