Page last updated 14 January 2015
Northamptonshire Central Library 

Northamptonshire Central Library 

Renew your books online

You can renew your books online using our library catalogue.

Central Library Virtual Tour

We have created a virtual tour to show you what is on offer in Central Library.

Contact details

Northamptonshire Central Library
Abington Street

Tel: 0300 126 1000
Fax: 01604 462055

Library Manager: Josie Lewis-Warren


Free parking available for up to 2 hours on Abington Street where the  library entrance is located. 

Alternatively the nearest public car park is behind the library in the Ridings. This offers short stay (maximum 3 hours), charged-for parking.


Disabled access

This library is wheelchair accessible.

Opening hours

This library is scheduled to be open for the next 6 hours 46 minutes.

10:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
11:00am - 4:00pm

Services and facilities

  • Family history - parish records
  • Parents and carers collection
  • Carers collection - books to help with caring roles
  • Special collection - Beeby Thompson Collection
  • Special collection - Charles Bradlaugh MP Collection
  • Special collection - H E Bates Collection
  • Special collection - Henry Dryden Collection
  • Special collection - J L Carr Collection
  • Special collection - John Clare Collection
  • Special collection - Mary Pendered Collection
  • Special collection - Philip Doddridge Collection
Community Language
  • Bengali
  • Chinese
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Punjabi
  • Russian
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese
  • Pashto
  • Somali
Disabled Facilities
  • Disabled toilet
  • Handheld magnifier
  • Hearing loop
  • Large format keyboard
  • Trackball
Fax and Photocopiers
  • Photocopier
For Sale
  • Credit Card payments available
  • Library Shop
Getting Involved
Help, Information and Advice Services
  • Change! zone
  • Job support and advice session (Friday 10:00am - 1:00pm)
  • Business Start-up Drop-in Support Tuesdays 9.30am -12pm.
Microfiche and Microfilm Readers
  • Microfiche reader
  • Microfilm reader
Toilets and Nappy Changing Facilities
  • Nappy changing facilities
  • Toilet
What's On

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