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A large, busy library close to the centre of Oadby. The library is on one level and is autism friendly - please ask for the sensory box and library map.

IT issues in our libraries

We have been experiencing intermittent problems with our library computers, which have also been reported by users. Our IT team are investigating this and have recommended removing a small number of computers from each library, to see if this improves the matter.

We’re very sorry for any inconvenience this causes to your visit but hope all library PC users will benefit from a better service in the future, as a result of this testing.

 Smart hoursStaffedSmart hours
Monday8-10am10am-1pm1-7pm
Tuesday8-10am10am-5pm5-7pm
Wednesday8-10am10am-5pm5-7pm
ThursdaySmart all day 8am-7pm  
Friday8-10am10am-5pm5-7pm
Saturday8-10am10am-2pm2-6pm
SundayClosed all day  

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

Wednesday morning talks

We have a full programme of Wednesday morning talks for the year - information is regularly posted on Facebook and Twitter. Please contact the library for details and to book.

Citizens Advice Bureau

Every Friday, drop-in 10am to 12 noon.

For Oadby & Wigston residents.

Craftily: crafts group

Every Monday 1pm to 3pm.

Learn a craft, swap shop, demos, share ideas. All welcome.

Games group

Every Wednesday 2.30pm to 4pm.

Have fun and chat over a board or card game. Bring your own games or share ours. All welcome.

Make friends with a book

Every Friday 10.15am to 11.45am.

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.

Oadby library book group

Second Monday of the month 4pm to 5pm.

A friendly informal discussion group for people who love reading and are interested in a variety of books they might otherwise never have chosen. If you would like to join please contact the library.

Saturday playtime

Every Saturday 10.30am to 1.30pm

Do you like crafts, games, construction, dressing up, jigsaws? Drop in, free for children and parents and carers for 3yrs+.

Wriggly Readers

Every Wednesday 2pm to 2.30pm.

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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