Kenilworth Library will be offering a limited number of services from 17th August.
Appointments must be pre-arranged, except for the return of loan items which can be returned during opening hours.
- 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 (from 17 August):
- 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:
Other services are currently unavailable
eLibrary - download eBooks & eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers and eMusic for free.
Kenilworth One Stop Shop is also closed until further notice.
Unfortunately we are unable to offer any District or County Council services at this time. For services, please visit the Warwick District Council website or call 01926 450000.
If you require Warwickshire County Council services, please use our website or call 01926 410410.
- Opening hours
Day Opening hours Monday 10am to 3pm Tuesday 10am to 3pm Wednesday 10am to 3pm Thursday 10am to 3pm Friday 10am to 3pm Saturday 10am to 1pm Sunday Closed
Telephone 0300 555 8171 for Kenilworth 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.
- What we offer
- Books, talking books, large print
- Newspapers and magazines
- 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.
- Micro:bits for loan – start coding with tiny programmable computers. For over 8-year-olds.
- Computers with printing and scanning – printing is A4 black and white, and colour.
- Photocopier – A3/A4 black and white, and colour
- Local studies and family history service
- Read and relax area
- UK Online Centre
- Public toilet
- Baby changing facilities
- Card payments accepted (transactions over £5)
- Children’s and young adult groups and activities
- Other groups and activities
- Family history help sessions – Mondays, 10am to 12 noon.
- Crafternoon tea – Mondays, 2.30pm to 4pm.
- 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 415000 for online and telephone services.
- Warwickshire Direct services
Warwickshire Direct outlets are located within communities, often located with other services, where Warwickshire residents can speak to customer service advisors in person. Customer service advisors are specially trained in the wide range of services on offer and will try to resolve your query. This means that your council business can be dealt with in one place.
Types of services available
- Housing benefit
- Council tax
- Housing and repairs
- Blue bade (disabled parking permit)
- Environmental services, including pest control
- Street lighting and highways
- Electoral registration
- Concessionary travel passes
- Leisure services
- Arrange collection of large or bulky unwanted household items
- 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.
- Do it online
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