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Carlisle Library

11 Globe Lane, Carlisle CA3 8NX

Regular activities at this library

Adult Reading Groups - 1st Monday of every month 2.00pm - 3.00pm, 3rd Thursday of every month 3.30pm-4.30pm 
Toddler Time - Every Monday 09.30- 10.30 and 11:00-12:00 (Term time only)
Rhyme Time - Every Tuesday 10.00-10.30 and 11.00-11.30 (Term time only)
Coding Club - Meets every Saturday 10.00-12.00
Family History Group - Meets on the second Monday of every month 10.00-12.00
Learn My Way Group Sessions - Meets every Tuesday 2.00pm-4.00pm and Wednesday 10.00am-12.00noon. Booking essential.  Please phone to reserve a place 01228 227321
I.T.Taster Sessions - Available covering everything from setting up an email address, surfing the net, online shopping and internet security. Please phone to book a place. 01228 227321
Google Digital Garage - Free courses on everything from search to social media, to help you grow your business and reach more customers online. Call Caroline on 01228 227324/227312 or email

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Finding the library, parking and access
LocationDisabled AccessCar ParkingBusesTrains
Town centreYesLanes Car Park
and others.
Regular bus service
to shopping centre.
Carlisle station
10 minutes walk
Opening Times:
New opening hours from 3rd January 2017

Monday 09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday 10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:30
Saturday 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday 12:00 - 16:00 
Improvement Works

Carlisle Library is currently undergoing some improvement works within the building. Some areas may be affected during the work and we apologise for any noise or disruption during this time.

Contact details:

Tel: (01228) 227312 
Fax:(01228) 593479