Blackburn central library

Service information

Located centrally, Blackburn library offers a range of services with full access for those with special needs:

  • Books for leisure and study
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Computers offering free Internet, email and e-information resources
  • Information services– from business advice to health information
  • Local history, family history
  • DVDs
  • Talking books
  • Printing, scanning, fax and copying facilities
  • Staff to help
  • Welcoming spaces to relax, chat, read or study
  • Community Living Room
  • Homework help
  • Learning courses
  • Holiday activities
  • Story times and development sessions for 0-5 years
  • Author visits, reading groups
  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Toilet facilities

Opening times

Monday 10am to 7pm
Tuesday 10am to 5pm
Wednesday 10am to 5pm
Thursday 10am to 5pm
Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 2pm
Sunday Closed


Library membership is free and anyone can join, no matter what their age. Join Blackburn with Darwen libraries.

Contact details

Mail Blackburn Central Library, Town Hall Street, Blackburn. BB2 1AG
Phone Number(s) 01254 661221
Fax Number(s) 01254 690539
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