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

Library opening hours - Christmas 2018

Leicestershire libraries will be closed from:

  • Christmas Eve - Boxing Day (Monday 24 December - Wednesday 26 December)
  • New Year’s Eve - New Year’s day (Monday 31 December - Tuesday 1 January 2019)

All other days have normal opening hours. 

Mobile libraries will not run from Monday 24 December – Tuesday 1 January inclusive.

Community managed libraries may have different opening hours. Customers are advised to contact the library before travelling.

Events

Activities

Colouring Club

Every Monday 1pm to 2.30pm.

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

Enterprise hubs

Every Wednesday 10am to 12pm.

Provides support for anyone aged 18 or above looking for support with business or self-employment. Come along to our informal drop-in sessions for one-to-one business support, business opportunity profiles, market analysis, information regarding business plans, local business information, networking opportunities and access to seminars.

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.

Scrabble group

Every Tuesday 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Come and enjoy a game of Scrabble. New members welcome to this group.

Work clubs

Every Wednesday 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

Every Tuesday 10.30am to 11am. This event is ticketed - tickets collected from library helpdesk from 10am on Tuesdays.

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.

Your library, your work club

Every Wednesday 10am to 12pm

Help getting back into work or training. This session includes CV, cover letter and job search support.

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