Bolton Library and Museum Services


This section of the website tells you about library services and resources available online 24/7.

Need help to use our resources?

Contact one our friendly team at Ask Bolton Libraries if you need help with any of our resources.

If you need help with eBooks use the Contact Us form or call 01204 332853.

If you need help with eAudiobooks click here to contact our supplier.


Coming soon!

Our new eBook and eAudiobook service will be starting on 4th July.

It’s bigger, better… and you can borrow more for free!

If you use our current eBook and eAudiobook service you’ll need to sign up with BorrowBox. Any existing loans will stay booked out until the end of their loan period

Got a question? Get in touch with Ask Bolton Libraries on 01204 332853 or email

Your eMagazines

Read full digital copies of your favourite magazines for free from your computer, smartphone or tablet using our new eMagazine download service, Zinio!

Over 95 magazines are currently available covering everything from food to computers, and music to art. Titles include Hello!; BBC Good Food; Amateur Photographer; BBC Top Gear; Horrible Histories and Cosmopolitan. Borrow an unlimited number of magazines to keep forever or delete when you want.


Access eMagazines here

Information Resources

Access to websites made available through your library membership

Information Resources

Online Catalogues

Search for items held within Bolton Libraries as well as libraries accross the country

Online Catalogues

Information Resources for Business

Resources which are especially useful for businesses tradespeople and jobseekers.

Business Information