Libraries in Plymouth
|| There are 16
local libraries in Plymouth, which are all run by
Plymouth City Council and offer residents, visitors and
traders a wealth of information, books, videos and Internet
To make the most of the facilities you need to be a member
of the library service but luckily it’s very easy
to join. All you need to do is pop into your nearest library
with two forms of identification (i.e. a passport and
driving licence) and you’ll receive your membership
Situated on Drake Circus, Plymouth Central Library
[map] is the city’s main library, which has a number
of departments including children’s, naval studies,
and music and drama.
This library has thousands of books, videos, CDs, DVDs
and audio books available for hire, along with a number
of computers that can be used for word processing spreadsheets,
email and Internet access.
There is also a reference and local studies section here,
which can be used by visitors and offers a wealth of information
for those researching their family tree or Plymouth’s
Among the facilities in this department are, old local
and national newspapers, maps, and an index of birth,
deaths and marriages.
Local libraries around Plymouth area, which all have computers
with Internet access and word processing programs include Crownhill Library, Eggbuckland Library [map], West Park Library [map] and Plympton Library [map].