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

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.

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 (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

Library services affected by the coronavirus pandemic

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.

Location

Smalley Place
Kenilworth
CV8 1QG

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What we offer

Currently unavailable

Children’s and young adult groups and activities

Currently unavailable

  • Rhyme Time – songs and rhymes for 0 to 2-years-old and parents and carers. Wednesdays, 11am to 11.30am.
  • 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

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 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

Currently unavailable

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

Safe Place

Currently unavailable

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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