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Library insurance

Insurance designed to make life easier for your library.

Protection for your community or public library with cover for staff and volunteers, buildings and contents, plus liability covers.

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What does library insurance cover?

We know that libraries’ needs are continuously changing. That’s why we’ve used our 30 years of experience to build community and public library insurance that’s as flexible as it is comprehensive. Cover can include:

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Buildings and contents

Cover for buildings that are either owned by the organisation or for which they are responsible under a maintenance agreement. Cover can be extended to include accidental damage and subsidence. We also cover listed buildings.

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Public liability insurance for libraries

Protection against third party liability claims including cover for medical fees, legal expenses and compensation claims.

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Market-leading insurers

From yearly market exercises to two Endsleigh-exclusive insurers, we continuously work to understand the not-for-profit sector and get your library the right cover at the most competitive price.

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Service promise

We work to a Service Level Agreement to ensure you get fast solutions to your routine needs, so if you need to make a change to your policy, we always aim to respond the same day.

What is library insurance?


Library insurance is specialist cover designed just for community and public libraries. There are a wide range of covers available such as building and contents insurance, public liability insurance and more.

Library insurance with Endsleigh can be tailored to protect against the specific risks of your library.

Library insurance: FAQs

We understand that you're busy and that finding the right insurance can be a hassle. That's why we try and make the process as easy as possible. Find out more about community and public library insurance by reading our FAQs.

Why do I need library insurance?


If you have employees, some types of library insurance will be a legal requirement (e.g. employers’ liability insurance). But it’s very important to identify all risks associated with running a library so that you can protect against them as much as you can.

Library insurance is designed to protect libraries against the specific risks that they deal with on a daily basis. So, you can be confident that you have the most comprehensive level of cover for your organisation.

What else is covered with library insurance?


Library insurance with Endsleigh can include any (or all) of the following covers:

  • Charity public liability insurance
  • Employers' liability insurance
  • Property
  • Stock and contents
  • Business interruption insurance
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Cyber insurance
  • Trustee indemnity insurance
  • Charity event insurance
  • Asset protection
  • Buildings and contents
  • All risks insurance
  • Legal expenses
  • Business travel insurance
  • Group personal accident

Speak to the team to find out more.

What type of library do you insure?


We know that there are different types of libraries and that they all need different types of protection and levels of cover. At Endsleigh we provide comprehensive cover for both community and public libraries.

To discuss your requirements with one of our team, arrange a call today.

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