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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.

Stow-on-the-Wold Library

Find out when Stow-on-the-Wold library is open and what you can do there

Opening times:

Monday                10:00-13:00        ​ PC access

                            14:00-16:00         ​Collection services

Tuesday              Closed

Wednesday         10:00-13:00         ​Collection services

                            14:00-16:00         ​Collection services

Thursday             Closed

Friday                10:00-13:00         ​PC Access

                          14:00-16:00         ​Collection services

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

Details about using library computers and printing can be found here Computers and Printing


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

These services are currently suspended:

  • Apply for a bus pass (if you don't have a computer).


Visitor Information Centre

Telephone: 01451 870998



Library Access

  • Lift at side entrance giving access to library, Visitor Information Centre and St Edwards Hall.
  • Handrail, free limited parking available in The Square including spaces for people with access needs.
    • Post box for out of hours book returns.

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