Renew your library items

While libraries are closed, all books and CDs on your card have been extended for six weeks. We will automatically renew your items until libraries re-open. We are not charging fines during this time.

Any fines due on DVDs will be waived when they are returned.

Find out how to request items in our new Select and Collect service


By phone

You can also renew items on your library card by phone using our automated phone line 24 hours a day.

  • call the number for your local library
  • when asked choose option 1 to use the automated renewals service and follow the instructions
  • you will need your library card
  • if you need help just press the * key on your telephone keypad to take you back to the menu then 0 (zero) to speak to a member of staff. Please note that staff are only available for assistance during library opening hours

In person

You can also renew books at any Barnet library. You will need to take your library card with you.

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