Please note: smart hours are currently unavailable.
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:
Wednesday morning talks
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.
This group is held in Smart Library hours (see more details above).
Every Wednesday 2pm 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 Wednesday 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.
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+.
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.
Coffee and Chat
First Monday of the month 10.30-11.30am.
Chat with our staff and share a story and a coffee with our Reading Friends volunteers. Find out some fun facts at each session!
Cancer Support Group
First Friday of the month 1.30-3.30pm.
Informational drop-in group offering friendship and support to anyone who has or has had cancer. Free.
Every Wednesday 10am-12 noon.
Help with all aspects of job searching and IT skills. Including setting up email, writing job applications, creating CVs, applying for training courses, budgeting and career planning. Funded by Building Better Opportunities (BBO) and European Social Fund (ESF), through the Moneywise Plus Project.