Askam Library

Opening hours, facilities and activities available at Askam Library.

Library facilities

The library provides:

  • borrowing and browsing
  • computer access
  • printing
  • disabled access

Reading group

The reading group meets every Saturday 10.30am to 12noon.

If you're not a member of a reading group and you would like to set one up, you can contact the Reading Group Loan Service.

Social stories

Social stories have been created to help you when you are visiting a library.  They describe what you can expect when you visit the library, including where things are located and what kinds of items you can borrow. Reading this social story before a visit can help you feel more comfortable and confident about your visit. If you still have questions about visiting the library, please contact us.

Read our health and wellbeing support page

Login to your library account

Here you can search the catalogue, view your library account and renew items.

If you're not a member, you can apply for a library membership.

How to get here

There's a bus stop within 200 yards of the library. Buses arrive every hour.

The train station is within 500 yards of the library. Trains run every 1 to 2 hours.

Free car parking nearby.


Askam Library
Lord Street
LA16 7AQ
United Kingdom


There is disabled access to this building.

Opening times

Monday: 3pm to 5pm
Tuesday: 10am to 1pm
Thursday: 2pm to 5pm
Friday: 2pm to 5pm

This library is closed on public and bank holidays.


Askam Library