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Halton Libraries

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We offer a wide variety of wellbeing services


Look at what we have to offer for children & schools

Family and Community History

Find out how we can help you look into your family and community history

Meeting Rooms

If you are looking for a venue, we have meeting rooms for hire

News and Events

Our Bridges – The history of Halton’s bridges

Saturday 28th April - Friday 4th May at Halton Lea Library Saturday 21st April - Thursday 26th April at Widnes Library We are displaying highlights from our archives in this fascinating exhibition detailing Halton's bridges and the social history surrounding them. ...

National Crime Reading Month

Tuesday 1st May - Thursday 31st May at all libraries To celebrate National Crime Reading Month, we want you to share with us your favourite crime reads.  Leave a review on our library catalogue of your favourite book or tweet us @HaltonLibraries and use the hashtag...

Local History Talk: Runcorn’s Railways

Tuesday 8th May 6-7.30pm at Halton Lea Library Following on from their fascinating talk about Runcorn's architecture in March, Runcorn Historical Society will be returning to Halton Lea Library.  This time their talk will be covering the history of Runcorn's railways,...

Local History Talk: The History of Crossing the Mersey

Thursday 10th May 6-7.30 pm at Widnes Library Learn about the many ways people have crossed the Mersey in history with this fascinating talk by local history enthusiast Bob Roach.  This event is free of charge but tickets must be booked via Eventbrite or in person at...

Mental Health Awareness Week

Monday 14th - Saturday 19th May Why not try something new in Halton Libraries to boost your mental wellbeing?  If you can't make any of our groups, have a browse of our wide selection of Books on Prescription and Mood-Boosing books.  The theme of this year's Mental...

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