Library services update
We have closed all libraries for browsing and computer access but you can order and collect books from Monday 11th January 2021. Our home library and online services are also still available. Find out more
Libraries and archives
Events, archives, business services and more...
Download books, audiobooks, magazines and comics to your phone, tablet or e-reader free of charge.
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Join a library
Join and start borrowing from any Liverpool library or our online library, Read Liverpool.
Reserve and renew
Once you have joined, you can browse our catalogue, order and renew your books online.
Based in Central Library, the Business and Intellectual Property Centre supports new and growing businesses.
Original documents, photographs, maps and newspapers that record local lives across the centuries.
Read, Talk, Share
Read, Talk, Share is designed to combat loneliness and promote wellbeing through the proven power of reading during the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021 Year of Writing
2021 is Liverpool’s Year of Writing. This programme, led by Writing on the Wall, starts with 'Write Here Write Now' – daily prompts to inspire 10-minute writing bursts.Find out more
Help Liverpool Archives document the Covid-19 pandemic in Liverpool so we can preserve these histories for posterity.
Library sessions for children plus books, CDs, DVDs and talking books for children and young people.
Music parts service
View our orchestral sets and vocal scores ready to lend to orchestras and choirs throughout the UK.