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

Life in lockdown in your words

Your voice is unique and we want to hear it!

Send us your words inspired by lockdown in whatever format you choose. Get creative, reflect and share your experiences.There are many ways to get involved and we invite people of all ages across Gloucestershire to express themselves through poems, short stories, blogs, comic strips, animations and videos. Tell us In Your Words.

To find out more about how to take part in the Life In Lockdown: In Your Words project click the How to send us your contributions button.

Click on the pictures below to read submissions from other Gloucestershire residents

We encourage creative freedom and expression, but would like to make clear that this webpage is a record of the experiences of individuals in their own words. It does not necessarily represent the views of Gloucestershire County Council.

Lockdown has been a challenging time for many of us, please be aware that some submissions cover subjects people may find triggering. Please visit our wellbeing page for useful information and support.

Help us improve Gloucestershire County Council

Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.