News From Capel Library

We welcomed people back into the library on 22 September. We are limited to four people browsing at any one time, plus one person on the public computer. We also operate a one-way system, which hand sanitising and facemasks.

The public computer is also available to book through a member of staff. You will need your library card to make the booking over the phone and when you arrive at the library. Please note the computer is on a priory-based booking system for those needing emails, job seekers, Universal Credit, HMRC, etc. Photocopying and printing are now available.

The Home Library Service is now back up and running with two new lovely volunteers. If you know of anyone who would benefit from this service, please ask them to get in touch. Home Library Service is a service we offer for those who are housebound but still love to read or listen to books. It’s us bringing the library to you.

Our opening hours are different until further notice. For full details visit:

Tuesday: 10am to 1pm
Wednesday: 10am to 1pm
Thursday: 10am to 1pm
Saturday: 10am to 1pm

If you have items to return, please pop them back through our book drop.

We also now have some lovely new (second-hand) jigsaws for people to borrow, swap or buy for £1. Our book sale trolley is available with books from 30p.

For up to date information visit:

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