PART OF Penarth Library has been closed after a corroded pipe burst and flooded the children’s section.

A Vale Council spokesman said that it was hoped the children’s section, which is located on the lower floor, would be reopened by next Monday, June 9.

The children’s section of the library has been closed since Saturday, May 31, with a number of classes either moved or cancelled.

Tuesday's, June 3, ‘Storytime’ class was moved to the IT area, while Friday’s, June 6, ‘Sign and Rhyme’, and Saturday’s, June 7, Blast Creative, have been cancelled.

Wednesday, June 4, Chatterbox was also moved to the IT area.