Digital library

The resources in your Digital Library are free of charge. You just need your library card to access this.


Log on to reference resources wherever you are, day or night. They are free, all you need is your library card. (Oxford publications, Theory Test Pro, Life in the UK, and 19th Century Newspapers).

100 official documents relating to World War One, made available by TSO for use in any Calderdale library

The Weaver to Web site contains around 20,000 digital images illustrating the history of Calderdale. This includes the pages of the Halifax Courier for the years 1914-1918.

National & local links to reliable websites giving information about: benefits; business; health and wellbeing; jobs, careers & skills; rights & citizenship; money

Ancestry is instantly available in all Calderdale Libraries. Find My Past and British Newspaper Archive are available at Central Library, Brighouse, Hebden Bridge and Todmorden. You would be advised to book first and a member of staff will log you on.

Details of how to access Which? magazine, British Newspaper Archive and First World War newspapers online

The Access to Research service offers free access to academic journal articles. This online service is available in all Calderdale libraries.

If you are a Calderdale library member you can download a maximum of 5 titles at a time, with a choice of over 400 free eBook titles, to compatible e-Readers, tablets and PCs.