About Us

During the Summer of 2018 it became clear that Castle Cary was to lose its vital library services unless immediate action was taken. A small group gathered together.........

Learn More

Essential Info

Membership of Castle Cary Community Library gives you access to books and so much more. You will also have access through Libraries West and RBdigital to books.......

Learn More

Events

Visit this page for a calendar of events both at your local community library and in support of your library. Events will also be posted under News and on social media........

Learn More

Support

You can support you community library in a number of ways. Certainly make use of your free membership by joining at your earliest opportunity if you have not already.......

Learn More

Christmas Opening Hours

Variations to usual opening hours:

  • Christmas Eve - open 10am to 1pm; closed 2pm - 4.30pm
  • Christmas Day and Boxing Day - closed
  • Friday 27th and Saturday 28th December - open as usual
  • Tuesday 31st Dec (New Year's Eve) - open as usual except close at 4pm
  • Wednesday 1st January - closed
  • Friday 3rd January and thereafter - open as usual

Come in to choose your Christmas reading we'd love to see you - if you're not a member bring proof of your address and we'll sign you up!

Christmas News

Christmas Books

We'll have a special selection of Christmas books for both adults and children on the shelves during December. Wonderful recipe books, ideas for decorations, and stories of all sorts.

Book Sale

We'll be having a book sale in the Library at Cary's Big Christmas on Thursday 5 December, 5.30pm-8.30pm - many people have generously donated good quality and nearly new books of all sorts to sell to raise money for library improvements.

Opening Hours

Day Opening Times
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday 10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Saturday 10:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday Closed

Where to Find Us

Castle Cary Community Library, Bailey Hill, Castle Cary BA7 7AA

Performance Report April to September 2019

Here is an update on our first six months of existence. Our plan of course is to keep on getting better! Performance Report April to September 2019

Big Christmas

The Library played its part in this year’s Castle Cary and Ansford Big Christmas with a Book Sale in the Library itself – a good opportunity to attract people who might not have been in the building before. As you can see, volunteering to support the library presents a wide range of opportunities! Well done to all those who worked hard to set up and … Continue reading Big Christmas »

Story Time

Our Friday sessions for babies and pre-schoolers are now scheduled for 9.30am – 10am, so that parents delivering older children to school can come straight on to Story Time with the younger ones. After the session your child can have fun choosing books to take home – they’re never too young for the library habit! The last Story Time this term is Friday 20 December … Continue reading Story Time »