Warwickshire Libraries will continue to keep you and our staff safe.

  • All visitors are required to wear a face covering when visiting a library, in line with the latest national restrictions.

When you visit we also ask you to:

  • sanitise your hands

  • 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 8am to 5.30pm
Tuesday 8am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 8am to 5.30pm
Thursday 8am to 5.30pm
Friday 8am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 4pm
Sunday Closed

Telephone 0300 555 8171 for Warwick 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

Warwick Library and Information Centre
Shire Hall
Warwick
CV34 4RL

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What we offer
  • books, talking books, large print - browse and borrow books from our shelves
  • newspapers to read in the library
  • 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 
  • library account enquiries & general enquiries including joining
  • computers with printing – printing is A4 black & white and colour.  Bookable in advance online, by phone or ask in the library
  • scanning - instructions are available but staff support is limited. Book the Scanner PC to use this service
  • photocopier – A3/A4 black and white and A3/A4 colour
  • Wi-Fi
  • self service machines to issue, return & renew
  • Reading Well collection – mental health self-help books, eBooks and CDs
  • Sorted! book collection – help for children, young people and parents with common problems and situations
  • micro:bits for loan – start coding with tiny programmable computers.  For over eight-year-olds
  • concessionary travel passes - applications and renewals by appointment only. Please contact the library to make a booking
  • limited study space
  • public toilet
  • baby changing facilities

Currently unavailable:

  • magazines
  • 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 with Eventbrite.

  • Chatterbooks – book talk, fun games and crafts for 8 to 11-year-olds
  • Family Lego Club – imaginative, creative Lego sessions for 8 to 11-year-olds
  • Page Turners – book and craft activities for Year 7 and above
  • 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, following on from Rhyme Time

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

Other groups and activities

Bookable events and activities.  Please book in advance.

  • Coffee Morning  –  with guest speakers. £1 charge
  • Warwick Library Book Club - contact us for more information
  • Yarnbombers - come along and knit or crochet, or learn how to

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
Warwickshire Police public enquiry service
Registration service
Warwickshire Direct services
Stratford District Council enquiries
Safe Place

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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