Library opening hours: Monday 2-7pm, Closed Tuesday, Wednesday 2-5pm, Thursday 10-12 and 2-5, Friday closed all day, Saturday 10-1.

Mountsorrel Lane, Rothley LE7 7PS. Opposite Woodfield Road.

0116 237 6162

You can phone to renew books

Thanks to everyone who came along to the Race Evening - £420 was raised to help keep the library open

What's on?

Film Club: 

The Film Club shows films mainly on the third Friday of the month at 2pm at the Rothley Centre. Come and join us for a friendly atmosphere and free refreshments. Over 60s £5.00, others £5.50. Tickets available at the library, or on the door. Lion (2016) Friday October 20.  Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple.                                                                                                                                                                                                        25 years later, with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home. Stars Dev Patel ,Rooney Mara , Nicole Kidman

Storytime for Under 5s:  Friday 20 October 9.30-10.15. Everyone’s welcome to come along and enjoy some stories, songs and craft activities with their children. We are always interested to hear from anyone who would like to help with the sessions. 

Computer support: Thursday 19 October, 10-12.

Film Talk Wednesday 15 November 7pm -  The Red Turtle. 2017. 

Through the story of a man shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds, The Red Turtle recounts the milestones in the life of a human being.

Chess club: Thursdays 12, 19 and 25 October, 2, 9  and Wednesday 15 November, 2-5pm. Play or learn - bring a set if you have one. 

Walking group: a new venture.

A small number of people have suggested the idea of a library walking group. Alan, who  is an experienced walk leader, has offered to lead a walk 

The arrangements being suggested are the second and fourth Fridays in the month, meeting at the library or somewhere nearby, at 10am and doing a local walk of about 3 miles or an hour to an hour and a half. Email volunteers@rothleycommunitylibrary.co.uk or drop into the library. 



Second birthday book sale: Saturday 21 October, 10-1. Donations of good quality books welcome. This time we're raising money for the new LEGO club, starting soon. LEGO donations , cakes and people to help are also welcome! Puppet show, music from Rothley Gospel Choir...everyone's welcome.

Community Book group: Wednesdays:  7.15pm: Library All welcome whether or not  you have read the book!!  Next meeting: 1 November. Vintage, by Maxine Linnell.

Holly and Marilyn would rather be anywhere but here, on this normal Friday afternoon. Then something very weird happens, and they change places. There's only one problem. Holly lives in 2010. Marilyn lives in 1962.

Library Association AGM: Friday 3 November at the library, 6.30 for 7. All welcome.

Live shows: after the sell-out success of Cloaks, take a look at our next shows. Booking opens soon.

Careers advice still available - contact careers@rothleycommunitylibrary.co.uk to make an appointment. 

Would you be interested in finding out about being a library trustee? Get in touch. 

Would you like to volunteer at the library? We're looking for more people to join our team! Contact us here.

Friday 10 November, 7pm, The Rothley Centre. Your Bard - Rothley's first Live & Local performance. Limited tickets, so book yours now! You can pay online.

You can join us

The library is a Registered Charity, 1163508, and is supported by the Parish Council. We're grateful for the help of the Co-op, the Harry Hames Trust, and the WEA of helping us improve the resources at the library and keep it open. There's still room for more people to take part - we need lots of support, and you can join the group as a member. To see what's happening day-to-day, you can like our Facebook page.

You can also download our app, to have instant access to the Facebook page and the website: https://rothleycommunitylibrary.appsme.com/

All our activities are run by volunteers.

Contact us now!