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Library Service Message - February 2021

Gloucestershire Library services are operating under national restriction guidelines.  To see which services you can access from home please click here.  Libraries remain open to provide essential PC access to residents who cannot get online at home and we continue to offer request and collection services.    We look forward to extending our services when restrictions allow.

Gloucester Library including Music and Performing Arts

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

Opening times:

Monday        09:00-13:00   Collection services

                     14:00–16:00  Essential PC Access

Tuesday       14:00-16:00   Collection services

Wednesday  Closed

Thursday      09:00-13:00  Collection services

Friday           Closed

Saturday       10:00-13:00  Collection services

Collection Services

Customers can arrange an appointment to collect available reservations from a chosen library during "Collection Services" sessions.  Items may be collected from the door of the library with no access to the inside of the building.  See Request and Collection Services for details.

Computers and Printing

Please note PC access is suspended at Gloucester Library as a consequence of the Tier 4 restrictions. All other library sites offer essential access only. Computers and Printing

Closed

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 if available.

                  

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.

What we offer

  • Search for books and more... Library catalogue
  • Manage your library account, renew & reserve books Manage account
  • PCs with internet access at all other Gloucestershire libraries  (not Gloucester)Book a computer 
  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • Free access to Which? Online
  • Fax service
  • Dedicated scan PC - please book online in advance of your visit or contact the library to book your session
  • Bookstart
  • Home library service
  • Local Family and History Centre
  • Borrow musical scores and sets
  • Borrow play sets
  • DAISY player (Digital Accessible Information System) – for use by customers with sight loss or reading difficulties for listening to audiobooks.  Please ask staff for details 

The following services are suspended:

  • Apply for a bus pass (if you don't have a computer)
  • All groups
  • Computer buddies

 

Library Access

  • Lift to 1st floor   
  • Public car park and parking for people with access needs nearby
    • No post box for out of hours book returns

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