Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

Whitnash Library is now offering a Grab & Go Service. 

 

Early May bank holiday - all County Council libraries are closed on Sunday 2 May and Monday 3 May.

 

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.  

  • Staff Select and collect in the library.  We can supply book(s) that you like to read. 

  • Computer sessions bookable in advance online, by phone or ask inside (for up 45 minutes). 

  • Library Account enquiries & general enquiries including joining. 

  • Return books. 

  • photocopier – A4 black & white, and colour (staff operated)

During this time: 

  • Please bring your library ticket to use the self service machines (we will help if you forget).  

  • 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.  

  • You do not need an appointment but visits are limited to 30 minutes.  

  • A maximum of 1 family in the children’s area at any one time. 

  • All other services remain unavailable. 

COVID-19 precautions: 

  • 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.  

Library Services - latest information 

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

 

Opening hours
Day Opening hours
Monday 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5pm
Tuesday 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5pm
Wednesday 1.30pm to 5pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm
Saturday 10.30am to 1.30pm
Sunday Closed

Library information for Whitnash is also available by telephone – 0300 555 8171 (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

Franklin Road
Whitnash
Leamington Spa
CV31 2JH

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What we offer

Currently unavailable

  • newspapers and magazines
  • Micro:bits for loan – start coding with tiny programmable computers.  For over eight year olds.
  • scanning
  • WiFi
  • read and relax area
  • study space
  • meeting room
  • public toilet
  • baby changing facility
  • UK Online Centre
  • Concessionary travel passes
Let’s Make technology space
Children’s and young adult groups and activities

Events and activities on Facebook and Twitter, including Rhyme Time.

Currently unavailable

  • Rhyme Time – songs and rhymes for 0-2 year olds and parents and carers. Fridays 11:15 – 11:45.
  • Story Stomp – fun session for 2-4 year olds and their parents and carers to follow on from Rhyme Time. Mondays 11:15 – 11:45.
  • Chatterbooks – encouraging children aged 8 – 11 to take pleasure in reading. Book talk, fun games and crafts. Once every four weeks, Saturdays 11:00 – 12:00.
  • Lego Club – creative themed sessions for children to build and create with Lego. Saturdays, 11:00 – 12:00.
  • Crafternoon tea – Tuesdays, 14:30 – 16:00.
Other groups and activities
Warwickshire Police public enquiry service
Registration service
Warwickshire Direct services
Stratford District Council enquiries
Safe Place
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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