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Luton Central Library

Luton Central Library has the widest selection of novels, non-fiction books, newspapers and magazines. The books are available in different formats - large print, paperback or on CD. There is also a good selection of music and film CDs and DVDs. There are computers available for library members on the ground, first and second floors. Wi-fi is available on the first, second and third floors.

The ground floor has the children's library, quick choice selection of books and quick use public computers. The Luton Visitor Information Centre and Box Office is also on the ground floor.

On the first floor you will find the main enquiry point where staff will be able to help you find what you want. A fax service is available here.

The second floor is the quiet study area. The Local Studies collection and Family History room are on this floor.

The third floor has a cafe, multi-faith room and conference rooms.

Local Studies and Family History

If you are researching the history of Luton and the surrounding area, doing a school project or looking into your family tree, Luton Central Library has a Local Studies and Family History Library. There are copies of the local newspapers on microfilm, printed transcripts of local parish registers, local census and maps. Luton Libraries have a subscription to the online family history resource, FindMyPast, available in every Luton library.

Regular Events


Rhyme Time 10.00 - 10.30 am & 11.00 - 11.30 am


Homework help 11.00 am to 1.00 pm
Family Fun Time 2.15 pm to 3.00 pm (fortnightly)


Homework help 1.00 to 3.00 pm

Who to contact


Where to go

Luton Central Library
St George''s Square

Last updated 28/05/2019