Bolton Library and Museum Services


Bolton Libraries

Bolton Libraries delivers library and information services through a network of ten libraries and the Home Library Service

In addition to the Central Library in the Crescent, there are 9 Community Libraries and 5 Neighbourhood Collection Points, providing access to resources and information across the borough.

The Ask Bolton Libraries enquiry service is available to answer your questions wherever you are in Bolton.

Visiting information

Start here to find out about events at the library and our other services and to plan your visit:




Competition Time!

Are you aged 4-11? Enjoy writing stories? Then we’ve got the perfect competition for you.

This year it is 100 years since women were first allowed to vote in the UK, after many years of campaigning.

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Visit your eLibrary!

Access a wide range of online resources including eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and information resources 24/7!



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Frequently Asked Questions

Things you might like to know before you use the library service.

Library FAQs

Using Your Library

 Finding Information

Books and Beyond