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LiveWire Libraries subscribe to a range of premium resources for you to use for free.   Visit the Dictionaries and Encyclopaedias page for even more resources.

Theory Test Pro

You can use Theory Test Pro in the library and at home.  To log-in outside of a library you will need your library card number which is 14 digits long and begins 24143

theorytestpro A realistic online simulation of the UK's driving theory tests for all vehicle categories, to help learners pass first time

Access to Research

Access many of the world’s best academic papers across science, technology, medicine and other disciplines for FREE in your local library. To use this resource you must visit your local library and use one of the library computers.  You can book a computer in advance by phoning or visiting a library.  Library computers are free to use for 60 minutes, but charges apply for additional time. You can find details of library locations and opening times on the Find A Library page.

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Access to Research free, walk-in access to a wide range of academic articles and research. Subjects include art, architecture, business, engineering, history, languages, politics, philosophy, mathematics and the sciences.

Only available when using a library computer.

 Family History

LiveWire Libraries subscribe to Ancestry for family history research.  To use this resource for free you must visit your local library and use one of the library computers.  You can book a computer in advance by phoning or visiting a library.  Library computers are free to use for 60 minutes, but charges apply for additional time. You can find details of library locations and opening times on the Find A Library page.  Please visit the Local and Family History page for full details of the services we offer.

ancestryle Ancestry - Research your family history, using the world’s largest online library of family history information

Consumer Advice

which logow Which - Read the latest reviews for all kinds of products.  This is only available on public computers in libraries; ask staff for help with access.