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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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Visiting us

High Street
BH19 2NU
01929 423485
Get directions to Swanage Library

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


Treasure at Sea for Dragon and Me

Treasure at Sea for Dragon and Me

Date: Wednesday 21 August 2019

Time: 11am to 12 noon

Space Craft

Space Craft

Date: Saturday 24 August 2019

Time: 2pm to 3pm

Folk Festival Songs and stories (Sandpit Field, Swanage)

Folk Festival Songs and stories (Sandpit Field, Swanage)

Date: Saturday 7 September 2019

Time: 11:45am to 12:30pm

Swanage Library

More events at Swanage Library

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


Find out details and times of regular clubs at Swanage Library:

Services and facilities

The library offers a range of services including:


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

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.


#Gillingham Library has some very odd sounds and voices in it today! James Price and his filmmakers are working on……


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