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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

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

Busy Book Time

Friday, 0930-1015

Stories, rhymes and crafts for pre-school children, term-time only.

Craft activities and homework help: for primary school age children

Sunday, 1100-1400

Homework help: for 8-12 year olds

Saturday, 1030-1200

Lego club

first Saturday of the month, 1000

Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge

Fridays from 25 July, 1000-1230 and 1330-1600

Sign up, talk to a volunteer about your latest read, borrow your next book and collect rewards.

Summer Reading Challenge

Mondays and Tuesdays from 22 July, 1000-1230

Sign up, talk to a volunteer about your latest read, borrow your next book and collect rewards.

Summer Reading Challenge

Saturdays and Sundays from 26 July, 1000-1400

Sign up, talk to a volunteer about your latest read, borrow your next book and collect rewards.

Summer Reading Challenge

Thursdays from 24 July, 1400-1800

Sign up, talk to a volunteer about your latest read, borrow your next book and collect rewards.

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 Thursday of the month, 1400-1500

Yummy Mummy reading group: discuss light hearted books

last Thursday of the month, 1800-1900

IT help

Internet training sessions for beginners: book in advance

Thursday, 1700-1800

Internet training sessions for beginners: book in advance

Saturday, 1300-1400

Arts, crafts & games

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

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