Safety processes in libraries are working to keep people safe from COVID-19

Dec 04, 2020



Rates of COVID-19 cases in public libraries

Survey results on the rates of Covid-19 infections in libraries since they reopened in July.


Living with Covid 19 guidance - April 2022

The government is removing domestic restrictions in England in relation to Covid 19.

Public libraries are directed to the advice published by the UK Health Security Agency:

Libraries should continue to make risk assessments in line with their local circumstances and to consider the needs of any vulnerable staff, volunteers and users.

This page was last updated on 4 April 2022.


Libraries in the pandemic: Evolving services to meet local need

A summary of findings from our recent Libraries in Lockdown report as well as new evidence from other organisations to demonstrate the difference that libraries made to their communities during this crisis.