COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and libraries

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Everyone visiting a library is expected to wear a face covering. Entry will not be allowed without one unless you have a valid exemption.

Library service update - January 2021

From Wednesday 6 January a click and collect service will only be available by appointment from Central Library between the hours of Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12noon and 1pm to 4.30pm plus Saturday 9.30am to 12noon.

Book a click and collect appointment at Central Library

Any items already on loan will continue to be renewed so that they do not become overdue.

While libraries are closed you can contact members of staff via e-mail at [email protected] or phone 024 7683 2314 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am – 1pm.

We also have:

To keep in contact with us look for any updates on our website or follow us on social media:

Volunteer-run libraries

Volunteer-run libraries are currently not open:

To find out more visit:


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the dates for items to be returned has been extended until the end of March 2021 and any fines or charges waived.  We will continue to do this until libraries are able to re-open fully to the public.

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