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LiveWire Libraries subscribe to a range of premium resources for you to use for FREE.  You can log into these resources anywhere, just be entering your library card number. So whether you're at home on a PC, out and about with a phone or tablet, or using one of the library computers you have exactly the same access to quality information.


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Click the button above if you're outside of a LiveWire building to log in with your library card number.

If you're in a LiveWire building on a library computer or using LiveWire wifi, you can search directly below.

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 200 videos. Resources include:

  • Bloomsbury Thesaurus
  • Chambers 21st Century Dictionary
  • The Hutchinson Unabridged Encyclopedia with Atlas and Weather Guide
  • National Geographic Answer Book: 10,001 Fast Facts About Our World
  • Whitaker's Almanack 2018
  • Chambers Biographical Dictionary
  • Debrett's Peerage & Baronetage
  • Black's Medical Dictionary, 43rd Edition
  • The Harvard Dictionary of Music
  • Collins Dictionary of Law
  • Dorling Kindersley Eye Witness series

Access is available in libraries, or log in anywhere by entering your 14 digit library card number (starts 24143...)


Encyclopaedia Britannica offers authoritative, reliable and up to date information on a huge range of topics. It comes in three versions, tailored to different age groups. To use Britannica Online outside of a library you will need to log-in with your library card number which is 14 digits long, beginning 24143


Britannica Junior is aimed at ages 5-11. Perfect for homework projects, or try the games for added fun!


Britannica Student is aimed at 12-18 year olds.  It is an excellent resource for homework and research.


Britannica Adult.  Full access to award winning learning resources and articles from the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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

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

Find My Past

Use Find My Past to find your ancestors and build your family tree: