Parkstone Library

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Opening times

Opening times for Parkstone Library are:

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

Contact us

Parkstone Library
Brittania Road
BH14 8AZ

01202 742218


About this library

Parkstone Library is located in the heart of Ashley Cross in the old fire station building. 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
  • 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
  • tea and coffee available
  • ReadySpex Reading Glasses with strengths from 1.25 to 3.50 are available to purchase from £2.99


  • Computer Buddy Drop-In Session:

Tuesdays, 2pm to 4pm

Mondays 11am to 11:30am (babies/toddlers)

Tuesdays 2:15pm to 2:45pm (babies/toddlers)

Tuesdays 11am to 11:30am (3-4 years)

Mondays 3:30pm to 4:30pm (term time)

  • Knit and Natter:

Wednesdays 12:45pm to 2:45pm

  • Reading Groups:

2nd Friday of the month 11am to 12 noon currently full

3rd Wednesday of the month 11am to 12 noon currently full

Last Monday of the month 2:15pm to 3:15pm

  • Coffee, community and chat

Coffee and biscuits provided.

Last Friday of the month 11am to 12 noon

  • Games and Crafts for Children:

Saturdays 10:30am to 12 noon

  • Games Hour For Adults:

Tuesdays 1:30pm to 2:30pm

  • Colouring Club:

Mondays 1pm to 2pm

  • Councillor Surgery:

4th Saturday of the month 10:30am to 12 noon

Special events

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


  • access to the library via a ramp
  • loop induction system

Find out more about our accessible library services.

Page last updated: 15 June 2018
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