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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

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Leicestershire is now in national lockdown – here’s the latest information on our services. You can find more information about restrictions at gov.uk/coronavirus

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Glenfield library is located near to Morrisons supermarket. The library has a ramp to the entrance and is on one level with wide aisles.

Library update

From 5 January, our council-run libraries remain closed for events, browsing, borrowing and returning items.

Following government guidance, we are still offering a click and collect service and library members who do not have computer access at home or are looking for work will be able to book a computer to use.  This will be kept under review, in line with infection rates in the county.

You can also visit our digital library and access thousands of books, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers on your phone, tablet or computer. If you’re not already a member, it’s quick and easy to join online.

All loans will be extended until Monday 22 February and no overdue or hire charges will be applied during this period.

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Please note: smart hours are currently unavailable.

To use the library during smart hours please complete a Smart Library induction and familiarise yourself with the layout and exits of the library using the:

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IT issues in our libraries

We have been experiencing intermittent problems with our library computers, which have also been reported by users. Our IT team are investigating this and have recommended removing a small number of computers from each library, to see if this improves the matter.

We’re very sorry for any inconvenience this causes to your visit but hope all library PC users will benefit from a better service in the future, as a result of this testing.

Activities

Browsers' corner

Every Wednesday 10am to 11.30am.

Drop in for tea and a chat.

Make friends with a book

Every Friday 10.15am to 11.45am.

A place to relax, a chance to make new friends, and a new way to enjoy sharing reading. There is no pressure to read or talk, you can simply drop in, sit down and relax as you listen to a good story or poem. There is no homework and free refreshments are available.

Saturday playtime

Every Saturday 10.30am to 1.30pm.

Have fun playing with our puzzles and use our construction toys to build your own creations. Drop in, free for children and parents and carers for 3yrs+.

Wriggly Readers

First and third Mondays 2.15pm to 2.45pm.

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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