Blackburn Central Library

Blackburn Library offers a range of services with full access for those with additional needs:

  • books for leisure and study
  • newspapers
  • computers offering free internet, email and e-information resources
  • free Wi Fi
  • information services - transport, health information, community news
  • local history, family history
  • DVDs
  • talking books
  • printing, scanning, fax and photocopying facilities
  • staff and volunteers available to help
  • welcoming spaces to meet, relax, chat, read or study
  • community living room
  • homework help
  • free learning courses
  • holiday activities
  • story and rhyme times
  • author visits
  • reading groups
  • meeting rooms for hire
  • accessible toilet facilities and baby change
  • volunteering opportunities

Opening times

  • Monday: 10am to 7pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 5pm
  • Thursday: 10am to 5pm
  • Friday: 10am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 2pm
  • Sunday: closed


Join the library

Library membership is free and anyone can join, no matter what their age.

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