Library at Home

If you are unable to get to one of Hounslow's libraries then let the library come to you.

Who can use the service?

Older person receives a visit

The service is available to residents of Hounslow who are physically unable to visit their local library due to disability and or illness.  Whether you live in your own home, sheltered accommodation, or residential care you can receive this service.

What kind of service is offered?

A member of staff will deliver a monthly supply of books to your home. Careful records are kept of readers' current likes and interests in order to help with the selection.
As well as ordinary print books, we supply the following:

Large print items available

  • Large Print Books
  • Talking Books (for people with sight difficulties)
  • Magazines (both general interest and specialist titles)
  • Jigsaws
  • DVDs
  • CDs

Other services, including reservations for library items and information are also available to members.


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To join this service, please contact us.

Telephone: 020 8583 5517 or 020 8583 5515

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