Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Oakdale Library

Oakdale Library logo

Oakdale Library is on the corner of Wimborne Road and Dorchester Road, opposite Poole Skills and Learning Centre.

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 for a small charge
  • 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
  • Bookerie Reading Garden, new Sea of Learning garden and Adventure Trail and Remembrance
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Venue/Contact Details
Wimborne Road
BH15 3EF
Area coverage
BCP Area
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  • Refreshment / Snacks
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Pushchair and Pram Accessible
  • Disabled Car Parking
  • Car Parking
Times and Costs
Opening times:
Opening times - Monday, Tuesday and Friday 9:30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm. Wednesday 9:30am to 1pm and 2pm to 7pm. Thursday closed. Saturday 9:30am to 1pm.
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
This is a free service.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Referral process:
  • Visit in person or contact by telephone, e-mail, fax or letter;