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Grantham Library is situated on the first floor of the Isaac Newton Centre.

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For information on lost property or lost stock, please contact the library directly.

Further information

  • books for all ages and interests
  • study space
  • activities and events
  • computers and WiFi – you can book a PC online for free
  • online resources, such as Ancestry and Driving Theory Test Pro
  • e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines and e-music
  • copy, scan and print facilities - view prices and fees
  • PaperCut service to send documents to print from WiFi or your home
  • microfilm and microfiche facilities

Find out about the range of activities and events happening at the library, including those specifically for toddlers, children and vulnerable groups.

View our activities

Booking will need to be done at the library.

For information about school trips, please email the library directly.

Documents available to view
  • books and pamphlets - a large collection of publications covering the history of Grantham and its surrounding area. Notable subjects and titles include: Isaac Newton, Margaret Thatcher, Trigge Library Index, Grantham Canal and local industry including Ruston and Hornsby's, Marcos and Barford, Grantham in the News 1851 to 1974, WWI and WWII including Belton Park and the Walter Lee diaries
  • directories - titles such as Kellys and Whites covering a variety of years from the 1890s to the 1950s. Palmer's, Needham and Harrison's Almanacs and The Grantham Red Book 1878 to 1899
  • newspapers on microfilm:
    • The Grantham Journal 1854 to date (incomplete)
    • Grantham Guardian 1945 to 1950
    • Stamford Mercury 1714 to 1900 and Ancaster Journal Extra July 1993 to May 2000
      A microfilm reader printer is available to use. To book the reader or check whether the year you want is available, please contact the team direct
  • maps - OS scale covering Grantham and surrounding areas dated 1847 to 1970s including Union Workhouse and Perseverance Ironworks 1887, Elsham house and militia barracks 1887, War office Map 1917, Grantham, Harrowby, Londonthorpe and Railway maps 1970s
  • illustrations - photographs of Grantham and the surrounding area dating from 1900s onwards including include roads, railways, industries, aerial views, local people, shops, pubs, houses and the surrounding area, including Belton and Belvoir
  • ephemera - posters, flyers, play bills and other items on Grantham scouting, railways, Grantham canal, WWI, WWII, civic celebrations and local businesses
  • notable collections - The Isaac Newton Collection and the Walter Lee War Diaries

Isaac Newton Centre
NG31 6EE

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Opening hours
Holiday opening hours may differ. For short term closures and bank holiday opening hours, see our social media channel.
Day Opening hours
Monday 9am to 5pm
Tuesday 9am to 5pm
Wednesday 9am to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 6pm
Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 4pm
Sunday Closed

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