Libraries - news
Library catalogue - Wednesday 8 April
We will be performing essential system maintenance on the library catalogue on 8 April. During this period we will be running a limited service. If you have any queries please contact your local library. We apologise for the inconvenience.
Crowthorne Library reopens
Following closure due to a problem with flooding, Crowthorne Library has now reopened. Please note that children's events will restart the week commencing 30 March. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Bracknell Library during the town centre redevelopment
We are open as usual during the redevelopment work taking place in Bracknell town centre. View map of Bracknell town centre - this shows walking routes through the centre.
Find out more about changes to the town centre in our regeneration section.
Great Hollands Library - opening hours
Great Hollands Library is now open on Thursday mornings from 9.30am to 12.30pm.
Additional ebook service
Borrowbox now offer a selection of ebooks for you to borrow. Previously, they only supplied audio books for download but they are now, gradually, building up their ebook collection.
Some of the bestsellers you can now borrow are - Bridget Jones: the edge of reason by Helen Fielding, The sixth man by David Baldacci, Young Winstone by Ray Winstone, Not my father's son by Alan Cumming and The book of strange new things by Michel Faber.
Our new library management system has now been in place for several months. If you haven't already done so, please visit our library catalogue - your login details remain the same. Once you have logged in, you will find that you can also set up lists of books and rate books.
If you need any help with using the catalogue please ask - our staff are fully trained and will be able to help you if necessary.
Why buy magazines when you can download popular titles like Amateur Gardening, BBC Good Food, Cycling Plus, Gold Monthly, Good Housekeeping, Inside Soap, Prima, Slimmer's World and Your Family Tree?
For a choice of over 70 different titles , current and back issues, go to our e-magazines page. All you need is a library card.
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Need help with choosing a book?
Simply ask one of our librarians. Don't forget that we also stock a wide range of non-fiction and spoken word resources.
More interested in audiobooks? See our e-books and e-audio page.
Owl monitors can help you understand and reduce your energy consumption. Monitors can be borrowed from any library in the borough.