Thursday 25 February 2021

Gloucestershire Libraries launch new reserve and collect service

Hoping for a good summer read? Gloucestershire Libraries has introduced a new reserve and collect service for everyone with library cards, this July.

A new online service has launched for Gloucestershire Libraries members, allowing them to get their literature fix by reserving and collecting books, as well as DVDs and other reading materials, from Monday 13 July 2020.

With libraries across Gloucestershire closed since March 2020 and unable to fully reopen yet, readers can now handpick and reserve their next book from an extensive online catalogue, before choosing a convenient timeslot to collect their borrowed books from one of 12 local libraries.

Library staff are also operating an ‘off the shelf’ service, selecting surprise books for adventurous readers.

And library-goers without internet access can also call staff at one of the 12 libraries taking part and use the ‘ring and read’ system instead.

The 12 Gloucestershire Libraries taking part initially are:

•Cheltenham
•Up Hatherley
•Longlevens
•Quedgeley
•Cinderford
•Coleford
•Moreton
•Cirencester
•Tewkesbury
•Bishops Cleeve
•Stroud
•Wotton

For more information, visit gloucestershire.gov.uk/libraries.

Follow SoGlos on Facebook for the very latest Gloucestershire news stories.

© SoGlos
Friday 17 July 2020

More news you might like...

Benefact House – the new headquarters of Ecclesiastical in Gloucestershire.

EXCLUSIVE: The first look inside Ecclesiastical’s new multi-million pound headquarters

After an 18-month construction project, Ecclesiastical Insurance’s new UK headquarters has been officially completed – and...

The price of The Heritage Bar on Kingsholm Road in Gloucester has dropped by £100,000.

Gloucester's Heritage Bar owner dropped the price to help convert a sale of the rugby-mad bar

With Prime Minister Boris Johnson unrolling his road map to recovery, Gloucester Rugby’s neighbour, sports bar The Heritage,...

A feast underway at French restaurant Domain 16, 16 Regent St, Cheltenham.

Hospitality could enjoy a ‘Roaring Twenties’ according to Cheltenham’s TURF

If reopening post lockdown goes to plan, Cheltenham hospitality trade body TURF predicts we could enjoy a new Roaring Twenties.

Mowgli is the latest arrival at Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter and will open in summer 2021.

New restaurant to open at Cheltenham's Brewery Quarter

Indian street food restaurant Mowgli will open in Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter in summer 2021.

Urban Fox is due to open in Cheltenham’s Montpellier in May 2021.

New ‘cocktails and cupcakes’ bar is opening in Cheltenham

Urban Fox, a new bar combining cupcakes and cocktails, is opening in Cheltenham – in the former home of Door 4 in Montpellier.

Unmissable highlights