Overview

Become a library member to enjoy borrowing books and using other library services and materials across all the Vivacity Peterborough Libraries.
Membership is free to Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire residents and if you work or study in the Peterborough area.

And take advanced of our self service hours (open+)

  • Gives you access to library materials, public computers and quiet, creative spaces to meet or study.
  • You even have access while the building is unstaffed making the building available at times that are convenient to you.
  • Working more conveniently for you

You’ll need to register for self service to use the library during unstaffed hours by talking to a member of staff at your branch.

Here’s how it works:

To enter the library while it’s unstaffed, scan your Vivacity card and type your PIN into the access point near the library entrance.

  • Remember to take care of your library space while staff are away.
  • Be mindful when entering the building. Don’t let anyone else enter without proper access.
  • CCTV Cameras are in place for your peace of mind and safety.
  • You will hear pre-recorded messages to let you know when staff are on site and when the library is due to close.

Please note: Under 16s are unable to register for self service (open+), but they are welcome to come in to the library during self service (open+) hours if accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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