County Library and Information Service
Use the navigation at the left hand side to select the information you
You can access the Lancashire
county library catalogue. We also maintain the
Online Reference Library
provides access to a range of online sources from your local library, home or
any internet PC
There are also extracts from our own catalogue - there are reading
lists for different types of stock and a selection of new
stock and new releases which is updated every month or so. If you want, you
can also read book reviews submitted by our users, and
even submit your own reviews. You can also have a look through a list of our most
requested items and see which are our most popular
books this week.
Special Collections - View some of the many special collections that we have available to us here in Lancashire. From manuscripts to photographs to pamphlets, find out where we store miscellaneous items of interest.
The Lancashire Lantern web site covers
- Community information/clubs and societies (How
to get your society listed in our database)
- Census index
- Newspaper index
- Parish registers
- Armed forces index
- Record Office transactions
- The Image Archive -
Our collections of local photographs, postcards and other images held in
libraries across the county, as part of the Lancashire County Library and
Information Service. Here you will find, at the click of a mouse, life in
Lancashire in all its many aspects – people, buildings, streets, transport,
architecture, customs, traditions, celebrations and much more!
- The Lancashire Pioneers web
site gives details of people who were famous local people in science, technology
and innovation. These pioneers were either born in Lancashire or their
endeavours made a significant contribution to the development of the County.
- The Lancashire Poetry Index - An index to authors, first lines and titles of Lancashire poetry in books held within libraries in Lancashire, including the Lancashire Authors’ Association collection. The index provides details of the book in which a particular poem may be found and also a link through to the library catalogue to give the locations of the required volume. It is under continuous development.