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Nottingham Central Library

Nottingham Central Library closure

The Nottingham Central Library, at Angel Row, has now closed until we can open our New Central Library in the Broadmarsh area development.

Books, scores and other resources

Any item listed on our online library catalogue as available at the Central Library can be reserved for collection at any Nottingham or Inspire (Notts) Library.

Nottingham Local Studies Service

The Local Studies team are offering an enquiry service via email and web resources, please visit the Local Studies and Family History page.

Other libraries and services have re-opened

To find alternative libraries to visit, what services & facilities are available in our re-opened Nottingham City Libraries, please visit our Dedicated Libraries Updates page.

Contact Us

Email: enquiryline@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Search our FAQs or Live Chat with local library staff Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Find another library near you to visit or contact on our Find a Library page

Special Events

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September 2021

Adult fiction available to borrow

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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2020 was the 19th year of the Nottingham Children's Book Award!
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The Elves and The Shoemaker at Nottingham Playhouse

Culture around the city

In our vibrant, literary city, there's always something amazing taking place everywhere you look!
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Conversation groups for improving your English

Do you speak English as a second language? Want to practise and learn more English in a supportive group? Then our conversation groups could be for you.
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Favourite Children's Authors

Some of our favourite author sites packed with activities to keep you busy.
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Home Learning for Primary aged children

Here are a few of our recommended resources to help primary aged children get started with homeschooling.
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Jobs, work & money support

Information to help with money, benefits, housing, restarting or starting a business, food banks, or finding work.
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