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Broadstone Library

10 Story Lane 

BH18 8EQ

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About this library

Broadstone Library is situated in the aptly named Story Lane to the rear of Tesco Express off The Broadway. This library has the following:   

  • books, DVDs, CDs and audiobooks for all the family to borrow and hire

  • computers with free access to the Internet and printing facilities

  • free WiFi

  • photocopying

  • daily newspapers and magazines to read in the library

  • tea and coffee available

  • self-service kiosks to issue and return your items to avoid queuing

  • 24/7 drop-box so you can return your items at any time

  • ReadySpex Reading Glasses with strengths from 1.25 to 3.50 are available to purchase from £2.99


  • Bookstart Rhymetime for children under 5
    Tuesdays 10:45am to 11:15am
  • Homework Club
    Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3pm to 4:30pm
  • Computer Buddy Drop-in Sessions
    Thursdays 12pm - 3pm 
  • Make Friends with a Book for adults
    Thursdays 10:45am to 12pm
  • Knit & Natter
    Fridays 10:30am to 12pm
  • Children's Games and Lego Club
    Saturdays 10:30am to 12:30pm
  • Reading Groups
    3rd Wednesday of the month 2pm to 3pm
    2nd Tuesday of the month 7pm to 9pm 
  • Councillor Surgeries
    Lib Dems: 1st Saturday of the month 10am to 12pm
    Conservatives: Please contact library staff for information
  • Adult Colouring Club  
    Thursdays  2pm - 3pm
  • Monthly Ancestry Sessions
    2nd Tuesday of the month 2pm to 4pm
  • Stepping Stones Memory Reading Group
    Mondays 11am to 12pm - Booking required please

Special events

To find out about special events and activities taking place at this library, go to our What's on for adults and children page.


  • ramp level public access to the library adjacent to a pay display public car park with disabled parking
  • toilet facilities – see Community Toilet Scheme.

More information on accessibility

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Contact us

email: libraries@poole.gov.uk
phone: 01202 693504

Opening times 

Monday - 9am to 5pm
Tuesday - 9am to 5pm
Wednesday - 9am to 5pm
Thursday - 9am to 5pm
Friday - 9am to 5pm
Saturday - 9am to 2pm
Sunday - closed