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

Warwick Library is now offering a limited number of services by appointment only.

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:

  • 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:

  • Returns are via a drop box in the foyer of Shire Hall.  Available during the opening hours of the building: Mon-Thu, 8:00-17:30; Fri, 8:00-17:00; Sat, 9:00-15:00. Customers may have to queue to enter the building as social distancing is in place.

All other services remain unavailable.

Library services affected by the coronavirus pandemic

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


Warwick One Stop Shop is 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.

The Post Office, check for opening hours.

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 3pm
Sunday Closed

Telephone 0300 555 8171 for Warwick 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.


Warwick Library and Information Centre
Shire Hall
CV34 4RL

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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-year-olds and parents and carers. Thursdays, 9.30am to 10am and 11am to 11.30am.
  • Story Stomp – fun session for 2 to 4-year-olds and their parents and carers, following on from Rhyme Time. Mondays, 9.30am to 10am.
  • Chatterbooks – book talk, fun games and crafts for 8 to 11-year-olds. Once every four weeks, Wednesdays, 4pm to 5pm. Term time only.
  • Page Turners – book and craft activities for Year 7 and above. Every four weeks on a Saturday,  2pm to 3.30pm. Contact us for more information.
  • Lego Club – Lego Club – imaginative, creative Lego sessions for 8 to 11-year-olds. Alternate Tuesdays, 3.45pm to 5.15pm. Book with Eventbrite. Term time only.
  • Lego Club Saturdays - starting 13 July. Creative themed sessions for primary school-aged children to build and create with Lego. Saturdays, 10.30am to 11.30am. Drop in - no need to book. 
Other groups and activities

Currently unavailable.

  • Silver Surfers – free drop-in computer and tablet help sessions for people aged 50 plus. Tuesdays, 2pm to 4pm. Drop in; no need to book.
  • Coffee Morning –  with guest speakers. £1 charge. First Wednesday of every month, 10.30am to 12 noon
  • Reading Group. Meeting every third Tuesday of the month, 2.00pm to 3.15pm. Contact us for more information
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
  • access the police website using the free-to-use public computers.

Please visit or call 01926 415000 for online and telephone services.

Safe Place

Currently unavailable.

Warwick 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
  • accessible entrance
  • ramp
  • public area on one level
  • accessible toilet
  • induction loop
  • access to low vision
  • registered assistance dogs welcome
  • facilities for visually impaired
  • sign language interpretation arranged on request
  • staff are trained to help
  • information available
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