Library Opening Times

Library Opening Times

Our libraries are about much more than books. They’re full of resources and opportunities for personal growth and development.

Did you know Peterborough has 10 libraries? And a mobile service covering routes across Peterborough? All Vivacity library opening hours are detailed below.  

Sign up for open+ giving you access to the library more hours everyday!

May Bank Holidays

Monday 1st May - All Peterborough Libraries will be closed.

Monday 29th May - All Peterborough Libraries will be closed.

Bretton Library

Day Library available* Staffed hours
Monday 9.30am-5.00pm 9.30am-12.30pm
Tuesday Closed Closed
Wednesday 9.00am-5.00pm 1.30pm-5.00pm
Thursday 9.30am-5.00pm 9.30am-12.30pm
Friday 9.30am-5.00pm 1.30pm-5.00pm
Saturday 8.30am-4.00pm 11.00am-2.00pm
Sunday Closed Closed

*During times when the library is available but not staffed, you can access the library using the open+ system. Click here for information about open+ 

Dogsthorpe Library

Day Library available* Staffed hours
Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday 8.30am-6.00pm 9.00am-12.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am-5.30pm 1.30pm-5.30pm
Thursday 8.30am-5.30pm 1.30pm-5.30pm
Friday Closed Closed
Saturday 8.30am-3.30pm 9.00am-1.00pm
Sunday Closed Closed

*During times when the library is available but not staffed, you can access the library using the open+ system. Click here for information about open+

Eye Library

Day Library available* Staffed hours
Monday 9.00am-6.00pm 9.00am-12.00pm
Tuesday Closed Closed
Wednesday 9.00am-5.00pm 1.30pm-5.00pm
Thursday Closed Closed
Friday Closed Closed
Saturday 9.00am-5.00pm 9.00am-12.30pm
Sunday Closed Closed

*During times when the library is available but not staffed, you can access the library using the open+ system. Click here for information about open+

Hampton Library

Day Library available* Staffed hours
Monday 8.30am-8.00pm 1.30pm-5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am-8.00pm None
Wednesday 8.30am-8.00pm 1.30pm-5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am-8.00pm None
Friday 8.30am-8.00pm 9.00am-12.30pm
Saturday 8.30am-5.00pm 9.00am-12.30pm
Sunday 8.30am-5.00pm None

*During non-staffed hours, the library is available to use on a self-service basis

Orton Library

Day Library available* Staffed hours
Monday 10.30am-5.30pm 2.00pm-5.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am-5.00pm 9.30am-12.30pm
Wednesday Closed Closed
Thursday 9.30am-5.00pm 9.30am-12.30pm
Friday 10.30am-5.30pm 2.00pm-5.30pm
Saturday 9.30am-5.00pm 2.00pm-5.00pm
Sunday Closed Closed

*During times when the library is available but not staffed, you can access the library using the open+ system. Click here for information about open+

Peterborough Central Library

Day Library available* Staffed hours
Monday 9.00am-7.00pm 10.00am-5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am-7.00pm 10.00am–5.00pm
Wednesday 8.00am-7.00pm 2.00pm-5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am-7.00pm 2.00pm-5.00pm
Friday 9.00am-7.00pm 10.00am-5.00pm
Saturday 9.00am-3.00pm 9.00am-3.00pm
Sunday Closed Closed

Click here for Local Studies and Archives opening hours

*During times when the library is available but not staffed, you can access the library using the open+ system. Click here for information about open+

Stanground Library

Day Library Available Staffed hours
Monday  Closed Closed
Tuesday 8.30am-5.00pm  1.30pm-5.00pm
Wednesday  Closed Closed
Thursday  8.30am-6.00pm 9.00am-12.00pm
Friday  Closed Closed
Saturday  9.00am-2.30pm 9.00am-12.30pm
Sunday   Closed

 

*During times when the library is available but not staffed, you can access the library using the open+ system

Click here to find out more about open+

Thorney Library

Day Library available* Staffed hours
Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday Closed Closed
Wednesday 9.00am-6.00pm 9.00am-12.00pm
Thursday Closed Closed
Friday 9.00am-5.00pm 1.30pm-5.00pm
Saturday 9.00am-5.30pm 2.00pm-5.30pm
Sunday Closed Closed

*During times when the library is available but not staffed, you can access the library using the open+ system. Click here for information about open+

Werrington Library

Day Library available* Staffed hours
Monday 9.30am-6.00pm 9.30am-12.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am-5.30pm 2.00pm–5.30pm
Wednesday Closed Closed
Thursday 9.30am-5.30pm 2.00pm-5.30pm
Friday 9.30am-6.00pm 9.30am-12.30pm
Saturday 9.30am-5.00pm 9.30am-12.30pm
Sunday Closed Closed

*During times when the library is available but not staffed, you can access the library using the open+ system. Click here for information about open+

Woodston Library

 

Day Library available* Staffed hours
Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday 9.00am-6.00pm 9.00am-12.00pm
Wednesday Closed Closed
Thursday 9.00am-5.00pm 1.30pm-5.00pm
Friday Closed Closed
Saturday 9.00am-5.30pm 2.00pm-5.30pm
Sunday Closed Closed

*During times when the library is available but not staffed, you can access the library using the open+ system. Click here for information about open+

Mobile Library