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During the coronavirus situation our members can temporarily access Ancestry online, from the comfort of their own home. This was previously only available via the computers in the Central Library. Many thanks to Proquest, our provider, for this enhanced access.

To gain access to Ancestry, please log into your Account in the top right of the home-page. The button to log into Ancestry will then appear below this box. 

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Coronavirus Update Coronavirus Update

Unfortunately due to the Coronavirus situation all of our libraries and community centres are closed to the public until further notice. 

All library loans have been extended until 1 July 2020.  During this period of closure you will not incur any fines.

However all of our eResources are still available, our website has full details of our eBooks, eAudiobooks, eComics and eMagazines.

If you are having problems accessing our online resources your card may have expired. Please email libraries@leicester.gov.uk with your library card number, address and date of birth.  We will update your account and email you back with two working days.

The lastest information can be found on the Leicester City Council website or via our Twitter and Facebook profiles.

Leicester Libraries

Although our library buildings are closed you can still join online. 

Once you have completed the online form, we will email you within two working days with the temporary library card number and PIN.

This temporary card will allow you to access our Digital Library including all of our eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eComics.

This card will be active for 6 months after the libraries reopen, within that time you will need to bring proof of identification to one of the libraries where your card will be made permanent.

Due to the ongoing situation, this service is currently only available to residents of Leicester,  Leicestershire or Rutland.

Join the Library

To join a Library

   - Visit any library with proof of name and address

or

   - Complete the online form then visit a library with proof of name and address to collect your card.

 

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eBook:The lost princess:2019
Author: Glynn, Connie
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Description: Description based on CIP data; resource not viewed. Ellie is a rebellious princess hiding her real identity. Lottie is her Portman, acting as the princess for the public to shield Ellie from scrutiny. Jamie is Ellie's Partizan, a lifelong bodyguard sworn to protect the princess at any cost. Together they are attempting to stay safe from Leviathan, a group determined to take the princess for unknown reasons. When Leviathan force them to travel to their beloved Rosewood Hall's sister school in Japan, the threesome find that nowhere is beyond Leviathan's long reach. The only solace they find is a secret band of students called Banshee who are fighting against the evil organisation's hold. But when long-buried secrets are uncovered, the lives of Lottie, Ellie and Jamie will never be the same again.
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eAudio:Doctor Who, 12 doctors, 12 stories:2015
Author: Black, Holly
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Description: TV tie-in Description based on CIP data; resource not viewed. Twelve bestselling authors, twelve Doctors, twelve thrilling adventures in time and space.
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eBook:The end:2015
Author: Higson, Charles, 1958-
Year 2015
Description: Description based on CIP data; item not viewed. The sickness struck everyone over fourteen. First it twisted their minds. Next it ravaged their bodies. Now they roam the streets - crazed and hungry.
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eBook:The tyrant's tomb:2019
Author: Riordan, Rick
Year 2019
Description: Description based on CIP data; resource not viewed. You will get to the Tiber alive. You will start to Jive. I am Apollo. I will remember. The former God Apollo, cast out by his father, Zeus, is having a pretty rough time of it. Well, for one thing, he's called Lester. But being an awkward mortal teenager is the least of his worries. Though he and his friends (some of them) have emerged from the Burning Maze, rescued the Oracle and lived to fight another day, they can't escape the tragedy that has befallen them, or the terrible trials still to face. So, with heavy heart, Apollo (OK, Lester) and Meg have a triumvirate still to defeat, oracles to rescue, and prophecies to decipher, so that the world may be saved, and Lester may ascend into the heavens to become Apollo once again. But, right now, Caligula is sailing to San Francisco to deal with Camp Jupiter personally, and they have to get their first. Or risk its destruction.
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