Bolton Library and Museum Services


Bolton Libraries

Bolton Libraries delivers library and information services through a network of ten libraries and the Library Link 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:






Temporary Closure of Reserve Stock (Central Book Store)

Due to essential maintenance being carried out in the Reserve Stock (Central Book Store), items from the following collections will be unavailable from Monday 18th August until further notice:

•    Lending Reserve Stock
•    Reference Reserve Stock
•    Back issues of newspapers and magazines

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this disruption.


Frequently Asked Questions

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

Library FAQs
Library account log in


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