Browsing is Back

Our post-‘Lockdown 2’ Services include:

  • Limited Browsing for up to 4 customers
  • Entry controlled by Stop/Go lights – Masks
  • Mandatory, NHS Test & Trace in Force

‘Library Choice’ – for customers who are happy for library staff to choose a selection of books, talking books or DVDs, from items on the shelves in the library.  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.

‘Customer Request Service’ – customers will be able to reserve items from the library catalogue https://www.librarieswest.org.uk and the LibrariesWest App, for pick up from libraries in Somerset.  There is an initial limit of 10 reservations per library member to help manage demand.  Customers will receive an automated email or SMS when reserved items becomes available for collection.  Items are held for 14 days.  Reservation charges apply on collection

Public Computers – on Thursday afternoon 1 of the public computers is available for pre-booked, time-limited slots.

To access the ‘Library Choice’ service or to book a public computer, see: www.somersetlibraries.co.uk, email: [email protected] or call 0300 123 2224.  Forms for ‘Library Choice’ are available in the Library. Opening times are:

Day Times Service
Monday 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Browsing, ‘Library Choice’ and Returns
Tuesday Closed all day None
Wednesday 10.00 am – 1.00 pm Browsing, ‘Library Choice’ and Returns
Thursday 10.00 am – 1.00 pm Browsing, ‘Library Choice’ and Returns
Thursday 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Pre-booked public computer use
Friday 10.00 am – 1.00 pm Browsing, ‘Library Choice’ and Returns
Saturday 10.00 am – 1.00 pm Browsing, ‘Library Choice’ and Returns

 

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