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Following government advice, and due to the increasing concerns around the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), we have taken the decision to close all libraries effective immediately, until further notice. 

To find your nearest library type in your postcode or street (minimum 6 characters) and select your address:

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Southampton has 11 libraries. You can also find your nearest library by checking our map.

More information on your local library

Council libraries

These Southampton libraries are managed by the council:

Community libraries

The management of five libraries has now passed to community organisations with support from Southampton City Council:

Find out more information about the organisations who will be running these libraries.