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Christmas and New Year opening hours

All libraries due to open on Tuesday 24 December will close at 1pm or as usual if due to close earlier.

All libraries will be closed on 25, 26 December 2019 and 1 January 2020. 

There will be no late night opening between Christmas and New Year. Libraries will close at 5pm or as usual if due to close earlier.

The mobile libraries will not be on the road on 24, 25, 26 December 2019 and 1 January 2020. Please ignore any stops incorrectly listed on these dates and accept our apologies for any confusion caused.

Libraries with additional changes to Christmas opening hours

Box - Will be closed from 5pm on Monday 23 December until Monday 31 December, when it will open from 2pm to 5pm.

Corsham - Will be open with reduced hours on the following days:

Date
Time
Tuesday 24 December
7am to 1pm
Wednesday 25 December
Closed
Thursday 26 December
Closed
Friday 27 December
7am to 8pm
Saturday 28 December
8am to 5pm
Sunday 29 December
8.30am to 5pm
Monday 30 December
7am to 8pm
Tuesday 31 December
7am to 1pm

Devizes - There will be self-service opening between 5pm and 7pm on Friday 27 and Monday 30 December. Please note you will need to visit the library during a staffed session to register to be able to use the library during these self-service sessions. To find out more, speak to a member of staff or email libraryenquiries@wiltshire.gov.uk

Ludgershall  - Will be closed on Friday 27 December.

Market Lavington - Will open from 12.30pm to 5pm on Friday 27 December.

Netheravon - Will open from 1pm to 5pm on Monday 23 December.

Tidworth - Will be open with reduced hours on the following days:

Date
Time
Staffed/Self-service
Tuesday 24 December
9am to 1pm
Self-service
Wednesday 25 December
Closed

Thursday 26 December
Closed

Friday 27 December
10am to 3pm
Staffed
Saturday 28 December
9am to 1pm
Staffed
Sunday 29 December
8am to 3pm
Self-service
Monday 30 December
10am to 3pm
Staffed
Tuesday 31 December
9am to 1pm
Self-service

Tisbury - Opening times will be reduced on the following days:

Date
Time
Tuesday 24 December
7am to 1pm
Wednesday 25 December
Closed
Thursday 26 December
Closed
Friday 27 December
7am to 3pm
Saturday 28 December
8am to 3pm
Sunday 29 December
8am to 3pm
Monday 30 December
7am to 3pm
Tuesday 31 December
7am to 1pm

Trowbridge - Will open at 9am between Christmas and New Year rather than 8.30am.

Season's greetings from the library service.

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Reading Passport app

Download the free Reading Passport app to start your virtual journey across the South West.

Collect stamps for every book you read and event you attend. These stamps will then unlock different locations along your journey across the South West. Community pages allow you to add book reviews and submit your own creative writing.

Start your journey today by searching for Reading Passport in the App Store or Google Play store.

Happy Exploring!

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eMagazines

eMagazines have been added to our collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks. RBdigital eMagazines are available for you to read for free using your library card number at any time of day or night.

Find out more by visiting the eBook, eAudio and eMagazine and FAQs pages.

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British Newspaper Archive

The British Newspaper Archive has been added to our online resource collection. It gives free access to millions of newspaper articles from the British Library newspaper collections from the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

You can search the archive from home but you will need to visit the library to view any articles that you discover on the library computers.

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Wiltshire records on Ancestry

Records from the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre have been added to Ancestry. The records cover the period 1538 to 1916 and include baptisms, marriages and burials in Church of England parishes across Wiltshire. 

These records can be accessed from home with a personal Ancestry subscription or for free by visiting any Wiltshire library or the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre and accessing Ancestry on the free public access computers. For more information, visit the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre news pages.

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Donations to library stock

The library service can use your recently read books it's a great way to recycle them!

We welcome books that are in good physical condition and up to date, where this is important. Our experience suggests that books published within the last two to three years are most popular.

You can donate books via your local library.

Please note, all donated books are accepted on the understanding that the library service is free to use, sell or otherwise dispose of them to meet the needs of the service.

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept donations of DVDs due to licensing issues.

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New DVDs every time you visit!

Wiltshire Libraries continue to offer a range of the latest films and TV releases on DVD the week they are released. Latest titles can be hired for an entire week for just £3.20!

Whether you're a fan of blockbuster films, want to revisit Downton Abbey, are hooked on Game of Thrones, or want to sample some World Cinema, there's bound to be something to try.

For more information, you can view our DVD hire page or drop in to your local library to see what's available.

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Last updated: 5 December 2019 | Last reviewed: 5 December 2019