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Canford Heath Library

Canford Heath Library logo

Canford Heath Library is in Mitchell Road, next to the Canford Heath Medical Centre, and Adastral Square shoppers car park.

This library has the following:

  • books, DVD's, 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
  • tea and coffee available
  • 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
  • ReadySpex Reading Glasses with strengths from 1.25 to 2.50 available to purchase from £2.99
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Venue/Contact Details
Mitchell Road
Canford Heath
BH17 8UE
Area coverage
BCP Area
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  • Refreshment / Snacks
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Pushchair and Pram Accessible
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Disabled Car Parking
  • Car Parking
Times and Costs
Opening times:
Opening times - Monday, Thursday and Friday 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm. Tuesday 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 7pm. Wednesday closed, Saturday 9.30am to 1pm.
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
Library Membership - FREE Book borrowing - FREE Regular events/activities - FREE Computer taster - FREE Access to internet/wifi - FREE DVD/audiobook loan - small hire charge Printing/photocopying - small charge
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Referral process:
  • Telephone or visit the library
Religious and Additional Needs Provision
Additional needs supported:
  • Visual impairment
  • Speech, Language & Communication Needs
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Behaviour, Emotional & Social Difficulty
  • Physical Disability
Religious / cultural provision:
Special dietary provision
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