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Renew your book now

Renew books and other items now.


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Find or reserve a book

Search for a book and there's no charge to reserve it if in stock.


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Local libraries and opening times

Find your nearest library and opening times.


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Search and read eBooks

Download a range of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eGraphicnovels​ and eMagazines.


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Events and training

Find the latest library events and access free IT and internet training sessions.


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Join the library

It's free and easy to join the library. Anyone can join regardless of where you live.


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Family history

Trace your family tree, where to get help, find birth, death and marriage records and more.


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Library charges

Find out charges for reservations, overdue books and more.


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Online resources and reference

As a library member you can access lots of online information resources that we subscribe to.


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Computers in the library

Book a session to use a computer and the internet for free in any of our libraries.


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Books on prescription

Find books to help you with mental health problems.


Special collections at the
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Special collections at the library

Find out about the range of collections in our library catalogue, some of which are only held at certain libraries.


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Reading

If you're looking for something different to read and don't know where to start, there are loads of resources available to help you find the right book.


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Doorstep Library Service

If you're unable to access one of our libraries across the borough, you can become a member and use our Doorstep Library Service.


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Library volunteers

Libraries are looking for volunteers to help with a variety of duties. In return, we can offer you the chance to make a positive difference in their local communities.


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