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Welcome to Rutland Library Service


Rutland Library Service provides libraries in Oakham, Uppingham, Ketton and Ryhall. Our mobile library visits villages in Rutland fortnightly.



It's FREE to join the library and everyone is welcome!

As well as a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books, our services include information, internet access, eBooks, music CDs, DVDs, local history, and children's storytimes & events, and quality online reference resources (many available from home)... follow the links below and to the left to find out more. Photocopying and fax facilities are available at all libraries except the Mobile Library.


Search for books, CDs, DVDs and more...


Search the library catalogue


Search all of our stock,
Children's catalogue

or search for children's stock on our new Children's Catalogue. Child-friendly results!


Manage my membership

 Renew my Books


Renew & Reserve

You will need your library card number (above the barcode on your card) and a PIN to renew your library books online.

After login, this link will take you directly to your 'checkouts' page listing the items you have on loan.


If you have forgotten your PIN you can use the 'Forgot my PIN' link to be emailed a new one.


You can contact us to obtain a PIN, if you have forgotten your library card number, or to report a lost library card.


Pre-book a PC at your library Book a PC up to 14 days in advance. Our PCs have Microsoft Office software, large touchscreens for excellent magnification, and are currently being upgraded to Windows 10.
Join Online Join online (over 18's only). Don't want to join online? see our page describing joining and borrowing.
Online Reference Browse our 24/7 online reference resources.
Library Charges Details of the services we do, and do not, charge for.


Family History

Use our extensive local studies & family history collection.



Comments and Enquiries

Do you have an enquiry we can help you with, or need an item that is not on our catalogue? Contact us to let us know.

'Ask a Librarian' is a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week real-time/email Reference Enquiry service.


Contact Rutland Libraries:


Oakham Library
Catmos Street
LE15 6HW

Tel: 01572 722918
Fax: 01572 724906

Email: libraries@rutland.gov.uk
Local & Family History enquiries email: history@rutland.gov.uk


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