Service Disruptions

In the unfortunate event of library closures, changes to events or courses, we will be keeping this page updated with the latest news. Ask Inspire is also on hand to help at or 01623 677 200 if you have any questions.

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Library refurbishment and service changes

Sutton-on-Trent Library

Sutton-on-Trent Library will be moving from its present location on Main Street and will close as usual on Saturday 27July at 12.30pm and re-open at its new location within the Methodist Church Community Hall, Sutton-on-Trent on Friday 2 August 2-5pm. To facilitate the move, the Library will only be closed for one session – Tuesday 30 July. 

There will be no change to the Library’s opening hours.

The new address from Friday 2 August is: 

Sutton-on-Trent Community Partnership Library
Methodist Church Community Hall
NG23 6QA

Mapperley Library

Mapperley Library will be closed on Tuesday 16 July and Wednesday 17 July for re-decoration, minor works and cleaning. The nearest libraries are Carlton, Carlton Hill and Arnold.

Dukeries Library

The Dukeries Library is term time only and will close normal time (5pm) on Wednesday 24 July and re-open Monday 2 September  (8.30am). 

Education Library Service - Telephone number change

The Education Library Service telephone number has recently changed to 0115 804 4499.  Please update your records accordingly.

August Bank Holiday

The Education Library Service and Inspire Libraries are closed on Monday 26 August and will reopen as usual on Tuesday 27 August. 

Changes to Library opening times

We are making changes to some of our library opening time from 1 September 2019. 

Find out more here. 

Website Issues

You may experience a web page layout error which obstructs fields from view when inputting your password details to renew your account login; if your browser displays such a layout error, please contact the Ask Inspire team on 01623 677 200 who will assist you with your password and/or book renewal.


Cancelled Events: 

  • Visit this page throughout the day for updates.

Events in libraries can be affected. Please contact your local library to check if an event is going ahead. 

If you are booked onto an Inspire Learning course we will try to contact attendees direct to inform them of any cancellations. If you wish to check in advance please email or call 01623 677 200.