Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For support and advice about council services please call 01926 410410.

If you are clinically extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 and need support call the Hotline on 0800 408 1447

Warwickshire Libraries will continue to keep you and our staff safe. When you visit we ask you to:

  • sanitise your hands

  • choose to wear a mask

  • 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 9.30am to 4pm
Tuesday 9.30am to 5pm
Wednesday 9.30am to 5pm
Thursday 9.30am to 1pm
Friday 9.30am to 4pm
Saturday 9.30am to 1pm
Sunday Closed

Telephone 0300 555 8171 for Atherstone 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

Long Street
Atherstone
Warwickshire
CV9 1AX

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What we offer

Currently unavailable:

  • newspapers and magazines to read in the library
  • magazines for loan
  • Micro:bits for loan – start coding with tiny programmable computers. For over 8-year-olds.
  • study space
  • UK Online Centre
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
  • Let's Make - explore and experiment with innovative and creative technology
  • Rhyme Time: Babies from birth – songs and rhymes for new-born and young babies with their parents and carers.  Ideal for babies not yet moving around
  • Rhyme Time – songs and rhymes for 0 to 2-year-olds, and parents and carers
  • Story Stomp – fun session for 2 to 4-year-olds and their parents and carers to follow on from Rhyme Time.  

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

 

Other groups and activities

Currently unavailable:

  • Silver Surfers – free computer and tablet help sessions for people aged 50 plus. Mondays, 10am to 12 noon.
  • Board Games – come along for a fun morning of board games. Thursdays, 10am to 12 noon.
  • Wednesday Club Afternoon Coffee – a different topic and guest speaker. One Wednesday a month, 1.30pm to 3pm. 
  • Family History Surgery – with the Nuneaton and North Warwickshire Family History Society. Every third Wednesday of the month, 2pm to 4pm.
Warwickshire Police public enquiry service
Registration service
Warwickshire Direct services
Stratford District Council enquiries
Safe Place

Atherstone 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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