Libraries - Central Library

360 tour of Central Library.

Opening times

Monday | 9.30am - 12noon and 1.30pm - 4pm
Tuesday | 9.30am - 12noon and 1.30pm - 4pm
Wednesday | 9.30am - 12noon and 4pm - 6pm
Thursday | 9.30am - 12noon and 1.30pm - 4pm
Friday | 9.30am - 12noon and 1.30pm - 4pm
Saturday | 9.30am - 12noon
Sunday | Closed

Express service

From 1 July 2019, express service will come into operation at Central Library.

The library operates under the express service model:

Monday | 9am - 11am
Tuesday | 9am - 11am
Wednesday | 9am - 11am
Thursday | 9am - 11am
Friday | 9am - 11am
Sunday | 12pm - 4pm

Self-service kiosks are available but the library operates a limited service during these opening hours.


Smithford Way, Coventry





024 7683 2314


024 7622 0465


Multi-faith and contemplation room
Books for loan free of charge
A children's library with a collection of books to help with homework
A wide variety of music on CD and tape for loan for a small charge
Talking Books free to visually impaired people, under 16s
DVDs for loan for a small charge
Books in Bengali, Chinese, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Polish, Punjabi, Spanish, Urdu and Vietnamese
Language sets for learning a second language
Book request service
Information on computers courses
Housebound reader service


50 computers with internet access and Microsoft Office software
Wi-Fi access
Wi-Fi printing (small charge)
Fax (small charge)
Photocopy (small charge)
Print (small charge)
Printing kiosk (small charge)


Yes (toilets on ground floor, changing places toilet available on main floor with radar key)


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