Highfields Library

The library has books to borrow, free access to computers and information. It’s free to join so why not come along and see what we have for you?

Further information

Refurbishment closure - 28 October 2019 to 11 January 2020

Due to refurbishment works, the library will be closed from Monday 28 October 2019 and will reopen on Monday 13 January 2020. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. You can still access our services at another library near you - find a library. Please note, during refurbishment works, Homework Help sessions will run at the same dates and times but at the African Caribbean Centre.

Opening times

Days Opening hours
Monday 10am - 7pm
Tuesday 10am - 7pm (1-3pm women only)
Wednesday 10am - 7pm
Thursday 10am - 7pm
Friday 10am - 7pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday Closed

Computers and internet


The library is all on one level and has disabled parking, a wide entrance and an accessible toilet. We also have a large text keyboard and track ball mouse.

For Children and Young People

  • Children's books for all ages, from babies to young adults
  • Toddler Time every Tuesday from 10am - 12 noon 
  • Homework help run on Mondays 4pm - 7pm, Wednesdays 3.30pm - 6.30pm, Thursdays 3.30pm - 6.30pm and Saturdays 12pm - 3pm (term time)
  • Baby changing facilities

Access further services

Contact us

Ring us: 0116 2995494
Write to us: 98 Melbourne Road, LE2 0DS
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