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The entrance to Birstall Library

Birstall Library

Wanlip Lane, Birstall, Leicester, LE4 4JU
Map with location of Birstall Library
Tel: 0116 305 8756
Fax: 0116 267 2455
About the Library   |   OS Mapping Service   |   Local Studies   |   Events   |   Opening Times
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Library Opening Times

If your library is closed today check here for which libraries are open.
Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 1pm - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 3pm
Sunday Closed

About the Library

The Library is on the Wanlip side of the village next to Riverside School.  The library is on two levels.  A lift is available to the second floor.  Parking and Sheffield style cycle stands available.
This is the main library in the Birstall area and Ann Bywater, the Supervisor is based here.  Larger collections can be found at Loughborough or Leicester Central Lending and Reference Libraries.
Health and wellbeing
This library offers the following facilties:
Service Yes/No             Service Yes/No
Automatic doors Yes   Local Studies and Family History Yes
Baby Changing Facilities Yes   Children's Area Yes
Audio/Talking Books Yes   Children's story tapes/CDs Yes
Yes   Bookstart Yes
Reference Books | Information Services Yes   Wriggly Readers/ Storytime Yes
Access to courses/classes Yes   Photocopier Yes
Newspapers/magazines Yes   Scanner Yes
Local / Tourism information Yes   Printer Yes
Study space / Homework help Yes   Fax machine Yes
Exhibition/Display space Yes   Room Hire / Meeting Room To avoid disappointment please check for availability as the rooms are frequently booked. Yes
Housebound reader service Yes   OS Mapping Service - New Service Yes
. . . Internet Taster Sessions Yes
Wi-Fi Yes . Opening Times .

Ordnance Survey Maps

Birstall Library can deliver Site-Centred, customised maps for your building planning applications. There is a charge for this service. More about the Ordnance Survey Mapping Service

Local Studies

Books, local maps and village file about Birstall
Census information - 1881; 1891 - Birstall, Belgrave and Thurmaston Birstall parish registers
More census returns and parish registers
Find My Past  Library Edition  are  available in this library free of charge to do family history research.
Events Guide   |   What's On

Page Last Updated: 6 July 2015