Libraries and reading

Find out all about Blackburn with Darwen libraries; how to borrow and renew books, magazines and digital media, loan and renewal charges.

Libraries closures

Blackburn with Darwen libraries are now closed until further notice.

Blackburn Library is operating a telephone service between 09:00 and 17:00, Monday to Friday.

Please call 01254 661221 to speak with a member of staff. E-resources available 24/7, free of charge.

All items have been automatically renewed until 6th July.

If you don’t already have a library card, you can now get a temporary online library card number by registering.