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Join our Library:

Membership is now FREE for ALL  Island Residents!


You can borrow up to 8 items at a time with your library card.

Loans can be renewed online (you will need to login) or by telephone, providing no one else is waiting.

You can use your library card to register for a free account at Libby to access our library of online Ebooks and EAudiobooks which you can borrow and download to your own devices.

Full list of services:

  • Fiction in a wide range of genres: crime, thriller, science-fiction, fantasy, horror, classics, general fiction.
  • Non-fiction covering a range of subjects such as computing, study skills, gardening, crafts and hobbies, recipe books, travel guides, history and biographies.
  • Books in large print format.
  • Manx Collection
  • Children's Library with fiction and non-fiction for all ages including Oxford Reading Tree guided reading for early learners.
  • Young Adult fiction suitable for teenagers and adults.
  • Book requests and reservations service.
  • Online eBooks and eAudiobooks from our digital subscription service Libby by OverDrive
  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Free wi-fi, charging points and computer use
  • Photocopying and printing at a small fee
  • Daily and weekly newspapers
  • Hot drinks £1
  • For events, activities and displays - check our Facebook posts.

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