Central Library, Cambridge Library


The library will operate reduced opening hours over the Christmas period.

  • Sunday 24th December 2017 - Closed
  • Monday 25th December 2017- Closed
  • Tuesday 26th December 2017- Closed
  • Wednesday 27th December 2017 - 9.30am to 5pm
  • Thursday 28th December 2017 - 9.30am to 5pm
  • Friday 29th December 2017 -  9.30am to 5pm
  • Saturday 30th December 2017 - 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday  31st December 2017 - 12pm to  4pm
  • Monday 1st January 2018 - Closed
Opening hours for Lion Yard Library
Opening times for Lion Yard Library and Cafe
Monday 9.30am - 6pm (library)
9.30am - 5pm (cafe)
Tuesday 9.30am - 6pm (library)
9.30am - 5pm (cafe)
Wednesday 9.30am - 7pm (library)
9.30am - 5pm (cafe)
Thursday 9.30am - 6pm (library)
9.30am - 5pm (cafe)
Friday 9.30am - 6pm (library)
9.30am - 5pm (cafe)
Saturday 10am - 6pm (library)
10am - 5pm (cafe)
Sunday 12noon - 4pm (library)
Cafe closed on Sundays

Facilities and Equipment
  • Car park
    Nearest is the multi-storey public car park in Grand Arcade
  • Public transport
    Bus station in Drummer Street. Bus stops in Emmanuel Street, 400 yards away. Railway Station 1 mile away.
    Check bus timetables
  • Accessibility
    Wheelchair-friendly and fully accessible for all
  • Toilets
    With disability access
  • Scanner
  • Photocopier
    4 self-service colour photocopier
  • Fax
    Staff operated fax from third floor helpdesk
  • Computers
    Access to public computers is available free to library members. Wi-fi is available. However, printing from personal laptops is not possible. See details about using computers and the internet.
    Available to library members and free of charge for internet, email and MS Office use.
    Book a computer online
  • Printer
    A4 and A3 colour on each floor
    See charges details
  • 1 microfiche and 2 microfilm reader printers
    Located in Cambridgeshire Collection
  • Note/coin change machines
    Available on first floor.
  • Free WiFi
    You don't need to have a library card to use this service.

Additional Services

Events & Activities

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