Service Update 2nd December onwards

Libraries in Gloucestershire will re-open for public access  from the 2nd December as the most recent government restrictions end.

All County Council run Libraries will re-open enabling you to browse, borrow and return books/reservations and use a computer.  Services at community run Libraries will also re-commence. Customers can continue to use our Off the Shelf, Reserve & Collect and Ring & Read services.

For further information on the services available at each library and the latest opening times for all libraries, including Community Libraries go to:

If wish to return any items you currently have on loan, please return them using the library drop box or letterbox.  You can renew your library items at :

You can access our digital content with your library card:

Find out how to get started with eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines here

Visit the Virtual Reference Library  for a range of information resources that can be accessed from home, including the Naxos classical music library, the latest articles from local and national newspapers on NewsBank and the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

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