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Shaftesbury Library

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May Bank Holidays

This library will be closed on Monday 1 May and Monday 29 May 2017.  The library follows its normal opening and closing times for all other days.

Opening times

In adverse weather conditions or other circumstances there may be a library closure. Find out if this library is affected (opens in a new window).



10am to 5pm


9.30am to 5pm




9.30am to 6.30pm


9.30am to 12.30pm


9.30am to 1pm


Shaftesbury Library, Bell Street, Shaftesbury, SP7 8AE.

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The library offers access to a wide range of services including books for adults and young people, feature films and music to hire, reference and information services, local history. It also provides internet access for all. Events include Chatterbooks and library gets lively sessions for children.


Buggy/pushchair access, full internal access.

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