Branksome Library

Libraries - Branksome Library

Opening times

Opening times for Branksome Library are:

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

Contact us

Branksome Library
Ashley Road
BH14 9BY

01202 748832


About this library

This library is on Ashley Road, at the end nearest to the John Lewis roundabout.

This library has the following:

  • books, DVD's, 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
  • ReadySpex Reading Glasses with strengths from 1.25 to 2.50 are available to purchase from £2.99

To return items outside opening hours please take them to another library. The nearest to Branksome Library are: Rossmore Library and Parkstone Library.


  • computer buddy drop-in sessions:

Mondays from 10:30am to 12:30pm
Wednesdays from 2pm to 4pm

Mondays from 2:15pm to 2:45pm
Wednesdays from 11am to 11:30am

  • Storytime:

Fridays from 10:30am to 11am

Mondays and Fridays from 3:45pm to 4:45pm

  • Coffee Morning:

Tuesdays from 10:30am to 12 noon

  • Knit and Natter:

Fridays from 11am to 1pm

  • Games club for adults:

Fridays from 2pm to 3pm

  • Lego Club for children:

Saturdays from 10am to 11 am

  • Games Club for children:

Saturdays from 11am to 12 noon

  • Colouring Club:

Tuesdays from 11am to 12 noon

Special events

Find out about special events and activities taking place in this library by reading whats on for adults and children.


  • level access to the library
  • ramp inside entrance
  • parking directly outside front door

Find out more about our accessible library services.

Page last updated: 24 May 2018
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