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Libraries and opening times

Last Modified December 07, 2015

Blackpool libraries provide a range of services to residents and visitors:  

  • Developing reading and supporting literacy for both children and adults
  • Providing information
  • Supporting learning and creating informal pathways into learning
  • Providing safe, accessible and welcoming community spaces


Information is available in a number of different media and formats including books, large print, newspapers and periodicals, spoken word cassettes and CDs and 24/7 online reference resources including encyclopaedias and dictionaries.  

There are 8 libraries in Blackpool including Central Library.


Blackpool Council operates 8 libraries as follows:


Blackpool library service hosts a wide range of events from regular reading groups to the popular annual festival of words - Wordpool.