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Our Services

We’re very pleased to announce that our doors are now open to the public again! Please see below for the list of services we offer.

Book Browsing

You will be able to come in to the library and browse our range of adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction titles. Good news! – we are now able to request items from other libraries.

We will also continue to offer Book Collection by appointment if you want to just come and pick books up. To make an appointment please click here or telephone us on 01639 883831 during our opening hours. Let us know your favourite author(s), genre(s) or specific book title(s) you are interested in and we’ll do our best to meet your requirements.

You can also view our Online Catalogue by clicking here. Please use the Filters on the left-hand side of the screen to look specifically for books at Taibach Community Library. A handy guide to searching the catalogue has been produced and you can find that by clicking here.

Book Returns

You will be able to return any items you have on loan during our opening hours.

Don’t worry if your books are overdue, as late fines are currently suspended due to the ongoing pandemic.

Photocopying

Our Photocopying service will be available. Following government guidelines you’ll need to ask a member of staff to do the photocopying for you.

Charges for Photocopying are as follows:

  • A4 Black & White 12p per sheet
  • A4 Colour 70p per sheet
  • A3 Black & White 20p per sheet
  • A3 Colour £1 per sheet

You can pay for your photocopying via cash or card (if over £1).

Printing

You’ll be able to print from our public access computers or directly from a USB memory stick.

Charges for Printing are as follows:

  • A4 Black & White 12p per sheet
  • A4 Colour 70p per sheet
  • A3 Black & White 20p per sheet
  • A3 Colour £1 per sheet

You can pay for your printing via cash or card (if over £1).

Stationery, laminating and binding

We now have a range of stationery and greetings cards for sale at the library.

As well as this we are now offering laminating and binding services to our customers.

Laminating prices start from 50p per sheet.

Document binding prices are available on request.

Public Access Computers

You will be able to use our public access computers. Time restrictions have now been removed and customers can use computers for a maximum of 3 hours per day. You can pre-book a library computer here or by calling 01639 883831.

Clothes Recycling drop-off

Along with our friends at Dragon Bags, we’re accepting donations of unwanted clothing at Taibach Community Library. There are some items we don’t accept, so please click here to check out the list.

You can drop clothes off to our external clothes bank 24/7, it is located in the rear car park.

Rubbish collection equipment

We’re pleased to be a pick-up point for orange rubbish bags as part of the Taibach Tidy Team project. We also have litter pickers available to borrow. These can be picked up during opening hours.

Kids Club

Our popular Kids Club has now returned. It takes place every Tuesday 13.00 – 15.00 and Saturday 10.00 – 12.00 during the Summer Holidays. Customers are advised to book in advance to avoid disappointment. Book by calling 01639 883831 during opening hours.

Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge is back for 2021 and this year’s theme is Wild World Heroes.

To sign up just visit the library during opening hours. Signing up is free of charge. We have a treasure trail you can follow to find out about the different characters created for this year’s event. You’ll also be given an activity pack to take home.

Opening Hours

We're currently closed. Our opening hours can be found below.
Monday 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Tuesday 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Friday Closed
Saturday 10.00 am – 1.00 pm
Sunday Closed
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