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Library update

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Smart library access hours are available again:

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Monday8am-10am10am-5pm5pm-7pm
Tuesday8am-10am10am-1pm1pm-7pm
Wednesday8am-10am10am-5pm5pm-7pm
Thursday8am-7pm - Smart access all day
Friday8am-10am10am-5pm5pm-7pm
Saturday8am-10am10am-2pm2pm-6pm
SundayCLOSED  

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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Activities

Coming soon

Colouring Club

Every Wednesday 10.30am to 12.30pm.

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

Hinckley scribblers - local writing group

Every Friday 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 group

Every Monday, 10:30am-12:30pm.

Everyone is welcome to this new, free group. Please bring your own knitting or crochet materials. This group is run by The Make a Friend Project, but anyone is welcome to drop in and join in.

Work and skills clubs

Every Friday 10am to 12pm.

If you are aged 18 or above we can help you with returning to work, if you are under threat of redundancy, looking for a career change, looking for employment or training. Come along to our informal drop-in sessions for help with CVs, cover letters, setting up an email address, IT skills, searching and applying for jobs, interview techniques, access to training and volunteering opportunities.

Wriggly Readers

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

Every Tuesday 10.30am to 11am. Prebooking 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.

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