Coronavirus (Covid-19)

If you are extremely vulnerable to Covid-19 and need additional support, call 0800 408 1447.

Support and advice about coronavirus and council services. Or call 01926 410410

Alcester Library is now offering a limited number of services by appointment only.

Appointments must be pre-arranged, except for the return of loan items which can be returned during opening hours.

COVID-19 precautions:

  • Collection of books is by pre-arranged appointment only. Please do not visit a library without an appointment unless returning loan items.
  • Quarantining and cleaning measures for returned books will be in place, before they are reused, to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.  Your returned items may not be removed from your account for up to 5 days.
  • Protect yourself and others from coronavirus. In line with Government guidance you are required to wear a face covering when in the library.  Please do not visit the library if you have any of the main symptoms of coronavirus.

Services available:

  • Click & Collect  Request books online.  Collect by appointment only.
  • Staff Select  Order a selection of books. Collect by appointment only. 
  • Computer Access  Book in advance.  By appointment only.
  • Return Loans Facility.  Available during library opening hours.

During this time:

  • The collection point for Click & Collect is at the main entrance.

  • Access for computer bookings is through the main entrance and bear right.

  • A Returns bin will be placed in the main entrance.

  • Other services are currently unavailable

Library services affected by the coronavirus pandemic

eLibrary - download eBooks & eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers and eMusic for free.

Opening hours
Day Opening hours
Monday 10am to 3pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10am to 3pm
Thursday 10am to 3pm
Friday 10am to 3pm
Saturday 10am to 1pm
Sunday Closed

Telephone 0300 555 8171 for Alcester Library information. Lines are open: 

  • Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm
  • Friday 9am to 4.30pm

All County Council managed libraries are closed on bank holidays and the preceding Sunday.

 

Location

Globe House
Priory Road
Alcester
B49 5DZ

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What we offer

Currently unavailable.

Children’s and young adult groups and activities

Currently unavailable.

  • Lego Club – last Friday of the month 4pm to 5pm. Creative themed sessions for children to build and create with lego. Term time only.
  • Storystomp – Fridays 10.30am to 11am. A fun session for 2 to 4-year-olds and their parents and carers to follow on from Rhyme Time.
  • Chatterbooks – book talk, fun games and crafts for 8 to 11-year-olds. Every second Friday of the month, 4pm to 5pm. Term time only.
  • Rhyme Time – songs and rhymes for 0 to 2-year-olds, and parents and carers. Wednesdays 10.30am to 11am.
Other groups and activities

Currently unavailable.

  • Silver Surfers – free computer and tablet help sessions for people aged 50 plus. Thursdays 10:00 – 12:00. Drop-in, no need to book.
  • Crafternoon Tea. Fridays, 13:30 – 15:00.
  • Betty's Crib Club, Mondays 10.00 – 12.00
Warwickshire Police public enquiry service

Currently unavailable.

Call into the library where staff can put you in touch with the police to:

  • report a crime or anti-social behaviour
  • report lost or found property
  • access the police website using the free to use public computers

Please visit www.warwickshire.police.uk or call 01926 415 000 for online and telephone services.

Stratford District Council enquiries

Currently unavailable.

You can talk to a customer service advisor in Stratford-upon-Avon District Council, using a Customer Access Terminal. Each terminal is equipped with scanners and webcams. The scanner allows you to easily show documents to an advisor and the webcams allow you to interact face to face for a more personal service.

Disability access
  • accessible entrance
  • ramp
  • public area on one level
  • accessible toilet
  • accessible parking
  • access to low vision
  • registered assistance dogs welcome
  • facilities for visually impaired
  • staff are trained to help
  • information available
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