Library services update

We have closed all libraries for browsing and computer access but you can order and collect books. Our home library and online services are also still available. Find out more below.

Order and collect services

Desperate for a good read to get you through lockdown? Then why not make your designated walk to your local library and back?

To order books, please contact us during the opening hours below by telephone or email, or by email at any other time. Please include your library ticket number and a phone number in your email. We will contact you when your books have arrived and are ready to collect at your chosen library.

Home library service

The home library service is for people who live in Liverpool but cannot get to a library or ask anyone to collect books on their behalf. For more information please email

E-reading with Read Liverpool

Access Read Liverpool for eBooks, magazines and audiobooks delivered to your device for free.

Research services

Visit our research services page for full details.

Liverpool libraries online

Events, learning opportunities and films you can access from home through the lockdown period. Follow us on or search 'Liverpool Libraries and Information Services' on YouTube.