THE CHILDREN'S Library in Penarth has officially re-opened following building works since the start of the year.

The basement section of Penarth Library was officially re-opened at a packed ceremony on Thursday, July 20 by children's author Mike Church and cllr Bob Penrose, the Vale council cabinet member for learning and culture.

Pedal Emporium were also present to exhibit their paint bikes which create colourful paintings as someone pedals.

Mr Church highlighted the importance of reading for young people and Cllr Penrose said he was pleased to be invited to help re-open the library.