Loan of Books

  • Books may be borrowed for a duration of three weeks.
  • Adults may borrow up to eight books.
  • Children may borrow up to three books.
  • Professional loans are available for adults for a duration of six weeks, and eight books may be borrowed.


What’s available?


Reference Books

We stock a remarkable collection of Napoleonic and St Helenian History books which can be read in the Library. A small selection is available for borrowing. Please ask a team member.


A great range of local Newspapers dating back to 1956, The St Helena Wirebird up to present date, namely the St Helena Independent and The Sentinel is available for reading in the Library.


An extensive variety of well-known authors to suit both junior and adult members covering Adventure, Family, Crime, Romance, Westerns, Thriller and Fantasy can be borrowed.

Non Fiction

A substantial range of genres covering Medical, Sports, Cooking, Business, Travel, Biography, Auto-Biography, History and lots more are available for borrowing.


Three magazines may be borrowed for a period of one week. Why not choose from our collection, OK, Real Homes, Woman and Home, Bella, Gardener’s World, Men’s Health, Slimming World, True Detective and lots more.

Audio Books

A small selection of Crime, Romance and Drama is available for borrowing.


A small collection of well- known Classic’s, Western, Drama and wildlife are available, members may borrow up to Three DVDs for a period of one week.

Childrens Holiday Activities

Please consult our  adverts and news board with dates and further information.


A4 coping is available at a fee of 20p per sheet.

Please consult the Terms and Conditions for the use of the Public Library Service at the front desk or speak to a member of the Library Team.