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UPDATE: Restrictions on emails have been lifted

We now have sufficient confidence our systems and servers have not been affected by the recent cyber attack on our ICT provider, Sopra Steria, that we have lifted the block on external emails.

As you would expect, there are a large number of emails that have been quarantine but work is well under way to release them and should be completed by the end of tomorrow (Friday).

Thank you for your patience and support whilst we have worked to safely resolve the situation.    


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Cirencester Library

Find out when Cirencester library is open and what you can do there

The Library will re-open for public access to the ground floor of the library from Wednesday 23rd Sept:

Monday         10:00-12:30   Open

                     13:30-17:00   Open

Tuesday        10:00-12:30   Collection Services

                     14:00-17:00   Closed

Wednesday   10:00-12:30   Collection Services

                     13:30-17:00   Open

Thursday      10:00-13:00   Closed

                     13:00-17:00   Collection Services

Friday           10:00-12:30   Open

                     13:30-17:00   Open



Customers may enter the building, browse, borrow and return books/reservations.  Public computers may be booked for use during these times.

Collection Services

Customers can arrange an appointment to collect available reservations from a chosen library.  This may be items that have been reserved on the library catalogue or using Off the Shelf/Ring and Read services.  Items may be collected from the door of the library with no access to the inside of the building.


The building is closed to the public.  Staff may be on site to carry out administration, preparation and cleaning tasks.  Loan items can be returned using the drop box/letter box.

Social distancing measures will be in place at our libraries, including:

  • queue management
  • screens on enquiry desks
  • hand sanitiser stations
  • and quarantine areas for returned books.

Please remember to:

  • Keep your visit as brief as possible
  • Wear a face covering (unless exempt)
  • Bring your library card
  • Stay at home if you are self-isolating or have COVID-19 symptoms.

During the public sessions we also offer:

  • PCs with internet access
  • Photocopying

Book a computer 


Cirencester Local and Family History Centre

Birth, Death & Notice of Marriage Appointments only

Birth, Death & Notice of Marriage Appointments only  Please be aware there is no facility for ceremonies at Cirencester Library.   Book online

Library Access

Ramp entrance, lift.  Post box for out of hours book returns.

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