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Join and use your library

There’s a lot more to your local library...


Library reading areaDid you know that as well as being able to borrow books for free you can:

  • access a wealth of information for free from your home using our digital newspaper archive and library database
  • use computers for free and access the internet
  • log on to subscription websites in your local library for free
  • browse our full catalogue of items from the comfort of your own home

We have:

  • a network of branch and mobile libraries
  • more than a million books, CDs and DVDs in stock
  • a home library service
  • a free information service hotline
  • eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines free to download from home
  • large print books
  • local and family history resources
  • events for all ages
Renew your library books

There will be changes to opening hours for some of our libraries on 30 September 2019. Please check that your local library will be open when you plan to visit.