Canford Cliffs Library

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Opening times

Opening times for Canford Cliffs Library are:

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

Contact us

Canford Cliffs Library
Western Road
BH13 7BN

01202 707805


About this library

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

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 3.50 are available to purchase from £2.99


  • computer buddy drop-in sessions:

Mondays from 2pm to 4pm

Tuesdays from 10am to 12 noon

Wednesdays from 1:45pm to 3:45pm

  • Storytime:

Mondays from 2pm to 2:30pm

Tuesdays from 2:15pm to 2:45pm

Mondays from 4:30pm to 5:30pm

  • Coffee Morning:

Mondays from 10am to 12 noon

  • Knit and Natter:

1st and 3rd Friday of the month, from 2pm to 4pm

3rd Monday of the month, from 2:30pm to 3:30pm

3rd Wednesday of the month, from 2:30pm to 3:30pm

  • Neighbourhood Watch:

1st Friday of the month, from 10:30am to 12 noon

  • Games Club for children:

Saturdays, from 11am to 12 noon

  • Games Club for adults:

2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, from 10:30am to 12:30pm

  • Lego Club:

Saturdays from 11am to 12 noon

  • Colouring Club:

Wednesdays from 10:30am to 12:30pm

Special events

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


  • free car park with 2 disabled spaces
  • access to the library via a ramp
  • loop induction system
  • disabled toilets

Find out more about our accessible library services.

Page last updated: 03 April 2018
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