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Woolston Library


Woolston Library
Portsmouth Road
SO19 9AF

Easter Opening Hours
Our libraries will be closed on Friday 18 and Monday 21 April. We will be open as normal on Saturday 19 April

May Bank Holidays
Our libraries will be closed on Monday 5 and 26 May. We will be open as normal on Saturday 3 and 24 May.

Opening Hours (Main Library)

Monday10am - 5pm
Tuesday10am - 7pm
Wednesday10am - 7pm
Friday10am - 5pm
Saturday10am - 4pm

Opening Hours (Children's Library)

Monday10am - 12pm & 2pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday10am - 12pm & 2pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday10am - 12pm & 2pm - 5:00pm
Friday10am - 12pm & 2pm - 5:00pm
Saturday10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm

Woolston Library services and activities

1. Services

  • Books in standard and large print

  • Books on cassette and CD

  • Books for teenagers

  • Free computer and internet use

  • Film and music

  • Information/enquiry service

  • Newspapers and magazines

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


2. Activities for children under 5

  • Story-time - Tuesdays 10.15-10.45am (term time only - there will be no storytime sessions during the school holidays)

For more information contact Catherine Miller at the library

3. Other activities

Reading Groups - all groups meet at Woolston Library

  • 'Livres de Femmes' Book Group. 
    They meet the 2nd Wednesday of the month, from 6.00pm.  Come along to enjoy stimulating discussions about popular fiction while indulging in tempting treats and beverages, all for FREE!Please contact

  • Fectious Fiction (term time only - there will be no meetings during the school holidays)
    A book club for children aged 10-12. We meet on the third Friday of each month from 4-5pm in the children's library. Meeting dates: 19 July, 20 September, 18 October, 15 November
    If you would like to join please contact for more information.

  • The Mid-Day Murder Club
    A crime reading group which meets the 1st Monday of the month 12.00-1.00pm.  

  • Film Fanatics - a new discussion group especially for the enthusiastic film watcher. Join us the last Wednesday of each month at Woolston library 6.00-6.45pm Refreshments provided.

  • Knitting Group - enjoy good company, a cuppa and a chat. Share your knitting skills and ideas with others. Wool and needles provided or you can bring your own. All knitters and learners welcome. Join us weekly on Tuesdays 5.30-6.45pm and Saturdays 10.30-12.30pm. Please contact Carolyn Taplin for more information 


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