COVID-19: Council building closures and changes to service opening hours

We have public libraries in Oakham, Uppingham, Ryhall and Ketton, along with a Mobile Library that visits villages in Rutland fortnightly.  

View our library website 

Opening times for libraries in Rutland


Library services

All our libraries are FREE to join and offer a range of fantastic services, including:   

  • Free Book Start Story times and Rhyme times for children under five
  • Free Book, audio book, eBook and large print loans
  • Free Children’s fiction and information books to borrow
  • Free Wi-Fi and internet access on our touch-screen computers
  • Free requests for items that are in stock, and no overdue charges!
  • Author events and regular hands-on activities
  • DVD hire
  • New library catalogue with a dedicated catalogue just for children
  • Books on Prescription service
  • Photocopying and printing.
  • Practise your driving test online for FREE with Theory Test Pro
  • Home Library Service – FREE home deliveries for those unable to visit the library
  • FREE and FindMyPast access in all libraries 

Oakham Library

In addition to our great range of services, Oakham Library now has a dedicated area for young people, more shelf space, and lots of exciting new stock to browse.  

You can contact Oakham Library by  calling: 01572 722 918 or emailing:

For local and family history enquiries please email:

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