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A large busy library situated in the centre of the Market Harborough. The library and museum are based on the first floor of the old Symington Corset factory.

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)

Syston and Birstall libraries will be open in Smart Library access mode on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. 

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.

Activities

Enterprise hubs

Every Thursday 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 to 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.

Work clubs

Every Thursday 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 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 Thursday 10am to 12pm.

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

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