Information about the libraries in Borås due to the Corona virus

At present the libraries are open as usual but with some changes.

You are welcome to visit the Libraries of Borås, but if you sense the slightest cold or influenza symptoms we kindly ask you to stay at home until you have recovered. Library visitors usually arrive in smaller groups during the course of the day. Please visit our webbsite for information about our opening hours.

Symptoms of Covid-19 (the Corona virus) are:
• coughing or other respiratory problems
• temperature/fever
• sour throat
• runny nose
• muscle and joint pain


Feel free to use our digital services which you can access from home!

Digital Magazines and Newspapers



Film Streaming Service

Music Streaming Service

In My Loans you can easily renew your loans.

Take Away-Loans

Would you like to borrow books without having to set foot inside the library building? In that case you can reserve your books for take away!

More information about takeaway-loans

Home deliveries for people in risk groups for the Corona virus

Do you belong in one of the risk groups for the Coronavirus (Ages 70+, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, lung disease, diabetes)? Do you want to borrow from the library's physical collections without having to leave home? Now you have the opportunity to request media for home delivery to you by the Libraries in Borås.

More information about home deliveries

Cancelled activities

In order to keep the libraries open with personnel, most activities have been cancelled until further notice. The libraries are open, but expect exceptions from the ordinary opening hours due to the spread of the new Corona virus.

Change concerning renewals of loans

Starting the 18 March the Libraries of Borås have temporarily removed the restriction of maximum 3 renewals per loan. However, loans which are reserved cannot be renewed and must be returned.

Information channels

Keep yourself updated via the libraries' website.

Current information concerning the development of Covid-19 is available at the website of Borås Stad.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020