Libraries & Archives

Explore your local library service and all the other great things that come with it. As well as our extensive reference and lending facilities, there’s a whole lot more to discover and enjoy.

Learn about archives and research, using our IT resources, events, courses, book clubs, resources for children, teenagers and jobseekers – and lots of other ways your local library plays a vital supporting role in your community. Switch over to a new Vivacity Card and get access to exclusive offers today!

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August Bank Holiday Monday

All Peterborough Libraries will be closed on Monday 31st August.

Access to your online library account, the library catalogue and the 24 hour renewal line (0845 850 5606) will be available as usual.

Please note – Hampton Library will be open from 8.30am-5.00pm on Sunday 30th August as a self-service facility.

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Your library opening hours changed on Friday 1st May 2015.

Libraries will be staffed for fewer hours, but are available for longer with the open+ self service system.

Click here for details of new opening times for all libraries

Click here for information about open+

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Library opening times

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Renew your books online

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Join a reading group

Reading’s great fun. And talking with others about the books you’ve read can be even more so.

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Explore your family tree

Want to find out who on earth you think you are? We can help.

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Browse our catalogues

Browse, order and renew items from our online library catalogues.

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