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

Fairford Library

Fairford Library is open today - 9:30am - 1:00pm

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

Opening times:

Monday               09:30-17:00       Open

Tuesday              Closed

Wednesday         09:30-17:00       Open

Thursday             09:30-19:00       Open

Friday                  Closed

Saturday              09:30-13:00       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
  • Manage your library account, renew & reserve books Manage account
  • PCs with internet access Book a computer 
  • 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
  • Library Club
  • Library quieter times: Mondays 9.30am-1pm

Services currently suspended:

  • Hire this library - talk to a member of staff for details Hire of Premises Charges 
  • Computer buddy volunteers
  • New age related/disability bus pass applications/disability bus pass renewals
  • Baby Bounce & Rhyme
  • Toddler time

Library Access

  • Flat access
  • Accessible toilets
  • Parking
  • Post box for out of hours book returns.
  • Bicycle racks
  • Bus stop nearby

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