Library services

Join the library, reserve and renew books, check charges and fines, report a lost card and find out more about our services.

Ask a Librarian

Real-time enquiry service staffed by Lancashire librarians.

Find a library

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


Search for free events and activities at your local library.

Digital library

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

Computers and Wi-Fi in libraries

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

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.

Reading groups

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

Library holiday closures

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

Music and drama collections

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

Little Steps

Little Steps has been created to improve children's communication, support mental health and wellbeing, and get active.

Community libraries

About community libraries in Lancashire.

Library plans

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

Library friends groups

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