Northwood Library (Oaklands Gate)

Northwood library

Northwood Library is open for residents to browse and borrow books and request recycling bags.

Residents can also visit this library to use computers and collect reserved books.

The library is open Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm and Saturday 9.30am to 4pm (closing from 1pm to 2pm for lunch each day).

Please note:

  • you can visit this library for up to 45 minutes
  • the first 30 minutes of each day will be reserved for our older and vulnerable residents
  • library toilets will not be available for public use
  • when visiting this library, please wear a face covering
  • you will be asked to provide contact information for test and trace purposes

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Study spaces

This library has study areas available:

  • Monday to Friday, 10.30am to 12.30pm and 2.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Saturday, 10.30am to 12.30pm and 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Sessions can be booked on the day by calling the library directly. Drop-in spaces will be available but will be limited.

Please note: 

  • sessions are for individual study only
  • individuals must wear a mask when visiting our libraries (unless they are exempt)
  • we will not be allowing food or drink on the premises
  • there will be no toilet facilities available

Returning books

  • Items can be borrowed for up to 6 weeks without incurring a fine.
  • To return an item, please use the designated boxes in the foyer of the library or (where available) via the dropbox. 

Visitor parking vouchers

Visitor parking vouchers are not currently available at this library - please call Parking Services on 01895 250633 to purchase visitor vouchers.

    Online resources

    Access a range of reading materials, reference resources, databases and articles with our free online resources for library members. You can also learn and practice with e-learning tools and explore history and genealogy.

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    Oaklands Gate


    HA6 3AA

    Phone number
    01895 558262

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    Opening hours
    Monday 9.30am to 5pm
    Tuesday 9.30am to 5pm
    Wednesday 9.30am to 5pm
    Thursday 9.30am to 5pm
    Friday 9.30am to 5pm
    Saturday 9.30am to 4pm
    Sunday Closed

    Please note: This library will close from 1pm to 2pm for lunch each day.