Coronavirus update

Information about how our libraries service and archive service are affected by coronavirus


Libraries and Archives


We collect and preserve Lancashire's unique and irreplaceable archives and make them available for exploring personal, family or community history and heritage.

Digital library

Our library members have free access to premium online resources including family history, newspapers old and new, business and job-hunting information, homework help and much more.


Search for free events and activities at your local library, the Archives and Lancashire museums.


Library services from branches, at home and mobile libraries. Joining the library is free and you can join at any age.

Reopening libraries

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

Stay in touch

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