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
blackbirdleys.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
01865 770403


Botley Library

Rhymetime
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
botley.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
01865 248142


Cowley Library

Stay, play & learn and Rhymetime
Wednesdays
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
cowley.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
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)
headington.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
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
kennington.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
01865 730763

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


Kidlington Library

Rhymetime
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
kidlington.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
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
littlemore.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
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
oldmarston.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
01865 726823


Oxfordshire County Library

Rhymetime
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 11-11.30

Storytime
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
county.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
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.

Rhymetime
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
summertown.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
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
wheatley.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
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.
woodstock.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
01993 814124