Our Library Services

Until Additional Covid-19 Relaxations are Permitted, we are Offering:

Limited Browsing for up to 4 customers

Entry controlled by Stop/Go lights

Masks Mandatory, NHS Track & Trace in force

In Addition to Limited Browsing, we continue to offer:

Library Choice – This service is for for customers who are happy for library staff to choose a selection of  books, talking books or DVDs, based on their preferences submitted on a form (details below).  Our staff will then select items for you, and let you know when they are ready for collection.  We may not be able to provide the titles or authors requested but we’ll do our best to match the genre or style  Maximum of 10 items.  Customers will be advised when their order is ready for collection from the library.  Orders may be collected by a third party on behalf of the customer.

To access the Library Choice service select the button at the bottom of this page or go to: www.somersetlibraries.co.uk, email: [email protected] or call 0300 123 2224.

Forms for Library Choice are available in the Library.

Customer Request Service – customers may reserve items from the library catalogue and the LibrariesWest App, for pick up from libraries in Somerset.  Customers will receive an automated email or SMS when reserved items are available for collection.  Items are held for 14 days.  Reservation charges apply on collection.

Borrowed items may be returned during opening hours.

Public Computers – while in Lockdown 3 the public computers are NOT available.

Click-and-Collect Opening Times:

DayTimesServices Available
Monday14:00 – 17:00Browsing, ‘Library Choice’, Collections and Returns
Wednesday10:00 – 13:00Browsing, ‘Library Choice’, Collections and Returns
Thursday10:00 – 13:00 & 14:00 – 17:00Browsing, ‘Library Choice’, Collections and Returns
Friday10:00 – 13:00 & 14:00 – 17:00Browsing, ‘Library Choice’, Collections and Returns
Saturday10:00 to 13:00Browsing, ‘Library Choice’, Collections and Returns