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24 Hour Library Services Online

Use St.Helens Library Service round the clock, all you need is an internet connection and a library card.

eBooks and eMedia

eBooks and audiobooks are now free to borrow online from our digital library catalogue St.Helens Libr-E. Read immediately in your browser or download to a smartphone, tablet or E-reader.

Oxford Music Online, the world's premier authority on all aspects of music

Online Dictionary and Reference Resources

The Oxford Reference Online Premium Collection offers a huge range of fully-indexed and cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.

Find out about anyone who made a difference in British history via Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, with more than 57,000 life stories online.

Containing over 600,000 words, 3 million quotations and over 1000 years of English. The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words from across the English-speaking world.

World Book Online is a homework resource and encyclopedia for children that can be accessed from within the library. To gain full full access to this resource you must follow the link from a St Helens Library computer or St. Helens Library WiFi access point.

NOTE: Library borrowers using a 9-digit library card number beginning with the number 2 are reminded to include the STH prefix when logging in to some of our information services from outside of St.Helens libraries. For example, card number 200098765 should be entered as STH200098765.