Facilities and services

Our facilities


Black and white and colour printing is available for a small fee. Print in A4 or A3 from our computers or your own laptop.

Study space

Whether you're studying or working, find desks, quiet areas and dedicated study spaces at Skegness Library. 


Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the library. You can log in on your phone, tablet or laptop. 

Quiet area

In our quiet areas, please switch off your mobile or turn it to silent and speak quietly, being mindful of other visitors

Local Studies

We have a range of local studies resources for reference use covering the history of Skegness and the surrounding area. Our collection includes:
  • Books: A selection of books relating to the history of Skegness and the surrounding area including Skegness in the Fifties and Skegness at War.
  • Directories: A selection of Kellys and Whites directories dating from 1856-1937. 
  • Newspapers on Microfilm: Skegness Herald 1882-1916, Skegness Extra 1987-1990, Skegness Standard July 1922-December 2019, Skegness News 1909-1964, Lincolnshire Standard Horncastle, Alford and Spilsby Edition 1912-1915. A Microfilm Reader is available to use. To book the Reader or check whether the year you want is available, please contact the team direct. 
  • Illustrations: A collection of photographs featuring Skegness and the surrounding area dating the 1890s to the 1980s. 

Workspaces at Skegness Library

We have desks and quiet study spaces that are free for everyone to use. They're available on a first come, first served basis.

New to Skegness Library

Find more books and resources in our library catalogue Go to catalogue

Featured skills courses

Career active

Boost your career with this free resource for library members, including tips and videos on CVs, application forms and interviews.

Theory test pro

Pass your driving theory test first time with this free resource. Practice with a full bank of official questions licensed from the DSA.

Learn my way

Improve your IT skills with this do-it-yourself course, supported by our friendly library staff.  

Learning and Research

From historical archives to reference tools, discover learning and research resources at Skegness Library.

Newspaper records

Discover digital newspaper archives from major publications including The Times and the Financial Times.

Ancestry tools

Dive into the past and trace your family tree using free ancestry tools such as Find My Past and Who’s Who and Who Was Who. 

Oxford reference resources

Access a range of reference tools online including Oxford Dictionaries and Oxford Bibliographies.

Britannica online

As a library member, you can access the adult, junior or student edition of Britannica Online for free. 

Community support

We offer a range of services to support everyone in our communities.

English conversation groups

If you're learning English for the first time, you can work on your speaking skills in these supportive, informal conversation groups.

Support groups

From community IT sessions to Connect Over a Cuppa, there are plenty of support groups at Skegness Library.

Explore more facilities and services in Lincolnshire

Find out about more facilities and services on offer at Skegness Library and within Lincolnshire. 

Workspaces and Facilities

From meeting rooms for hire to study areas, discover our library workspaces.

Home Library Service

Our Access Mobile service can deliver items directly to your door if you cannot reach a core staffed library or community hub due to location, health or mobility issues.