More than just books

More than just books

Vivacity libraries cover so much more than just books. From children's activities to audio books and even magazines FREE on your tablet or smartphone.

Keep reading this summer. Who knows...maybe you will find something unexpected on your journey.

What will you discover with Vivacity's libraries?

E-books, Audiobooks and Magazines

Did you know that Vivacity Libraries offer FREE collections of downloadable e-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines?

Storytime and Rhymetimes

Peterborough libraries hold weekly under fives ‘storytimes’ and ‘rhymetimes’ in all of our libraries. These provide an opportunity to share stories with parents and carers and to promote books and reading.

Code Club - Scratch for Beginners

Come along to a fun and informal introduction to computer coding at Central and Bretton libraries. Suitable for ages 7-11 with a parent or carer.

Family History

Thinking about researching your family history? We have a subscription to Ancestry.com completely FREE to use

Family History for Beginners

Intended for beginners, learn the basics in genealogy and the most common 'pitfalls' to avoid.

Homework Clubs

Specialist staff are on hand to share library resources, including FREE printing and computer access during the sessions.

Computer Courses

If you don’t know anything about computers and feel the world is passing you by, then why not sign up for our FREE online computer basics course?

Health Information at the Library

Peterborough Libraries hold a range of health information from alternative medicine, diagnosis and self help books to literature for medical professionals.

Reading groups

Reading groups are a fun, sociable way of meeting like-minded people and trying a range of books you might never have thought of.

Join the Library

Make the most of all the fantastic free resources with Vivacity Libraries by signing up in less than 5 minutes

Library Opening Times

Did you know Peterborough has 10 libraries and a mobile service covering routes across Peterborough? Find out more about Open+