Barrow Library

Opening hours, facilities and activities available at Barrow Library.

Library facilities

The library provides:

  • browsing and borrowing
  • computer access
  • printing
  • loanable storysacks
  • loanable dementia bags
  • reading group loans
  • photocopying
  • requests
  • toilets
  • in person activities and events
  • disabled access
  • Nowcard

Reading group

The reading group meets every first Monday of every month from 4.45pm to 5.45pm.

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.


We offer a range of events across our libraries, such as author talks and learning events.

To browse or book, search our Westmorland and Furness Eventbrite page


Browse activities available at this library

Health and wellbeing support

This library provides:

  • Macmillan cancer drop-in and cancer awareness - this is through the Macmillan Cancer information Project
  • specialist collection of books to answer questions on autism
  • dementia resource bags - these are aimed for use at home with individuals or family members affected by dementia to promote reminiscence or discussions

Books that can help with your health and wellbeing

Books can be recommended by GPs or other health professionals from the relevant Reading Well list.

Reading Well collections available at Barrow library:

  • Reading Well for mental health
  • Reading Well for children
  • Reading Well for teens
  • Reading Well for dementia
  • Reading Well for long term conditions

The books can be borrowed and requested free of charge.

For more information read our health and wellbeing support page

How to get here

Bus station 200 meters from the library.

There's no customer parking on site.

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.


Barrow Library
Ramsden Square
LA14 1LL
United Kingdom


There is disabled access to this building.

Opening times

Monday: 9:30am to 6pm

Tuesday: 9:30am to 6pm

Wednesday: 9:30am to 6pm

Thursday: 9:30am to 6pm

Friday: 9:30am to 5pm

Saturday: 10am to 4pm

This library is closed on public and bank holidays.



Barrow Library