Whatever information you need, Somerset Libraries can provide you with a wide range of resources, in libraries and online. If you can’t find the information you are looking for, staff in your local library will be able to help you.
If you can’t get to a library, you can still contact the library service:
- Phone Libraries Direct on 0300 123 2224
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Use the free Reference Online resources to find the information you need
You can find more information about library services on the Somerset County Council website.
- Find your library
- Mobile libraries
- Library information services
- Using the library
- Libraries facilities
Computers in libraries
Each of Somerset’s libraries provides public access computers. These give you access to the internet, email and Microsoft Office applications.
You can book a computer up to seven days in advance at any of Somerset’s 34 libraries, to make sure it is available when you need it.
You can also book through a Libraries Direct Advisor by phoning 0300 123 2224.
Most Somerset libraries have free Wi-Fi.
Computer courses in libraries
Library UK Online Centres
If you have never used the internet or need to learn basic computing skills, UK Online Centres, operated by a number of Somerset Libraries can help you.
Bridgwater, Burnham, Dulverton, Frome, Highbridge, Minehead, Priorswood, Taunton, Wellington, Wells, Williton, Wincanton and Yeovil libraries are all UK Online Centres. They are part of a network of over 6,000 centres across the country helping to get people online.
All these libraries offer free access to the Online Basics courses on the Learnmyway website, supported by library staff.