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!

Peterborough Libraries – Easter Opening Hours

Friday 3rd April – All Libraries will be closed
Saturday 4th April – All Libraries will be open at the usual times
Sunday 5th April – All Libraries will be closed except Hampton, which will be open on a self service basis from 9.30-4.00
Monday 6th April – All Libraries will be closed

All libraries will be open at the usual times from Tuesday 7th April.

Access to your online library account, the library catalogue and the 24 hour renewal line will be available throughout the period as usual.

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

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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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Posted on 20 March 2015

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Peterborough Libraries - Easter Opening Hours

Posted on 16 March 2015

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E-books Survey

Posted on 19 February 2015

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