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!


Proposal for the future of libraries in Peterborough – NEW 22nd Jan 2015

Thank you to everyone who completed the survey regarding libraries and community centres. We received over 5,000 responses which were used to create a new proposal for the future of libraries. Click here to find out more and to complete the new survey. The closing date is 12pm on Friday 20 March 2015.

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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