The library was built as part of a huge project that Andrew Carnegie funded, whereby he set up a trust fund for ‘the improvement of mankind’. According to the latest government figures, 552 people in Barrow have so … It was joined by Carlisle on the 29th of October. Symptoms. Libraries are permitted, by a Government exemption, to offer library members access to the public PC network for essential use if they can't otherwise access a PC/laptop or the internet. Cumbria County Council says computers are also available for 'essential use' - such as job applications - at these libraries and others across the county. 01229 404151 - Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 1pm, 015395 32749 - Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 1pm, 015394 32507 - phone on Monday and Friday 9.30am to 1pm, 015394 88945 - phone on Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am to 4pm. 01946 505585 - Monday and Thursday, 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm. If you are looking for something new to read you can now join Cumbria Libraries online. We will announce any changes to our services on this page and on our Twitter feed @CumbriaArchives. Covid-19 isn’t just flu. When does access from home to Find My Past end? The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers) (England) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/1374) is an English emergency statutory instrument that replaced the second lockdown regulations from 2 December 2020. All public libraries in Plymouth will reopen "within the next few weeks", the city council says. The Lake District & Cumbria was placed in Tier Two. Coronavirus. Libraries We have a range of library facilities throughout our campuses – please use the links below to see library locations, opening hours and contacts. 01946 505595 - Wednesday, 2pm to 5pm, Friday 2pm to 5pm. Lake District National Park signs were covered over at the height of the coronavirus crisis Wednesday 2pm to 5pm or, 01539 713524 - Select and Collect ordering Monday to Friday 9.30am to 1pm, 01539 713524 - Monday to Friday 9.30am to 1pm, Closures of Cumbria Archive Centres, update 4 January 2021. We would like to convey our sincere condolences to all who have lost loved ones in this pandemic. TWO new deaths have been announced in patients with coronavirus at two NHS trusts with hospitals in Cumbria. Cumbria Police, Cumbria Tourism and the Lake District National Park authorities asked visitors to continue avoiding the Lake District & Cumbria during the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis. Select and Collect. “Every person lost to covid-19 is a person someone loved, not just a statistic. To ensure social distancing that there will be a limited number of PCs and time slots available, PCs will be booked into slots to allow cleaning time in between each customer, but the actual session time is 45 minutes, Printing will be available at the usual costs, Please note that library staff will be unable to offer any support in using PCs - this is to ensure social distancing and everyone's safety. Coronavirus: grants for Allerdale sports clubs. It is still NOT OK to intrude on other people’s personal space. 01229 772445 - phone on Monday 9.30am - 1pm and 2pm to 5pm, Tuesday 9.30am to 1pm, Thursday 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm, and Friday 9.30am to 1pm. In June 2020, as news of the upcoming relaxiation of the rules emerged, accommodation bookings in the Lake District started to trickle in. Cumbria's libraries have launched a new online book club, to keep the county inspired to read throughout the coronavirus lockdown. 01228 227317 - phone orders on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9:30am to 1pm, Tuesday and Thursday 1pm to 4.30pm. ... Six of Cumbria's libraries have re-opened today, following the easing of lockdown. 01946 505585 - Monday and Thursday, 9.30am to  1pm and 2pm to 5pm. Three days later came the first reports of cases of coronavirus in the Lake District. The average rate for England was 579.8 for the same period. The building was designed by Kendal architect T.F. If you feel unwell and need to sit down please ask a member of staff who will be able to bring a chair for you. Due to the disruption to schools and libraries caused by Covid-19, the Summer Reading Challenge looks a little different this year but … Unlike lockdown 1, schools and colleges remained open. Libraries. Boris Johnson announced the new local tier system on October 12th 2020. Book Groups are kindly requested not to contact the team directly and to wait for them to make contact with you. From December 31 we shall be under Tier 4 restrictions.. See the latest news and get more information regarding coronavirus (Covid-19). Photocopiers are only available in a limited number of libraries where they are coin operated and staff won't be able to give assistance. What changes have been made to make libraries safe to the staff and public? The Lake District moves into Tier Four and closes to day visitors and overnight visitors as from midnight tonight. Easter Bank Holiday Monday in the centre of Keswick, heart of the North Lakes Please do not travel to Cumbria until infections decrease and advice changes. Members to ORDER 01946 506400 - phone on Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm. 01946 506400 - phone on Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm. For all those people finding it difficult at the moment, the sun will shine on you again and the clouds will go away.”, See latest changes in restrictions on www.gov.uk, CLICK HERE FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) IN THE LAKE DISTRICT & CUMBRIA, Copeland – Whitehaven, West Lakes & West Cumbria – 1,673 (, Eden – Penrith, Eden Valley & Pennines – 1,956 (, Barrow-in-Furness – Furness Peninsular – 2,667 (, Carlisle – Carlisle City, North Cumbria – 5,015 (, Barrow-in-Furness increased from 37.57 to, People could now enjoy staycations in England as holiday accommodation reopened on the 4th July, Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers opened, Two households could meet up in any setting with social distancing measures, Some leisure facilities and tourist attractions reopened – outdoor gyms and playgrounds, cinemas, museums, galleries, theme parks and arcades, libraries, social clubs, places of worship and community centres, Where it was not possible to stay two metres apart, guidance allowed people to keep a social distance of ‘one metre plus’, high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature), new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual), loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal. A spokesman said the authority's six main library buildings in Kendal, Barrow, Carlisle, Penrith, Whitehaven and Workington will reopen on August 10. We regret that library members will be unable to access any other service apart from PC use while they are in the library building and you will be asked to leave the building straight after your allotted time. A number of South Cumbria libraries have announced they are reopening to the public after closing due to the coronavirus pandemic. Phone 01229 407370 - on Monday - Friday, 10am to 1pm. Phone 01229 471742 - on Tuesday or Friday, 10am to 1pm. Yes. This effectively closed the Lake District and Cumbria to overnight visitors and day trippers. 017683 71775  - phone on Monday and Wednesday 10-12 and 1-3pm, 01229 404151 - Select and Collect ordering Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 1pm, Select and Collect Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.30am to 4pm and Saturday 9.30am to 1pm 015395 32749 - phone Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 1pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.30am to 4pm and Saturday 9.30am to 1pm, Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4pm and Saturday 9.30am to 1pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9.30am to 1pm. Your local library provides many services such as book loans, CD rental and internet access. Are the photocopiers, scanners, and microfilm readers available for use? Covid-19 Testing Opportunities Around Cumbria A range of locations are now being used around Cumbria to encourage people to access testing for Covid-19 in Cumbria. Library Catalog Information about how our libraries, archives and museums services are affected by coronavirus. The Covid-19 Vaccination Centres have started to open and will be accommodated in GP practices, health centres and larger public buildings in more central locations. University of Cumbria is working with the Government’s Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to host on-campus test ing. ** All islands in Highland are in level 3, except the Isle of Skye. Toilets and baby changing facilities are not generally open to the public. Cllr Gary Powell is a councillor in Buckinghamshire. Cumbria was moved into Tier 4 area Covid-19 restrictions on 31 December 2020. Monday 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm, Tuesday 9.30am to 1pm, Thursday 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm and Friday 9.30am to 1pm. Please contact the appropriate library to book. Cumbria Library Service is working with the partner organisations who host Library Links to see when they can safely be reopened; some will reopen imminently but for others no dates can yet be given. Cumbria County Council advice, And, finally, in the words of the wonderful Captain Tom: The county council's library service has launched an online book club, which it hopes will foster discussion of and engagement in reading during the coronavirus crisis.   Phone 01900 706170 on Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm, Phone 01900 812384 on Mondays and Thursdays 9.30am to 12pm and 1pm to 5pm, Phone 016973 42729 on Tuesdays and Fridays 9.30am to 12pm and 1pm to 5pm, Phone 017687 72656 on Mondays and Wednesdays 9.30am to 12pm and 1pm to 5pm, Phone 016973 20515 on Wednesday 9.30 - 12pm and 1pm - 5pm, Phone 01900 68441 on Tuesday 9.30am to 12pm and 1pm to 5pm, Phone 01900 822634 on Monday 10-1pm, Tuesday 10-1pm, Wednesday 2-5pm, Thursday 10-1pm, Friday 10-1pm and Saturday 10-1pm, For Library Members to ORDER   We regret you will not be able to just turn up without a booking. Sadly we went into National lockdown along with the rest of England on the 5th November 2020. Because of social distancing and the need to reduce visit time to buildings, we have reduced the number of PCs available to the public and can only offer customers 45 minutes' access each day. Please note that it is a legal requirement to wear a face covering (unless you possess an exemption). 20 March 2020 COVID-19 - Important update on Library and Archive Services Following the latest government guidance on COVID-19 and in light of … These levels are reviewed weekly. There were 543 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Cumbria reported on the 6th of January 2021. Today is day two of seven. Staff have been working to make sure they meet Covid-19 safety rules and opening times will vary. Supermarkets are running low on loo paper …” Behind partial paywall. Please keep AT LEAST 2 METRES between you and others that are not of your coronavirus bubble / family at all times – even if you think you have had the virus and are immune.   Essential PC use available at selected Cumbria Libraries. Ministers had been due to meet on Thursday, but that has been postponed until Friday due to two family funerals. What about my local Book Drop or Library Link? Following the latest government guidance on COVID-19 and in light of the rapidly moving situation, the council has taken the difficult decision to remove all ‘face to face public access’ to the county council’s libraries … On the 10th of May 2020 the Government announced easing of the coronavirus lockdown, allowing people to travel to the National Parks for day trips. In … On the 4th of January 634 new confirmed cases of coronavirus were reported in Cumbria. Cumbria Council Council’s library service seeing surge of online memberships and borrowing 09 April 2020 Cumbria County Council is now offering temporary online memberships to make it easy for the county’s residents, in lockdown, to access online services, including ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines, comics and newspapers. Please provide identification of you name and address. COVID-19 update and Frequently Asked Questions for libraries and archives Opening times from 2 December 2020: Monday: 9.30am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm Tuesday: 9.30am to 1pm Thursday: 9.30am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm Friday: 9.30am to 1pm We are not able to process Bus Pass applications but can give you a form to fill and give details of where to return it to. Libraries and Archives, Renew library books, Find a Library, Cumbria library, Join a library, Cumbria archive service, Ebooks, Audio books, magazines Find an archive centre, Health and wellbeing, Online reference library, Archive online catalogue, Request library books, Library opening hours, Upcoming library … The Lake District was very successful in managing to remain in Tier One and so stay open during October. Transport entitlement is identified by Children & Families Services Assessment Officers. Seminole County Public Library is here for all of your information needs. The rate per 100,000 population in Cumbria, for the 7 days up to 1st January 2021, was 503. For all other tiers, including Cumbria and its Lake District, the planned relaxation of the rules for five days over Christmas is reduced to just one day, Christmas Day itself. Get the latest updates from Sanford Health experts on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We compare the running average daily number of new cases of COVID-19 in the the week from 5th to 11th January to the average for the week 29th of December to 4th January (dates are inclusive). Each library has a capacity of people who can be in it at one time. Phone 01229 811674 - on Monday or Thursday, 10am to 1pm. Monday 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm, Tuesday 9.30am to 1pm,  Thursday 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm and Friday 9.30am to 1pm. Can I still join the library if I'm not already a member? Total number of people with at least one lab-confirmed positive COVID-19 test result since the start of the pandemic. Among those libraries offering the service are Kendal, Windermere and Ambleside. Figures in brackets show the number of new coronavirus cases reported on the 6th of January 2021. Cumbria Tourism Media Library Don’t forget that Cumbria Tourism membership provides access to our Media Library , full of imagery from across the county you can use within your messaging. 01946 506400 - phone on Monday and Friday, 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm. As each library has to restrict the number of people to allow social distancing, we would encourage you to restrict your visits to once per day, and to ask people to only visit the library individually, unless they are with a carer. 01539 713524 - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9.30am to 1pm. National restrictions applied throughout the whole of Cumbria. Lake District holiday parks, lodges, glamping sites and holiday cottages saw a 300% increase in demand for short breaks and holidays in October 2020, compared to the same time last year. This included the building of some 3000 public libraries, 380 of which were in Britain. 01946 506400 - Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm. There will be cleaning equipment available for user to clean the PCs before and after use. They are now listed on cumbria.gov.uk on the Local Communities page here under ‘Local Area Updates’. Yet Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria has the highest coronavirus infection rate in the UK. Top tasks in Coronavirus (COVID-19) Get a test to check if you have coronavirus on GOV.UK. The rate of increase in covid infections in Cumbria is currently extremely serious. BARROW Library has been recognised for its commitment to promoting health and wellbeing with residents and communities. *The following islands in Argyll and Bute are at level 3: . Credit: PA School and university: All Cumbria's Special schools are closed from Thursday 19 March. On December 2nd lockdown 2 was lifted as England returned to a three tier system. During the coronavirus lockdown in Cumbria laybys and forest trails were closed off with cones or branches, even on small back roads. To help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. Check coronavirus cases in … Tuesday, 2pm to 5pm, Friday 9.30am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm. The pent up demand for staycations was huge as holidaymakers realised that foreign holidays were liable to cancelation at any moment, and opted instead for more traditional English family holidays. In his piece for ConservativeHome, Elliot Colburn, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, celebrated the grant of £11.1 million to local authorities to fund a roll-out of “PrEP” (“Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis”). Do the public PCs have to be pre booked and how long can I use a PC for? Public PCs are available, but numbers at each library have been reduced to ensure social distancing and we therefore recommend booking in advance directly with your local library (session times are limited to 45 minutes). 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