We are excited to announce the opening of the brand-new Abraham Moss Library and Leisure Centre on 12 August 2023.

The stunning new library will offer a welcoming cultural and creative space for the whole community, with great books and free high-quality access to Wi-Fi and the Internet. There will also be an exciting and diverse events programme for all ages plus speedy self-issue and return technology – all in a bright, modern space open seven days a week.

And that’s not to mention everything you can do at the new leisure facility including: a six-lane swimming pool, learner pool, steam room and sauna, two squash courts, health and fitness suits, (including gyms and studios), sports hall, changing facilities, along with the first Indoor Urban Cricket Centre in City.

Come and join us for a warm welcome and a look around.

Computer generated design of Abraham Moss Library and Leisure centre

Opening hours

The new library and Leisure Centre will be open as follows

  • Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 August from 9am to 5pm
  • Monday 14 to Friday 20 August from 10am to 5pm
  • Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August from 9am to 5pm

From Monday 22 August the library will have the following opening hours:

DayOpening hoursStaffed hours
This is the full length of time the library is open. For some of this time the library will operate in Self Service mode. This is the time when you can enter the library and there will be staff present.
Monday6:30 am – 10:00 pm9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday6:30 am – 10:00 pm9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am – 10:00 pm9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday6:30 am – 10:00 pm
Friday6:30 am – 10:00 pm9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday7:30 am – 6:00 pm9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday9:00 am – 5:00 pm