Libraries

Enriching lives

From stories and novels to factual publications, our collection of fiction and non-fiction paperback and hardback books is complemented by hundreds of eBooks and eAudio titles online.

Books are only the beginning of what's on offer; a range of engaging activities and events take place in our libraries for people of all ages. These include story and rhyme, code club and readers groups, alongside more specialised sessions such as our music and memories group supported by Alzheimer's Society, for people with dementia and their carers.

Borrowing books, items and reading

There's thousands of books to choose from at our libraries, so you're sure to find one you just can't put down.

You can find, reserve and request titles online, or see how to get involved with your local reading group.

We also have a selection of DVDs and CDs available to loan.

 

More about borrowing and reading

Children's library

We have a range of books for children and young people in our libraries, from babies to teens.

It's never too early to get into reading and develop a life-long love of books.

Find out more

Story and rhyme sessions

Our story and rhyme sessions include a range of activities for babies and toddlers up to age four.

Come along and join in at your local library.

Find a story and rhyme session

Lego club

Our Lego clubs are the perfect place to develop your creativity and build new friendships.

We provide the Lego, you just need to bring your imagination!

Find a Lego club

Interactive light experiences

The Events Room at Library @ the Lightbox is where our engaging and interactive light experiences take place for people with dementia, autism or learning difficulties.

A range of interactive games stimulate physical and mental activity in a playful and fun atmosphere.

See the light show by booking a place at one of our light experience events.

See library activities and events