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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.

The library and CIS will be closed on: 
Monday 25 & Tuesday 26 December 2017
Monday 1 & Tuesday 2 January 2018

Library Services

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

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​​

  • Book Week Scotland Coffee Morning

Blackburn Connected are holding a coffee morning to celebrate Book Week Scotland.  Come along on to the library on Thursday 30 November at 11.00am.

  • 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 5 & 19 December at 10.30am 

  • Lego Club

If you are aged 6 - 8 years, talk to staff about joining our Lego Club. The Lego Club will take place on Friday 1 & 8 December from 2.30pm - 3.30pm.

  • Access to Employment Surgeries

Advice and support to help you into work. Every Tuesday afternoon 2.00pm - 5.00pm.