General interest resources
The resources listed below are useful for research and general interest.
The Access to Research service provides access to a wide range of academic articles and research in public libraries across the UK. It can only be accessed from the library PCs.
The Ancestry library edition provides information on family history, including the UK & Ireland Census collections 1841-1901, plus birth, death and marriage records. Under normal circumstances Ancestry can only be accessed from library PCs, however this has been temporarily extended to allow library cardholders remote access from home while libraries are closed, courtesy of Proquest and its partner Ancestry.
Login with your membership number and PIN will be required.
View information on the 1881 UK Census collections.
You can use the family tree creator to create your family tree and connect with your family story.
Encyclopaedia for ages 5-11.
Encyclopaedia for ages 12-18.
Encyclopaedia for ages 18+.