Bromley House Library

Established 1816


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“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”

                                                                                     Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC)

Bromley House Library, founded 1816, is a flourishing independent lending library situated in the centre of Nottingham, one of the few remaining subscription libraries in the country. The library houses around 40,000 books and has a tranquil and unstuffy atmosphere. There are many fine reading rooms spread over three floors of a Grade II* listed Georgian townhouse.  In addition there is a beautiful walled garden, one of only two in the city centre. 

The library is a pleasant place to read or work.We welcome applications for membership and there are plenty of opportunities to visit us.


Latest News

  • 02 August 2017
    Bromley House Library Members’ Art Exhibition, September – November 2017 Following the very successful Secret Postcard Show held in 2016, our anniversary year, we are reverting to our usual format for this year’s Bromley House Library Members’ Exhibition. Many new library members have joined us since our last members’ show in 2015, and we would like to encourage all those who enjoy creating artwork to take part. As in previous years, you are invited to submit up to 4 pieces of work. (Dependin...


  • Members' Art Exhibition
    For an application form for the Bromley House Library members' art exhibition please click the News button. A PDF form is available to download. Please contact if you experience any problems.
    03 August 2017

Opening Times

Mon & Wed

Tues, Thurs & Fri

9.30am - 2.00pm

Contact us
Angel Row
Telephone 0115 9473134
E mail enquiries

Registered Charity
No. 1074752