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Opening times for Christmas and New Year 2019/20

This library will be closed on:

  • Tuesday 24 December: Closing at 1pm (or normal closing time if earlier)
  • Wednesday 25 December: CLOSED
  • Thursday 26 December: CLOSED
  • Tuesday 31 December: Closing at 5pm (or normal closing time if earlier)
  • Wednesday 1 January: CLOSED

We will be open as normal on all other days. Renew books online.

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High Street
BH19 2NU
01929 423485
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Opening times

Monday: 10am to 6:30pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 9:30am to 5pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 9:30am to 5pm
Saturday: 9:30am to 4pm
Sunday: Closed


The Single Ladies of the Jacaranda Retirement Village Christmas Quiz!

The Single Ladies of the Jacaranda Retirement Village Christmas Quiz!

Date: Tuesday 10 December 2019

Time: 2pm to 3:30pm

Christmas Rhymetime on the Pier!

Christmas Rhymetime on the Pier!

Date: Saturday 14 December 2019

Time: 12 noon to 12:45pm

Christmas Rhyme Time

Christmas Rhyme Time

Date: Friday 20 December 2019

Time: 11am to 11:30am

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