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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest Slough Library service update

Updated: 22/06/2021

Using and visiting our libraries

Our Click and Collect and returns service is available at all 4 of our libraries The Curve, Langley, Cippenham and Britwell Library, Monday to Friday 10am-5pm, and Saturdays 10am-3pm. We are also now offering browsing, computer use and photocopying. 

Our online activities programme still takes place with storytimes, crafts and interactive sessions.

Browsing at our libraries

Visit any of our libraries and check in at the entrance where we will advise you and guide you through the procedures before you may enter the library. Browsing is for 30 minutes. 
Note: Please be aware that in line with current government restrictions you must wear a mask while in the library, unless exempt. This includes children aged 11 and over.

How to book a computer

A limited number of computers are available for 60 minutes at a time to use the internet, certain Microsoft applications and printing. You must contact us in advance to book a slot.

Library Name Telephone Number Email Address
The Curve 01753 875533 Library@slough.gov.uk
Britwell 01753 522869 BritDesk.BritDesk@slough.gov.uk
Cippenham 01628 661745 CippDesk.CippDesk@slough.gov.uk
Langley 01753 542153 LangDesk.LangDesk@slough.gov.uk

Time slots available

Monday to Friday: 10-11am, 11.30am-12.30pm, 1-2pm, 2.30-3.30pm, 4-4.55pm

Saturday: 10.30-11.30am, 12-1pm, 1.30-2.30pm

Note: Please be aware that in line with current government restrictions you must wear a mask while in the library, unless exempt. This includes children aged 11 and over.

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 The Curve or Britwell using the form on our online library catalogue or email Clickandcollect@slough.gov.uk or telephone either library below.

Library Name Telephone Number
The Curve 01753 875533
Britwell 01753 522869
Cippenham 01628 661745
Langley 01753 542153

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, Langley, Cippenham or Britwell Library during our current opening hours – Monday to Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-3pm. 

Loan periods and charges for late returned books

Please be aware that you can borrow or renew books for 3 weeks. If you do not return or renew your books on time, you will be charged. 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. .

Activities and events

Library activities and events can still be found online on our social media platforms: FacebookTwitter and Instagram, to view regular activities such as story and rhyme time, LEGO®, crafts and seated exercise, plus a whole host of new content. 

Please note all shows have been cancelled until further notice.

Don't forget to check our online resources, including e-books and e-magazinesfamily history and learning opportunities!

If your enquiry is not covered in the information above, please email us library@slough.gov.uk.