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Newmarket Library

Newmarket Library

Manager: Kate Ashton

1a the Guineas, Newmarket

Branch updates

We're looking for Code Club volunteers. Contact the library for more information and to get involved.

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 0830 – 1800
Wednesday 0900 – 1700
Thursday 0830 – 1700
Friday 0830 – 1830
Saturday 0900 – 1700
Sunday 1000 – 1600

Branch facilities

  • Accessibility information
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Special collections: Racing collection
  • Parking: two public car parks within 5 minutes' walk
  • Out-of-hours book return available
  • Free sanitary products available
  • Display space: Wall space available for exhibition hire
  • Which? available - ask staff for magazine or to log in
  • For sale: Poetry book collated by Newmarket Library Friend Christine - £5 each with all proceeds to Friends of Newmarket Library and St Nicholas Hospice.
  • Also available:
    • Move It sports equipment available to borrow
    • Laminating service - £1 for A4, £2 for A3. Please allow 30 minutes for laminating. We cannot accept responsibility for any damage so laminating copies rather than originals of valuable items
    • Shopmobility: hire an electric mobility scooter from Newmarket Library

IT and printing facilities

Regular events and activities

Children's events

Baby Bounce

Tuesday, 1000-1030

Soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies. We are currently looking for volunteers to help with these sessions. If you are interested, please ask a member of staff.

Find out more about Wordplay

Craft activities: for primary school age children

Sunday, 1100-1500

Polish story and rhyme time

first Friday of the month, 1000-1100

Stories and rhymes in Polish for babies and toddlers and their parents, guardians and carers. No prior knowledge of Polish required!

"Sharing" Time: Stories, songs and crafts for children and their carers with Sharing Parenting.

Last Thursday of each month., 1030

Older people's events

Top Time: events and activities for older people

Thursday, 1030-1100

Top Time: events and activities for older people

Thursday, 1430-1530

Language courses

Conversation classes for people looking to improve their English

Sunday, 1230-1330

Term-time only.

Health & wellbeing events

The Reader: a shared reading experience

Friday, 1000-1115

Shared reading groups bring people together through great literature to talk, laugh and share. Just drop in for a tea or coffee and enjoy listening to a story or poem - there's no pressure to talk or read! For more details email heidihollis@thereader.org.uk or call 07484006302.

Upcoming special events