Online services in our libraries

You can access some online services at the library which you may not be able to at home.

Access to research

Access a wide range of published academic research covering many different subjects including medicine, art, history and the sciences. Read the terms and conditions carefully.

Ancestry library edition

For access to Ancestry website while libraries are closed, login to – Once you have logged in, click on Access to Ancestry Library Edition in the middle of the page.
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Free online learning

You can use the Learn My Way website to learn how to use the internet.

The Future Learn website has lots of different courses on a huge variety of topics including psychology, coding and history.

You can take CISCO cybersecurity courses on the NetAcad website.

Visit the Micro:bit Foundation website to get started and borrow a micro:bit to code from your library.