Find your local library

There are five libraries in Knowsley - at Halewood, Huyton, Kirkby, Prescot and Stockbridge Village. There is also a 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.

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 or 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
     

Disability access information

Opening hours (from 24 August 2015)

 

Opening hours Accessible features Contact details
  • Monday - 10am to 5pm
  • Tuesday - 10am to 5pm
  • Wednesday - closed
  • Thursday - 10am to 1pm
  • Friday -  10am 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 9UH
Telephone: 0151 443 2086
Email: halewood.library
@knowsley.gov.uk

 

 

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
  • Online courses


    Disability access information

 

From April 1st 2014, opening hours in this library are:

 

Opening hours Accessible features Contact details
  • Monday - 10am to 5pm
  • Tuesday - 10am to 5pm
  • Wednesday - closed
  • Thursday - 10am to 1pm
  • Friday -  10am 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

 

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
     

Archive Resource for Knowsley (ARK)

The Archive Resource for Knowsley (ARK) is the repository for Knowsley Archives and is located in Kirkby Library. It includes documents, maps and photographs that are unique to Knowsley’s past and a large collection of local and family history books and resources. The public search room is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10am-1pm and appointments can be made outside of these times to view the collections. Please contact Knowsley Archives on 0151 443 4291 or email infoheritage@knowsley.gov.uk for details.

Family historians can access Ancestry Library Edition free of charge on all public PCs in Libraries. Discover the treasures that are held in the Archive by searching the online catalogue and find out more about the services on offer and the history of Knowsley’s townships on the revamped and updated Knowsley Local History website.

Disability access information

 

Opening hours Accessible features Contact details
  • Monday - 10am to 5pm
  • Tuesday - 10am to 5pm
  • Wednesday - closed
  • Thursday - 10am to 1pm
  • Friday - 10am 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 4289
Email: kirkby.library@knowsley.gov.uk

 

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
     

Disability access information

 

Opening hours Accessible features Contact details
  • Monday - 10am to 5pm
  • Tuesday - 10am to 5pm
  • Wednesday - closed
  • Thursday - 10am to 1pm
  • Friday - 10am 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
     

Disability access information

 

From April 1st 2014, opening hours in this library are:

 

Opening hours Accessible features Contact details
  • Monday - 10am to 5pm
  • Tuesday - 10am to 5pm
  • Wednesday - closed
  • Thursday - 10am to 1pm
  • Friday - 10am 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

Page Moss Library closed on 31 March 2014.