Rossmore Library

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Opening times

Opening times for Rossmore Library are:

  • Monday - 10am to 6pm
  • Tuesday - 10am to 6pm
  • Wednesday - 10am to 6pm
  • Thursday - 10am to 6pm
  • Friday - 10am to 6pm
  • Saturday - 10am to 3pm
  • Sunday - closed

Contact us

Rossmore Library
Herbert Avenue
BH12 4HR

01202 746023


About this library

Rossmore Library is situated in Herbert Avenue on the campus.

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
  • The Hub Cafe
  • 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
  • community and interview rooms for hire
  • ReadySpex Reading Glasses with strengths from 1.25 to 3.50 are available to purchase from £2.99


  • Computer Buddy Drop-In Session:

Mondays 10:30am to 12:30pm

Wednesday 10am to 12 noon

Fridays 10:30am to 12:30pm

Saturdays 10:30am to 12:30pm

Monday 10am to 12 noon

Wednesday 10am to 12 noon

  • Coffee and Games morning with Board Games, Adult Colouring and Dominoes Club:

Monday 10:30am to 12pm

  • Job Club

Wednesday 10am to 1pm (drop in)

A relaxed and welcoming job club for anyone who is unemployed, looking for work or at risk of redundancy. We can offer help with CV writing, job search and interview skills. 

Term times only - Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3pm to 4:30pm

  • Drawing and Colouring for Children & Families: 

Every Tuesday and Thursday 3.30pm to 5pm

  • Bookstart Rhymetime for children under 5:

Tuesdays 10:30am to 11am

Friday 11am to 11:30am

  • Knitting and Craft Group: 

First and third Tuesdays of each month 2pm to 4pm

Wednesday 10:30am

  • Storytime for children under 5:

Thursdays 10.30am to 11am

  • Make Friends with a Book for adults:

Come along and enjoy good company and good conversation. Refreshments available. Thursdays 11am to 1pm.

  • DAAS Dorset Adult Aspergers Support:

1st and 3rd Friday of the month, 11am to 1pm

Support session no need to book. Call in to ask for advice, meet others and share your stories, seek help and guidance

  • Polydron Club:

Fridays 4pm to 5pm

Polydron is a new creative building system, just come along and join the fun, no need to book.

  • Lego club:

Saturday 11am to 12 noon 

  • Twigs Garden Club:

Last Saturday of the month 10:30am

  • Games for Adults and Children - Cards and Board Games:

Saturdays 12pm to 1pm

  • Multilingual Russian Storytime:

1st Saturday of every month 1pm to 2pm.

Join us for Storytime in Russian and English. Learn some Russian words and find out more about Russian culture. Everyone welcome. No booking required.

Special events

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


  • lift
  • parking on site
  • toilet facilities for people with disabilities

Find out more about our accessible library services.

Page last updated: 11 May 2018
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