Welcome back. The library is now open!

Services and systems currently available:

  • Reservation System - reserve books from other libraries and collect from your local library

  • Library Choice (formally known as Order and Collect) - fill out a form online or collect one from the library and we will select items from our shelves for you to collect. Free to use.

  • Browsing - from Tuesday 22nd September browsing will be allowed again, following social distancing requirements and Test and Trace regulations. Please read the guidelines when you arrive at the library.

  • All reservation & hire fees and overdue charges are reinstated from 14th September. Loans are also back to being 3 weeks after this date.

  • E-books, E-audio books, E-magazines and E-newspapers all still available for free with your library card. Click on the link on this page to find out more.

A public network computer will be available on Friday afternoons only. This must be pre-booked by emailing spnlib@somerset.gov.uk or asking in the library.

Much effort has been put into making the library a safe environment for you, our staff and volunteers and we very much appreciate your understanding and using the new layout and systems we have put in place.

New opening times:

Tuesday    10am -1.30pm

Thursday   10am -1.30pm

Friday        10am - 12pm

                  1.00pm - 3.30pm (pre-booked computer)

Saturday    9.30am - 12.30pm

For updates please visit

Twitter: @SomersetLib or @readmoresp

Instagram: somersetlibraries

Facebook: @SouthPethertonCommunityLibrary

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Friends of South Petherton Library is a

registered charity in England and Wales.

Registered Charity Number 1186429