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Gloucestershire libraries to close from Monday


Gloucestershire County Council are closing all council run libraries and Community Access points from Monday 23 March until further notice, due to the current issues relating to Covid-19. In addition, request services such as inter library loans and music sets will be suspended.


Library users can continue with normal borrowing until the closure on Monday and in order to mitigate the impact this may have during the closure period the following will be applied:

  • All fines for overdue materials and overdue notifications will be suspended.
  • Expiry dates for library cards will be extended so that users can continue to access online materials.

In addition a reminder that e-stock is available online – this covers e-books, e-audio and e-magazines. These materials can be accessed from

GCC are also looking into how they can best support vulnerable users and those self isolating – more information will follow on this.

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