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A large busy library situated in the centre of Loughborough.

Loughborough library temporary closure

Loughborough library will be closing temporarily for Smart Library self-access technology to be installed, from Monday 5 November. The library will re-open on Thursday 3 January 2019.

Temporary library provision is being arranged for a period of the closure - please check back here for updates

Events

Local Studies Reference Room

Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10am to 12 noon, and 2pm to 4pm.

Volunteers are available during these hours to assist with Loughborough based local studies enquiries. Lending from local studies and genealogy collections is available during normal library opening hours.

Activities

Clockwise Credit Union

Every Thursday 10am to 12pm.

A fair, responsible and people focused credit union providing a wide range of money products and services.

Digital Drop In

Every Tuesday 10am to 12noon.

Help with IT skills and support with using devices. Including setting up email, social media, job searching, online shopping and online safety.

Enterprise hubs

Every Tuesday 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.

Make friends with a book

Every Tuesday 2pm - 3.30pm.

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.

Royal British Legion

First Thursday of the month 10am to 12noon.

Information and guidance for those who have served in our armed forces.

Singing Café

Every Friday 10am to 11am.

For people with mental health problems such as dementia and their carers. Sing-a-long with favourite songs from the past and reminisce with a chat and cup of tea.

Super Saturday Construction Clubs

Every Saturday 1pm to 3pm.

Drop in, free.

Colouring, crafts and board games also available.

Work clubs

Every Tuesday 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 Monday and Thursday 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.

Your library, your work club

Every Tuesday 10am to 12pm.

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

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