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Hamworthy Community Library

Blandford Road
BH15 4BG

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About this library

Hamworthy Community Library is situated on Blandford Road, Hamworthy.

This library has the following:

  • books, DVDs and audiobooks for all the family to borrow and hire

  • computers with free access to the Internet and printing facilities

  • free WiFi

  • photocopying 

  • daily newspapers and magazines to read in the library

  • Book Bites Cafe

  • self-service kiosks to issue and return your items to avoid queuing

  • 24/7 drop-box so you can return your items at any time

  • Recording Studio to hire 

  • meeting rooms to hire

  • Children's Centre information and activities

  • ReadySpex Reading Glasses with strengths from 1.25 to 3.50 are available to purchase from £2.99


  • Jobs Hub  
    Monday 10am to 12pm
  • National Careers Service
    Monday 24th April & Monday 26th June, 10am to 12pm
    Free service to help you explore career options regardless of skills, qualifications and previous employment 
  • Computer Buddy Drop-In Session
    Monday 10am to 12pm
    Thursday 1pm to 3pm
  • Bookstart Rhymetime 
    Thursday 10:30am to 11am

  • Bookstart Storytime for under 5's
    Tuesdays 11.00am to 11.30am

  • Children’s Games Club
    Tuesday 3pm to 4pm 

  • Pilates Class
    Tuesday 5:30pm to 6:30pm

  • Yoga 
    Beginners Wednesday 6pm to 7 pm  £5 per session
    Intermediate Wednesday 7.15pm to 8.45pm £6 per session

  • Adult Reading groups 
    1st Wednesday of the month 2:30pm to 4:30pm
    2nd Wednesday of the month 10:30am to 12:30pm

  • Coffee & Crafts 
    Wednesday 10am to 12noon

  • Senior Gentle Exercise Class 
    Thursday 11:30am to 12:15pm
  • Brendon Care 
    Thursday 1pm to 4pm
  • Children's Lego Club 
    Thursday 3pm to 4pm

  • Children's Polydron Club
    Friday 3pm to 4pm

  • Coffee Morning 
    Friday 10am to 11am
  • Film Club 
    2nd Friday of the month 7pm to 9pm

  • Councillor’s surgery  
    1st Saturday on the month (by appointment only)

  • Breathless Singing Group
    Friday 2pm to 4pm 
  • Adults Chess and Games Club 
    Saturday 10:30am to 12:30pm

  • Ancestry & Family History group
    Please ask staff for details about the next meeting
  • Back Care Exercise Class
    Tuesday 6.30pm to 7.30pm   
  • Adult Colouring-in (colour yourself calm)
    Wednesdays 2pm to 3pm
  • Dominoes
    Mondays 10am to 11am
  • Crosswords
    Tuesday 10am to 10.30am 
  • Homework Club 
    Mondays to Friday  3pm to 4.30pm
    Saturdays 10.30am to 12.30pm

Children’s centre activities

  • Under 1s Club
    Tuesday 12:30pm to 2pm
  • Baby Weigh in
    1st and 3rd Monday of the Month 1:30pm to 2:30pm

For further information or to book please contact:
phone: 01202 261511
email: hamworthychildrenscentre@poole.gov.uk 

Special events

To find out about special events and activities taking place at this library, go to our What's on for adults and children page.


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Contact us

email: libraries@poole.gov.uk
phone: 01202 672750

Opening times 

Monday - 9:30am to 5pm
Tuesday - 9:30am to 5pm
Wednesday - 9:30am to 5pm
Thursday - 9:30am to 5pm
Friday - 9:30am to 5pm
Saturday - 10am to 1pm
Sunday - closed