Good news for book lovers

Kettering Library, Sheep Street, Kettering NN16 0AY

is open again for browsing and borrowing books.


There are rules and restrictions and these are:
Opening hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday 10am – 2pm
And you have to book a day and a time or slot
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

In addition, the Library is open in 1/4 hour slots, for instance: 10 – 10.15, then closed for 15 minutes to ‘clean’, then 10.30 – 10.45, then closed for 15 minutes to ‘clean’.

To book a slot please call 0300 126 1000, then option 6, then option 1.
Or email at:

For Reservations/Renewals Direct: go to

If you just wish to return books, without going inside (on open days only), there are containers outside to put them in and usually, a librarian at the door to help with any queries.