Jack Hunt Pool (including Swim Academy lessons) is closed due to technical issues. Due to a maintenance issue, please also note there will be no "open+" self service sessions at Peterborough Central Library until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Things to do at Dogsthorpe Library

Summer Reading Challenge
Various venues
Various times available
No price available
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Storytimes & Rhymetimes
Various venues
Various times available
Free
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Borrow E-books, Audiobooks & Magazines
Various venues
Various times available
Free
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Ulverscroft digital e-audio books
Various venues
Various times available
Free
Click here
RB Digital e-audio books and e-magazines
Various venues
Various times available
Free
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BorrowBox e-audio and e-books
Various venues
Various times available
Free
Click here
cloudLibrary e-books
Various venues
Various times available
Free
Click here
Online renewals
Various venues
Various times available
Free
Click here
Theory Test Pro
Various venues
Various times available
Free
Click here
Go Citizen
Various venues
Various times available
Free
Click here
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Dogsthorpe Library
Central Avenue, Peterborough. PE1 4LH
01733 864300
Centre manager: Helpdesk

Vivacity’s 11 libraries allow people who live and work in Peterborough to borrow books and use the internet for free as well as to hire other items such as CDs and DVDs. Vivacity also offers a wide number of e-books and audiobooks online - so many that our digital items could be considered the 4th largest library in the city. Vivacity also offers the open+ library system, allowing members to access any of the libraries outside of staffed hours. To sign up as a Vivacity library member, head to vivacity.org/jointhelibrary or pop in and ask a staff member.

Dogsthorpe Library can be found on Central Avenue, directly opposite Dogsthorpe Academy.

General opening times
  • MonClosed
  • Tue9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Wed1:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Thu1:30pm - 5:30pm
  • FriClosed
Weekend opening times
  • Sat9:00am - 1:00pm
  • SunClosed
*Self service (Open+)
  • Mon8:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tue8:00am - 7:00pm
  • Wed8:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thu8:00am - 7:00pm
  • Fri8:00am - 7:00pm
  • Sat8:00am - 7:00pm
  • Sun8:00am - 7:00pm
Additional Information
*Only available for registered open+ users
Features
  • Self service
  • Children's area
  • Audio & e-books
  • Borrow CDs & DVDs
  • Computer room
  • Printing
  • Free Wifi
  • Doorstep delivery
Accessibility
  • Automatic doors
  • Adaptive technology
  • Wheelchair access
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Guide dogs
  • Hearing loop
  • Doorstep delivery