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Ashby library can be found next to Ivanhoe Community College. The library is on one level with easy access.

Ashby library temporary closure

Ashby library will be closed for two weeks from Monday 3 December for Smart Library self-access technology to be installed. The library will re-open again on Monday 17 December.


2nd Ashby Rainbows

Every Thursday 6pm to 7pm.

4th Ashby Brownies

Every Monday 6pm to 7.30pm.

Bumps and babies

Alternate Fridays 11am to 12noon.

A National Childbirth Trust (NCT) initiative for new and expectant mums. A chance to meet, have a coffee, chat and share information. Contact the library to check when the next session will be held.

Colouring Club

Every Tuesday 2pm to 3.30pm.

An informal group for those wishing to do some colouring in a friendly and relaxed group. Materials provided for this drop in, free session.

Hatha Yoga

Tuesday evenings (classes run termly) 7pm to 9pm. Booking required.

Knit and stitch group

Every Monday 2pm onwards.

Come along and share your knitting skills with the group.

Meditation Sessions

Wednesday evenings, session starts at 7.30pm.

Suitable for total beginners and those with previous experience of meditation. Sessions are £7 per person, booking required.

Story and Rhyme Time

Alternate Fridays 10.30am to 11am.

Parent-led story and rhyme time. For 0 - 4 year olds and their carers. Free session.

Wriggly Readers

Alternate Fridays 10.30am to 11am.

Fun, informal sessions where babies and children aged 0-4 years and their parents / carers can join in with stories, songs and rhymes in a welcoming environment. An opportunity for families to meet and make friends.

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