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Loughborough Library

Loughborough Library

Granby Street, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 3DZ
Map with location of Loughborough Library
Tel: 0116 305 2420
Fax: 01509 610594
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Library Opening Times

If your library is closed today check here for which libraries are open.
Please Note:
The ICT Suite closes 10 minutes before the library does every day.
Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday Closed

About the Library

It is a large, busy library in the centre of the town on Granby Street, opposite Queen's Park. There is a ramp at the front of the building and the main part of the library is on one level, with a ramp or steps up to the children's area.
The library has wide aisles and disabled parking space is available in the nearby town car park.
The library has recently been refurbished. There are 2  class rooms in our learning suite, a meeting room and ICT Suite all with smart boards for hire, at very competitive rates. Take a tour of the library here to see these facilities. There is also further information available on Loughborough Library Google Local page.
Loughborough is the main library in Charnwood and Clare Lister, the Supervisor, is based here.
Health and wellbeing
This library offers the following facilities:
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   Internet Taster Sessions Yes
Room Hire / Meeting Room To avoid disappointment please check for availability as the rooms are frequently booked.
Yes   Tipping Permits Yes
Housebound reader service Yes   OS Mapping Service Yes
Opening Times        Wi-Fi Yes

Ordnance Survey Maps

Loughborough 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.

Tipping Permits

Do you want to tip waste using a van or trailer? Did you know that you need a short term tipping permit to do this?  Call the Customer Service Centre on 0116 305 0001 to apply and then collect your permit from Loughborough Library.

Local Studies & Family History

Find My Past  Library Edition  are  available in this library free of charge to do family history research.
The Family History Area is open and available for family history research 7 days a week during normal library opening times.
Loughborough Library's Local Studies Reference Collection isopen to the public:
10am - 12noon and 2pm - 4pm weekdays. By appointment only on Saturdays and closed Sundays
Historical newspapers are now only available on microfilm.

Other languages

Loughborough Library has a wide selection of books and dvds in Asian languages.
There is a selection of novels in Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish and Spanish as well as a selection of European films in the original language on dvd.
There are books, cds and other resources to help people who are learning a language.
There is also a selection of dual language picture books for children in the children's area.

Page Last Updated: 6 July 2015