Libraries in Blackpool
|| There are eight libraries
in Blackpool, the main one being the Central Library with seven
smaller community libraries spread across the town. There are also
mobile and housebound library services available.
You need to be a Blackpool resident to join but membership is free
to both adults and children and gives you access to a wide range of
services, including books, videos and the Internet.
To join you’ll need proof of your address and Blackpool libraries
accept a wide range of ID including driving licence, utility bill,
and bank and building society statements.
Once you’ve got your library card you can make use of the wide
range of facilities and services on offer at Blackpool’s
Among other things you can, borrow books, spoken-word cassettes, CDs
and videos, find information for your own individual research, use
computers with Internet and email access, and research your family
If you’re interested in learning more about Blackpool and its
illustrious history then the Central Library on Queen Street in the
town centre has a vast resource of information, including periodicals
and old newspapers.
Each of the branch libraries also has Internet access, a ‘quick
reference’ section for budding historians and plenty of fiction
and children’s stories for bookworms young and old.
For a list of local libraries in Blackpool and their opening times,