Free wildlife training with Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust

Starting Wednesday 28th July the trust are running free training course for wildlife identification and recording skills. The first two sessions are online and the booking links can be found here

Summer Reading Challenge Starts July 3rd

This year the summer reading challenge for children of school age centres on nature and aims to get them involved in thinking about the natural world, and how humans interact with it. As usual each child will need to register at the library where they will be given an information […]

Changes to services from July 1st

Following the relaxing of coronavirus restrictions Leicestershire Library Services have re-introduced charges which were suspended during the crises. From July 1st fines will be payable for any items which are not returned by the due date. Items requested from another library will again incur a charge of £1:00. The loan […]

Arts and Crafts restarting July 2nd

We are restarting our Arts & Craft group, which ran successfully for many years, on July 2nd. The group meets in the family room from 2pm to 4pm on Friday afternoon. There is a nominal charge of £1.00 per head which includes a free drink, additional drinks and snacks are […]

Plant Sale Success

Despite the weather, which was gloomy but mainly dry, many people turned up to support us and to purchase plants grown mainly by our volunteers. Much of the credit should be given to Jenny (and her patient husband) for her organising the event, but we must not forget all the […]

Amazon Smile

Do you use the Amazon app on your phone? If so you can now select Anstey Community Library as your charity and by activating AmazonSmile in the app. Amazon will donate a portion of your eligible mobile app purchases to us at NO COST to you How it works: Open […]

We Are Accepting Donations Again

We are pleased to announce that we are now able to take donations for our charity shop. Due to Health and Safety reasons  we cannot accept clothing; electrical items, or adult DVDs At the moment, due to the lack of storage space we are not accepting hardback books. We would […]

The Library: Our Children’s Area

Did you know that we have a dedicated volunteer who cares for our Children’s Section?  Janet keeps the whole area looking welcoming and inviting as well as keeping the book displays regularly updated.  Meanwhile, Lynne has provided our lovely reading teddy bears.  We have a large range of books for […]