Where our libraries are in Brighton & Hove, how to join, what you can borrow, and how we can help you get online.
Using our libraries
Join our libraries online or log in to your account to search our collections.
It's free to become a member. You can register online or in person at one of our libraries.
It’s free to join our libraries and start borrowing. Check how much we charge for overdue books, photocopying and other library services.
You can visit some of our libraries outside staffed hours. We call this service Libraries Extra.
Books and collections
Use our online catalogue or visit a library to find, reserve and renew books and other items. You can also renew items by phone on 0303 123 0035.
eBooks and eAudiobooks are electronic versions of books and audiobooks. Members can read and listen to books online through our 2 eBook services called BorrowBox and Libby.
If you can’t find a specific book or audiobook in our libraries, you might be able to borrow it from a library outside Brighton & Hove.
Computers and the internet
Events and activities
Use our calendar to find out what events, activities and exhibitions are happening in our libraries.
We host Baby Boogie, Story time, and other play sessions for children under 5 years old in our libraries. We also host ad-hoc activities and events for older children and families. Some activities are held outside of staffed hours.
Hire a space
The Business & IP Centre (BIPC) at Jubilee Library offers insights and access to free resources and events online and in-person, to help you imagine, start or develop your business.
Brighton & Hove Libraries has an important part to play in the way children learn. Find out how we support teachers, school children and young people.
Book a careers session, drop-in to our Job Club or use our books and computers to help you find a job. If you are self-employed or starting a business, you can also get 1-to-1 expert advice and access to a wealth of free information and online resources at our Business & IP Centre.