Orton Library

Bushfield, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, PE2 5RQ

General Information: 01733 864296

Email: ortonlibrary@vivacity-peterborough.com

Orton Library is situated close to Ormiston Bushfield Academy.


Bushfield, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, PE2 5RQ

General Information: 01733 864296

Email: ortonlibrary@vivacity.org


Orton Library has the following facilities available for use:

  • A children’s area
  • Copying, printing and fax
  • Adaptive Technology which allows access to computing for those with disabilities
  • Computers for public use
  • Orton library meeting room to hire, £5 per hour, call Orton library for further details (See pic)
  • Storytime – Every Thursday 10.00am to 10.30am

  • Rhyme time – Every Tuesday, 10.00am to 10.30am

  • Orton reading group – First Tuesday of every Month, 11.00am to 12noon

  • Homework Club – Every Friday, 3.00pm to 4.00pm, free printing

  • Chatterbooks Children's Reading Group - Last Saturday of the month, 2.00pm to 3.00pm

  • Coding Club – ALL SESSIONS FULLY BOOKED - For 7-11 year olds. Fortnightly Saturdays 2.00-3.15pm - 28/10/17, 11/11/17, 25/11/17, 9/12/17
  • Chess Club - For adults. Mondays 2.30pm -5.00pm

  • Colouring and Scrapbooking - For adults. Tuesdays 10.30am to 12.30pm

  • Games Club  - Ages 6 and overSaturdays 3.00pm to 4.30pm
  • You Can Do IT – Mondays 2.00pm to3.30pm

  • Job Club – every Tuesday 10:30am to 12.00 noon
  • Silver surfers – Tuesdays 1.30pm to 3pm

Knit and Natter

  • Every Thursday 11.00-12.30. Ask staff at Orton Library for details

Chatterbooks Reading Group

  • Fourth Saturday of every month 2pm-3pm, suitable for ages 8 – 11yrs. Ask staff at Orton Library for details

Games Club

  • Make new friends and have fun of playing a wide variety of traditional and modern board games. Every Monday, 3.30pm-5.00pm. Suitable for ages 6 yrs plus. Ask staff at Orton Library for details

Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Please click here for Library Opening Times during the Christmas and New Year period.


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+