Saturday February 2nd to Sunday April 21st inclusive

The Community History department on the first floor at the Harris will be closed for building works and will reopen on Monday April 22nd.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Wednesday 27th February - The Harris Library will be closed in the morning due to a staff conference and will open at 12:30pm. The nearest libraries open this morning are Sharoe Green, Kingsfold, Ribbleton and Fulwood

Preston Harris Library

Market Square, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2PP

Tel: 0300 123 6703 Email:

Opening times 

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 7pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm

All our libraries will be closed on bank and public holidays and some extra statutory dates.

Access and parking

There is limited disabled parking at the library. Alternatively the nearest car parks are the Bus Station & Avenham.

There is a ramp and an internal lift at the library for easy access to all levels.

Services available here

  • Public computers
  • WiFi
  • Printing and photocopying
  • Scanner
  • Local studies collection
  • Toilet
  • Baby changing
  • Credit/debit card payment facility

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