Inspire - Culture, learning, libraries

The following libraries will reopen in a phased approach from 6 July: Eastwood, Edwinstowe, Hucknall, Keyworth, Mansfield Woodhouse, Ravenshead and Worksop (temporary), and Nottinghamshire Archives on 11 July. A further 40 libraries will begin to open across the county week commencing 13 July. Visit the Inspire website for further information.

Inspire is a cultural organisation launched by Nottinghamshire County Council. It is a Community Benefit Society which is part of an innovative strategy led by the County Council to manage some of its libraries, archives and cultural services across the county.

Our cultural services have a track record of inspiring people to achieve, learn and develop, whether through a love of reading, music, the arts or education, and Inspire promises to deliver day-to-day business as usual for everyone who uses its services.

Inspire delivers the following services on behalf of the Council:

Benefits of Inspire Membership

It is free to join Inspire. Becoming a member will give people a greater say in the way libraries, archives, arts and adult learning across Nottinghamshire are managed.  In addition, the benefits of Inspire membership include:

  • Inspire membership newsletters
  • special offers
  • discounts on events
  • invitation to the annual general meeting.

People can still use these cultural services without joining Inspire – but Inspire is keen for everyone to sign up and join the thousands of Inspire members.

To find out more about Inspire and become a member, please visit the Inspire website.

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