Storyhouse Library

Storyhouse Library is open from 8am – 11pm each day (9.30am on Sundays).

You can join the library by visiting Storyhouse, or online – to join online head here and complete the form, and then email with your full name, date of birth and postcode and you’ll receive your card number. 

Order & Collect Service 
Storyhouse Library’s new Order & Collect Service is for anyone who’s nervous about coming out and browsing the books, or anyone who likes having someone else choose their books for them, or perhaps someone collecting books for a friend/neighbour.

When placing an order you will be asked for the:

  • the type of books you would like e.g. crime, family sagas, humour
  • the format you would like them in e.g. hardback, paperback, audiobook

…and we will do our best to pick you some books that you’ll love reading!

Order here or call Storyhouse Library on 01244409113 (Option 2).

Books, audiobooks and ebooks
Browse, order, reserve, take out and return books.

Study and reading spaces
We have lots of new single study tables and spaces, all with free WiFi and charging ports.

Computer use
Computer use is free for an hour and doesn’t require booking. Extra time after that can be booked for £2 an hour. This can be booked in the library at the desks, or on the library kiosks.

Telephone Befriending Service
We’re all in need of a bit of extra support just now, so if you would like some reading recommendations, help with choosing books, or just a bookish chat, we’re here to help. Just contact us with your name and phone number, tell us the last three books you read and enjoyed and a preferred day and time, and our friendly library staff will give you a call. Contact us on 01244 409113 (option 2) or at 

Library at home
You can join the library and access a wealth of audiobooks, ebooks and resources from your home – including brand new library app Borrow Box – register with your library card to borrow from thousands of ebooks and audiobooks, completely free. Find out more here.
Digital Buddies and Digipal
Digital Buddies are a support group that help older people to use technology. Find out more about Digital Buddies.
Digipal is one-on-one help from a library team member. Find out more about Digipal.
They can help you with anything from setting up an email address to paying bills and applying for jobs to managing your benefits, keeping in touch with your family or managing your finances.


Book and reading groups of all kinds meet at Storyhouse, plus lots of other community groups call Storyhouse their home too. Want to find a group to join, or create your own? Explore Groups & Activities here.

If you have any more questions about Storyhouse Library, email