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Blackburn Connected

Blackburn Connected offers access to the Council's Customer Information Service as well as the full range of library services.

Blackburn Connected is an integrated Library and Customer Information Service, providing access to the full range of library services and customer queries.

Blackburn Library will close for relocation to its new location at 4pm on Friday 25 May 2018.  The CIS will remain open until 3pm on Tuesday 5 June 2018. 

Both the Library and CIS will open in the new location of Blackburn Partnership Centre on Wednesday 6 June 2018.

Library Services

  • Books for children, young people and adults
  • Talking books
  • Large Print books
  • Storytimes
  • Bookbug sessions
  • Seven pcs providing free computer access

Customer Information Service

  • Benefits advice
  • Bin calendars
  • Blue Badges
  • Bulky uplifts
  • Concessionary travel
  • Council tax enquiries
  • Housing applications
  • and much more.

Opening Hours

Monday: 9am - 3pm

Tuesday: 10am - 5pm

Wednesday: 10am - 3pm

Thursday: 10am - 7pm

Friday: 10am - 4pm

Saturday: 10am - 1pm

Useful Information

  • Two disabled parking bays nearby
  • Local bus stops directly outside centre
  • Main door has disabled push button access
  • Large keyboard and tracker ball mouse available
  • Hearing induction loop system
  • JAWS software
  • Quick reads and High Low books available

What's On​​

  • Bookbug sessions

Stories, songs & rhymes for babies, toddlers & pre-school children.  Bring a grown-up with you to share in the fun.

Next sessions:

  • Tuesday 22 May at 10.30am
  • Tuesday 19 June at 10.30am in the new location of Blackburn Partnership Centre.


  • Lego Club

If you are aged 6 - 8 years, talk to staff about joining our Lego Club. The Lego Club takes place on Fridays from 2.30pm - 3.30pm.

The Lego Club will take a break from meeting over the period of library relocation, with the last meeting taking place on Friday 18 May.  The club will resume in the new location after the move.

  • Access to Employment

Advice and support to help you into work. Please call Access2Employment 0800 032 9768  or email for more details.