Newport Libraries

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Coronavirus Covid-19: all Newport Libraries are now closed until further notice, digital services are available (details below).

From 19 March 2020: 

  • All loans will default automatically to a due date of Friday 1 May 2020 (this change will take place 3 days before the standard due date)
  • All borrowers will be unable to place new requests
  • All email notices will be suspended 

A notice will appear on Online Library Catalogues advising users of these changes. 

Access free eBooks and eAudiobooks on BorrowBox with your Newport Library card. 

Access free eMagazines and eComics at RB Digital using your Newport Library card. 

Housebound routes have been suspended until further notice in order to protect vulnerable customers and volunteer delivery drivers. 

The following library events are cancelled until further notice:  

• Story Club - all libraries 

• Shared Reading - Central Library 

• Knit & Natter - Tredegar House Library 

• Welsh Baby Massage and Story Times - Central, Malpas and Caerleon Libraries 

• Code Clubs - Central and Malpas Libraries 

• Gwent Family History - next event is 8 April, update to follow 

• Job Seekers - Public PCs on the Floor 1 Mezzanine are still block booked for job seekers Tuesday to Friday 9am to 1pm. The Communities for Work job seekers support has been cancelled until further notice 

• Autism session - next event is 20 April, update to follow


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See also...

Newport's Library Strategy 2017-2020 (pdf)

Newport Libraries fees and charges 

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