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Boston Library is situated within the County Hall building and is entered via Bank Street. It provides a variety of library services and facilities.

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For information on lost property or lost stock, please contact the library directly.

Further information

  • books for all ages and interests
  • study space
  • activities and events
  • computers and WiFi – you can book a PC online for free
  • online resources, such as Ancestry and Driving Theory Test Pro
  • e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines and e-music
  • copy, scan and print facilities - view prices and fees
  • PaperCut service to send documents to print from WiFi or your home
  • microfilm and microfiche facilities

Find out about the range of activities and events happening at the library, including those specifically for toddlers, children and vulnerable groups.

View our activities

Booking will need to be done at the library.

For information about school trips, please email the library directly.

Documents available to view
  • books - a large collection of publications covering the history of Boston and its immediate area. Notable titles include Thompson’s History and Antiquities of Boston
  • directories - titles such as Kellys and Whites covering a variety of years from 1826 to 1939
  • newspapers on microfilm - Boston Guardian 1854 to 1958, Lincolnshire Standard (Boston Edition) 1912 to 2019 (incomplete). A microfilm reader printer is available to use. To book the reader or check whether the year you want is available, please contact the team direct
  • newspaper cuttings: covering subjects such as local places, firms, industries, transport, planning proposals, shopping schemes dating from the 1980s
  • maps - OS scales covering Boston and the surrounding area between 1824 and 1969
  • illustrations - a selection of photographs of Boston and the surrounding area, the majority dating from 1900s onwards
  • ephemera - an eclectic mix including ‘Village Packs’ for Boston and the surrounding villages covering a variety of years from the 1900s to present

County Hall (Bank Street entrance)
PE21 6DY

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Opening hours

Holiday opening hours may differ. For short term closures and bank holiday opening hours, see our social media channel.

Day Opening hours
Monday 9am to 5pm
Tuesday 9am to 5pm
Wednesday 9am to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 6pm
Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 4pm
Sunday Closed

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