If you wish to consult items not on the open shelves, such as newspapers or material from the strongroom, please ring in advance so that we may provide you with the best service we can.
The Library is open from 10.00 am to 5 pm Monday to Saturday, excluding Public Holidays. Please note our exceptional closures this Christmas and New Year: 21 - 28 December 2020 & 11 January - 8 February 2021. If you require specific material or have a question to ask us, it always helps if you ring in advance!
Tours for groups are available at other times on request.
Membership of the Library is free and available to residents of Guernsey, Herm, and Sark. It's easy to join - please ask at reception. Non-members may use all of the Library facilities, but only members can borrow books.
Members may borrow up to four non-reference books for a maximum of three weeks. Renewals can be made in person, by telephone (+44 1481 721998) or online. Overdue fines apply. Only members resident in Guernsey may borrow books. Books from the Priaulx Library may not leave the island. Borrowers are responsible for books and books not returned within six months from will be subject to a fine equal to their full replacement value plus administrative charges.
As part of its service to education, the Priaulx Library supports the teaching of local studies in Guernsey schools. The Library provides guided tours, one-to-one sessions and special support for teachers and students on the Library's resources and on specific subject areas. Contact Sue Laker.