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Search the catalogues to see if we have what you want to read. There's no charge to reserve a book that's in stock.


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It's free to create an account. New books are added every month. Popular titles from our libraries are available from our downloadable audiobook service OneClickdigital.


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Find out charges for reservations, overdue books and more.


Reference and resources 

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


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


Books on prescription

Find books to help you with mental health problems.


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.



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.


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.


With eBooks you can:

  • Borrow up to your normal lending limit.
  • Read eBooks on many digital devices.
  • Read a sample of an eBook without borrowing it.
  • Let your borrowed eBook return automatically – no more late return fees.

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