Libraries in Brighton & Hove
for all Brighton & Hove City Library locations
If you have access requirements and would like to check whether they can be met at our libraries please Call Ahead on 01273 296937 to speak to one of our trained staff or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Brighton & Hove Libraries are delighted to be involved with the Fed's new pilot Call Ahead project to improve accessibility in the city.
If you are unable to get to a library owing to limited mobility, poor health or caring responsibilities and would like to have books delivered to your home, please contact the Home Delivery Service on 01273 294599
Jubilee Library an ultra-modern, award-winning building, is the city’s largest and 5th most visited public library in the country, it opened in 2005.
Open 6 days a week, Hove Library has recently celebrated its 100 birthday. It is now fully accessible including a lift to the upper floor, self service, an audio-visual section and free computer use.
The new Coldean Library opened in June 2008 with more space, improved visitor facilities, self-service, welcoming children’s area, new young people’s area and a great selection of films on DVD for hire.
Hangleton Library has an extensive stock including books, DVDs & music CDs. There is a large children’s area and a popular Homework Club and regular children’s activities. The library has a fully accessible room available to hire for meetings or training.
Cosy Hollingbury Library has fiction and information books, large print, books on tape, children’s books, and essential skills collections. Computers are free to use and there are regular Baby Boogie sessions.
A new Mile Oak Library opened in August 2014
Easy to get to, Moulsecoomb Library, recently refurbished offers a large selection of fiction, non-fiction and children’s books, as well as DVDs and CDs, a special collection for young people and a Homework Club, plus free computer use for the public.
Patcham Library is one of our largest community libraries a range of stock including CDs and DVDs. There are computers to use, a monthly Book group, a Homework Club, and regular Baby Boogie sessions. There is also a fully equipped IT room for hire.
Portslade Library features micro-museum displays. South Portslade Children’s Centre in the library runs support sessions, family advice and activities for families. Library activities include Baby Boogie sessions and a local history group.
Rottingdean Library is housed in The Grange a Georgian house, originally built as a vicarage. There is a regular reading group at the library as well as Baby Boogie and Homework Club.
Sharing the same building as a 1930s Art Deco lido swimming pool, Saltdean Library offers all the main library borrowing facilities as well as access to computers, the internet and Silver Surfer sessions.
Westdene Library has a wide range of books to borrow, as well as DVDs and audiobooks. Computers are available for public use. There is also a local history collection, essential skills collections, and regular Council Connect sessions.
Whitehawk Library houses the city’s Toy Library. With a wide range of toys, games and puzzles to borrow for free, children of all ages can choose and borrow a different toy or game each week. Pre-school musical instruments are also available to borrow.
New Library opened Summer 2014! Borrow books, DVDs, CDs and audio tapes, use the computers for free, join the monthly Book group, come to Baby Boogie or come to a coffee morning and just sit relax and enjoy the spectacular views!
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