Libraries and archives

Join the library

Join one of our Bristol libraries

Reserve or renew

How to renew, reserve or request an item online

Find a library

Find a library or look up opening times

Find books, films, music, and other resources

Computers and internet, online magazines, ebooks, eAudiobooks, newspapers

Central Library

Exhibitions, Learning centre, activities and events, services for disabled people

Services for children and young people

Activities, book clubs, story sessions, DVDs, CDs and console games

Archives and local history

Bristol's local heritage, Blue Plaques, historic maps and archives

Changes to Bristol libraries

Library opening times, swipe card access, and broadband improvements

News and events

Events and activities in libraries across Bristol

Volunteering at our libraries

Volunteering opportunities at our libraries

24 hour library and ebooks

Online resources for Bristol Library members