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Poole Library


Dolphin Centre
BH15 1QE.

Opening times

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 6pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 5pm.


The library has:

  • books, DVDs, CDs and audiobooks 
  • free internet access and public wifi
  • warm spaces for studying, reading and meeting
  • A4 & A3 photocopying and A4 printing
  • daily newspapers
  • 24/7 drop box for returns
  • rooms to hire
  • water cooler to refill bottles.

Regular events for adults

  • Monday: Reading Group – 2 to 3pm on the last Monday of the month
  • Tuesday: Tech Buddy - check times
    Craft & Chat: 1 to 2pm
  • Wednesday: Tech Buddy - check times
  • Board Games Club: 2 to 4pm
  • Thursday: Family Finance Clinic: 1 to 4pm on the second Thursday of the month
  • Teenage Book Group: 4 to 5pm on the second Thursday of the month
  • Saturday: Poetry reading group - 10:30am to 12:30pm on the second Saturday of the month.

Regular events for children and families


  • pavement-level lift by the bus station to second floor entrance – currently out of order but an alternative can be arranged by contacting the Dolphin Centre
  • escalator to entrance by HMV in the Dolphin Centre
  • ample car parking in the Dolphin Centre car park.


Telephone: 01202 127 100


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