All items borrowed immediately prior to the libraries closing due to COVID-19, or during the closure period, had their due dates extended to 8 June.
These items are now due to be returned.
Return of these items will allow you to borrow items in future.
Stream free movies and documentaries online with Kanopy - an on-demand streaming service.
There's Kanopy kids too, so the whole family can watch.
Access Kanopy here
Borrowbox offers free audio books and e books.
Overdrive is a free audio and ebook service.
Access Overdrive here
Audible is also offering free audiobook access to a huge range of children's and teen literature, as well as classics. You don't need a library membership to access Audible.
Access Audible here
While we're not able to run our regular Storytime sessions in person, you can have your own Storytime sessions at home using Storybox. Featuring celebrities, authors and illustrators reading a range of children's books online.
Access Storybox here
We'll also be showing a series of Storytime sessions online, on our Facebook page at 10am every Satuday morning for the next few weeks. Follow the City of Bayswater Facebook page below, and tune in at 10am to enjoy some stories, rhymes and songs with our wonderful library staff.
If you're looking for fun, educational activities to do at home - we've got you covered. Busythings is a quirky online education resource with over 900 games and activities aimed at kids aged between 3 and 11.
Access Busythings here
The Department of Education is also offering free resources supporting learning at home. You don't need a library membership to access these.
Dep Education Online resources
Library members can get free access to RB Digital's e-magazine library app.