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Stroud Library

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

Stroud  library is having new front doors fitted over 2 Thursdays, 8th Oct & 15th of October.  Collection Services will not be available on these days.

From Monday 14th September the library will be open as follows:

Monday         10:00-13:00   Collection Services

                      14:00-15:00   Children’s Hour

                      15:00-17:00   Open

Tuesday        10:00-13:00   Open

                      14:00-17:00   Closed

Wednesday   10:00-13:00   Open

                      14:00-17:00   Open

Thursday       10:00-13:00   Collection Services

                      14:00-17:00   Closed

Friday            10:00-13:00   Closed

                      14:00-17:00   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
  • Bring your library card
  • Stay at home if you are self-isolating or have COVID-19 symptoms.

What we offer

Book a computer


The following services are suspended:

  • Apply for a bus pass (if you don't have a computer).
  • Self-service coffee available
  • Hire this library - talk to a member of staff for details Hire of Premises Charges 
  • All groups


Library Access

  • Lift available
  • Post box for out of hours book returns

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