St Ives Library

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St Ives Library is open, safe and here for you. We welcome you to browse and borrow our collection, access our PCs and WI-FI for free and use our space to study, meet, share or just relax. It’s free to join the library either in person or online. For your safety we keep the building well ventilated and continue to manage the number of people in the library.

There is a wide range of library services you can access from home.

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From Monday 25th April there will be a slight amendment to the opening hours at St Ives Library. Our Friday late night staffed session will move to Monday late night.
In addition we are relaunching Open + and extending the current library opening hours by a further 19 unstaffed hours per week .

Open+ out of hours access at St Ives

Open+ access is available at the following times:

  • Monday - 8am to 9.30am
  • Tuesday - 8am to 9.30am
  • Wednesday - 8am to 9.30am, then 5.15pm to 7pm
  • Thursday - 8am to 9.30am, then 5.15pm to 7pm
  • Friday - 8am to 9.30am
  • Saturday - Open+ not available
  • Sunday - 10 to 4pm

During these times your library card becomes the key to open the library doors. Registered customers will be able to browse the shelves, use the free Wi-Fi, log onto a computer and print from the photocopier, relax and read. The self-services kiosks will be available to return and issue books.

You can find out more about Open+ on our website. To register for access, please speak with a member of staff during normal open hours. A short induction is required.

Opening time notes

Closed on bank holidays.

Opening times

  • Monday:9.30am – 5pm
  • Tuesday:9.30am – 5pm
  • Wednesday:9.30am – 5pm
  • Thursday:9.30am – 1pm
  • Friday:9.30am – 7pm
  • Saturday:9.30am – 4pm
  • Sunday:Closed
All Year

Facilities and equipment

  • Scanner
  • Self-service colour photocopier
  • Staff operated fax from front desk
  • Computers - Book a computer online
  • Printer - A4 and A3 colour
  • Free WiFi - You don't need to have a library card to use this service
  • Vending machine with a range of quality hot drinks
  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Cost: Free
  • Type: Libraries; Local Authority Service

Last updated on: 05/05/2022

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