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Exclamation markCoronavirus Update

Following the announcement made by the government on the 20th March to tackle the spread of the coronavirus, all libraries are now closed. To help library customers over the coming weeks, we are extending the due dates on borrowed items and will be pausing charges on any items that are already overdue.

Find out more about the changes to your service during this time.


Arena App home pagePut the library in your pocket!

You can:

  • Search the catalogue for a title (or scan an ISBN barcode) to see if we have the book and where it is
  • Request titles with just two clicks!
  • Renew your loans
  • Check and cancel your reservations
  • Keep on top of your account
  • Link your card to your children's cards so you can manage everything in one place
  • Find library details and locate the library on a map, it will even give you directions to the library!

Follow this link and download today!
Find out more about the app on the Virtual Library.

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