Coronavirus (COVID-19) information, 5 November 2020
Libraries across Worcestershire will remain open but with reduced services during the latest, national lockdown period.
To reflect proposed government regulations, plans are in place for the following services to be available at libraries during the four-week period.
Subject to volunteer availability, Library Service at Home book deliveries will be available for customers who are unable to visit their local library.
Customers wishing to reserve books or book a computer session can do so via their account or call the Contact Centre on 01905 822722.
All return dates have been extended to 31 December 2020 and library fines will be suspended until that date. There will be no reservation charges while the Reserve and Collect service is in operation.
Previously announced plans for the re-introduction of ‘Storybubble’ sessions in libraries and meeting room hire have been put on hold until the country moves out of lockdown. The Mobile service will also be on hold during the lockdown period.
Social distancing and hygiene measures are in place for everyone’s safety. To comply with government guidance, library visitors need to wear a face covering and register contact details with library staff on entry.
Revised opening hours are still in operation at some libraries, please check details for your local library
A wide range of additional online services, activities and events can be accessed via:
To book a computer session or desk space please go to:
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Temporary Opening Times
You can renew your loans online or by visiting any other Worcestershire Library. You can renew over the phone by calling the Worcestershire Hub on 01905 822722 or you can use our 24 hour automated renewal system on the same number.
Christmas & New Year Opening Times
* Only applies to libraries which are normally open.
** The Hive will be open until 6.00pm
Normal opening times on other days
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Malvern Library Illustration Collection
The collection contains over 1500 items including oil and watercolour painting, prints, photographs, post cards and posters, mostly of local interest. Access to the collection is by appointment only. Anyone viewing any item from the collection must be a Worcestershire Library member. To become a member of the library please bring proof of address e.g. driving licence, recent bank statement or a household bill.
Please note the children's library will not be available on Tuesday morning from 9.00am to 12.00 (term time only) due to a Tai Chi course taking place.
Malvern Readers Group
Meets: Fourth Wednesday in every month.
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About Malvern Library:
The original Edwardian library building was extended and re-furbished in 2006 and now offers a light, open contemporary space providing the community with a 'one-stop-shop' for a wide range of local services. These services include the Worcestershire Hub Customer Service Centre and Malvern Registration Services as well as library services. Visitors to the library will find an extensive collection of books and AV materials, self-service issue and return facilities, 38 public access computers for all ages, free WiFi access, a programme of children's activities and adult learning courses and exhibition space displaying work of local and regional artists.
Other Facilities at Malvern Library: