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Bassett Street Community Library

Book lending information

Customers still require a County library card to collect books or order books, and can sign up quickly and easily within the library

OPENING TIMES

Monday & Tuesday

9.30am - 5.00pm

Wednesday

9.30am - 6.00pm

Thursdays

9.30am - 7.00pm

Fridays

9.30am - 2.00pm

Saturdays

10.30am - 12.30am

IT access for all

Computers

Our brand new Windows 10 IT suit offers you modern, fast and effective computer use for all IT needs. With eight dedicated Windows 10 computers for free public access in our coffee shop and two Windows 10 laptops in the main library.

You will no longer need your County Council membership card to access our computers for internet or word processing. All computers are protected from any illegal or risky activity ensuring children and adults are safe online.

Facebook is available on two public machines only

BUSY TIME PERIODS

Our computer suite can get very busy after school (between 3pm -5pm)

QUIET STUDY TIMES

Mondays and Wednesdays 9am - 5pm are quiet study times in our coffee shop and IT area. No background music, mobiles on silent and computers designated for work and study only.

Wireless

We offer free public Wi-Fi access. (Please note your IP address is stored and recorded on our Wi-Fi to protect you and others against illegal activity

Bringing your own computer, ipad or phone

Our reference work area, has space for you to bring your own equipment and plug it in for work. We do not take any responsibility for loss or damage to personal equipment brought into the library

Children's reading area

A large space dedicated to children, with colourful beanbags, seats, shelving and toys. We also provide a weekly Toddler Tales story time group for parents and children every Tuesday at 11.00am.

Comic book corner

Our comfy comic book corner has everything a comic book fan will love, with over 130 fantastic titles in both comics and graphic novels.

Whether you are a fan of Superman or Spiderman, Marvel or DC you wont be dissapointed by our selection.

Just pop down and spend the day reading your favourite titles and talking with others who share your love of comics.

*Comics and graphic novels are not eligable to loan, this is a 'read in' service

The Book Shop

If you cant find a book in the library the chances are you will find it in our second hand book shop located in the coffee shop area. With over 2,000 titles ranging from at 50p each as well as second hand DVD and Blu-ray. The book shop is located inside our coffee shop area.

Bassett Street Community Hub

0116 278 4230
Bassett Street, South Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 4PE