Library Service Disruption

We are working to have our new library system operating in full as soon as possible. However, some services remain affected in the meantime.

Thank you for your patience during service disruptions while our system is being upgraded. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

SELMS Reservations

Thursday 23 May to 29 July 2024

SELMS reservations are currently unavailable until Monday 29 July. Any outstanding SELMS reservations may take up to three months to be received.

Libraries Xtra

The Libraries Xtra service is now available at Kingston, Westcroft and Newport Pagnell Libraries with the usual hours.

Library Notices

We are not currently able to send printed or email notices for:

  • Items that are due back soon
  • Items that are overdue
  • Reservations that are ready to collect
  • Resetting your PIN

Disrupted Services

You can now:

  • Borrow items (library card required)
  • Return your items
  • Read, study, and meet in the library
  • Use the library Wi-Fi
  • Use the public computers and print 
  • Print, copy, and scan using Kuario
  • Attend activities and events in the library (like Storytime and Lego Club)
  • Join the library in person at any library
  • Pay for library reservations, hire charges or fines in person at any library
  • Place reservations but please note that notices are still unavailable and you will not receive notification that your reservation is ready for collection until the system is online.

You cannot currently:

Online Resources and Digital Books

  • Full access to Libby for eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and PressReader is now available.
  • Full access to BorrowBox for eAudiobooks is now available.

eLibrary online resources

Full access is available for all of our online resources:

  • Access to Research
  • Ancestry
  • Cobra
  • Road to IELTS/Arrivals in English
  • Naxos
  • Oxford Dictionaries
  • Theory Test Pro
  • Which? Online

Milton Keynes City Council Libraries contact information

Milton Keynes Central Library, 555 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes MK9 3HL