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The ongoing national lockdown means that all of the county’s library buildings will be closed for general use from Thursday 5 November.

However, from Monday 9 November, customers will be able to order books and pick them up from the front entrance of their local library.

Those needing to use library computers to access essential services such as universal credit and Internet banking, will be able to do so from Monday by pre booking a session on 0345 60 80 196 or via our online form.

For more information please visit the Lockdown Response page or contact us directly.

1. Wellbeing Boxes

Wellbeing Boxes are resources to help you take ownership of your health. Each box has interactive resources, local service information and literature about different areas of wellbeing, using the NHS 5 steps to mental wellbeing (connect, be active, take notice, keep learning, give).

What do the boxes contain?

Family and Activity Wellbeing Box

Activities and information for parents/carers with children aged 0–11. Most activities are designed to include your whole family and focus on all areas of wellbeing.

Teen Wellbeing Bags

Suitable for 11–18 year olds, with a focus on physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. The bags can be borrowed by individuals or by organisations for group work.

Reserve a Teen Wellbeing Bag

How do I borrow a Wellbeing Box?

The boxes are easily portable with a clip on lid and carry handle.

The whole box can be borrowed for free from the library, by library members – for up to 3 weeks.

Reserve a Wellbeing Box

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