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Bromley House Library

Angel Row, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6HL
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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. Please note, that the tours are postponed until 2020 because of a major building project (for more information about the building project please click here). 

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.

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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 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
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

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