Disruption to library services

We are currently experiencing high numbers of staff shortages. As a result some of our libraries are working on reduced hours and services or temporary closures.
For up to date information we advise checking your local library’s opening times before making a trip Library Locations & Opening Hours

Coleford Library

Coleford Library is now closed

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

Opening times:

Monday               10:00-14:00       Open

Tuesday              10:00-13:00       Open

                            14:00-19:00       Open

Wednesday         10:00-13:00       Open

                            14:00-17:00       Open

Thursday             10:00-13:00       Open

                            14:00-17:00       Open

Friday                  10:00-13:00       Open

                            14:00-17:00       Open

Saturday             10:00-14:00       Open

What safety measures are in place in libraries?

  • Social Distancing with signs, markers and staff to support this
  • Increased cleaning regimes for equipment used
  • Installation of Perspex screens at library counters
  • NHS “Track and Trace” recording is recommended
  • All sites have been risk assessed and are Covid 19 secure.

We would ask you to:

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

What we offer

  • Search for books and more... Library catalogue
  • PCs with internet access (booking required) Book a computer 
  • Manage your library account, renew & reserve books Manage account
  • Limited scan facilities - please note we can offer scanning via a USB memory stick - please bring a memory stick with you
  • Photocopying
  • Free packs for Babies and Toddlers Bookstart
  • Home library service
  • Age related bus pass renewals/replacement and replacement (lost/stolen) disability bus passes.
  • Use of public wifi
  • Card payment facilities

Currently suspended:

  • Hire this library - talk to a member of staff for details Hire of Premises Charges 
  • IT suite for hire (contact library for more information)
  • New age related/disability bus pass applications/disability bus pass renewals

Innovation Lab 

The library has a range of equipment including micro computing kits, 3D printers, scanners and software, Virtual Reality sets and a digital sewing machine.  Please click here for more information.

Library access

  • Level access; automatic doors.
  • Parking for people with access needs.
  • Post box for out of hours book returns.
  • Bike racks.
  • Bus services nearby.

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