Coronavirus effects on council services


Updated: 20 January 2021

Using and visiting our libraries - change to service

Our Click and Collect and returns service is now available at 2 of our libraries The Curve and Britwell Library, Monday to Friday10am-4pm, and Saturdays 10am-2pm. Cippenham and Langley libraries are temporarily closed for all services including Click and Collect. Browsing and computer use is currently not available during the national lockdown at any of our libraries in Slough. Our online activities programme  still takes place with storytimes, crafts and interactive sessions.

What is Click and Collect

Request what you are after using Click and Collect. You can ask for something in particular or you can ask for any type of book , favourite authors or something new The books are then selected by our expert libraries team ready for you to collect from the library. Contact either Curve or Britwell using the form on our online library catalogue  or email or telephone either library below

  • The Curve: 01753 875533
  • Britwell: 01753 522869

We will call or email you with a day and date to come and collect your books.

When can books be returned

You can return your books to The Curve or Britwell Library during our current opening hours – Monday to Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am-2pm. You will find a container at the entrance where you can place them. Any returned books will be placed in quarantine for 72 hours.

Charges for late returned books

While we are in lockdown any payment of late charges has been frozen. If you have any queries , please get in touch. You can renew your books in three ways. Have you tried our library app? Just search 'Spydus Mobile' on your app store. Issue and renewal dates have been extended to 12 weeks.

Activities and events

Library activities and events can still be found online on our social media platforms:  Facebook  Twitter  and  Instagram , to view regular activities such as story and rhyme time, LEGO®, crafts and seated exercise, plus a whole host of new content. Get involved by joining our film or book clubs.