Libraries

Digital library

How to use the library catalogue, eBooks and online information resources we've paid for so you don't have to.

Library services

Join the library, report a lost card and find out more about our services.

Find a library

Find a library to view facilities, contact details, what’s on and opening times.

Library holiday closures

All our libraries are closed on bank and public holidays, plus some extra statutory dates.

Computers and Wi-Fi in libraries

Free access to the internet, office applications printing and scanning in libraries.

Music and drama collections

We offer a loan service for choirs, orchestras and drama societies.

Reading groups

Information about setting up a reading group and using the free reading group service.

Mobile library

Lancashire's mobile libraries cover the whole of Lancashire, serving hundreds of stops on a fortnightly basis.

Ask a Librarian

Real-time enquiry service staffed by Lancashire librarians.

Lancashire Book of the Year

The longest running young people's regional book award in the country.

Community libraries

About community libraries in Lancashire.

Library friends groups

Library friends groups are open to any individuals who want to get involved and support their library.

Library plans

Strategies, policies and plans for Lancashire's libraries and archives.

Reopening libraries

The Cabinet has made the decision to reopen libraries which closed in 2016, wherever possible.

Find out more about libraries reopening