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!

Find your local library

You’ll be amazed at what you can find in your local library. There’s so much more than just books. Find your nearest one right here.

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Library opening times

Find out all about your local library including when we’re open….

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Renew your books online

It’s simple. It’s smart. It makes sense. And it can save you money.

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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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Latest News

Extended opening hours at Stanground Library

Posted on 1 September 2016

From Monday 5th September, Stanground Library will be available from 8.00am – 7.... Read More

New Mobile Library Saturday stops

Posted on 6 June 2016

We will shortly be introducing some new Mobile Library stops to the schedule. From Sat... Read More

New Members Wanted - Books Aloud Reading Group

Posted on 1 June 2016

Do you enjoy reading and chatting about books? Our visually impaired reading group is ... Read More

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