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Arnold Library

Arnold Library
Front Street
Opening Hours
9.00 - 6.00
9.00 - 7.00
9.00 - 4.00
9.00 - 7.00
9.00 - 6.00
9.00 - 4.00
Contact Details
0115 920 2247
0115 967 3378

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Arnold library is in the centre of Arnold town Centre, an easy walk from the bus stops in the town.

By car

The library is on Front Street, in the centre of Arnold.  There is  two hour free parking at the rear of the library, but for longer periods you will have to use other town centre car parks.  

Detailed directions can be found on: www.theaa.com/travelwatch/planner_main.jsp

By bus

All of the following bus services stop in Arnold town centre, very close to the library. Services marked with an asterix are every ten minutes or better. On the Calverton Connection, ask the driver for the cheapest ticket option. On the NCT services, ask the driver for a day ticket, you will need correct change. These tickets can be used on any NCT buses for the rest of the day as well as on the tram.

Calverton Connection (Trentbarton) - Calverton to Nottingham via Arnold
*NCT Lime Line Buses – 56, 57, 58, 59 - Nottingham to Arnold
NCT 22 service Bestwood Park to Nottingham via Arnold and Mapperley
NCT 25 service – Nottingham to Arnold via Carlton and Mapperley
NCT 51 service – Beeston to Arnold via Bulwell and Bilborough
NCT 52 and 53 service – Clifton to Arnold via ring road
NCT 71 service – Arnold to Nottingham via Rise Park and Bulwell
NCT 87 service – Arnold to Nottingham via City Hospital

For timetables of these services and details of where to catch the buses, visit www.travelineeastmidlands.co.uk or call on 0871 200 22 23 you can also visit www.nctx.co.uk and www.trentbarton.co.uk for more information about ticketing options.

By train

The nearest railway station is Nottingham, which is a bus ride away from Arnold town centre. Trains serve Nottingham from all the surrounding town, villages and cities. For information on train fares and up-to-the-minute details of service changes go to National Rail Enquiries (www.nationalrail.co.uk, 08457 48 49 50).


There are cycle parking stands outside the main entrance of the library. If you would like a map of cycle routes in the area, e-mail steps@nottscc.gov.uk.

Access Details
Outside access
level approach from Front Street
Inside access
level or ramped access to ground floor areas. Lift and stairs to upper floor and meeting room.

All libraries provide:

Books for loan (fiction, non-fiction and large print)

Computers with free internet access and email

CD Roms and a range of information services and software

This library also provides:
  • Books in other languages
  • Coffee bar or vending machine
  • County Council Papers
  • Exhibition area
  • Fax
  • Induction loop
  • Local studies
  • Meeting room
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Photocopier
  • Scanner
  • Talking books
  • Telephone directories
Arnold Library 1
Arnold Library 2
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