Nuneaton Library is now offering a Grab & Go Service.
What is available:
- Browse and borrow books from our shelves, and self-issue (for up to 30 minutes).
- Request books online and collect in the library.
- Choose books from our shelves and self-issue (for up to 30 minutes).
- Computer sessions bookable in advance online, by phone or ask inside (for up 45 minutes).
- Library Account enquiries & general enquiries including joining.
- Return books.
- Please see other available services under What We Offer, on this page.
During this time:
- Please bring your library ticket to use the self service machines (we will help if you forget).
- You do not need an appointment but visits are limited to 30 minutes.
- Grab & Go customers enter through the main entrance.
- Computer use customers enter through the rear fire exit.
- Registration Service customers enter through the rear fire exit.
- All customers exit through the children’s library fire exit.
- We can only allow a limited number of people into the library at any one time. You may have to wait a short time before entering.
- A maximum of 6 people in the Children’s Library at any one time.
- All other services remain unavailable.
- 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.
- Libraries are government designated venues where a system must be in place to request and record contact details of their customers, visitors, and staff to help break the chains of transmission of coronavirus. We will therefore collect your name and contact details, at Grab & Go libraries, to support NHS Test and Trace.
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- Opening hours
Day Opening hours Monday 9.30am to 5pm Tuesday 9.30am to 5pm Wednesday 9.30am to 5pm Thursday 9.30am to 5pm Friday 9.30am to 5pm Saturday 9am to 4pm Sunday 10am to 2pm
Telephone 0300 555 8171 for Nuneaton Library information. Lines are open from:
- 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.
- What we offer
- books, talking books, large print
- computers with printing – printing is A4 black & white, and colour.
- Asian reading material
- Books on Prescription collection – mental health self-help books, eBooks and CDs.
- Sorted! book collection – help for children, young people and parents with common problems and situations.
- spoken word playaways
Availability limited to on-shelf books:
- Warwickshire Local Studies Collection
- local studies and family history service
- Music and drama collection
- Let’s Make technology space
- Children’s and young adult groups and activities
- Rhyme Time – Fun songs and rhymes for 0-2 year olds and their parents and carers. Thursdays, 11:00 – 11:30.
- Story Stomp – Fun with stories and rhymes for 2-4 year olds and their parents and carers. Thursdays 09:45 - 10.15am.
- Book Magic – free family fun for children of all ages and their accompanying adults. Stories and crafts: a different theme every week. Sundays, 11:30 – 12:00.
- Code Club – free after school coding clubs for children aged 9-11. Wednesdays, 16:30 – 17:30.
- Lego Club – creative themed sessions for children to build and create with Lego. Alternate Saturdays, 14:00 – 15:30. See Eventbrite for dates.
- Other groups and activities
- Silver Surfers – free computer and tablet help sessions for people aged 50 plus. Thursdays, 14:00 – 16:00. Drop-in, no need to book.
- Family History Group – with the Nuneaton and North Warwickshire Family History Society. Every fourth Wednesday of the month, 10:30 – 12:30.
- Nuneaton Bookworms reading group
- Stitch Up! An informal club for crochet, knitting and hand sewing of all kinds. Enjoy a chat, share ideas and bring along a project to work on! Beginners to advanced levels welcome. Tuesdays, 12:30 – 14:30.
- Warwickshire Police public enquiry service
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 etc,
- 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.
- Safe Place
Nuneaton Library is a Safe Place where you can go to get help if you feel unsafe or at risk when you are out and about.
We will help you contact your support worker, family member, carer or the police. You will know it’s a Safe Place as it will have a sticker in the window.
For more information visit the Safe Places page.
- Disability access
Disabled access features – DisabledGo has a detailed access guide, showing a graphical summary of the venue’s accessibility using access icons and detailed information of the key features of the venue.
- Do it online
- Contact us