Bretton Library

Bretton Library

The Cresset, Rightwell, Bretton, Peterborough, PE3 8DS

General Information: 01733 864291


Bretton Library is located on the right just inside the entrance to the Cresset if you are approaching from the bus stop or health centre. If you’re coming into The Cresset from the main reception, we’re right down the other end.


  • Meeting room available for hire
  • A children’s area
  • Copying and fax
  • Adaptive Technology which allows access to computing for those with disabilities
  • Computers for public use

What’s on – regular activities and events


  • Thursdays 11.00am-11.30am

Baby rhyme time

  • Mondays 11.00-11.30am

Reading groups

  • Adult reading group meets every last Saturday of the month. Please contact the library for next meeting date.
  • Crime reading group meets the first Wednesday of the month 3.00 – 4.00pm. Please contact the library for the next meeting date.

Computer sessions

  • Online basics for beginners – Wednesdays – 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Knit and natter
  • Thursdays 10.30am-12.00 noon. Please contact staff for details.

Other activities and events

  • Homework club – Wednesdays 3.30pm to 5.00pm

Class visits for schools

  • Sessions can be customised to suit your requirements. Please contact the Library Supervisor for details.

Friends of Bretton Library

The Friends of Bretton Library are an independently run group which support Bretton Library. They promote the work of the library, raise public awareness, raise funds and keep the library informed of public opinion.
They are a friendly group and aim to enjoy themselves whilst helping the library. New members are always welcome.
For more information, contact Bretton library on (01733) 864 291 or email:

What's on at Bretton Library

Wimpy Kid book jacket

** EVENT CANCELLED **Wimpy Kid Fun and Games!

Tues 31st May and Wed 1st June

Wimpy Kid art projects, games and activities for ages 7 and over

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Elmer book jacket

Elmer Story Times

Tues 31st May to Fri 3rd June

Free Elmer story times for under fives

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Bearded Dragon

Crazy Creatures - Animal Handling with Lion Learners

Friday 12th August

Storytelling with a wide range of animals, for ages 4 and over

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