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New Year, New Courses

🎉  We all hope you had a marvelous new year and feel ready to take on the challenges of 2022.

To help you get started Nottingham City Libraries are running a bunch of quality courses that are completely free if you meet certain criteria.

We have ESOL courses for those wanting to learn English and Digital courses including, 3D Modelling, How To Build a Website, and lessons on Basic IT.

Find out more and grab your free place before they run out!

Welcome to Nottingham City Libraries!

Whether you are visiting one of our libraries, using Click & Collect or doing things online – we’ve got you covered for books and resources. Discover our online events like storytelling sessions or get involved in workshops and webinars. There’s also lots to read in our eBooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers.

For updates about what services are currently available and what is changing visit our dedicated updates page.

Did you know you can also pick up a rapid flow test at our libraries? Find out more here

Discover & Get Involved

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January new eBooks and eAudio!

Explore some of the best books on BorrowBox this month.
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Print From Your Mobile Device

Princh allows you to print and pay directly from your personal mobile device; phone, tablet or laptop.
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CFL courses

Free adult learning courses, improve basic IT skills or language, building a website and more...
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Online jigsaw puzzles

Enjoy some quiet time with a jigsaw or two, piece together images taken from our Nottingham Local Studies collections.
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Black History Month

Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month, Nottingham City Libraries have teamed up with Nottingham Writers Studio to bring you works from local writers.
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October 2021

New Reads on BorrowBox

Explore some of the best books on BorrowBox this month.
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September 2021

New Reads on BorrowBox

Explore some of the best books on BorrowBox this month.
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Adult fiction available to borrow November

We have some great new titles available in our libraries so pop on in and have a browse of our shelves.
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Pick up a book and a rapid flow test kit during your visit!

Did you know you can collect a covid test kit from your library? Find out more...
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ROALD DAHL STORY DAY

Missed Dahl day on 13th September? Don't worry.....read on for lots of Dahl things to keep you entertained!
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August 2021

New Reads on BorrowBox

Explore some of the best books on BorrowBox this month.
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Spotlight on: Our Community - Adult Booklist

A selection of books that celebrate our ethnically diverse communities and offer a starting point for exploring racism, prejudice, diversity and black history.
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Spotlight on: Our Community - Children's Non Fiction Booklist

A selection of books that celebrate our ethnically diverse communities  and empower children to talk about diversity, prejudice, racism and black history. 
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Spotlight On: Our Community - Children Fiction Booklist

A selection of books that celebrate Nottingham's ethnically diverse communities and empower children to talk about diversity, prejudice, racism and black history. 
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April 19

'In Conversation' with Mufaro Makubika

An exclusive conversation with Mufaro Makubika, A Nottingham playwright recently commissioned by Fifth Word theatre company to produce an adaptation of NoViolet Bulawayo’s 'Man Booker Prize' shortlisted 'We Need New Names'
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Barbara of The House of Grebe with Marty Ross

Writer and storyteller Marty Ross brings to life Thomas Hardy’s dark tale, Barbara of the House of Grebe.
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May 2021

New Reads on BorrowBox

Explore some of the best books on BorrowBox this month.
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June 2021

New Reads on BorrowBox

Explore some of the best books on BorrowBox this month.
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Books & Resources

Use the online catalogue to research, reserve, renew and access books & resources in libraries, plus explore eBooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers, eAudio, eReference and more.

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Click & Collect

Request a selection of books, audio books, fiction or non fiction and we’ll help you find your next great read.

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Computers, Printing & Wifi

Use free computers, wifi in Nottingham City Libraries. There are also printing facilities, including photocopying & fax available to use.

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