Libraries & Archives

See below to find out more about 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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May Bank Holiday

All Peterborough Libraries will be closed on Monday 5th May.

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

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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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