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Great Cornard Library

Great Cornard Library

Manager: Heather Welch

Thomas Gainsborough School (formerly known as the Upper School), Head Lane, Great Cornard
CO10 0JU

Branch updates

The main entrance to Great Cornard Library is out of use until March for construction work to improve disabled access. Customers can enter the library through Great Cornard Leisure Centre and Gainsborough Coffee House.

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday 0830-1215, 1245-1700 (term time) 1000-1330 (holiday time)
Tuesday 0830-1215, 1245-1700 (term time), 1000-1300 (holiday time)
Wednesday 0830-1215, 1245-1700 (term time), Closed (holiday time)
Thursday 0830-1215, 1245-1900 (term time), 1400-1900 (holiday time)
Friday 0830-1215, 1245-1700 (term time), 1000-1300, 1330-1700 (holiday time)
Saturday 1000–1500 (term time and holiday time)
Sunday 1000–1500 (term time and holiday time)

Branch facilities

  • Accessibility information
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Parking: available in school car park
  • Out-of-hours book return available
  • Refreshments: sometimes available at Sports Centre café next door

IT and printing facilities

Regular events and activities

Children's events

Craft activities and homework help: for primary school age children

Sunday, 1100-1400

Home Education Book Group

second Friday of the month, 1330

Contact the library for more information.

Homework help: for 8-12 year olds

Saturday, 1030-1200

Lego club

first Saturday of the month, 1000

Older people's events

Top Time: events and activities for older people

Tuesday, 1000-1100

Reading groups

Sunday reading group

third Sunday of the month, 1000-1130

Yummy Mummy reading group: discuss light hearted books

last Tuesday of the month, 1400-1500

IT help

IT help for beginners: book a slot in advance

Saturday, 1000-1500

Arts, crafts & games

On Board! Board games for all ages

third Thursday of the month, 1700-1900

On Board! Board games for all ages

third Saturday of the month, 1000-1200

Health & wellbeing events

Beat the Street monthly walking group

first Wednesday of the month, 1000-1100

Meet at the library for a free 30-60 minute walk on paths, then wind down at Cornard Sports Centre if you wish. Contact the library for more information.

Upcoming special events

No upcoming special events.