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Search the library catalogue

Search for a book, CD or DVD from our extensive catalogue.


Library services from branches and mobile libraries. Making a difference through accessible reading, learning and information. Joining the library is free and you can join at any age.


We collect and preserve Lancashire's unique and irreplaceable archives and make them available for exploring personal, family or community history and heritage.

eBooks and eAudiobooks

Borrow eBooks to read on tablets, eReaders, phones or laptops and Audiobooks you can listen to on MP3 players and other devices.

Digital library

Our library members have free access to many premium online resources including family history, newspapers old and new, business and job-hunting information, homework help and much more.

Lancashire Book of the Year

The longest running young people's regional book award in the country.

Ask a Lancashire librarian

Lancashire librarians staff this web-based real-time enquiry service on a rota with colleagues throughout the UK Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Out of those hours you can submit a question and we’ll get back to you the next working day.

Lancashire's 50 books challenge

We're challenging Lancashire readers to read or listen to a book a week in 2018. We want all our book lovers across the county to share their reviews and ratings with us.

Reopening libraries

The decision has been made to reopen libraries which closed in 2016, wherever possible.


Search for free events and activities at your local library, the Archives and Lancashire museums.

Venus Voices

We're holding events to support the National 'Vote 100' campaign and explore how women in 2018 can look back to the suffragettes for inspiration and continue to discuss women's issues in the spirit of 1918.