Reading & Libraries
An Evening with Simon Armitage: Inspire <Virtual> Poetry Festival 2020
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Whilst most of our Inspire Libraries are have reopened, we ask if you can join online before you visit us if possible.
If your library has not reopened, or you cannot visit us
If your library has not reopened, or you cannot visit us for health reasons or due to shielding, and you would like to access eResources, then please follow these steps;
Items borrowed from the library will no longer automatically renew, and overdue charges are now back in effect. You may now also reserve items again.
Items borrowed from the library no longer automatically renew, and overdue charges are back in effect. All items borrowed on or before 27 July 2020 were due back on 17 August 2020. All items borrowed from 28 July onwards are due back 3 weeks from the date you borrowed the item. To renew, call Ask Inspire on 01623 677 200 or click here. (Excludes Retford Library).
If you need to keep an item a little longer, it’s usually possible to renew it. You can renew items up to four times.
To renew items, log in to your online account with your card number and PIN.
If you need any help with renewal, contact Ask Inspire - 01623 677 200 - or your local library.
If an item isn't in your local library you can ask to place a hold by completing a card in the library or place a hold for an item online. A charge will be made for this service.
If items are unavailable within the county we can often get them from elsewhere in the UK. Please ask at your local library.
Most of our services are free of charge. However, there are small charges and fees for some of our services.
Nottinghamshire libraries have been assessed for disabled access. Everyone can use the libraries at ground level, however some libraries are awaiting ramps or other modifications to reach the upper floors. Please ask a member of staff for help if you have difficulty accessing any of the services because of the library layout.
Information on the accessibility of specific libraries can be found in the list of libraries.
If you are unable to
visit your local library we can arrange for books to be brought to you. A
friendly RVS volunteer can bring a selection of books and talking books to you,
in your own home.
For your peace of mind, all of our volunteers have been checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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