Our library members can borrow as many items as they like from the wide range of junior, teenage and adult items we hold in our libraries, including:

  • books, including large print, graphic novels, language learning, board books, picture books and early readers
  • talking books
  • magazines
  • CDs across all genres
  • DVDs, including movies, television series and documentaries.

Many of these are available in a variety of languages

To find items:

Search our library catalogue

You need your library card to borrow items.

The standard loan period is 3 weeks, but you can renew or extend a loan 3 times for 3 weeks, as long as no one else has reserved it.

Borrow books, magazines, and DVDs

Once you have made your selection from the library, simply take the items to the self-serve computers to borrow them.

You can also borrow them at the customer service desk.

Borrow, download or stream from our online collection

Our online resources are always available and include newspapers, magazines, movies, journals and music.

To borrow from the different online collections, see:

Use items in the library

Items for use in our libraries include:

  • daily newspapers
  • dictionaries, atlases and street directories
  • restricted local history collection.