Libraries Oxford

Blackbird Leys Library

Stay and Play session with Rhymetime
Thursdays 9.30-11.30
Join us for a friendly, gentle morning of playing and rhymes.
A very popular session – so you will need to book!
Playing from 9:30am-11:00am.
Rhymetime from 11:00-11:30am.

Library opening times
Monday 9am-12pm and 1.30-5pm
Tuesday 9am-12pm
Wednesday 9am-12pm and 1.30-5pm
Thursday 9am-12pm and 1.30-5pm
Friday Closed
Saturday 9.30am-12.30pm
Sunday Closed

Blackbird Leys Road, OX4 6HT
01865 770403

Botley Library

Every other Tuesday 11-11.30
Come and join in with our fun Rhyme time session. Lots of singing, actions and a story to finish. FREE drop-in.

Library opening times
Monday 9.30am-5.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am-5.30pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 9.30am-5.30pm
Friday 9.30am-7.00pm
Saturday 9.30am-1.00pm
Sunday Closed

Elms Court, Botley, OX2 9LP
01865 248142

Cowley Library

Stay, play & learn and Rhymetime
Stay, play & learn – 9.30-10.30
Rhymetime – 10.30-11
Gentle play, books and rhymes; meet other friendly families with babies and young children. Drop-in session.

Code Club
Learn how to make cool games, animations and websites!
Saturdays 11-12
For children age 9-13. FREE but booking required – contact library

Library opening times
Monday 9.15am-5.30pm
Tuesday 9.15am-7pm
Wednesday 9.15am-7pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 9.15am-5.30pm
Saturday 9am-4.30pm
Sunday Closed

Temple Road, Cowley, OX4 2EZ
01865 777494

Headington Library

Rhyme and Craft
Thursdays 11-11.30 (term-time only)
For children under 5 years old and their carers. Free drop-in.

Library opening times
Monday 9.15am-1pm
Tuesday 9.15am-7pm
Wednesday 9.15am-1pm
Thursday 9.15am-7pm
Friday 9.15am-5pm
Saturday 9am-4.30pm
Sunday Closed

North Place, Headington, OX3 9HY (at the back of Bury Knowle park)
01865 762867

Kennington Library

Storytime and Rhymetime
Our experienced volunteers run popular monthly rhymetimes and storytimes for under 5s. Free drop-in.
Storytime – third WEDNESDAY of the month 11.00am-11.30am
Rhymetime – second MONDAY of the month 2.30pm-3.00pm

Library opening times
Monday 2-5.30pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10am-12.30pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 2pm-7pm
Saturday 10am-1pm
Sunday Closed

Kennington Road, Kennington, OX1 5PG
01865 730763

Parking at the health centre on Kennington Road next to library.

Kidlington Library

Monthly on a Tuesday 2.15-2.45
Drop in for a fun-filled session of rhymes, stories and colouring.

Kidlington Sing & Sign
Monthly on a Monday 10.30-11
Help your baby to communicate – with this FREE ‘sing and sign’ taster session.
Contact 07795 005832 for more information.

Library opening times
Monday 9.30am-5pm
Tuesday 9.30am-7pm
Wednesday 9.30am-1pm
Thursday 9.30am-5pm
Friday 9.30am-7pm
Saturday 9am-4.30pm
Sunday Closed

23 Oxford Road, Kidlington, OX5 2BP
01865 373067

Littlemore Library

Play, Stay & Learn
Thursdays 1-2.30
Join us for a friendly, gentle morning of playing & activities. Play with toys, sensory materials and books. Perfect for babies, toddlers and their families. These are free, drop-in sessions.

Library opening times
Monday 2-6pm
Tuesday 2-4.30pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 9.30am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm
Friday 9.30am-12.30pm
Saturday 9.30am-1pm
Sunday Closed

Oxford Academy Campus, Sandy Lane West, Littlemore, OX4 6JZ
01865 714309

Old Marston Library

Library opening times
Monday Closed
Tuesday 2pm-5pm and 5.30pm-7pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 2pm-5pm and 5.30pm-7pm
Friday 10am-12pm and 2pm-5pm
Saturday 9.30am-12.30pm
Sunday Closed

Mortimer Hall, Oxford Road, Old Marston, OX3 0PH
01865 726823

Oxfordshire County Library

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 11-11.30

Saturdays 2.30-3.30
Best suited to children aged 5 – 9 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult

Code Club
Saturdays 9.30-10.30
You can learn how to make cool games, animations and websites too! Free but booking essential. For 9-13 year olds.

Creative Writing for Children
Thursdays 4.30-5.30
Get creative in our free weekly writing workshops for children. For children 9-11.

Library opening times
Monday 9am-8pm
Tuesday 9am-8pm
Wednesday 9am-8pm
Thursday 9am-8pm
Friday 9am-5.30pm
Saturday 9am-5.30pm
Sunday Closed

Queen Street, Westgate, OX1 1DJ
01865 815509

Summertown Library

Stay, Play & Learn
Tuesdays 1.30-2.30
Join us for a friendly, gentle morning of playing and activities. Play with toys, sensory materials and books. Perfect for babies, toddlers and their families. These are free, drop-in sessions.

Thursdays 11-11.30
Join us for songs, rhymes, instruments and puppets! Perfect for babies, toddlers and children under 5. Free, drop in.

Spanish Rhymetime
Fridays 10.30-11
Join in with songs, rhymes and stories in Spanish!
Free, drop in session.

Library opening times
Monday 9.30am-5pm (unstaffed 6-11.30pm)
Tuesdays 9.30am-6.30pm (unstaffed 7.30-11.30pm)
Wednesday (unstaffed 9.30-11.30am)
Thursday 9.30am-6.30pm (unstaffed 7.30-11.30pm)
Friday 9.30am-5pm (unstaffed 6-11.30pm)
Saturday 9am-4pm (unstaffed -11.530pm)
Sunday (unstaffed 10am-11.30pm)

South Parade, Summertown, OX2 7JN
01865 558290


Wheatley Library

Library opening times
Monday Closed
Tuesday 2-7pm
Wednesday 9.30am-1pm and 2-5pm
Thursday 2-5pm
Friday 9.30am-1pm and 2-6pm
Saturday 9.30am-1pm
Sunday Closed

The Merry Bells, High Street, Wheatley, OX33 1XP
01865 875267

Woodstock Library

Library opening times
Monday unstaffed 12-5pm only on bank holiday Mondays
Tuesday 10am-1.30pm / unstaffed 1.30-5pm
Wednesday 10am-5pm
Thursday 11am-5pm
Friday 11am-5pm
Saturday 10am-1.30pm / unstaffed 1.30-5pm
Sunday 2-5pm

Currently housed in the Oxfordshire Museum following structural problems with the Woodstock Library building.
01993 814124