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Coronavirus: library information

Coronavirus: library information

Information on what Bristol libraries are doing in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Libraries temporarily closed

All Bristol libraries are closed until further notice. Extended access libraries in Stockwood, Westbury and St George are also closed. 

Online services are still available. We're also running groups and events online, including:

  • lunchtime lectures
  • book groups
  • baby bounce and rhyme 
  • children's storytime
  • children's quizzes and Lego club

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Thousands of people use the library service each day. Our priority is to protect the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff.

What our library users can do

All online services will still be available to use, including:

  • ebooks
  • audio books

Find out about eBooks, eAudio services and other eResources.

If you're not already a member, you can join the library online.

Do not return books

During this time, we’re not able to accept returned books.

Please do not leave them on the doorstep as they could be stolen or damaged with no one there to collect them.

Overdue charges

You will not be charged for overdue items whilethe libraries are closed.