Library services

Join the library, reserve and renew books, check charges and fines, 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.

Digital library

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

Ask a Librarian

Real-time enquiry service staffed by Lancashire librarians.

Computers, printing and Wi-Fi in libraries

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

National Databank

The National Databank provides free SIM cards and mobile data (as well as talk minutes and texts) to people in need.

Home library service

You can use the home library service if you can't get to a library because of your age, disability, poor physical or mental health, caring responsibilities or mobility problems.

Mobile library

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


Search for free events and activities at your local library.

Library holiday closures

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

Enquire about Red Rose Collections copies

Ask about items in Red Rose Collections.

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.

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.

Community libraries

About community libraries in Lancashire.