To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

Language

Bromley House Library

Angel Row, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6HL
Close window

Call direct on:

Tel+44(0)115 9473134

Add Bromley House Library to your Itinerary

Bromley House Library

About

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
Marcus Tullus Cicero (106-43 BC)

Bromley House Library, founded 1816, is a flourishing independent lending library situated in the centre of Nottingham and is one of the few remaining subscription libraries in the country. The library houses around 40,000 books and has a tranquil and unstuffy atmosphere. There are many fine reading rooms spread over three floors of a Grade II* listed Georgian townhouse. In addition there is a beautiful walled garden, one of only two in the city centre. The library is a pleasant place to work, relax or read.

Regular open events are held, if you would like to visit groups are welcomed by appointment. For year round access to the collections, building and secluded garden why not consider becoming a member.

The library is on the first floor and above, and regrets that they are currently unable to offer disabled access.

For those who want to visit the library there is a guided tour every Wednesday afternoon at 2.30pm - the tours are free and last about 1 hour with booking essential. Call the library on 0115 9473134 or email enquiries@bromleyhouse.org.

Although the library cannot show people round on an individual basis you can always pop up to the first floor if you are passing and interested in joining or want to find out about the library tours.

To view the events programme, please download the pdf attached to the right of this page.

Map & Directions

Facilities

Other

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Indoor Attraction

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Opening Times (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday09:30 - 18:00*
Tuesday09:30 - 17:00*
Wednesday09:30 - 18:00*
Thursday - Friday09:30 - 17:00*
Saturday09:30 - 14:00*
SundayClosed*

* Bromley House Library is a members library although we cannot show people round on an individual basis you can always pop up to the first floor if you are passing and interested in joining or want to find out about our library tours.
Free public tours are available every Wednesday at 2.30pm - pre-booking required - call 0115 9473134 or email enquiries@bromleyhouse.org

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Follow Us

Video

  • Welcome to Bromley House Library

What's Nearby

  1. The Left Lion

    Beloved by locals as a famous ‘meeting place’, Nottingham’s Left Lion is one of two stone...

    0.09 miles away
  2. Nottingham Council House


    It takes a building of some distinction to stand out in a city as rich in beautiful and...

    0.12 miles away
  3. Old Market Square


    A focal point for residents and visitors, Old Market Square is where friends meet,...

    0.12 miles away
  1. Little John - the bell

    Listen to the chimes of Little John.

    0.12 miles away
  2. Nottingham Line of Light Art Installation

    ‘Line of Light’, created by artist Jo Fairfax, projects five-word poems by writers...

    0.12 miles away
  3. Brian Clough statue

    The Brian Clough statue stands proudly in Nottingham city centre just off Old Market...

    0.12 miles away
  4. The Lost City Adventure Golf

    Start your epic adventure at The Lost City Adventure Golf in The Cornerhouse!

    0.14 miles away
  5. Escapologic

    Thrills, suspense, mystery and horror await in our incredible rooms! Every locked door in...

    0.14 miles away
  6. Fun Station

    Fun Station is a vibrant family entertainment centre at The Cornerhouse, full of...

    0.16 miles away
  7. The Robin Hood Experience

    An interactive journey back through history to the time of Robin Hood in the heart of...

    0.16 miles away
  8. Standard Hill (Derry Mount)

    It was here on 25th August 1642 that the Royal Standard was raised by Charles I, marking...

    0.2 miles away
  9. Notts Derby Wine School

    We are a local, independent wine education company which specialises in hosting wine...

    0.2 miles away
  10. Logiclock

    Logiclock is an entertaining puzzle-based live escape game, designed for small groups of...

    0.2 miles away
  11. JM Barrie Plaque


    Sir James Matthew Barrie was a Scottish author and dramatist, best remembered today as...

    0.22 miles away
  12. Sky Mirror at Nottingham Playhouse

    Anish Kapoor's Sky Mirror is a must see piece of art, located at Nottingham Playhouse...

    0.22 miles away
Previous Next

Related

Monday, 1 January 2018 - Monday, 31 December 2018

Bromley House Library ToursBromley House Library has operated continuously as an independent subscription library since 1816. The coming year continues with a programme of talks, events and gallery exhibitions, along with regular weekly tours.
more info

Saturday, 26 January 2019 - Saturday, 26 January 2019

Bromley House Library 2019 Talks - The life and work of George GreenA talk on the prominent local scientist and mathematician George Green at Bromley House Library
more info

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Bromley House Library | Visit NottinghamshireBromley House Library 2019 Talks - Life of Nevil Shute NorwayA discussion on English-Australian novelist and aeronautical engineer Nevil Shute Norway at Bromley House Library
more info

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Bromley House Library | Visit NottinghamshireBromley House Library 2019 Talks - Women’s Writing after SuffrageA talk discussing women's writing and the origins, founders and aims of Time & Tide magazine at Bromley House Library
more info
Street Art

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss