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Disruption to library services

We are currently experiencing high staff shortages. As a result some 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

Gloucester Library including Music and Performing Arts

Gloucester Library including Music and Performing Arts is open today - 9:00am - 7:00pm

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

Opening times:

Monday              09:00-19:00       Open

Tuesday             09:00-19:00       Open

Wednesday        09:00-17:30      Open

Thursday            09:00-19:00       Open

Friday                 09:00-17:30       Open

Saturday             09:00-16:00       Open                  


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 
  • Dedicated scan PC - please book online in advance of your visit or contact the library to book your session
  • Photocopying
  • Free access to Which? Online
  • Fax service
  • 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 
  • Age related bus pass renewals/replacement and replacement (lost/stolen) disability bus passes.
  • Use of public wifi
  • Card payment facilities
  • Age UK are offering IT support in Gloucester on alternate Tuesdays, 11:30-12:30.  Please contact the library for details.


  • Baby Bounce and Rhyme
  • Storytimes
  • One off and school holiday events
  • Please see the Library Catalogue Events for dates, times and for booking information

The following services are suspended:

  • Computer buddies
  • New age related/disability bus pass applications/disability bus pass renewals


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
    • Bike racks nearby
    • Bus services nearby

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