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Library Information

This is what YOUR Library can do for YOU!

Library staff can:

View the SWIMS Catalogue:

Find books, journals and e-books in all NHS libraries in the area.

You can renew your loans online with your library card number.

Borrowing books:

You can borrow books for 28 days (some are shorter loan periods). Renew books twice, in person, by phone or online at

Returning books:

Return books to the issue desk when staffed or the book return bin out of hours.

Library Card:

Complete a membership form to receive your SWIMS library card.

Use your card to borrow up to twelve books at a time.  Your card is for your use only.


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Tel.         01305 255248

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