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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.

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 27 February at 10.30am
  • Tuesday 13 & 27 March at 10.30am


  • World Book Day Display

World Book Day takes place on Thursday 1 March and Blackburn library celebrates this with a library display.  Colouring, quizzes and dot to dots are available for children visiting the library.


  • 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.


  • Access to Employment

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