Libraries news

One Million Reads commissions Photographer-in-Residence

Published on Monday, 25 October 2021

As a part of the One Million Reads project, Coventry Libraries have commissioned a professional photographer to capture the joy of reading across the city.

Person looking through a VR headset

New Digital Space to launch at Coventry City Libraries

Published on Thursday, 14 October 2021

Coventry City Libraries are to super-charge their digital and cultural role in the city with the launch of new project called Digital Spaces, which aims to expand the city library's digital and cultural offering.

Promotional posting highlighting that Chubby and the Gang are at the central library on 6 November 2021

Chubby and the Gang bring punk to the Central Library

Published on Tuesday, 28 September 2021

On 6 November 2021, Chubby and the Gang are bringing their unique sound and punk attitude to Coventry Central Library.

Join the Wild World Heroes reading challenge at your local library!

Published on Wednesday, 11 August 2021

Every year Coventry libraries run the Summer Reading Challenge (SRC), calling for children to sign up to read six books over the summer holiday.

Anisha Accidental detective

Award-winning children’s author Serena Patel to visit Coventry Central Library

Published on Friday, 06 August 2021

Award winning children’s author Serena Patel will be visiting Coventry Central Library on Tuesday 17 August 2.00 – 3.00pm to talk about her hilarious books featuring Anisha, the Accidental Detective.

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall reads to some children

The Duchess of Cornwall delights children and families in Central Library visit

Published on Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Coventry’s Central Library proudly hosted a visit this afternoon from Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall who shared her love of books and reading with local children and families.

Could you be Coventry’s Poet Laureate?

Published on Monday, 10 May 2021

The search is now on for Coventry’s Poet Laureate and Young Poet Laureate, who will pen verses for the city and its significant events.

Libraries and Information service on hand to help residents pay their respects.

Published on Friday, 16 April 2021

Coventry City Council’s Libraries and Information service are offering to assist residents in signing the Council’s online Book of Condolence for HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh by taking their messages over the phone.

Books open to meet the One Million Reads challenge

Published on Friday, 19 March 2021

One million reads in a year – that’s the exciting target for city book fans after Coventry Libraries and Information Service won an Arts Council Award for £97,000.

Digital Future for Libraries Service following £289,000 grant

Published on Thursday, 18 March 2021

Coventry Libraries Service has been given an amazing opportunity to expand its digital offer.

Custom click and collect service in Coventry libraries

Published on Tuesday, 17 November 2020

Coventry Libraries are encouraging residents to make the most of their custom click and collect service to access book bundles.

Cllr Kevin Maton visits Central Library

More chance to use library services

Published on Wednesday, 30 September 2020

More and more opportunities to use library services are becoming available despite the pandemic.


All Coventry libraries to close in response to Coronavirus

Published on Wednesday, 25 March 2020

All of Coventry’s libraries closed from the end of Monday 23 March as a response to Coronavirus.

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