It's free to become a member. You can register online or come in to one of our libraries and give us your address.
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.
Library members can use the computers for free for up to an hour, printers for a small fee and scanners for free. Anyone can use the photocopiers for a small fee.
eBooks and eAudiobooks are electronic versions of books and audiobooks. Members can read and listen to books and comics online through our 2 eBook services called BorrowBox and Overdrive.
We have a home delivery service, so you can get library items delivered to your home. We also have audiobooks and books in large print, and all our libraries are wheelchair accessible.
If you can’t find a specific book or item in our libraries, you might be able to borrow it from a library outside Brighton & Hove. This service is currently suspended.
Free Library Connect sessions are run by volunteers to help people use a computer, laptop, smartphone, tablet, eBook reader or the internet. Speak to a librarian to find out more.
We have rare books and special collections in Jubilee and Hove libraries that you can arrange to view.
Library members can use our online resources for free, such as encyclopedias, biographies and academic research. You'll need your library card number to log in to most of these.
The Business & IP Centre (BIPC) will open at Jubilee Library in 2021. Here you can get support to start and grow a business.
Online resources you can access at our libraries for help with your business.