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High Street
BH19 2NU
01929 423485
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Opening times

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


Summer Reading Challenge Space Crafts

Summer Reading Challenge Space Crafts

Dates: from Monday 22 July 2019

to Saturday 31 August 2019

Time: 10am to 4pm

Carnival Rhyme Time

Carnival Rhyme Time

Date: Friday 2 August 2019

Time: 10:30am to 11am

Treasure at Sea for Dragon and Me

Treasure at Sea for Dragon and Me

Date: Wednesday 21 August 2019

Time: 11am to 12 noon

Swanage Library

More events at Swanage Library

Dates, times and more details about all events happening at Swanage Library.

Services and facilities

The library offers a range of services including:

  • books for adults and young people
  • feature films and music to hire
  • reference and information services
  • local history
  • internet access for all


There are a number of facilities at the library to improve accessibility:

  • wheelchair accessible entrance
  • buggy/pushchair access
  • full internal access
  • accessible lift
  • disabled toilet
  • baby changing facilities

Use our picture journey of Swanage Library to show you what to expect when visiting for the first time.

If you need this in a different format, email us.


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