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City College Norwich - The Library

Library services are available across all of our sites, including Ipswich Road, Norfolk House, Easton College and Paston College. We provide access to a fantastic range of resources to help you with your studies. This includes books, use of computers, printers and photocopying. 

What’s available at the library?

  • Books
  • Journals
  • DVDs
  • eBooks and eJournals
  • Computers
  • Study spaces
  • Printers / copiers / scanners

There are lots of study spaces for individual and group work, and there is always a member of library staff available to help you use the library and find what you need.

Where is the library?

Ipswich Road - The library is in the Norwich Building, on the ground floor, opposite the central entrance near reception. 

Norfolk House - The library is on Floor 3. 

Easton College - The library is in the Jubilee Building. 

Paston College - The library is located on The Lawns site in the Student Centre. 

How do I join the library?

To borrow items you just need to use your City College Norwich student ID card. All students can borrow up to 20 items at any one time.

Library opening hours

The library is currently open during term time from Monday to Friday at the following times:

  The Library at Ipswich Road The Library at Norfolk House Easton College Library Paston College Library
Monday 08:00 - 18:00 08:00 - 18:00 08:30 - 17:00 08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 19:00 08:00 - 18:00 08:30 - 17:00 08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00 08:00 - 18:00 08:30 - 17:00 08:30 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 19:00 08:00 - 18:00 08:30 - 17:00 08:30 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 17:00 08:00 - 17:00 08:30 - 16:30 08:30 - 16:00
Saturday Closed Closed Closed Closed
Sunday Closed Closed Closed Closed


We're also open outside of term time, please check the Library Sharepoint page for the opening hours. These are published just before the term ends. 

Contact details

Email or call 01603 773114.

External user catalogue access

External users can now view the Library Catalogue under a guest profile, which allows you to search our physical stock and view course module reading lists. To find out how to do this, please read this guide. The catalogue can also be accessed here.