Bakersfield Library

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Watson Avenue Bakersfield

  • Enquiries: 0115 915 0199
  • 24-hour renewal line: 0845 330 4435

Bakersfield Library is a popular community library situated on the corner of Watson Avenue and Swains Avenue, just off Sneinton Dale. The library has books, newspapers and magazines for adults and children, one public computer for you to use and regular events.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Mon 13.30 - 17.00 Tues Closed Wed 9.30 - 12.30, 13.30 - 17.00 Thurs Closed Fri 13.30 - 18.00 Sat 10.00 - 13.00 Closed: Mon before 13.30 Tues Thurs Fri before 14.00 Sat after 13.00



Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Library
  • Library with public access
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas


  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • Information point provided
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Loan service

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