Nottingham Central Library

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


The new Nottingham Central Library will open on 28th November 2023. The Lord Mayor of Nottingham City Council will be formally opening the building at 9.30am outside the Library where Carrington Street meets Collin Street.

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

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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)
Monday - Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 19:00
Thursday - Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00

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Monday, 4 December 2023 - Monday, 4 December 2023

Christmas Light Switch-On
Christmas Light Switch-On at Nottingham Central LibraryThe Central Library Light Switch on promises to be a memorable event in your Christmas calendar. Come along for an evening of great entertainment with live music to be announced, and countdown for the Christmas tree light switch on.
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Tuesday, 28 November 2023 - Wednesday, 20 December 2023

Nottingham Central Library Tour
Nottingham Central Library TourJoin the friendly Library Customer Advisors for a tour around the beautiful, new Central Library.
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