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Saffron Walden Library

Opening hours

Monday
9am to 5:30pm
Tuesday
9am to 5:30pm
Wednesday
9am to 5:30pm
Thursday
9am to 5:30pm
Friday
9am to 7pm
Saturday
9am to 5pm
Sunday
Closed

Public holidays

All libraries are closed on the following days:

  • Bank Holidays
  • Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day
  • Good Friday and Easter Sunday

Location

2 King Street
Saffron Walden
CB10 1ES

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Disabled access to the library

Using the library

Facilities and Services available

Facilities and Services - temporarily suspended

  • ERO Archive Access Point
  • Faxing
  • Bookable gallery space
  • Study space
  • Food donation point
  • Room and space hire
  • Equipment loan service for the visually impaired

The Gibson Library - temporarily closed

Founded in 1832 and holding over 40,000 books from the 14th century to the present day, specialist subjects include:

  • Local history
  • Victorian and Edwardian studies
  • Art history and artists
  • The art of books
  • The English Civil War

The Reading Room is open for quiet study during normal library opening hours, staffed by volunteers at the following times:

  • Thursday 2pm to 4pm
  • Saturday 10am to 12pm

Contacts:

Contact us

Feedback about your library experience

Renewals and Library enquiries: 0345 603 7628

Email: saffronwalden.library@essex.gov.uk

What’s on

Catherine Emmett Author Event, Saffron Walden Library

Catherine Emmett Author Event, Saffron Walden Library

Catherine Emmett Author Event, Saffron Walden Library

Date:
Monday 16 August 2021
Time:
10.30am to 11.30am
Venue:
Saffron Walden Library

Catherine reads her book King of the Swamp. This will be followed by some craft activities.


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