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

Collection Services

Collection Services:

  • Off the Shelf – “We select You collect”
    Complete an online form stating the type of books or other items that you would like. Staff will then select on your behalf, from the stock held within the library you choose to collect from, and will email you asking you to choose a time slot for collection. This email will include the URL for the booking form.
  • Reserve & Collect
    Search the catalogue, find items and reserve them. When the item(s) arrive at your selected library, you will receive an email asking you to select a time slot for collection. The email will include the URL for the booking form.

Having trouble booking your collection slot? Please only use the booking form found below if you have received notification that your items are available. The Booking form is found at:


If you are unable to make your requests online, there is a Ring & Read option so if you are aware of a library member without internet access please let them know they can telephone their request by contacting one of the sites listed below

Collection sites:

Cheltenham Area

Cheltenham 01242 532686
Charlton Kings 01242 243413
Hesters Way 01242 514969
Prestbury 01242 234540
Up Hatherley  01242 863010

Gloucester Area

Gloucester 01452 426973
Hucclecote 01452 619577
Longlevens 01452 525952
Matson 01452 524370
Quedgeley 01452 721233
Tuffley 01452 522160

Forest Area

Cinderford 01594 822581
Coleford 01594 833351
Lydney 01594 842769
Newent 01531 820447

Cotswolds Area

Bourton 01451 820964
Chipping Campden 01386 840692
Cirencester 01285 651983
Fairford 01285 712599
Moreton 01608 650780
Stow 01451 830352

Tewkesbury Area

Bishops Cleeve 01242 672 217
Churchdown 01452 712504
Tewkesbury 01684 293086
Winchcombe 01242 602772

Stroud Area

Dursley 01453 543059
Nailsworth 01452 832747
Stroud 01453 751651
Tetbury 01666 502258
Wotton 01453 842115


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