Darwen Library

Knott St, Darwen BB3 3BU

Updated 18.08.22

Opening hours

  • Monday 10.00-19.00
  • Tuesday closed
  • Wednesday 10:00-17:00
  • Thursday 13.00-17.00
  • Friday 10.00-17.00
  • Saturday 10.00-14.00

We are also offering a Call and Collect service.

E-resources available 24/7, free of charge.


Knott St, Darwen BB3 3BU


Darwen 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 WiFi
  • information services: transport, health information, community news
  • local history, family history
  • talking books
  • printing, scanning, fax and photocopying facilities
  • staff and volunteers to help
  • welcoming spaces to meet, relax, chat, read or study
  • community living room
  • homework help
  • free learning courses
  • holiday activities
  • story times
  • reading groups
  • exhibition spaces
  • accessible toilet facilities and baby change
  • volunteering opportunities
  • friends group.


darwen.library@blackburn.gov.uk or  01254 706021.

Join the library

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

Join Blackburn with Darwen libraries.