BOOK lovers of all ages are being asked to help name Lancashire County Council’s new mobile libraries.

The county council’s six-strong mobile library fleet is being totally replaced, with the first three vehicles expected to go into action in late February 2020.

Now the library service is asking people to vote for their favourite names from a specially compiled shortlist.

Amongst those in the running are The Borrowers, Chitty Chitty Book Book, Great Transportations and Hardbacks of Notre Van.

People are being asked to choose from a shortlist of 11, with the top three names set to adorn the first three vehicles.

Everyone has until 5pm on Friday 17 January to get involved, with the winning names due to be announced the following week. The list of names are available at, then follow the link to vote.

There are six operational mobile libraries are based at Heysham, Garstang, Brierfield, Whalley, Clayton Green, and Ormskirk.