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.
Help Liverpool Archives document the Covid-19 pandemic in Liverpool so we can preserve these histories for posterity.
2020 Year of Reading
Throughout 2020 we will be working with our partners across the city to inspire everyone from all generations to read for pleasure.
Find out more about Year of Reading
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.