Welcome to Earlsdon Carnegie Community Library (ECCL). We are so pleased to meet you and share our very special library with you. We are a thriving lending library but with much more than books. We are truly a community library and a cultural hub open to all; showcasing local talent, offering a range of events, an inviting meeting place and a warm quiet place for anyone who needs us.

To find out more visit our “About us” page

Remember you can support us by clicking the Giveasyoulive button at the foot of this page. Thank you!

Dates for your diary


5.30pm-7.00pm Spanish conversation (not a class)


11.00am Story time, last session 14th December.


10.30am and 11.15am. Rhymetime. Sessions must be prebooked £2. Begins Thursday 6th January.

10.30am.Knit and natter

3.30pm-4.30pm. Chess Club Ages 8-11 years only. First session 13th January. Prebooked only. £4 per child


10.30am-12.00pm. French conversation in the Reading Room

10.30am-12.00pm. Craft activities every second Saturday of the month. £2 per family.

10.30am-12.00pm. Lego Club every fourth Saturday. £2 per family.

11.00am-12..00am Come and read to Sophie, our listening dog, every third Saturday of the month.

11.00am-12.00pm. Councillors’ surgeries.

For details of all these events Click HERE and head over to our events page and join us on a voyage of discovery….

We have many exciting things in the pipeline. If you would like to receive our regular newsletter click HERE or you can read it now – click HERE

Opening hours

Monday 10.00am – 5.00pm

Tuesday 10.00am – 5.00pm

Wednesday closed

Thursday 10.00am – 5.00pm

Friday 1.00pm – 5.00pm

Saturday 10.00am – 1.00pm

There is a wealth of on-line resources provided by Coventry City Council, including the Borrowbox app which gives free access to hundreds of e-books and e-audio books to anyone with library membership. More information can be found HERE

A regular donation, no matter how small, will help us keep the library open. If you are able to support us you can donate here.

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Remember that you can use your membership card at any other Coventry Library and renew your books online and via the telephone.
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