Stoke-on-Trent Libraries


We know it's sometimes difficult to get to your local library so our Libraries Online service lets you access your library account from home. You can:

  • join the library;
  • search to see what books, CDs and DVDs we have in our libraries;
  • renew items online;
  • reserve items for collection from any Stoke-on-Trent library; and
  • view and change your account details.

Click here to use Libraries Online


Handy 'How To...' Guides

Our Handy 'How To' Guides will help you use library services online.

How to renew your library books from home

Opening Hours for all Stoke-on-Trent Libraries

Contacting Stoke-on-Trent Libraries: If you have any questions about Stoke-on-Trent Libraries and the services that we offer you can contact us directly at any of our libraries. To find contact details and opening hours for individual libraries please follow the 'your local library' links to the left of this page.

Or for general enquiries you can contact City Central Library:

By Telephone: 
Main Counter - 01782 238455
Enquiries - 01782 238431
Computer Bookings - 01782 238432

Fax: 01782 238434


Get ready for the Summer Reading Challenge!

From Saturday 16 July children across the city can head down to their local library and sign up for The Big Friendly Read - this year's Summer Reading Challenge!

For more infomation about the challenge please click here.


Find out what's happening at your libraries by signing up for our online newsletter. Click here to join in the fun.


As part of National Book Start week, Stoke-on-Trent Libraries took part in the 'The Big Wild Rumpus' where our librarian Amy Shutler read 'Where the Wild things are' and excellent family story for all ages.


 Job Searching at Stoke-on-Trent Libraries

Did you know that you can walk into any Stoke-on-Trent Library and staff will provide support with the basics to help you with your job searching needs.

We will help you to:

  • Set up a new email account
  • Learn how to apply for jobs online
  • Search for job opportunities
  • Register for a free UK Online IT course

To find out more about our job clubs please click here.




Zinio eMagazine service


Zinio lets you read full digital copies of your favourite magazines for FREE from your computer, smartphone or tablet. There are lots of titles available covering everything from food, interior design and computing to current affairs, music and motoring.
To take a look at what's on offer and to find information about how to use the new Zinio service please click here.

OneClickDigital Audio Book

OneClickdigital gives you FREE 24/7 access to over 1,000 audiobook titles to download onto your phone, MP3 player, iPod or PC. There’s adult and children’s titles as well as fiction and non-fiction with new bestselling titles being added every month.
To take a look at what's on offer and to find out information about how to use the new OneClickdigital service please  click here.

Free Online Reference Library

There is now free access to these online reference collections at any public library in Stoke-on-Trent:

If you are a member of Stoke-on-Trent Libraries, you can also access them at home, free of charge. Simply click on the relevant link and enter your Stoke-on-Trent library card number.

Adult and Community Learning Courses:

Adult and Community Learning provide high quality learning opportunities to the local community in over 150 venues across the City including Libraries.

Click here for more information on Adult and Community Learning Courses .

Follow us on Social Media...

Stoke-on-Trent Libraries are using social media sites.

You can now follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. We also send out an electronic mailing list every month to let you know what's happening in Stoke-on-Trent Libraries.