Find your local library

There are 5 libraries in Knowsley at Halewood, Huyton, Kirkby, Prescot and Stockbridge Village. There is also a mobile and home library service delivering at sites across the Borough, and a dedicated school library service. Please see relevant links for details about these services. Whatever your reason for visiting - for information, learning or leisure - you will find our libraries have something of interest for you. Anybody can become a member of the library, at any age, and it is free to join.

On Saturday 4th October there will be no internet available on the Library computers.  This is due to essential upgrade work required to the network. We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

All of our libraries offer a broad selection of stock and free computer use for library members. Our libraries also host regular events and formal / informal courses for all ages. Please contact your local library to find out what’s available.

Regular activities take place in all Knowsley libraries:

  • Words and pictures - story and play sessions for pre-school children
  • After school and holiday activities for children
  • Reading groups
  • Adult learning sessions
  • Family History Help Desk
  • Storytelling for adult groups

Halewood library
What's on offer?

  • Books and DVDs for loan
  • Reference materials
  • Public computers with internet and Microsoft office
  • Free WiFi
  • Quiet study area
  • Fax and photocopying
  • Children’s library
  • Newspapers
  • Online courses

From April 1st 2014 opening hours will be:

 

Opening hours Accessible features Contact details
  • Monday 9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday 9am to 5pm
  • Wednesday 9am to 5pm
  • Thursday 9am to 1pm
  • Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday 10am to 12.30pm
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing aid loop
  • Screen reading and magnification software for visually impaired people
  • Textphone

Halewood Library
The Halewood Centre
Roseheath Drive
Halewood, Knowsley
L26 0TS
Telephone: 0151 443 2086
Email: halewood.library
@knowsley.gov.uk

 

 

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Huyton library
What's on offer

  • Books and DVDs for loan
  • Reference materials
  • Public computers with internet and Microsoft office
  • Free WiFi
  • Quiet study area
  • Fax and photocopying
  • Children’s library
  • Newspapers
  • Local History resources including microfilm resources
  • Online courses

 

From April 1st 2014 opening hours in this Library will be:

 

Opening hours Accessible features Contact details
  • Monday 9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday 9am to 6pm
  • Wednesday 9am to 6pm
  • Thursday 9am to 6pm
  • Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday 10am to 1pm

 

  • Automatic doors
  • Lift
  • Ramps
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing aid loop
  • Textphone
  • Magnifier
  • Touchscreen
  • Accessible toilets
  • Screen reading and magnification software for visually impaired people

Huyton Library
Civic Way
Huyton
Knowsley
L36 9GD
Telephone: 0151 443 3734
Email: huyton.library
@knowsley.gov.uk

 

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Kirkby library
What's on offer

 

  • Books and DVDs for loan
  • Reference materials
  • Public computers with internet and Microsoft office
  • Free WiFi
  • Quiet study area
  • Fax and photocopying
  • Children’s library
  • Newspapers
  • Online courses
  • Knowsley Archive and public search room

The Archive Resource for Knowsley (ARK) is located in Kirkby Library. It includes collections of maps, photographs and documents that are unique to Knowsley’s past. ARK is open for customers to access the collections Monday to Friday 10am-12pm. Appointments can also be made outside of these times to view the collections. Please contact the library for details. There is also a collection of local history books and free access to the online resources Ancestry and Find my Past.

 

Opening hours Accessible features Contact details
  • Monday 9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday 9am to 5pm
  • Wednesday 9am to 5pm
  • Thursday 9am to 5pm
  • Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday 10am to 1pm
  • Wheelchair access
  • Lift
  • Hearing aid loop
  • Textphone
  • Magnifier
  • Screen reading and magnification software for visually impaired people

1st Floor, The Kirkby Centre,
Norwich Way,
Kirkby
Knowsley
L32 8XY
Telephone: 0151 443 4290
Email: kirkby.library@knowsley.gov.uk

 

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Prescot library
What's on offer

  • Books and DVDs for loan
  • Reference materials
  • Public computers with internet and Microsoft office
  • Free WiFi
  • Quiet study area
  • Fax and photocopying
  • Children’s library
  • Newspapers
  • Online courses

 

Opening hours Accessible features Contact details
  • Monday 9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday 9am to 5pm
  • Wednesday 9am to 5pm
  • Thursday 9am to 1pm
  • Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday 10am to 1pm
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing aid loop
  • Textphone
  • Magnifier

Prescot Centre
Prescot Shopping Centre
Aspinall Street
Prescot, Merseyside
L34 5GA
Telephone: 0151 443 5101
Fax Number: 0151 443 5104
Email: prescot.library@knowsley.gov.uk

 

Stockbridge Village library
What's on offer

  • Books and DVDs for loan
  • Reference materials
  • Public computers with internet and Microsoft office
  • Free WiFi
  • Quiet study area
  • Fax and photocopying
  • Children’s library
  • Online courses

 

From April 1st 2014 opening hours in this Library will be:

 

Opening hours Accessible features Contact details
  • Monday 9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday 9am to 5pm
  • Wednesday 9m to 5pm
  • Thursday 9m to 1pm
  • Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday 10am to 1pm
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing aid loop
  • Magnifier 

The Withens
Stockbridge Village
Knowsley
L28 1AB
Telephone: 0151 443 2501

Email: stockbridge.library@knowsley.gov.uk

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Page Moss Library closed on 31st march 2014. Our mobile library visits Page Moss each week. Please check the mobile library timetable for details. 

There will be a new library opening on the Whiston Library site shortly. Opening times to be confirmed.