Melton Library October Events

1st October 2019 - 31st October 2019, All Day


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Stay and Play Family Fun – FREE

Drop in

Have fun playing with our board games, puzzles and our construction toys to build your own crea-tions! For children aged 3+

Every Saturday 10:30am – 2:30pm

Children must be supervised at all times.



Royal British Legion Pop In

Information, advice and guidance for serving and ex-serving members of the Armed Forces, Reservists and their families.

1st & 3rd Wednesday of every month.



Wriggly Readers Story

and Rhyme Time—FREE drop in

Stories & rhymes for under 5s and their parent/carer(s)

Every Wednesday 2:00-2:30pm


Make, do and Create magpie FREE drop in

Melton’s Magpie Craft Group welcomes anyone who would like to come and make lovely stuff and meet friendly folk. Share ideas or just chat away! Bring your craft and your lunch, beginners welcome!

Every Friday from 10am


Taster Sessions Booking essential

Internet taster session

Staff will be able to spend an hour guiding you through an introduction to using the internet or how to set up an email account. FREE.

iPad – staff will guide you through the basics of using your Apple iPad.

£6 for one person or £8 for two people.  


Singing Café

For people who have mental health challenges, Memory Loss or Dementia. Come along and enjoy songs, meet new people and have a cup of tea or coffee. Drop in, no need to book.

Every Tuesday 1:00-2:00pm

£3 per person (Voluntary donation)

Accompanying carers need to stay for the Café.


Make Friends With a Book– FREE drop in

A place to relax and enjoy sharing reading. There is no pressure to read or talk, just drop in and sit down as you listen to a good story or poem.

Every Monday 10.30am-12pm


Family Fun Crafts! Drop in

The popular family craft morning for families, every session has a different theme or just get stuck in!

The first Saturday of the month


£2 per family (Voluntary Donation)

Children must be supervised at all times.


Reference Library

Please join Leicestershire Libraries for full access to our online reference library, which helps with-

  • Books and Reading,
  • Reference and Dictionaries,
  • Access to Research,
  • Business Information and

Consumer Advice,

  • Driving Theory Test,
  • Local and Family History.


National Poetry Day Poetry

Competition– FREE

The library challenges you to write a poem of no more than 15 lines on the theme of ‘Truth’ Collect entry form from the library. Winner will be shared on social media.

All entries by the 31st October


MacMillan Coffee Morning

‘Savoury and Sweet’ – Delicious home made treats to eat in or takeaway, along with a nice cuppa. All proceeds to MacMillan Cancer Support.

Fri 4th Oct from 10:00am onwards


Living Without Abuse

Would you like information about healthy and unhealthy relationships? Drop-in and have a chat with UAVA’s Outreach Worker at Melton Library.

Wednesday 2nd and 16th Oct


Free, no need to book

Please message Lianne via the Busy Lingos page or email


Diddy Signers– Pirates Ahoy!

Learn sign language through songs, games, activities and stories.

Friday 18th Oct 10:30-11:15am

Children under 5. £1 per child

Drop in– no need to book


Cardboard Creatives!– Tues 15th

Design and construct buildings, vehicles or whatever takes your imagination with help from the experts!

Tuesday 15th Oct 10:30-12:30pm

Ages 7-13 £2.50 per child

Booking recommended




Hate Crime Awareness Month

Respect Activity Prize Draw for ages 14 and under. Pick up your activity leaflet from the library.

Closing date- 30th October.

Prize draw– 5th November at Melton Library


Melton Gallery @ Melton Library

The premier exhibition venue!

Current exhibit-

Wax Lyrical by Helen Frost (until 10th Oct)


Are you a local crafter?

Could you sell your craft items at our Christmas Craft Fayre in November? For more details and to book a stall, please email Sally & Portia at before 15th October.


Location details

Melton Library

Wilton Rd
Melton Mowbray
LE13 0UJ

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