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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please note that in light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, users should take heed of the current information available from GOV.UK:

Therefore, the groups, clubs and societies listed within the Shropshire Community Directory may still be unable to meet, and there may also be a reduced service available from other local and national organisations.

For more information, please contact the individual groups or organisations listed. Stay alert and stay safe.

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Shropshire Libraries Concessionary Membership


Membership of Shropshire Libraries is free if you live, work or study in Shrophsire.  You can join online and will immediately be able to use many of the e-library services, including e-Books and e-Audio, e-Magazines and e-Newspapers. You'll also be able to place requests via the online library catalogue.

You are eligible for concessionary membership if you would describe yourself as having any of the following:

  • a physical disability;
  • a learning difficulty;
  • another disability / need;
  • dyslexia;

or if you are:

  • a carer;
  • a Skills for Life student (over 18);
  • housebound.

Benefits of concessionary membership:

  • There is no charge to reserve adult books and DVDs, compact discs, talking books, e-books and language courses which are available in Shropshire.
  • Loans for DVDs are free for one week, and loans for talking books, music CDs and language courses are for three weeks.
  • There is no charge for items returned late, but you may be asked to return any overdue items before borrowing anything else.

For more information or instructions on how to join online, please follow the links provided.

Contact Details

Shropshire Libraries
The Annexe
The Shirehall
Abbey Foregate
01743 255024

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How to apply for concessionary membership:

If you are already a member of Shropshire Libraries and think you may be eligible, please contact us with your membership number.  This is on your card and starts 'DD'.

If you aren't already a member of Shropshire Libraries, please complete an application (available online), then when you or your carer visits the library to collect your membership card just let the staff know that you're entitled to concessionary membership and they'll set it up for you.

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