Libraries in Leicestershire
Coronavirus FAQ

How long will my library be closed?
At the current time it is not possible for us to say how long our libraries will be closed. Please look on our website www.leicestershire.gov.uk/libraries for updates or follow us on social media:
Facebook – facebook.com/yourlibrary
Twitter – @leicslibraries.

Are the Community Managed Libraries closed?
All Community Managed Libraries have now closed, please check their websites for updates.

How do I return my books and other items?
Please do not try to return your items to the library. All loans have been extended until 4th July 2020 and no overdue fines will be charged between 17th March 2020 – 4th July 2020. We will review this date and extend it as necessary should libraries remain closed.

How do I renew my books and other items?
There is no need to renew your library items as all items will now not be due back to the library until 4th July 2020. We will review this date and extend it as necessary should libraries remain closed. You can renew your loans online if you wish on our website www.leicestershire.gov.uk/libraries

Will I have to pay extra for audiobooks, playaways or DVDs that I have out on loan?
No, any additional charges for these items will be waived when they are returned.

Can I still put a hold / request any library items?
No, as all libraries are closed we cannot access the stock so unfortunately
no requests will be processed until libraries reopen.

How do I collect an item I have already put a hold on?
Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide access to items that customers have already put on hold. We will keep these for you and you will be able to pick them up when libraries reopen. You can cancel your holds online if you wish.

Ebooks, Eaudiobooks, Emagazines and Enewspapers.
Leicestershire libraries offer a wide range of resources available to download onto your smartphone, Mac, PC, laptop, tablet or e-reader. Please go to our website to get more information on how to use this service www.leicestershire.gov.uk/libraries or find out more here.

If your query has not been answered by these FAQs, please contact us on 0116 305 2695 or email us at libraries@leics.gov.uk

The library is managed by the charity The Friends of Fleckney Library (TFOFL , charity number 1165571) and run by volunteers. TFOFL are a group of 12 volunteers who came together when the future of Fleckney was put into jeopardy. The books and library systems are provided by Leicestershire County Council and the computers are also provided by the council and run on their network. TFOFL have a grant agreement with Leicestershire County Council with diminishing grant cash funding and in kind services. The library must generate income, donations and sponsorship.

There are lots of ways to help-volunteering time or skills, supporting events and donating financially, donating books to our Boomerang Library and of course using your library services or even just popping in for a quick cuppa. Please see our Get Involved pages.

Yes you can renew online provided you have a library card and PIN. Go to the Leicestershire Libraries website
A PIN can be provided if you pop into the library.

Yes, you can renew your books by calling us on 0116 3053585. Note that you will need your library card number and details of the books you wish to renew.

You can come into the library and fill in a form to join or you can join online at the Leicestershire Libraries website
Just click on LOG IN and then register your details. An email is required to join online and for all joiners one form of ID is required to be seen at the library.

Yes you can book a computer up to 14 days in advance online at the Leicestershire Libraries website
You will need your library card and PIN.

Please follow the TFOFL complaints policy.

Please pop into the library and fill in the comments and suggestions book or contact our Chair Linda Marshall friendsoffleckneylibrary@gmail.com

Yes we have a number of spaces available and the trustees will consider any request carefully. Please have a look at our Room Hire Page.