8-week Library Services Consultation

Tell the Wirral Library Service what is most important to you when visiting the library…

Whether you access the online library, prefer to browse the bookshelves, or don’t use a library in Wirral, you can share your ideas to help improve the library service now and for future generations.

Take part by visiting the council’s 'Have Your Say' website:

Irby library is currently closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The following four libraries are open for readers to browse, return books and the Order and Collect service from Tuesday 25 May 2021.

View library opening times below:

Due to COVID-19, all other libraries in Wirral are currently closed until further notice.

View further options for advice and support.

View further information about how we are staying safe in libraries

You can download free e-books and e-audio books on

Who is FOIL?

Friends of Irby Library (FOIL) is a community group of Irby residents who volunteer to keep the library attractive and viable with a range of fundraising events and volunteering activities.

Furniture, blinds, shelving or display units, FOIL has helped with all and more besides.

Through its book sponsorship scheme it has even helped with that most vital ingredient - books!