St Annes Library

St Annes Library

St Annes Library is temporarily closed while specialist building work continues. Meanwhile, some of the services are being delivered from nearby Ansdell Library.

Short Term Replacement for St Annes Library

Lancashire County Council operate the Library Service. Some of the services previously being delivered at St Anne’s library are being delivered from Ansdell library including collection of reserved items and some events.

A temporary library service, based in a mobile unit, will operate from Monday 26 March. Find the mobile library in the car park of the Public Offices, 288 Clifton Drive South, in St Annes. It will remain there until the work at the library building is complete.

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Opening times for the library will be:

Monday: 9am – 5pm
Tuesday: 9am – 5pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 9am – 5pm
Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday: 9am – 5pm

The mobile library will carry a wide range of books to suit all tastes. The titles will be changed regularly, with new ones being added frequently. Books can also be ordered, just the same as in a static library. A variety of audio books will also be available.

The unit is fully accessible for people with mobility problems and disabilities. It is fitted with low rise stairs and a passenger lift for easy access so that customers can board to select their own books.

3,000 books have been transferred from the main building to the mobile library, which will be open for 40 hours per week.

Specialist Building Work

The library has been closed since August 2017. After plaster fell from the ceiling, surveyors advised that it should be closed. It’s a grade 2 listed, 110 year old building and has to be repaired accordingly.


St Annes Library
St Annes Library
Inside St Annes Library
Inside St Annes Library

St Annes Library Contact Details

St Annes Library
254 Clifton Drive South
St Annes on Sea

Tel: 0300 123 6703

If you get in touch with the library please mention that you saw the information on Visit Fylde Coast. Thanks!

Your local library is the hub of the local community – for young and old alike

Regular events are held each week in all of our local libraries – for toddlers, teens and adults of all ages, they entertain the whole community.

Special events are held each month on loads of different subjects. And everyone is welcome to everything.

Advice and help is available with jobs, benefits and health and libraries are used as places for consultation on local matters.

Computers are available for you to use, along with lessons to show you how, drop-ins to sort out your IT problems, and support with government forms etc.

Learn how to craft, play board games and make new friends – or even, just maybe, borrow a book!

Blackpool libraries are managed by Blackpool Council. The libraries in Fylde and Wyre are managed by Lancashire County Council.

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