Canford Heath Library

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Opening times

Opening times for Canford Heath Library are:

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

Contact us

Canford Heath Library
Mitchell Road
BH17 8UE

01202 678955


About this library

Canford Heath Library is in Mitchell Road, next to the Canford Heath Medical Centre, and Adastral Square shoppers car park.

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
  • 24/7 drop-box, so you can return your items at any time
  • ReadySpex Reading Glasses with strengths from 1.25 to 2.50 available to purchase from £2.99


Last Tuesday of the month, from 10am to 12 noon

Tuesdays 2pm to 5pm

  • Adult Colouring and Coffee:

Thursdays, from 10am to 12 noon

Mondays, from 10:30am to 11am

Fridays, from 10:30am to 11am

  • Scrabble Club

Mondays, from 2pm to 4pm

Tuesdays, 2:15pm to 2:45pm

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 3pm to 4:30pm

  • Knit and Natter:

Tuesdays from 10:30am to 12:30pm

  • Computer Buddy drop-in session:

Tuesdays from 2pm to 4pm

  • Coffee Morning:

Thursdays from 10am to 12 noon

last Thursday of the month, from 2pm to 3pm

  • Lego Club:

Saturdays, from 10:30am to 12:30pm

  • Games Club:

Tuesdays from 3:30pm to 4:30pm

  • Children's Craft Club, for children under 10:

Saturdays, from 10:30am to 12:30pm

Special events

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


  • level access to the library adjacent to a free public car park with disabled parking
  • loop induction system
  • toilet facilities with disabled access and baby changing facilities provided by the community toilet scheme

Find out more about our accessible library services.

Page last updated: 15 June 2018
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