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Coronavirus status: OPEN

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest Slough Library service update

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-4pm, and Saturdays 10am-2pm. We are also now offering computer use and browsing. 

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 15 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 45 minutes at a time. You must contact us in advance to book a slot.

Library NameTelephone NumberEmail Address

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

Time slots available:

  • Monday to Friday: 10.15-11am, 11.30am-12.15pm, 12:45-1.30pm, 2-2.45pm, 3.15-4pm
  • Saturday: 10.15-11am, 11.30am-12.15pm, 12:45-1.30pm

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.

Printing services are not available at this time.

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 Clickandcollect@slough.gov.uk or telephone either library below

Library NameTelephone Number

Library Name: The Curve Telephone Number: 01753 875533
Library Name: Britwell Telephone Number: 01753 522869
Library Name: Cippenham Telephone Number: 01628 661745
Library Name: Langley Telephone Number: 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-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.

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:  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. 

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.

Who to contact

Telephone
01753 875533
Email
library@slough.gov.uk
Website
Slough Libraries

Where to go

Name
Library @ The Curve
Address
William Street
Slough
Berks
Postcode
SL1 1XY
Notes

Slough Libraries runs special events at all 4 main libraries:

  • Library @ The Curve, William Street SL1 1XY
  • Langley Library, Trelawney Avenue
  • Cippenham Library, Elmshott Lane
  • Britwell Library, Britwell Centre, Wentworth Avenue 

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Check libraries website for full opening hours

Other Details

Costs

Details
See details of specific events in the 'Downloads' section, majority of events are free but there are some events with costs for attending.  

Disclaimer

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations