Libraries in Nottingham
|| There are 20
libraries in Nottingham, the largest being the Central
Library with 19 smaller community libraries spread
across the city. A mobile library service is also available,
which serves more than 30 locations in Nottingham.
You need to be a resident or student in Nottingham to
join but membership is free to both adults and
children and gives you access to a wide range of services,
including books, videos and the Internet.
To join you’ll need proof of your address and Nottingham
libraries accept a wide range of ID including a driving
licence, utility bill, bank or building society statement.
Once you’ve got your library card you can make use
of the wide range of facilities and services on offer
at the city’s libraries.
Among other things you can borrow books, spoken-word cassettes,
CDs and videos, find information for individual research,
use computers with Internet and email access, and research
your family history.
If you’re interested in learning more about Nottingham
then the local studies section at the Central
Library [map] on Angel Row has a vast resource of information covering
the city’s history. These include newspapers dating
back to the 18th century, as well as books, maps and photographs
to help you find out about the history of your family,
a street, a district, landmarks and events.
The Central Library also has an arts section with
videos, scripts, newspapers and family history material,
along with a science and business department with
business information for Britain and overseas.
For a list of local libraries in Nottingham and their
opening times, or to become a member online visit www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk