Warm Havens

Until 31 March 2024, all our libraries have extended opening hours to become Warm Havens, providing safe, non-judgemental, warm spaces during the cold winter months.

As well as a warm welcome and advice, libraries also offer:

  • free Wi-Fi
  • a busy schedule of regular activities to suit all ages and interests, from parent and toddler sessions, coffee mornings, code clubs, digital skills sessions, chess, knitting
  • and much more

Use the map linked below to search for your nearest warm haven. You can see opening hours, address and available facilities.

To find a warm haven near you, please visit our interactive map here.

Alongside extending library opening hours, we have relaunched a dedicated Warm Haven grants programme. Grants of up to £2,000 are available to voluntary, community and faith sector organisations who can support the borough’s response to the growing pressures of the cost of living.

Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Helping with money
Information and advice
Social prescribing
Support with housing
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