Hinckley Library

A large busy library next to the bus station in Hinckley.

Smart library opening hours - see below
Hinckley Library, Lancaster Road, Hinckley, LE10 0AT

Smart library access hours are available again:

  Smart Staffed Smart
Monday 8am-10am 10am-5pm 5pm-7pm
Tuesday 8am-10am 10am-1pm 1pm-7pm
Wednesday 8am-10am 10am-5pm 5pm-7pm
Thursday 8am-7pm - Smart access all day
Friday 8am-10am 10am-5pm 5pm-7pm
Saturday 8am-10am 10am-2pm 2pm-6pm
Sunday CLOSED    

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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Reset library PIN Charges apply: £1 adults, 50p children

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Reference library

Book a library computer Library computers


Hinckley scribblers - local writing group

Fridays 10.30am to 12.30pm.

An informal group for anyone wishing to discuss creative writing in a friendly atmosphere. There will be refreshments available.

Knit and Stitch

Mondays 10.30am to 12.30pm

Anyone is welcome to bring along their own knitting, crochet or other project to sit and have a natter with other like minded crafters.

Men Chat - men's social group

Wednesdays 2pm to 3.30pm

Meet new people, have a chat, have a cuppa and a biscuit in a safe, warm, and welcoming space.

Stay and Play

Mondays and Fridays 2pm to 4pm

A variety of toys will be available in our children’s area for little one’s to come and play with in a safe and warm environment.

Wriggly Readers

Booking essential – Please book your free session in advance by calling the library or speaking to staff on your next visit.

Tuesdays 10.30am to 11am (pre-booking is essential)

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.