Please note: If you have fines of £10 or more on your account, you will not be able to log onto your account. Please contact your local library
You can also call in to any library in the Bradford district, or use our telephone automated renewal system.
With our automated service you can check library information and opening times, you can check your library account to see if you have any reservations and you can renew the items you have on loan.
To access your account all you will need is your Library Card Number and your PIN (Personal Identification Number).
To use our automated service just dial 01274 430094 and follow the instructions given.
Please contact your local library for your PIN. If you have given us an email address to send you reminders etc, you can request a new pin.
You can borrow books, maps, DVDs, Audiobooks, e-Audiobooks and Playaway MP3s.
You cannot currently borrow eBooks from Bradford Libraries.
You can borrow up to 25 items at any one time. Children can also borrow 25 items. In all libraries you will be given a single ‘credit card’ type ticket which you will need to present each time you borrow material. All libraries use the computerised library card.
These items do not count towards your 25 items. You can borrow as many of these items as you like.
We will make a charge for a book, CD or DVD that is overdue. The details of the charges are in all libraries. Please return or renew books on time to avoid fines. There are no charges for children and teenagers under 16 and no charges for pensioners. We do charge under 16s and over 60s for late returns of media.
All book loans are for three weeks, with renewal possible as long as no one else is waiting for the book. CDs and DVDs are available in larger libraries. These can be hired on a weekly basis.
There is a charge to replace lost tickets:
You can visit any library in Bradford to borrow books and use their services. The ticket issued by your home library is valid in any of Bradford’s libraries.