Nottingham Local Studies Library

Contact us

Email: Local_studies.library@nottinghamcity.gov.uk Tel: +44 (0)115 915 2873

Local Studies Library, Floor 1, Nottingham Central Library, Angel Row, Nottingham, NG1 6HP, United Kingdom.

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Christmas bauble imageThis library will close early at 5pm on Tuesday 24 December, reopens on Friday 27 – Monday 30 December  as normal.

Closes early at 5pm on Tuesday 31 December and is closed on Wednesday 1 January 2020. The library reopens Thursday 2 January as normal

Opening hours vary over the Festive Season, click here for full details 

The collection includes one copy of nearly every book written about Nottinghamshire people, places and subjects. Newspapers on microfilm, cuttings, oral histories and specialist indexes.

It includes information about the City of Nottingham and the County of Nottinghamshire. Some materials are available for loan, but most of the stock is for use in the library only. There are eResources too, such as Find my Past and British Newspapers online.

You can access a large part of the photograph collection online via Picture Nottingham

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Visit the Local Studies and family history page for more information.