Countesthorpe Library

The Library is now under the management of Countesthorpe Parish Council. More details will be added to this web page as time progresses.

Larger library collections can be found at Blaby and Wigston:


Following the guidance issued by the Government and Leicestershire County Council regarding the corona virus, Countesthorpe Library will be closed from Monday 23rd March 2020 until further notice.

Reduced hours will be in place for:

Thursday 19th March - 2.00pm to 5.00pm
Saturday 21st March – 9.00am to 12.00noon

Public computers will NOT be accessible during these times.

Please note, any visits to the library should be kept as brief as possible.

All items currently on loan and anything issued from today onwards will be due back on 1st May 2020 to ensure no overdues are incurred.

We appreciate your cooperation and apologise for any inconvenience caused at this difficult time.

Opening Times

  • Monday - 2.00pm to 7.00pm
  • Tuesday - 10.00am to 2.00pm
  • Wednesday - 8.00am to 12.00noon
  • Thursday - 2.00pm to 7.00pm
  • Friday - Closed
  • Saturday - 9.00am to 2.00pm
  • Sunday - Closed


  • Local Studies and Family History
  • Children's Area
  • Audio / Talking Books
  • Children's story tapes and CDs
  • Reference Books | Information Services
  • Access to courses / classes
  • Photocopier, scanner and printer
  • Local / Tourism information
  • Study space / Homework help

Library Café

There is a coffee corner for visitors to the Library, Village Hall, or those just passing to enjoy.

 Countesthorpe Library Café


  • Little Bookworms - 3rd Monday of the Month - 2.30pm to 3.00pm
  • Scribblers on the Fosse writers group - every Thursday - 3.00pm to 5.00pm
  • Summer Reading Challenge - TBC

Local Studies

Local studies information is available including books and maps relating to Countesthorpe:

Contacting Countesthorpe Library

Please call 0116 305 3527, or contact Countesthorpe Parish Council.

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