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Find information about community support and our services during the coronavirus pandemic, on our information for residents pages, our information for businesses pages, and our community support hub page which has guidance to help coordinate community organisations.

See a summary of our Local Outbreak Control Plan and read our frequently asked questions. 

Newbury Library

The library is currently providing a restricted service in order to meet government guidelines. Please limit your visits to about 30 minutes for choosing books or an hour to use a library PC. For further details please telephone before you visit or watch our video: https://buff.ly/3vZI6AN.

Opening Hours

Monday:9am to 5pm*
Tuesday:9am to 5pm
Wednesday:9am to 5pm
Thursday:9am to 6pm
Friday:9am to 5pm
Saturday:10am to 4pm

*Please note that our libraries aren't open on Bank Holidays (including Good Friday).

Newbury library map


(01635) 519900


Newbury Central Library

The Wharf


West Berkshire

RG14 5AU



The following details are provided for information but please be aware that some services may be unavailable at present. Please check with the library before you visit.


Facilities and Access

  • Automatic front door
  • Library is on two floors - a lift is available
  • Level access on each floor
  • Disabled toilet
  • Baby changing room
  • 27 computers with internet access, available for use free of charge (shut down 15 minutes before library closing)
  • Free WiFi (shut down 15 minutes before library closing)
  • Black/white and colour A4 printing from networked computers - charges apply
  • Self-service black/white and colour A4 and A3 photocopying - charges apply
  • Self-service black/white and colour scanning to email - free of charge
  • Public parking is available close to the library, including spaces for disabled people (charges apply)