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Swanage Library

Swanage Library

Opening times, location and services.

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Easter closure

This library will be closed on Friday 30 March, Saturday 31 March and Monday 2 April.  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 6.30pm (youth session 5pm to 6.30pm)




9.30pm am to 5pm




9.30am to 5pm


9.30am to 4pm


Swanage Library, High Street, Swanage, BH19 2NU.

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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.

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There are a number of facilities at the library to improve accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible entrance

  • Buggy/pushchair access

  • Full internal access

  • Accessible lift

  • Disabled toilet

  • Baby changing facilities

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