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Nottingham Central Library

Central Library Nottingham, Carrington Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 7FF
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Nottingham Central Library

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The new Nottingham Central Library was opened by The Lord Mayor of Nottingham City Council on 28th November 2023. 

The library, which is part of the new Broad Marsh Car Park and Bus Station complex, puts children, young people and learning at the heart of its design, with a high-quality children’s section, immersive storytelling room, extensive book collection and comfortable areas to sit and read.

The new Central Library is a key element in the regeneration of Broad Marsh, which has already seen major transformation including new people-friendly, green public space created on Sussex Street next to Nottingham College.

Services include:

  • Free Wi-Fi provided by GovWifi
  • Click & Collect
  • Local History Services
  • Printing, Scanning, Photocopier services
  • Room Hire
  • Books including large print and world languages
  • Business & IP Centre
  • Children’s Library, Immersive Room and exhibition space
  • Computers with internet, Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016 applications

Facilities include:

  • Onsite café, food and drink available 
  • Unisex & accessible toilets - Changing Places Room available within the Broad Marsh complex below the library
  • Baby changing facilities & buggy parking 
  • Ramp access to building 
  • Lift access to floors 
  • Onsite Security Team - First-aid trained

Sign up for a library card for free here: nottinghamcitylibraries.co.uk/join-a-library-online

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Road Directions

Nottingham Central Library is located within the Broadmarsh Development, with entry located on Carrington Street. 5 minute walk from Nottingham Train Station & Tram Stop. Easily accessible from City Centre.

Opening Times

Nottingham Central Library (28 Nov 2023 - 31 Dec 2024)
DayTimes
Monday - Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 19:00
Thursday - Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
SundayClosed

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