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The new lockdown, designed to slow the spread of Covid-19, will mean that all 17 of the county’s library buildings are temporarily closed for general use.

You can still reserve up to 10 books for free. Using the library catalogue or by calling 0345 60 80 196. You can pick them up from the front entrance your local library.

We will extend your loans during this lockdown so you don’t have to worry.

If you need to use library computers to access essential services such as universal credit and internet banking, you can book a session on the above number or online.

Our eLibrary is accessible 24 hours a day and features thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eNewspapers and eMagazines.

The Home Library Service, which has continued to provide books to those who are particularly vulnerable throughout the pandemic, will also remain in operation.

These limited services will be available at all 17 libraries within the current reduced opening hours.  They will be kept under constant review to ensure they are being delivered in the safest way possible.

More information about library services, opening hours and restrictions, is available online on our website or by calling 0345 60 80 196.

To view our full website to see all services we offer click on this link: Library Services