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Canford Cliffs Library

Western Road
BH13 7BN

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About this library

Canford Cliffs Library is situated on the clifftop side of Western Road, approximately a quarter of a mile from Canford Cliffs village towards Branksome Chine. 

This library has the following:

  • books, DVDs, 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

  • 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


  • Computer Buddy Drop-In Session 
    Mondays 2pm to 4pm
    Tuesdays 10am to 12pm 
    Wednesdays 1.45pm to 3.45pm
  • Storytime 
    Mondays 2pm to 2.30pm    
  • Bookstart Rhymetime for children under 5 
    Tuesdays 2.15pm to 2.45pm
  • Homework Club 
    Monday 4.30pm to 5.30pm
  • Coffee morning   
    Mondays 10am to 12pm
  • Knit & Natter
    1st & 3rd Fridays of the month 2pm to 4pm
  • Reading Groups
    3rd Monday of the month 2.30pm to 3.30pm 
    3rd Wednesday of the month 2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Neighbourhood Watch  
    1st Friday of the month 10.30am to 12pm
  • Games Club for Children
    Saturdays 11am to 12 noon 
  • Games Club for Adults
    2nd and 4th Wednesdays 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Lego Club
    Saturdays 11am to 12 noon
  • Colouring Club
    Wednesdays 10.30am to 12.30pm

Special events

To find out what regular and one-off activities are taking place in this library, go to our What's on for adults and children page.


  • free car park with 2 disabled spaces

  • access to the library via a ramp

  • loop induction system

  • disabled toilets

More information on accessibility

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Contact us

email: libraries@poole.gov.uk
phone: 01202 707805

Opening times 

Monday - 10am to 6pm
Tuesday - 10am to 5pm
Wednesday - 10am to 5pm
Thursday - closed
Friday - 10am to 5pm
Saturday - 10am to 1pm
Sunday - closed