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Select and Collect
Bedford Borough Libraries Launch Select and Collect
Bedford Borough Council will begin the phased reopening of libraries with a free Select and Collect Service at Bedford Central and Kempston Libraries from Thursday 20th August.
Opening hours at these libraries have temporarily changed and it isn't possible to freely browse the shelves at the moment. Our new Select and Collect Service allows you to borrow library books according to your preferences, which can then be collected from the library entrances during opening hours.
This is the first step in the reopening of libraries. Our approach to reopening is informed by government guidance and our main priority continues to be the health and safety of customers and staff.
Central Bedfordshire Libraries Launch Select and Collect
We were delighted to announce the start of our library Select and Collect service on Tuesday 11th August. Libraries will not be open for browsing yet but Select and Collect gives you the chance to get your hands on some library books again. You will be able to request books either individually or as staff selected genre bundles, return any items you have been looking after at home and collect any reservations that have been waiting for you at the library.
At the moment all our library buildings remain closed to the public so all our activities and events will remain online.
Put the library in your pocket!
- Search the catalogue for a title (or scan an ISBN barcode) to see if we have the book and where it is