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Kettering Library

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Use it or loose it

Used this library for the first time the other day and it really hit home....if we don't use these... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Northampton, United Kingdom
I needed help with photocopies

The young man working there was so kind and helpful I couldn’t have done it without him, I couldn’t... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Kathy F
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2 Jul 2018
“Use it or loose it”
25 Jun 2018
“I needed help with photocopies”
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Kettering Library Sheep Street, Kettering NN16 0AY, England
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Used this library for the first time the other day and it really hit home....if we don't use these great facilities then we are likely to loose them. The place is full of great reading, access to the internet and a great place to just...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank X8685WHjamesf
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The young man working there was so kind and helpful I couldn’t have done it without him, I couldn’t thank him enough

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great library to go and get books from. The staff there are really friendly and its good for kids as well. They do a good selection of books and the building itself is architecturally impressive. I would at least put this on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Stephen311
Reviewed 3 May 2018

What an amazing place this Library is. It has a space for young childeren, dress up and a den area. Perfect for young childeren to get interested in books.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank tonygc216
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

A great place to come with children, or just for a read yourself. This library offers activities for young children and toddlers, and is often hosting other events. There is plenty of space here, so you dont feel like you're over crowded. There are also...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It was lovely to step back in time and revisit Kettering Library. It still has all the charm that I remember from my childhood. Easy to navigate and helpful staff, no sense of anyone being hurried through, you were welcome to stay as long as...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank mosey2017
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Surprising well stocked for a small town library. Up to date facilities, helpful and knowledgeable staff, school holiday activities for children.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed 18 November 2016

It has been years since I have visited the library. Popped in and it actually hasn't changed much. It has the same smell that I remember from years ago. Very friendly staff and has a book about anything you request.

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank NorthernSouly
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A library in an historic building. Apart from lots of books there is a small selection of items for sale mostly relating to local history. Also a good section of books for children where activities for children are often laid on. Even dressing up clothes...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Built in 1904, with funds given by Andrew Carnegie, who also gave his name to the famous concert hall in New York, USA., and he came to Kettering to personally open the Library. When it was opened it was called The jewelled casket of learning....More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank malc1005
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