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Cobbett Road Library


Cobbett Road Library
Cobbett Road
SO18 1HL

Opening Hours

Monday10am - 7pm
Wednesday10am - 5pm
Friday10am - 5pm
Saturday10am - 1pm

For information on services and activities offered at Cobbett Road Library, please see the links below

Cobbett Road services and activities

1. Services

  • Books in standard and large print

  • Books on cassette and CD 

  • Books for teenagers

  • Free computer and Internet use

  • Films on DVD

  • Information/enquiry service

  • Newspapers and magazines

  • A4/A3 black & white/colour, photocopying, printing and scanning - Charges apply

2. Other services


3. Activities for children under 5

  • Stories and rhymes - Monday 2.00 - 2.30pm

  • Story time - Friday 11.30-12.00noon  

4. Groups meeting at the library

Groups meeting at the library

  • Friends of Cobbett Road Library - (click on the link in the right hand column to find out more)

  • Art Group - every Monday and Wednesday afternoon from 1.30-4.30pm

  • Cobbles Parent and Toddler group (term time only) 10.00am - 12 noon

  • Tai Chi - Mondays 5.45 - 6.45pm £2.50 per session

  • Towns Women's Guild Handicraft group - Wednesdays 10.30 - 12 noon

  • Home Educators - alternate Mondays term time

  • Beading Workshop 1st Saturday of Month 9.30 - 11.00am

  • German Toddler Group - 2nd Friday each month 3 - 4.30pm

  • Bitterne Parents in Business Forum 3rd Friday each month 1 - 3pm

  • Knit and Knatter - 2nd Saturday each month 10.30-12.30

  • Bodies in the Library - crime reading group meets 1st Friday of each month 2.00-3.00pm

  • For more information about any of the groups please contact the Library.   

5. Other activities

  • Coffee mornings - alternate Mondays 10 - 12noon

  • Councillor Surgery - third Saturday of the month 10.30-12.30

  • Literacy/IT Course - with a qualified tutor from Southampton City College
    £15 charge per learner  

    Tuesday morning 9.30-11.45pm  
    Tuesday afternoon 12.45-3.00pm

    To book a place please contact City College on 023 80577663

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