Days Out

Libraries in Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole.

Featured Listing

Boscombe Library

Regular events including:

  • Family Boardgames
  • Stay & Play (0-5yrs)
  • Digital Hub ย (4 to 8yrs)
  • Wriggle & Rhyme ย (0-18m)
  • Tech Buddy
  • Toddler Time
  • Lego/Duplo Club

For session times & opening hours visit:

bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Bournemouth/Boscombe-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย boscombelibrary/

32 Hawkwood Road, Bournemouth, BH5 1BY

Tel: 01202 127400

boscombelibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Bournemouth Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme ย (0-18m)
  • Toddler Time

For session times & opening hours visit:

bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Bournemouth/Bournemouth-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย bournemouthlibrary/

22 The Triangle, Bournemouth, BH2 5RQ

Tel: 01202 127 000

bournemouthlibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Branksome Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Toddler Time

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Poole/Branksome-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:branksomelibrary/

Ashley Road, Poole, BH14 9BY

Tel: 01202 127 070

branksomelibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Broadstone Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Poole/Broadstone-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:broadstonelibrary/

Story Lane, Poole, BH18 8EQ

Tel: 01202 127 111

broadstonelibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Canford Cliffs Library

Regularย events including:

  • Lego Club

For session times and opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Poole/Canford-Cliffs-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:canfordcliffslibrary/

Western Road, Poole, BH13 7BN

Tel: 01202 127 123

canfordcliffslibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Canford Heath Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Homework Club
  • Craft Club
  • Lego Club

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Poole/Canford-Heath-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:canfordheathlibrary/

Mitchell Road, Poole, BH17 8UE

Tel: 01202 127 127

canfordheathlibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Castlepoint Library

Regular events including:

  • Tech Buddy
  • Games night
  • Tuesday Tots
  • Explore Learning (Maths & English workshop)
  • Treasure hunts with stickers as prizes – different themes every month
  • Lego Club *NEW from 2. December

Takeaway crafts available during school holidays.

For session times & opening hours visit:

bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Bournemouth/Castlepoint-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย castlepointlibrary/

Castle Lane West, Bournemouth, BH8 9UP

Tel: 01202 127 444

castlepointlibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Charminster Library

Regular events including:

  • Tech Buddy
  • Children’s reading group (8-11yrs)
  • Saturday family crafting drop-in sessions
  • Toddler Time
  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)

For session times & opening hours visit:

bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Bournemouth/Charminster-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย charminsterlibrary/

Strouden Avenue, Charminster, Bournemouth, BH8 9HT

Tel: 01202 510 379

charminsterlibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Christchurch Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Storytime Tribe (2yrs +)
  • Imagination Station (Toddlers-4yrs)
  • Lego Club
  • Board Games Club
  • Family Code Club
  • Junior Chess

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Christchurch/Christchurch-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย christchurchlibrary/

Druitt Buildings, High Street, Christchurch, BH23 1AW

Tel: 01202 127 200

christchurchlibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

Featured Listing

Colehill Community Library

Regular events including:

  • Rhymetime

For opening times visit:

https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/libraries-history-culture/libraries/find-your-local-library/dorset-libraries

For one off events check out their Facebook page:ย colehillcommunitylibrary/

Middlehill Road, Colehillm Wimborne, ย BH21 2HL

Tel: 01202 886676

ccl.colehill@gmail.com

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

Featured Listing

Corfe Mullen Library

Regular events including:

  • Rhyme Time
  • Lego Club
  • The Reading Den (8-11yrs)
  • Chatterbooks – Reading Storytelling & Art Club (Y3-Y6) – booking essential
  • Saturday Craft Time (3yrs +)
  • Board Games
  • Something Special SEN Stay & Play (0-6yrs)

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/libraries-history-culture/libraries/find-your-local-library/dorset-libraries

For one off events visit their Facebook page:corfemullenlibrary/

54 Wareham Road, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, BH21 3LE

Tel: 01202 659755

corfemullenlibrary@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here

Featured Listing

Creekmoor Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Story Time
  • Children’s Games & Lego Club

The library has aย toy libraryย – as a Member of staff there for more details.

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Poole/Creekmoor-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย creekmoorlibrary/

34 Northmead Drive, Poole, BH17 7XZ

Tel: 01202 127 147

creekmoorlibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Ensbury Park Library

Regular events including:

  • Toddler Time

For session times & opening hours visit:

bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Bournemouth/Ensbury-Park-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย ensburyparklibrary/

31 Columbia Road, Ensbury Park, BH10 4DZ

Tel: 01202 127 500

ensburyparklibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Ferndown Library

Regular events including:

  • Rhyme Time
  • CoderDojo (9-12yrs) – booking essential
  • Storytime & Craft (3-8yrs) – booking essential

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/libraries-history-culture/libraries/find-your-local-library/dorset-libraries

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย ferndownlibrary/

Penny’s Walk, Ferndown, BH22 9TH

Tel: 01202 874542

ferndownlibrary@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

Featured Listing

Hamworthy Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Under 1’s Stay & Play
  • Toddler Time
  • Lego Club

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Poole/Hamworthy-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:hamworthylibrary/

Blandford Road, Poole, BH15 4BG

Tel: 01202 127 222

hamworthylibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

Featured Listing

Highcliffe Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Toddler Time

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Christchurch/Highcliffe-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:highcliffelibrary/

Gordon Road, Highcliffe, BH23 5HN

Tel: 01202 127 369

highcliffelibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

Featured Listing

Kinson Library

Regular events including:

  • Toddler Time
  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Reading Rabbits – Reading Group (6-10yrs)
  • The Book Agents – Reading Group (8-12yrs)
  • Lego Club
  • Family Games Club

The library has a toy library – you can borrow 3 toys at a time.

For session times & opening hours visit:

bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Bournemouth/Kinson-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย kinsonlibrary/

Kinson Hub, Wimborne Road, Kinson, BH11 9AW

Tel: 01202 127 333

kinsonlibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

Featured Listing

Oakdale Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Toddler Song and Storytime (0-4yrs)
  • Rhyme Time
  • Stay and Play
  • Lego Club
  • Colouring for Adults and Children
  • Adult and Children’s Board Games
  • Home School Drop In

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Poole/Oakdale-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย oakdalelibrary/

Wimborne Road, Poole, BH15 3EF

Tel: 01202 127 272

oakdalelibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

Featured Listing

Parkstone Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Toddler Time
  • Lego Club
  • Saturday Crafts

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Poole/Parkstone-Library

Britannia Road, Poole, BH14 8AZ

Tel: 01202 127 300

parkstonelibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Facebook: parkstonelibrary/

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

Regular events including:

  • Toddler Time
  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Board Games
  • Drop-in Crafts
  • Lego & Board Games
  • Colouring
  • Story Time

For session times & opening hours visit:

bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Bournemouth/Pokesdown-Southbourne-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย southbournelibrary/

Seabourne Road, Southbourne, BH5 2HY

Tel: 01202 428 784

southbournelibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

Featured Listing

Poole Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Toddler Time
  • Lego Club
  • Family CoderDojo
  • Games Club
  • Games Evening

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Poole/Poole-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:poolelibrary/

Dolphin Centre, Poole, BH15 1QE

Tel: 01202 127 100

poolelibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Ringwood Library

Regular events including:

  • Rhymetime (0-5yrs)
  • Construction Club (4-12yrs)
  • Code Club (8yrs+)
  • Toddler Time (1-3yrs)

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.hants.gov.uk/librariesandarchives/library/libraryfinder/ringwood-library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย ringwoodlibrary/

Christchurch Road, Ringwood, BH24 1DW

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Rossmore Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Drawing and Colouring
  • Lego Club

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Poole/Rossmore-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:rossmorelibrary/

Herbert Avenue, Poole, BH12 4HR

Tel: 01202 127 321

rossmorelibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Springbourne Library

Regular events including:

  • Stay and Play
  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Family Crafts
  • Family Games
  • Code Club (6-11yrs) booking required
  • Toddler Time
  • Lego Club – booking required

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Bournemouth/Springbourne-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย springbournelibrary/

Holdenhurst Road, Springbourne, Bournemouth, BH8 8BX

Tel: 01202 397 115

springbournelibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

Featured Listing

Tuckton Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Games Night
  • Lego Club
  • Chess Club (8-13yrs)

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Bournemouth/Tuckton-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page: tucktonlibrary/

Wick Lane, Tuckton, Bournemouth, BH6 4LF

Tel: 01202 429 521

tucktonlibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Upton Library

Regular events including:

  • Lego & Duplo Club
  • Chatterbooks (7-11yrs) – booking essential

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/libraries-history-culture/libraries/find-your-local-library/dorset-libraries

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย uptonlibrary/

Corner House, Upton Cross, Poole, BH16 5PW

Tel: 01202 623744

uptonlibrary@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Verwood Library

For opening times & one-off events visit:

https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/libraries-history-culture/libraries/find-your-local-library/dorset-libraries

1 Manor Road, Verwood, BH31 6DS

Tel: 01202 822972

verwoodlibrary@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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West Howe Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Bricks and Books – Reading Club
  • Pick & Mix Fun Reading Group
  • Games Club
  • Story Time
  • Stay & Play
  • Crafternoon &ย Children’s Craft
  • Lego Club
  • Home Ed group

The library has a toy library – you can borrow 3 toys at a time.

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Bournemouth/West-Howe-Library

Cunningham Crescent, West Howe, Bournemouth, BH11 8DU

Tel: 01202 573 665

westhowelibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Facebook: westhowelibrary/

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

Featured Listing

West Moors Library

Regular events including:

  • Lego Club

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/libraries-history-culture/libraries/find-your-local-library/dorset-libraries

Station Road, West Moors, Wimborne, BH22 0JD

Tel: 01202 873272

westmoorslibrary@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Westbourne Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Toddler Time

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Bournemouth/Westbourne-Library

For one off events visit their Facebook page: westbournelibrary/

Alum Chine Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH4 8DX

Tel: 01202 761 845

westbournelibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Wimborne Library

Regular events including:

  • Story Time
  • Fun with Lego

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/libraries-history-culture/libraries/find-your-local-library/dorset-libraries

For one off events visit their Facebook page:ย wimbornelibrary/

Crown Mead, Rear of 55 to 57 High Street, Wimborne,BH21 1HH

Tel: 01202 882770

wimbornelibrary@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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Winton Library

Regular events including:

  • Wriggle & Rhyme (0-18m)
  • Story Time

The library has a toy library – you can borrow 3 toys at a time.

For session times & opening hours visit:

https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/Libraries/Your-local-library/Libraries-in-Bournemouth/Winton-library

For one off events visit their Facebook page:wintonlibrary/

Wimborne Road, Winton, Bournemouth, BH9 2EN

Tel: 01202 528 139

wintonlibrary@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

To find out what’s on during the next school holiday, visit our School Holidays page here.

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