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Central Lending Library

Join the library, then request a PIN to borrow items.


Opening hours

  • Monday - 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday - 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday - 1 to 8pm
  • Thursday - 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Friday - 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday - 10am to 4pm
  • Sunday - closed

Holiday opening hours

eLibrary 24/7

The eLibrary is open 24/7, borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks, and read eMagazines.


Find, renew or reserve

Books, music and film - browse, search, reserve and renew online.



Central Library
Surrey Street
S1 1XZ

Libraries map.

Bus timetables.


Virtual tour

Take a look inside the Central Lending Library.


Items you can loan

  • Fiction and non-fiction books

  • Large print books

  • Books on tape and CD

  • Books in community and foreign languages

  • Ordnance Survey maps

  • Graphic novels

  • DVDs

  • Blu-rays

  • CDs

  • Sheet Music

  • Drama Collection

  • LGBT Collection

  • Books in different languages


Central Library reading groups

There are 4 reading groups in the Central Library that meet at various points in the month.

For more information, phone 0114 2734727.

Reading groups across Sheffield.




The Computer & Internet Centre.

Use free WiFi at any time or use one of our computers for free, for up to an hour a day.. facilities include;

  • black and white printer - 10p charge per side
  • colour printer - 50p charge per side
  • scanner
  • Memory card readers
  • Floppy disk drives

Book a computer

We recommend that you book a computer in advance, call 0114 2734727.


Contact us


Telephone: 0114 2734727 or 0114 2734729

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  • Modified: Nov 30, 2016 11:50:21 AM