Loughborough Library

A large busy library situated in the centre of Loughborough.

Smart library opening hours - see below
Loughborough Library, 31 Granby Street, Loughborough, LE11 3DU
  Smart Staffed Smart
Monday 8am-10am 10am-1pm 1pm-7pm
Tuesday 8am-10am 10am-5pm 5pm-7pm
Wednesday 8am-7pm - Smart access all day
Thursday 8am-10am 10am-5pm 5pm-7pm
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:

Renew & Reserve Digital Downloads Join the library

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

Library catalogue Find books, CDs and DVDs

Reference library

Book a library computer Library computers

Local Studies Reference Room

Open times: 

Monday - 10am to 12 noon

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.

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Tuesday 26th September 10.30am to 12noon.

Pop in for a coffee and cake.

Your donations will help Macmillan do whatever it takes to support people living with cancer.


Wriggly Readers

Mondays 10.30am to 11am, and Thursdays 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.

Booking advised – Sessions operate with a restricted number of attendees. You are strongly advised to book in advance, either in person or by phone as the sessions are very popular. Booking opens one week in advance of the session date i.e. at 10am on Monday morning for the next Monday session and 10am on Thursday morning for the next Thursday session.

Work & Skills Leicestershire Employment Hub

Tuesdays 10am to 12pm.

If you live in Leicestershire and are aged 18 or above, we can help you with looking for employment, training or volunteering.

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.

Alternatively you can book an appointment by calling 0800 988 0308 or check out the Work and skills page.

Construction Club

Drop-in, every Saturday 10am to 1pm.

Join in the fun building wonderful things.

All materials provided. Just bring your imagination.