Basford Library

Basford Library is a small community library surrounded by Vernon Park and close to the David Lane tram stop.

Opening Times

  • Monday - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Tuesday - 10:00am to 5:30pm
  • Wednesday - Closed
  • Thursday - 10:00am to 5:30pm
  • Friday - Closed
  • Saturday - 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Sunday - Closed

Contact Details

Vernon Road
Telephone: 0115 915 2855
Fax: 0115 915 2856

Room Bookings

Transport Information

Nottingham City bus numbers 68 and 69 stop outside the library.

The library is very close to the David Lane tram stop.

To plan your journey to the library visit


Regular Activities

All these activities are free

  • Tots Time, every Tuesday 10:30am to 11:00am
  • Looking for a job? Drop in support  for adults ages 30+ from Bestwood Directions every Tuesday 1pm to 2.30pm
  • Work Club - Every Wednesday, 10am to 12:30pm and 1pm - 4pm, sessions run by employment advisors from Right Track
  • Work Club Age (18-29) - every Tuesday, 1pm to 3pm, sessions run by an advisor from Right Track
  • Homework Help Session every Thursday, 3:30pm to 5:30pm (term time only)
  • Knit and Natter, 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 10:30am to 12:00pm
  • Basford Library Club, 2nd Tuesday of each month 10:30am to 11:30am (September to June)
  • Sure Start Messy Play, every Thursday 10:45am to 12:00pm (term time only)
  • Councillor Surgeries, 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, 10:30am to 11:30am
  • Advice Clinic, every Monday, 2:00pm to 4:00pm with advisor's from Bestwood Advice Centre 

For information on upcoming events at this library, please visit our What's On Page 

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