Warwickshire Libraries will continue to keep you and our staff safe.

  • All visitors are required to wear a face covering when visiting a library, in line with the latest national restrictions.

When you visit we also ask you to:

  • sanitise your hands

  • respect the space of others

Adhere to the national restrictions and stay at home if you have any symptoms of coronavirus.

Library Services - latest information 

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

Opening hours
Day Opening hours
Monday 9am to 5.30pm
Tuesday 9am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 10am to 5.30pm
Thursday 9am to 5.30pm
Friday 9am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9am to 1pm
Sunday Closed

Telephone 0300 555 8171 for Kenilworth Library information (depending on your call package, charges may apply). Lines are open:

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

All County Council managed libraries are closed on bank holidays.

Location

Smalley Place
Kenilworth
CV8 1QG

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What we offer
  • books, talking books, large print - browse and borrow books from our shelves
  • newspapers to read in the library
  • request books online and collect in the library
  • staff select and collect in the library.  We can supply book(s) that you like to read
  • library account enquiries & general enquiries including joining
  • computers with printing – printing is A4 black & white and colour.  Bookable in advance online, by phone or ask in the library
  • scanning - instructions are available but staff support is limited. Book the Scanner PC to use this service
  • photocopier – A3/A4 black and white and A3/A4 colour
  • Wi-Fi
  • self service machines to issue, return & renew
  • local studies & family history - books for loan only
  • Reading Well collection – mental health self-help books, eBooks and CDs
  • Sorted! book collection – help for children, young people and parents with common problems and situations
  • Micro:bits for loan – start coding with tiny programmable computers. For over 8-year-olds
  • concessionary travel passes - applications and renewals by appointment only. Please contact the library to make a booking
  • read and relax area
  • limited study space
  • public toilet
  • baby changing facilities

Currently unavailable:

Let’s Make technology space
Children’s and young adult groups and activities

Bookable events and activities for pre-school and school aged children.  Places are limited - please book in advance.

  • Lego Club –  imaginative, creative Lego sessions for children
  • Rhyme Time – songs and rhymes for 0 to 2-years-old and parents and carers

You can also find online events and activities on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Currently unavailable:

  • Story Stomp – fun session for 2 to 4-years-old and their parents and carers to follow on from Rhyme Time. Tuesdays, 10am to 10.30am
Other groups and activities

Currently unavailable:

Warwickshire Police public enquiry service
Registration service
Warwickshire Direct services
Stratford District Council enquiries
Safe Place

Kenilworth 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.

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