Accessibility Options

St Ives Library Library

Open+ "Making more time for you"

Open+, self service accessSunday 12-4 and  Thursday afternoons are now available with Open+. Please call into the library during staffed hours to register for Open+. This is a self-service library system that allows customers to borrow and return items, use the public PCs. free WIFI and study space.

See Frequently Asked Questions.pdf (280Kb) for further information.

Opening Hours

Opening hours


Staffed hours 

Open+ unstaffed hours

Monday 9.30am - 5pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 5pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 5pm
Thursday 9.30am - 1pm* 1.30pm - 6pm**
Friday 9.30am - 7pm
Saturday 9.30am - 4pm
Sunday 12pm - 4pm**

*Customers wishing to continue to use the library during unstaffed hours will need to vacate the library while staff prepare the library for the afternoon's Open+ session.

**Customers will need to register for Open+ during a staffed session before gaining access to building.

Address & Contact
  • 4 Library Row
  • Station Road
  • Saint Ives PE27 5BW

Facilities and Equipment
  • Open+
    Self-service library access
  • Car park
    Waitrose pay-and-display car park outside library
  • Public transport
    Bus station 100 metres. 
    Check bus timetable
  • Accessibility
    Wheelchair-friendly and fully accessible for all
  • Toilet
    Public toilets in bus station, staff toilet only for disability access
  • Scanner
  • Photocopier
    A3/A4 self-service colour
  • Printer
    A4 black and white, and colour
  • Fax
  • Computers
  • Book a computer online
  • Free WiFi
    You don't need to have a library card to use this service.
  • Refreshments
    Vending machine with a range of quality hot drinks.
  • Meeting rooms available for hire

Additional Services

Events & Activities