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.

 

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Opening hours
Day Opening hours
Monday 9am to 5pm
Tuesday 9am to 5pm
Wednesday 9am to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 5pm
Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 3pm
Sunday Closed

Telephone 0300 555 8171 for Stratford-upon-Avon Library information (depending on your call package, charges may apply). Phone 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

12 Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6PZ

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What we offer

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.

  • Rhyme Time – songs and rhymes for 0 to 2-year-olds and parents and carers
  • Lego Club – imaginative, creative Lego sessions for primary school aged children.

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

Currently unavailable:

  • 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.  Wednesdays  11:00 – 11:30
  • Story Stomp – fun session for 2 to 4-year-olds and their parents and carers to follow on from Rhyme Time.  Fridays, 11:00 – 11:30
Other groups and activities

Currently unavailable:

  • Craft Club – bring your own craft projects, share ideas and find inspiration.  Thursdays 13:00 – 14:30.
  • Family history help sessions – Tuesdays, 10:00 – 12:00.
  • Shakespeare for All –  join experts from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust as they read through Shakespeare’s Complete Works.  Turn up and read, or simply to sit back and listen. Free of charge but spaces are limited so places are available on a first come first served basis.  www.shakespeare.org.uk for a full schedule of dates and works.  First Saturday of the month, 11.00 – 13.30. 
  • Silver Surfers – free computer and tablet help sessions for people aged 50 plus.  Mondays, 13:00 – 15:00 and Wednesdays, 10:30 – 12:30.  Drop-in; no need to book.
  • Stratford Family History Group.  First Friday of the month, 10.30 – 12.00.
  • Stratford Library Reading Group.  Second Thursday of the month, 15:00 – 16:00. 

Warwickshire Police public enquiry service
Registration service

Births, deaths and notice of marriage by appointment only.

Latest information and how to make a booking

Warwickshire Direct services
Stratford District Council enquiries
Safe Place

Stratford 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.

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