to the Friends of West Barnes Library

West Barnes library is moving back to its normal opening hours from Monday July 19th,


 We are desperately seeking volunteers to help with the Summer Reading Challenge, helping the children to sign up, choose books and give out stickers, medals and certificates. This year’s theme is World Wild Heroes all about nature and caring for the environment. Pease let me know if you can spare some free hours to help support this event.


Restrictions are still in place but come and visit

  • Hand sanitiser will remain available at the entrance and in public computer areas.' 

  • You will need to wear a face covering whilst in the library.  

  • There will be a limit on the number of people allowed in at any one time to conform to social distancing. 

  • The book return option at the entrance will remain, and there are perspex screens at the counter. 

  • The library will continue with increased cleaning, including the computers.

West Barnes Library is now open  on Tuesday and Friday 
10am - 6pm  and Saturday 10am- 4pm

Regular Activities             Fowbl Events

The Friends like many organisations,  has had to postpone events however once the Library fully reopens

events organisation that are consistent with social-distancing rules  will recoomence. In the meantime,

the Friends have a new e-mail address: friendsowbl.org.uk@gmail.com, but our website remains at www.friendsowbl.org.uk.

Become a member of the library and help keep it open, more information on the About us