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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.

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.



Author events

We have a full programme of author events 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.

Colouring for Grownups

Every Tuesday 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Enjoy a relaxing session of colouring and chat. Materials provided, just drop in. Free.

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 3.30pm

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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