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Medici tv


Medici tv has been added to our available e-resources.

Medici tv provides access to a premier classical music channel including concerts, operas, ballets, documentaries and masterclasses.

You can still borrow e-books and audio books online


Access books and audio books for free, online.


Available 24/7 on your own device, everyone can access our free e-book and e-audiobook service Borrowbox, where you can browse the catalogue and download items all for FREE by following these steps.


Step 1 – Log in

Online - From your library website log in to BorrowBox with your library ID/barcode and password/PIN.

App - Download the BorrowBox app. Select your library and enter your library ID/barcode and password/PIN.

Step 2 – Search

Search, browse and discover our great collection 24/7, by title, author or category, listen to excerpts and more.

Step 3 – Borrow

Confirm your choice or reserve a title for later.

Step 4 – Download

Download the complete eAudiobook instantly. 

When reserved titles are ready to download the title will be automatically loaned to you and we'll let you know that it's ready via email.

lf you need more time to finish listening, simply renew the title during your loan period.

Step 5 – Enjoy

Enjoy listening to the most popular eAudiobooks from your favourite authors everywhere you go.

Where has all the flour gone?

hot cross buns  

If you have managed to get your hands on some flour and fancy some baking demonstrations, you can join the London bakery Bread Ahead free live workshops at 2pm daily on Instagram Live.

More information

A bit of romance


A worthy winner in the contemporary romantic novel category from The Romantic Novelists Association 2020. A lovely summery read with two engaging main characters; Aaron and Clancy, who you come to really care about. Written in a warm and friendly style that makes you keep reading to find out more. Many other interesting supporting characters with absorbing back stories all set in a delightful seaside setting makes this a perfect read to relax with on a sunny day.

Wellbeing support services


Samaritans - 116 123

Free calls from any phone.

Dementia Connect - 0333 150 345

Expert dementia advisers will provide information and link people living with dementia/carers into local resources through telephone support. This includes specific support and information designed to support people affected by dementia through the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Coventry Safe Haven - 07921 876065

Providing support for people 18+ who are feeling distressed and overwhelmed in the evenings, Monday - Sunday 6pm to 11pm.

Safe To Talk - 0800 1114998

For anyone in the city who may be a victim of domestic abuse and violence,this helpline is available Monday - Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 1pm.

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