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Closed on Monday 26 August for August Bank Holiday

This library will be closed on Monday 26 August.  We will be open as normal on all other days. 

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Corner House
Upton Cross
BH16 5PW
01202 623744
Get directions to Upton Library and Children's Centre (outreach base)

Opening times

Monday: 2pm to 5pm
Tuesday: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Wednesday: 9:30am to 12:30pm and 2pm to 6:30pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 2pm to 5pm
Saturday: 9am to 12:30pm
Sunday: Closed


Get started with eBooks, e Audio and online magazines

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Date: Monday 7 October 2019

Time: 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Robot mice and digital microscopes

Robot mice and digital microscopes

Date: Wednesday 9 October 2019

Time: 4pm to 5pm

Upton Library and Children's Centre (outreach base)

Events at other libraries

Dates, times and more details about events happening at other libraries in Dorset.


Find out details and times of regular clubs at Upton Library and Children's Centre (outreach base):

  • Chatterbooks: monthly - on the second Monday of every month from 4pm to 4:45pm
  • Company and coffee: monthly - on the first Wednesday of every month from 10am to 11:30am
  • Lego Club: Friday from 3:45pm to 4:45pm
  • Rhyme time: Wednesday from 2:15pm to 2:45pm

Services and facilities

The library offers a range of services including:

In a world of decreasing resources and increasing needs, the library service needs its friends. Over half the population use public libraries to borrow books and other materials, find information, assist them in educational courses, use the internet or browse and sit and read. Find out about becoming a Friend of Dorset libraries.

Children's centres

Find out what  children's centres can offer you and your family, including activities across the county.


Wheelchair accessible entrance, buggy/pushchair access, full internal access, allocated disabled parking.

Home Library service - a free library service for the housebound, people living in residential or nursing homes or sheltered housing.

Volunteering at a library

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Information for schools and teachers

Find information for schools and teachers.

Information for teenagers

Find information for teenagers.


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