Open today 9.30am - 12:30pm / 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Poole Central Library at The Dolphin Shopping Centre is your go-to hub for entertainment, but there are also free computer and printing facilities. Whether you’re a hardcore crime fiction fan or you love the challenge of an autobiography, you’ll find a book to suit your taste at Poole Library – and it’s free.

As well as books, there’s a huge selection of audiobooks, DVDs and CDs to borrow. If you like to keep up with news and pop culture, the daily newspapers and plenty of magazines are available to read for free too! Issue and return your items on the self-service machines, but if you prefer human interaction, the knowledgeable staff are always happy to offer a recommendation.

Opening Hours

Monday9.30am - 12:30pm / 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday9.30am - 1:00pm
Wednesday9.30am - 12:30pm / 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday9.30am - 12:30pm / 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday9.30am - 12:30pm / 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday10:00am - 3:00pm