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


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. This month's showing isI, Daniel Blake, Friday November 17th 2pm.

Storytime for Under 5s:  Friday 17th November  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 2 and 16 November, 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:  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 the walks. 

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 if you are interested. 

The next walk will be on Friday November 24th at 10 am meeting at the library.  Waterproofs and sturdy walking shoes needed!!



Community Book group: Wednesday:  7.15pm: Library All welcome whether or not  you have read the book!!  Next meeting: 29 November. Falling in love by Donna Leon A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery
Donna Leon's Death at La Fenice, the first novel in her beloved Commissario Guido Brunetti series, introduced readers to the glamorous and cutthroat world of opera and one of Italy's finest living sopranos, Flavia Petrelli then a suspect in the poisoning of a renowned German conductor. Years after Brunetti cleared her name, Flavia has returned to Venice and La Fenice to sing the lead in Tosca.

 BBC Leicester Big Christmas Sing. Please join us in the libraryon Monday 18th December for this great county wide, community event which was really well supported last year. Let's make it even bigger this time! Please arrive by 6.45, bring nibbles and drinks and if you like. 

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.


 

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!