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Library computers being updated

During the next few weeks all public PCs in libraries will be replaced with new equipment. During this time, it will not be possible to book PCs in advance online. We apologise for any inconvenience. Online booking will be made available again when the changes are complete.

  • Find a library 

    Search for a library in your area. Opening times are shown on each library page.

  • Reading Well for Health and Wellbeing 

    Our Reading Well collections help you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using helpful reading recommendations. Also known as Books on Prescription.

  • Libraries Week 2018 

    Leicestershire Libraries are joining a week-long national celebration of Libraries running from Monday 9 to Saturday 14 October.

  • Smart Libraries 

    In 2018 up to 14 of Leicestershire’s libraries will be converted to self-access Smart Libraries.

  • Digital Library Services 

    Use the free digital library services to download eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers, eComics and Graphic Novels using a tablet, smartphone, PC or Mac.

  • Join the Library 

    You can join online if you are 16 or over.

  • Renew and Reserve 

    Renew or reserve library items

  • Bookstart 

    Book sharing is an enjoyable and important part of a child’s development and is also fantastic for bonding between you and your child. Bookstart is the national programme that encourages all parents and carers to enjoy books with children from an early age.

  • Reference Library 

    For members of Leicestershire Libraries. Online reference library for books and authors, reference books and dictionaries, access to research, business information and consumer advice, Driving Theory Test, and local and family history.

  • Book a computer to use at a library 

    You can book a computer to use at a library up to two weeks in advance

  • Hire a library room  

    Rooms are available to hire in libraries by community groups, individuals and private companies.

  • Mobile library routes 

    The travelling library service visits communities that do not have a static library, within Leicestershire.

  • Summer Reading Challenge 

    This year’s Summer Reading Challenge in Leicestershire Libraries is called Mischief Makers celebrating the 80th anniversary of the much-loved comic, the Beano.

  • Ordnance Survey mapping service 

    Site-centred Ordnance Survey (OS) maps suitable for Planning Applications.

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