The Cabinet has made the decision to reopen libraries which closed last year, wherever possible. On 10th August 2017, the Cabinet agreed proposals to reopen a further two libraries, Thornton library and Parbold library.
The Friends of Adlington Library have decided to withdraw their application for an asset transfer.
The council provides library services from branches and mobile libraries. Making a difference through accessible reading, learning and information. Joining the library is free and you can join at any age.
You can renew your library items online, in person or by phone.
Request or change your PIN, request or report a lost card.
You can get access to your accounts, download an eBook or audiobook at home, ask a question and search our free information resources from any internet device anytime.
New for 2017 Lancashire libraries challenges everyone to read a book a week and share reviews and ratings.
You can search the library catalogue and make reservations from our stock of books, CDs, DVDs, music scores and more.
Search for Lancashire libraries.
Anyone residing in the UK may join a Lancashire library. It's free to join and there are no age restrictions.
All our libraries will be closed on Bank and public holidays. There are additional closures on extra statutory dates.
Charges for overdue items, audio visual hire and printing and consumables.
Lancashire librarians staff this web-based real-time enquiry service.
Lancashire's mobile libraries cover the whole of Lancashire, serving over a thousand stops on a fortnightly basis.
A free service for people who can't get to a library building because of their age, disability or ill health.
Information about setting up a reading group and using the reading group service.
Update your library membership details.
Free access to the internet, Microsoft Office applications and printing.
The longest running young people's regional book award in the country.
Children across Lancashire are invited to take part in this summer's Lancashire Reading Journey.
Offering books, information and group activities to improve your health and wellbeing.
A strategy for Lancashire's libraries 2016-21 (PDF 1.15 MB).