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Covid-19: We are closing all County Council run libraries and Community Access points from Monday 23 March until further notice
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Matson Library

Matson Library is now closed

Find out when Matson Library is open and what you can do there

What we offer

  • PCs with internet access
  • Limited scan facilities - please note we can offer scanning via a USB memory stick - please bring a memory stick with you
  • Photocopying 
  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • Apply for a bus pass (if you don't have a computer)
  • Bookstart
  • Home library service
  • Hire this library - talk to a member of staff for details Hire of Premises Charges 
  • Quieter time - this library has a dedicated quieter time for customers on a Monday from 2.00pm - 5.00pm. Quieter times in other libraries

Book a computer 

Eventbrite - Gloucestershire Libraries

Library Club

Last Wednesday of the month 10am - 11.00am

We can provide transport to the library allowing members to choose their own books and meet others. 

Contact the library for more information or if you would like to volunteer.

Computer Buddies

Monday 2.00pm - 4.00pm (by appointment only). Also Family History Buddy by appointment.

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Wednesday 10.30am -11.00am (all year round)

Singing, stories and bubbles.  Many of our libraries have Baby Bounce and Rhyme times for babies and toddlers.  As well as helping your child's development, it's also a great way for you to meet other parents and carers.

Story time

Saturday 10.30am - 11.00am

Dress up storytime with picture books.  Dress up box available.  Followed by craft activities.

Downy Ducklings

Every Thursday 2.00pm to 3.00pm (term time only). 

Pre-school fun ages 0-3. Stories, songs, activities, sensory play, Fun! Come along and make new friends.


Gloucester City Homes Drop-in session every Monday 2.00 - 4.00pm

Library Access

Flat access, automatic doors and street parking.  Post box for out of hours book returns.


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