Our libraries at Leicester College supports all learners with their studies. The service offers study space, computers and a wide variety of resources including books, e-resources, journals, newspapers and DVDs.

You can borrow resources from any of our 3 libraries with your student identification card. You can also study and use the computers at any library, even book PCs in advance.

Whilst at Leicester College you will get to know our dedicated Library team: part of the essential support network that will help you to successfully complete your studies.

Here are just some of the resources our libraries offer:

  • Over 47,000 resources and 107 magazines and journals that cover all the study areas taught at the college
  • Course textbooks, fiction and audiobooks
  • Computers, laptops and a WiFi connection
  • A large number of DVDs and music CDs
  • Areas for quiet individual and group study
  • Photocopiers, laminators and scanners
  • Careers information and university prospectuses
  • A range of electronic resources including e-books, e-journals and specialised databases which are accessible 24/7 through the e-Library on the college VLE (Moodle).
  • Loans can be renewed and resources researched and reserved through the Library online catalogue.

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There are three libraries for learners to use:

Abbey Park Campus (main building, second floor)

Monday and Tuesday: 8.30am – 7.30pm
Wednesday and Thursday: 8.30am – 5.00pm
Friday: 8.30am – 4.30pm

Freemen’s Park Campus (A block, ground floor)

Monday and Tuesday: 8.30am – 5.00pm
Wednesday and Thursday: 8.30am – 7.30pm
Friday: 8.30am – 4.30pm

St Margaret’s Campus (first floor)

Monday and Tuesday: 8.30am – 5.00pm
Wednesday and Thursday: 8.30am – 7pm
Friday: 8.30am – 4.30pm

Holiday Opening Hours (applies to all College libraries)
Monday to Friday: 9am – 4.30pm

Please note – the library’s computers shut down 15 minutes before closing

If you wish to contact any of the libraries you can email or follow us on Twitter @LibrariesLC.