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

 0116 237 6162

You can phone to renew books! 

What's on?

Monday 24 April, 7-8.30. Film Talk. Sons and Lovers.

Tuesday 9 May 7-8pm     Rod Duncan, Leicestershire writer, talks about his novels from the Gas-Lit Empire.

Rod Duncan is a novelist, screenwriter and creative writing lecturer at DMU. He writes crime and alternate history. His novel The Bullet Catcher's Daughter was shortlisted for the Philip K. Dick Award, one of the most prestigious awards in science fiction. We're very lucky to have him visit us. 

Film club. Friday 19 May. The girl on the train, with Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett and Rebecca Ferguson (2016). A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life. Over 60s £4.50, others £5. Tickets available at the library, or on the door.

Click here to help choose the films for the next season.

Chess Club: Thursday 25 May, 2-5pm, and Wednesday 31 May 2-5pm. Play or learn.

WEA Creative writing course. Summer term starts on Wednesday 10 May, 945-11.45, 7 weeks. Contact

Borrowing free e-books and digital audio books Tuesday 16 May 7pm. Come and find out how to make the most of your library. 

Chess Club: Watch Facebook or the website for news of the next club meetings. Play or learn. Bring a chess set if you can.

Computer Support Digital Champions: Thursdays 4 and 18 May, 1st June, 10-12. With Age UK. Come along for help with computers, smartphones and tablets.

Storytime for Under 5s: Tuesday 2 and Friday 19 May, Tuesday 6 June 9.30-10.15am. Everyone’s welcome.

A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life. Friday 19 May.

Become a Dementia Friend: Tuesday 6 June 7-8pm Dementia Friends gives people an understanding of dementia and the small things you can do that make a difference. Talk by Wendy Ferguson.

Community Book Group: Wednesday 24 May, Tulip Fever, by Deborah Moggach. "A scintillating story of lust, deception and retribution" (Independent on Sunday). 

Wednesday 28 June, Exposure, by Helen Dunmore. All meetings are 7.15-8.15pm. Everyone's welcome, whether you've read the book or not! 

FA Cup final: The library will be open to watch the Cup Final on Saturday 27 May. Watch out for timings.

Spruce up Sunday: Sunday 4 June, 10-12. Come and help keep the library clean and tidy.

Police surgery: 13th May  at Rothley Library between 11-12

Careers advice still available - contact to make an appointment. 

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

Especially looking for people to help clean the library regularly...

Our aim is to offer more to people coming to the library - and to bring more people in to use the resources and enjoy being there.  If you haven't visited yet - come and see us!

The library is run entirely by the efforts of local people. 

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:

All our activities are run by volunteers.

Contact us now!