Numbers Quiz – Winner and Answers!

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Numbers Quiz recently. Over 20 correct results were received so the winner’s name had to be picked out of a hat. The winners were Jen and Jack Lee who are regular visitors to our library. WELL DONE!

Well done to everyone else for having a go – sorry you couldn’t all win but we hope you enjoyed the challenge.

There will be another quiz before the end of the year.  Thanks again.

You can see the answers by clicking here (PDF)

Our Annual Report 2021-2022

Every charity is required by the Charity Commission to submit an annual report. This is public information and anyone can find these on their website. Rather than you having to go there to find our page – which is here if you wish to look – we are also publishing the report here.

You can click this link to open it in your browser, or you can right-click and “Save As” to download it.

The library is funded by you and we want you to be confident that we are doing everything properly, transparently and in the best interests of keeping the library going.

If you have any questions at all, please do get in touch.

A new Quiz is available

There is a new paper Quiz now on sale at the Library for £1.

All profits will go to Library funds**. There is a £10 prize for the winner.

Just to reaffirm this is NOT a children’s quiz but it doesn’t mean to say that children couldn’t help with some of the answers. The theme of the Quiz is NUMBERS to link in with the 70 year Jubilee.

There will also be a half-term children’s activity quiz (picture trail) for children to do.

These are free and will be given out from Saturday onwards. The pictures children have to find are all on the Park so quite a safe activity.

**A reminder that all money raised by this quiz and our other activities goes solely toward the maintenance and future costs that the Library incurs. Everyone who volunteers at the Library, and everyone on the board of the Charity that runs it gives their time and energy for free. No-one is paid a penny. We are very very grateful for all the work that everyone does – without it there would be no library.

Live Well & Dance with Parkinson’s at The Royal Oak, Kirby Muxloe

New Venue for Leicestershire!

Creative, fun and sociable dance sessions led by experienced artists trained in delivering dance for people living with Parkinson’s and their carers

Mondays 10am – 11.45am

The Royal Oak, 35 Main Street, Kirby Muxloe, LE9 2AN 

Come along, move well, meet new friends and have fun in a safe environment. Carers and friends welcome. 

£3 includes refreshments.

Book your place by contacting 07585602238

leicestershire@livewellanddance.org.uk

A LEVEL/GCSE TUITION AT THE LIBRARY

Are you doing your A Level or GCSE exams this summer? If so, you may be interested in tuition in certain subjects that we are providing at the Library.

Dates: the week before Easter 11th – 14th April, mornings & afternoons

Subjects:
A Level Physics & Chemistry
GCSE English Language, English Literature & French
We may also be able to provide tuition in Economics

Venue:
Kirby Muxloe Library

Cost:
£5.00 per session (to cover the costs of room hire and refreshments)

Format:
These are not formal classes. They are designed to deal with any areas in your subject that you are worried about or do not fully understand. No lectures – the sessions will give you coaching in areas of your choosing.

How to apply:
Please contact Liz Collinson at secretary@kirbymuxloelibrary.org for an application form, where you will be asked for details of the areas that you would like help with.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU!

LCC Welfare Van

The Leicestershire County Council Welfare Van will be in Kirby Muxloe at the Library on Wednesday 23rd February from 2.00 – 5.00pm.

The staff will offer advice on a variety of well-being issues and inform you about how to access services.  They will also show you how to access lateral flow test kits and will carry out testing on the day if you feel you need one. Results within 30 minutes.

Do come along and talk to the staff if you feel it would be of benefit to you.

HINCKLEY NATIONAL RAIL FREIGHT INTERCHANGE CONSULTATION

We now have a hard copy of the consultation documents in the Library – it’s enormous – two boxes full!  To make life easier for you, we also have a USB stick which includes:

  • Volume 1 – non-technical summary
  • Volume 2 – PEIR
  • Volume 3 – Appendices
  • Volume 4 – Figures
  • Community Explanation Document
  • Design and Access Statement
  • Planning Statement
  • Masterplan
  • Parameters Plan
  • Draft DCO and Explanation Document
  • Draft Rail Report
  • Illustrative Plans
  • Site Location Plan.

If you are interested in responding to the consultation, call in at the Library.

Could you be a New Trustee?

Due to the resignations of two of our Trustees, we now have vacancies for two new Trustees. 

We are looking in particular for people who have experience/skills/interest in marketing, advertising and design, a wish to develop the community side of our enterprise (given that we are a community hub) and, of course, an interest in and commitment to the concept of libraries. 

Trustees meet monthly to manage the Charity’s business and to set its strategy and direction.  If you feel that you would like to join us, please email Liz Collinson at secretary@kirbymuxloelibrary.org  setting out your interests and experience.  We look forward to hearing from you.  

We are a friendly and welcoming bunch of people so please have a think about joining us and contributing to the well-being of our community.  The duties are not onerous!