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Welcome to the Rutland Library Service

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



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Our Services

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, computer access, eBooks, music CDs, videos, DVDs, local history, and children's storytimes ... follow the links on the left to find out more. Photocopying and fax facilities are available at all libraries except the Mobile Library.

There are small charges for some of our services. See our Library Charges page for more details.


Find Books, CDs, DVDs, and more


Library Catalogue web button


Click on the link to search our library catalogue online to find out if a book, CD, video, DVD or tape is in stock. If you can't find the item you require, please telephone or email us and we will do our best to track down the item for you.


Renew and Reserve Books


You can also renew books or reserve an item online by entering the My Account website page on the library catalogue from the link above. You will need a library card and PIN number to do this. To obtain a PIN number, please contact your local library who can arrange to have one posted to you, or if you have your library card with you then you can collect one from us at your local library. If the item is in stock in Leicestershire or Rutland then your reservation is FREE of charge.


If you need an item that is not on the catalogue, then please contact us. There may be a charge for obtaining the item, please see our Library Charges page for more details.


Access quality information with your 24/7 library


Rutland Library Service subscribes to a number of top quality information resources for our customers. These include Ancestry Library Ediition for family history, Britannica Online, and Oxford Reference Online. These are trusted information sources ideal for homework or research and some of them are available to use from home using your library card and PIN. See our Information Services page for more details.


Comments and Enquiries


Do you have a comment about our services, or an enquiry we can help you with?

Please use telephone us to let us know or email libraries@rutland.gov.uk  Enquiries will be dealt with in 5 working days.

For local and family history enquiries please email history@rutland.gov.uk


The People's Network


People’s Network services are available at http://www.peoplesnetwork.gov.uk/

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

'Discover' is a personalised access gateway to a wide and growing range of resources, including specially selected websites, news services and object searches.

'Read' gives access to a range of online services promoting books and reading, including 'Reader2reader' - where readers can meet online.


Contact Us


For more details about any of our services, contact
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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