Welcome to Glen Hills Library.
Glen Hills Library is now open at the following times:
Monday and Tuesday- 09:00-12:30
Wednesday and Thursday- 14:00-17.00
From Monday 2nd August, the library will also be open Wednesday and Thursday mornings 09:00-12:30.
The computers are now also available for use with each allowing social distancing.
Musical Bin Dippers- a Free Fun Session for Families.
Glen Hills Library brings you the Musical Bin Dippers, courtesy of the Cultural Communties Network at Leicestershire County Council!Join BabyGigs and Gertie the Fox on an adventure exploring the heritage and local wildlife of Glen Parva through music, art and story telling!Location: Glen Hills Library, Dorothy Avenue, Glen ParvaDate: 27 July, 3rd August, 10 August and 17 August
Lateral Flow Home Tests Available From the Library.
Lateral flow home test kits are now available at Glen Hills Library.The test should only be used if you meet all of the following criteria:
- You do NOT have symptoms of Covid-19 which can include:
- A high temperature, a new continuous cough, a loss or change to you sense of smell or taste
- You have NOT tested positive from any type of Covid-19 test within the last 90 days
- You have NOT been in close contact with a positive case in the last 10 days. Kits are available from the library desk- please ask a volunteer.
Summer Reading Challenge 3 July- 5 September 2021.
Calling all our younger readers! Are you ready for this year's Summer Reading Challenge? Meet the Wild World Heroes and find out more here:
Glen Hills Together- Recipes!
Glen Parva Memories- Creative Writing.
Deck the Railings by Christine Thomas. (PDF, 60 Kb)
Deck the Railings by Christine Thomas.
Wandering in Glen Parva by Linda Sidorowicz. (PDF, 88 Kb)
Wandering in Glen Parva by Linda Sidorowicz.
Creative Writing Memory by Janet Malloy. (PDF, 72 Kb)
Creative Writing Memory by Janet Malloy.
Memories- Glen Hills Library and the Area- by Joyce Calow.
In Remembrance- Major Robert Cruickshank by Glen Lee. (PDF, 348 Kb)
In Remembrance- Major Robert Cruickshank by Glen Lee.
A Glen Parva Childhood in the 1980's and 1990's by Graham Sidorowicz.
A Glen Parva Childhood- by Alice. (PDF, 79 Kb)
A Glen Parva Childhood- by Alice.
Full of the Joys of Spring- Glen Parva Archive. (PDF, 152 Kb)
Full of the Joys of Spring- Glen Parva Archive.
Glen Hills Sports and Social Club- by Jan Martin. (PDF, 117 Kb)
Glen Hills Sports and Social Club- by Jan Martin.
A Few of My Glen Parva Memories- by Joyce Calow. (PDF, 65 Kb)
A Few of my Glen Parva Memories- by Joyce Calow.
Glen Parva Writers- by Glenise Lee. (PDF, 87 Kb)
Glen Parva Writers- by Glenise Lee.
The Story of Featherby's Nursery by John Featherby. (PDF, 374 Kb)
The Story of Featherby's Nursery by John Featherby.
The Glen Parva Lady by Linda Sidorowicz (PDF, 97 Kb)
The Glen Parva Lady by Linda Sidorowicz
Happy Memories of Growing up in Glen Hills- by Tony Gale.
Click and Collect Service Request Form.
Click and Collect Request Form (Word Document, 18 Kb)
Click and Collect Request Form
Joining the Library.
If you would like to become a library member, you can still join over lockdown. Call into the library during click and collect opening hours and ask a volunteer for a form.
There are online resources available for adults and children to enjoy whilst our library is closed and work related courses for people in the workplace, or those planning to join the work force.
Leicestershire Libraries COVID-19 FAQ.
Leicestershire Libraries COVID-19 FAQ. (Word Document, 14 Kb)
Leicestershire Libraries COVID-19 FAQ.
VOLUNTEERING IN THE LIBRARY OR CAFE
Volunteering is a rewarding and enjoyable activity and we welcome new volunteers. If you are interested, please pop into the library and fill in an application form. We will be in touch with you as soon as possible. All volunteers are happy to chat about their experiences, so do not hesitate to speak to them.
Glen Hills Library is entirely run by volunteers and aims to provide a hub for the local community. Within the library is The Park Café which is also run by volunteers - for more information go to The Park Café page on the website.
We have extensive opening hours and host a range of additional activities.
All activities are free and no booking is needed - just turn up.
LIBRARY SUMMER OPENING HOURS.
14.00 – 17.00
Opening Hours with effect from Monday 2nd May 2021.
If you have any questions, contact Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org
The contact number for the Library is 0116 2787720
GLEN HILLS LIBRARY SAFER PLACE SCHEME.
Please note that due to COVID-19 we are unable to offer this service at present.
The picture shows the Safer Place logo.
Following training on 26th October 2018, Glen Hills Library are now proud to announce that they are now officially a 'Safe Place'.
A safe place is somewhere you can come if you are feeling distressed, vulnerable or confused. Our volunteers can assist you by providing support or advice to help you. They can also guide you in the right direction to external support services and provide safety if you have been struggling out and about in the community.
Whether it be a cup of tea and a friendly ear or help in contacting family, the library team are on hand to help.
Glen Hills library are also a part of the Message in a Bottle Scheme. This is where you put any information about medication or your medical history into the plastic bottle along with your personal details and this is then stored in the fridge.
In case of an emergency, the emergency services can then access information quickly by retrieving the bottle, containing your information directly from the fridge, in effect saving precious time.
If you would like a bottle, please see a member of the library team.