Opening Hours and Service

Libraries are open for public browsing and computer access. To check your local library opening hours, and services on offer please check Library Locations and Opening Hours. Some services may continue to be a little different in the coming months but we are working hard resume services when it is appropriate to do so and this website will be updated regularly.

Ask Us; Business Information Service

Our services

Gloucestershire Libraries subscribe to a wide range of information resources to support businesses and students, whether you are a start-up or trying to grow your business, looking for employment or work experience, or are an inventor or investor

Our experienced staff can guide you through the information sources available or carry out research for you.
For more information on our services, please get in touch.


Company information and reports

Do you need full company details and accounts, or lists of directors? We can supply you with the information from our business database FAME. FAME contains very detailed information on companies, with up to 20 years of history per company. FAME also has flexible software with information on around 13 million UK and Irish companies.


Business to business mailing lists

Looking to target highly lucrative and relevant markets? Want to achieve the best return on your marketing investment? We can compile specific mailing lists for your direct marketing from our database FAME. We can search across a range of criteria including geographical location, turnover, number of employees and industry sector. We export the mailing lists into spreadsheet and can adapt the spreadsheet by inserting additional data to suit your individual needs.

The FAME database includes companies in Gloucestershire and we can search for any part of the UK. You can use FAME at Gloucester Library.

It's also possible to integrate FAME into other line-of-business applications such as CRM systems. This provides the ability to match your data against FAME's for data cleansing or to combine FAME data with your own.

Starting a business

If you are thinking of starting a business, you can obtain business information by accessing the Growth Hub website and creating an account. Alternatively use our: Ask us enquiry form.

Did you know The Growth Hub @ the Library provides an access point to free business support and resources? Selected libraries have co-working spaces and business areas, whereas some simply have literature and guidance. The Growth Hubs in all libraries are now open: All Hubs are available during library opening hours and you can find the opening times here.

Don't forget Gloucestershire Libraries subscribe to Libby (from Overdrive) and they offer a large selection of business related magazine titles.


Contact Ask Us

To contact the Ask Us team please call  01452 426991 or email

This service is available to anyone who lives, works or studies in Gloucestershire and is available 10 am till 4 pm Monday to Friday, or just leave a voicemail at other times.
 Alternatively, use our: 'Ask Us' enquiry form.


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