Cumbria Libraries locations and opening times

Welcome back to Cumbria Libraries for browsing, borrowing and PC access. 

With the easement of some government restrictions, from the 19th July some changes have been made in our libraries. To find out more please visit Coronavirus (COVID-19) update for libraries and archives | Cumbria County Council

We are still offering a Select and Collect service as well as our existing home delivery service.

Activities, in-person groups and sessions will be gradually reintroduced although we still have plenty of resources available for you to enjoy.  Live streaming of children's events are posted on each Library's Facebook page, as well as a range of book reviews and activity suggestions. Our online services include free e-books and e-magazines.

As well as our libraries services, Barrow, Carlisle, Kendal and Whitehaven Archive Centres will are open to the public. The opening times are are Wednesday to Friday from 9.30am to 1pm. We encourage those wishing to visit an Archive Centre to book an appointment. We also ask that you pre-order your document requests. Visit the Archives website for more information.

Services currently available from libraries: