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Southampton has 11 libraries. You can also find your nearest library by checking our map.
More information on your local library
These Southampton libraries are managed by the council:
- Central Library
- Bitterne Library
- Lordshill Library
- Portswood Library
- Shirley Library
- Woolston Library
The management of five libraries has now passed to community organisations with support from Southampton City Council:
- Burgess Road Library
- Cobbett Hub & Library
- Millbrook Community Library
- Thornhill Community Library
- YMCA Weston Community Library
Find out more information about the organisations who will be running these libraries.