Adventures of a Travelling Author – Steve Bowkett entertains with tales of his many school visits. Steve has written over 75 books for children and teachers and has been to hundreds of schools to run storytelling sessions and creative writing workshops. In this talk Steve recounts some of the interesting and humorous things he’s seen and […]
Because of the bad weather the Library Reading Group due to meet tonight has been postponed until next Thursday 8th March at 7pm
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Due to the inclement weather Go Learn have had to postpone their drop in session until Friday 16th March – please see details below
Your local Learning and Work Adviser, Linda Bradbury, will be in the library from 10.30am till 1pm on Friday 16th March.
Please drop in to see her if you need any advice.
Hidden Leicester – Behind the facades – A talk by Kibworth Historian Stephen Butt Thursday 8th March 2pm
On Thursday March 8th Kibworth historian Stephen Butt will take you inside, beneath and above familiar Leicester landmarks, revealing their their hidden histories.
“Harry — I think I’ve just understood something! I’ve got to go to the library!”
And she sprinted away, up the stairs.
“What does she understand?” said Harry distractedly, still looking around, trying to tell where the voice had come from.
“Loads more than I do,” said Ron, shaking his head.
“But why’s she got to go to the library?”
“Because that’s […]
Staff from Kibworth’s Lloyds Pharmacy will be in the library to give advice on how to stay fit, healthy and well during the flu season and what to do and where to go if you feel unwell.
They will also have information to support people wanting to lose weight and become more active this year and how […]
Popular crime author Jane A Adams returns to Kibworth Library to talk about her latest book, Fakes and Lies in the Naomi Blake series, and also the paperback release of her Henry Johnstone novel, The Murder Book.
Calling all 8-10 yrs old, come and participate in Steves Stories, a great interactive reading session. £1.50 includes a biscuit and a drink
As the night draws in, make yourself a nice cup of tea and settle down on the sofa with a great book from our huge selection of november novels sale! Non fiction books about golf, gardening, cooking…..childrens fiction, chicklit, horror, biographies, crime, thrillers, even romance.
All proceeds go to help to continue to fund our Community Library, […]
This event is being run by Citizen’s Advice Leicestershire and will help people identify where they can save money by switching gas and electricity suppliers.
Please join us on Tuesday 21st November 10am-12.30pm
EVENT CANCELLED 🙁 Shakespeare specialist Daniel Delargy brings the bard to Kibworth Thursday 23rd November 7.30pm
By Particular Desire ‘By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes’ to Kibworth Community Library on Thursday 23rd November at 7.30pm. Stephen Butt in conversation with Shakespeare specialist Daniel Delargy, who has studied at The Globe. Tickets on sale in advance, £5 with complimentary welcome drink. […]
Our very own Christmas Cards NOW ON SALE!!!!!!!! Congratulations William Greenwood & Ella Mary Kitchen
William Greenwood, aged 4-7 category, and Ella Mary Kitchen, aged 8-11 are the winners of our Christmas card design competition. Their designs look fabulous on our beautifully printed cards.
Christmas cards with these two winners designs now on sale at the Library!!!! Fantastic competitive prices with 100% of the proceeds helping to fund the running of our […]
Stealing the dark…creates more shadows. Grimalkin Books is proud to present fifteen tales of strange, unexpected and otherworldly happenings.
Settle down in a comfortable chair, dim the lights and allow the shadows to gather. Immerse yourself in a world of ghosts and green men, or imaginary friends that are more than they seem and spontaneous creations, sprung […]
Please join us for our Christmas fair on Saturday 9th December between 2-5pm. We will be holding a huge raffle with some amazing prizes. More details to follow later….
Harborough Lifeline is a not for profit service offered by Harborough District Council providing personal alarms for elderly and vulnerable people. Our aim is to give our clients and their families peace of mind that help is always at hand and to help people to stay as independent as possible for as long as they want […]
NaNoWriMo November is National Novel Writing Month. Challenge yourself to write a novel in a month with the support of Kibworth library. UEA creative writing graduate Daniel Delargy is offering weekly trouble-shooting and motivational support throughout November. Budding novelists, please contact the library to arrange.
Children’s author Steve Bowkett who now lives in Kibworth and also writes books for teachers will be running storytelling sessions for children aged 8 –10 monthly on Wednesdays from 3.45 to 4.30, next one 16th November followed by 13th December. Steve is a renowned and lively storyteller, encouraging the children to participate as well. £1.50 payment […]
Its OUR week!!! Its a chance to discover all the amazing things going on in our Library. Try out new workshops, learn french or knitting, bring your children, grandchildren to our magical friday story time.
Simply settle down in a comfy armchair, sip on a hot drink and leaf through the Chronicle, possibly make new acquaintances and […]
Thank you so much to all who supported our Crazy Book Sale, it was very successful and we will be having another one this November, keep checking here for updates. Please keep donating your lovely books, they are always much appreciated by others and of course us here at the Library who are very privileged to […]
Design a Christmas Card!!! There are two age groups 4-7 and 8-11. Please pick up an entrance form at the Library. If entrants are not already library members, please join.
NEW deadline for entries is Saturday 21st October. The designs will be judged by two local artists, and the cards will go on sale in the library […]
Fiction, Thriller, Non Fiction, Chick lit, Childrens books, Crime, Fantasy, you name it, it will be on SALE at Kibworth Community Library Saturday 16th September 10am-1pm. Come and buy a few books ready for those cosy nights in.
The UK is currently experiencing an ID fraud epidemic, so this is very timely.
Welcome to an illustrated talk on Tuesday 10th October from 1.30 – 3pm. Free talk – this event is likely to be popular, please pop into the library or phone 0116 3053612 to reserve your place.
This event follows our well attended talk at […]
As part of our Summer Reading Challenge with our Animal Agents, we will be making lovely sock puppets on tuesday afternoon 22nd August at the Library. Ages 4-10yrs, come and join in the fun and show us your creativity.
With local historian and author STEPHEN BUTT
An evening talk inspired by our 2 sell-out afternoon events!!!
In addition to the talk, Stephen will display important and valuable historical texts on Leicestershire, including Kibworth. One first edition dates from 1622, and we will have a rare opportunity to hold and examine all these documents. Texts will be on […]
Join over 80 other children who are already part of the Summer Reading Challenge….its not too late! Some have completed it and moved on to Mr Brigg’s Brain Boosting Challenge, some have only just started….
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you will go” […]
Summer Reading Challenge is up and running and already we have more than 80 children signed up. Its just so lovely to know that our local children are enjoying their summer and their summer reading. Some children have already completed the challenge, big congratulations to them and they have progressed to ‘Mr Briggs Brain Boosting Challenge’.
We have sold out on 17th August AND on 24th August so we are again repeating Stephen Butt’s talk due to popular demand. The repeated event will be held on
Monday 25th September, 7pm. Tickets in advance, £5
on sale in the library. Please book in advance at the library.
Yet another opportunity to look at and […]
Sold out!!!!!!!!Kibworth in Old images With local historian and author STEPHEN BUTT Thursday 17 August 2.30 – 4.30pm
Thursday 17th August 2.30 – 4.30pm come and join Stephen Butt at Kibworth Community Library.
Stephen worked with TV historian Michael Wood on his Story of England series about Kibworth, and organised the ‘Kibworth Dig’ involving archaeological test pits in over fifty locations. […]
The Trouble with Goats and Sheep
The author of the Top 10 bestseller and a huge favourite of The Bookshop will be talking about her love of books and writing. She’ll also be reading a snippet from her top-secret second novel, due out in 2018
Thursday 22nd June 7:30pm
£5 tickets include wine/juice
Available from the Library and […]
M: The True Story of Maxwell Knight
A gripping talk about two remarkable female spies and the man who ran them: an animal-loving TV presenter who went on to become MI5’s greatest spymaster and the subject of this new biography, recently named a Times Book of the Week
Tues 20th June 7:30pm
£5 tickets include wine/juice
Available from the […]
Come along to the Switch and Save Roadshow at the library on 20th June – 10am to 1pm. This Roadshow is run by CAB Leicesterhshire. No need to make an appointment – just turn up. It helps if you can bring along some recent energy bills.
Join crime writer Jane Adams; Youth Offending Service education manager John Kerry; and barrister Richard Holloway in an investigation into the psychology behind crime, finding out why it attracts and why crime fiction and drama are so fascinating. […]
Have fun with creative writing on National Writing Day
A 2-hour fun workshop in Kibworth Library. Just bring along pens and notepaper.
£2.50 payment on the day, including a drink, but advance booking requested.
The American novelist will be spending just one week in the UK and has chosen to add Kibworth to her tour dates. She’ll be talking about her stunning debut novel ‘The Bear and the Nightingale’ , followed by a Q&A session and book signing. […]
Join us at Kibworth Community Library to celebrate Spring and getting back out into our gardens with friends and family. […]
New and informal Discussion Group: Do you like discussing issues about modern life and sharing these ideas with others in a relaxed and friendly environment? If the answer to this question if Yes, then a group starting at Kibworth Community Library could be just the thing for you. […]
Join Juliet in some casual French conversation, alternate wednesdays 2-2.45pm, starting wednesday 22nd February. Beginners most welcome. Cost £2.50 which includes a hot drink, fun and laughter. Refresh your vocabulary, learn new phrases, enjoy speaking french.
Join Madame Juliet on Tuesday 21st February for a fun filled french soirée, beginners most welcome. With a glass of wine you will be suprised how much french you can remember! […]
A free drop-in open day in the library filled with fun activities.
Bring along your favourite Thomas toy.
Thomas treasure hunt around the village
2017 marks the 60th anniversary of first publication of Thomas The Tank Engine illustrations by Kibworth/Smeeton artist John Kenney. He took over this role from a previous illustrator of the Rev. Awdry’s much loved children’s books. […]
Beginners to linguists welcome to a private soirée , hosted by Madame Juliet on Tuesday 31st January 7.30-8.45pm at Kibworth Community Library. Join in the fun and games, with a sip of french wine, Read More
Please come and join us for our festive Open Evening celebrating our first six months as a community library. Everyone welcome to drop-in and warm up:) Fun and activities guaranteed! […]