Atherstone Library and Information Centre

Opening hours

DayOpening hours
Monday09.30 – 16.00
Tuesday09.30 – 17.00
Wednesday09.30 – 17.00
Thursday09.30 – 13.00
Friday09.30 – 16.00
Saturday09.30 – 13.00
Sundayclosed

Library services for Atherstone are also available by telephone – 0300 555 8171:

  • Monday to Friday: 08.00 – 18.30
  • Saturday: 09.00 – 13.00

Location

What we offer

Children’s and young adults groups and activities

  • Rhyme Time: Babies from birth – songs and rhymes for new-born and young babies with their parents and carers.  Ideal for babies not yet moving around.  Fridays, 10:00 – 10:30.
  • Rhyme Time – songs and rhymes for 0-2 year olds, and parents and carers. Tuesdays, 10:00 – 10:30 and 11:00 – 11:30.
  • Story Stomp – fun session for 2-4 year olds and their parents and carers to follow on from Rhyme Time. Wednesdays, 10:00 – 10:30.
  • Chatterbooks –  book talk, fun games and crafts for 8-11-year-olds.  The last Tuesday of the month, 15:45 – 16:45.
  • Lego Club –  imaginative, creative Lego sessions for children. Saturdays, 11:00 – 12:00.

Other groups and activities

  • Silver Surfers – free computer and tablet help sessions for people aged 50 plus.  Mondays, 10:00 – 12:00.
  • Board Games – come along for a fun morning of board games.  Thursdays, 10:00 – 12:00.
  • Wednesday Club Afternoon Coffee – a different topic and guest speaker.  One Wednesday a month, 13:30 – 15:00.  See Eventbrite for schedule.
  • Family History Surgery  – with the Nuneaton and North Warwickshire Family History Society.  Every third Wednesday of the month, 14:00 – 16:00.

Safe Place

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Atherstone Library is a Safe Place where you can go to get help if you feel unsafe or at risk when you are out and about.

We will help you contact your support worker, family member, carer or the police. You will know it’s a Safe Place as it will have a sticker in the window.

For more information visit the Safe Places page.

 

Disability access

Disabled access features – DisabledGo has a detailed access guide, showing a graphical summary of the venue’s accessibility using access icons and detailed information of the key features of the venue.

Atherstone Library and Information Centre was last updated on October 8, 2018.


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