Christmas and New Year Closure

This library will be closed:  Saturday 24 December from 1pm, Monday 26 December, Tuesday 27 December and Monday 2 January.  The library will be open as normal on all other days.

We have launched the second phase of public consultation to inform how we develop and deliver our library service in the future. We are calling upon residents, businesses, employees, and partners to help us prioritise and explore what delivery could look like in our communities.

Visiting us

South Walks House
Charles Street
01305 224440
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Opening times

Changing Places facility available during Library opening hours.
Monday: 10am to 5:30pm
Tuesday: 9:30am to 7pm
Wednesday: 9:30am to 1pm
Thursday: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Friday: 9:30am to 7pm
Saturday: 9am to 4pm
Sunday: Closed


Winter Season themed Lego club

Date: Saturday 3 December 2022

Time: 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Christmas Rhyme time

Date: Tuesday 20 December 2022

Time: 10:30am to 11am

Winter Story and Crafts at Dorchester Library

Date: Wednesday 21 December 2022

Time: 10:30am to 11:30am

More events at Dorchester Library and Learning Centre

Dates, times and more details about all events happening at Dorchester Library and Learning Centre.

Clubs and activities

There are no upcoming clubs

Services and facilities

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Information for schools and teachers

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Information for teenagers

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