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Find your library

 

Look for your library in the list below for information about opening times and locations. Some of our libraries have regular events. These are listed on our 'Libraries events'  calendar. You can also find information about libraries on the Somerset Choices website.

Facilities
All our libraries have public access computers and free Wi-Fi. They all have printing facilities and many have photocopiers, faxes. Most are accessible for people with disabilities; please see each library's details for more information. They all have talking books except the Performing Arts Library, and they all have DVDs, except the Performing Arts Library, and Highbridge and Nether Stowey libraries.

All our libraries are closed on Sundays and on bank holidays.  

For information about our mobile libraries, including their routes and stops, please see the Mobile Library Service page.

You can also use any library in the LibrariesWest consortium.

Please phone Libraries Direct on 0300 123 2224 to contact any of our libraries.

Follow us on Twitter @SomersetLib 

 
Library Opening hours
Bishops Lydeard Library 
The Library
Church Street
Bishops Lydeard
TA4 3AT    

Email bldlib@somerset.gov.uk

Facilities
Wheelchair access
Assisted access
Fax machine

Monday 2.30pm to 5pm 
 
Tuesday Closed   
Wednesday 2.30pm to 5pm   
Thursday Closed   
Friday 10am to 1pm
Saturday 10am to 1pm
Bridgwater Library                             
The Library
Binford Place
Bridgwater
TA6 3LF  

Email brwlib@somerset.gov.uk
Our Facebook page

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access
Lift to upper floor
Fax machine
Music CDs
Newspapers and magazines
Photocopier - black and white, and colour
Reading group
UK Online Centre


Monday 9.30am to 5pm  
Tuesday 9.30am to 5pm  
Wednesday 9.30am to 5pm  
Thursday 9.30am to 5pm  
Friday 9.30am to 4pm  
Saturday 9.30am to 2pm

Bruton Library  
Quaperlake Street
Bruton
Somerset
BA10 0HA   

Email brulib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Wheelchair access
Assisted access

Fax machine
Newspapers



Monday Closed  
Tuesday 2pm to 5pm  
Wednesday Closed   
Thursday Closed  
Friday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 5pm  
 
Saturday 10am to 1pm
Burnham-on-Sea Library  
The Library
Princess Street
Burnham-on-Sea
TA8 1EH  

Email bhmlib@somerset.gov.uk 
Our Facebook page

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access
Lift to upper floor
Fax machine
Newspapers 
Photocopier - black and white, and colour
Reading group
UK Online Centre

Monday 10am to 5pm   
Tuesday 10am to 5pm    
Wednesday 10am to 1pm   
Thursday 10am to 5pm    
Friday 10am to 5pm    
Saturday 10am to 1pm
Castle Cary Library
The Library
Bailey Hill
Castle Cary
BA7 7AA  

Email ccylib@somerset.gov.uk 

Facilities
No disabled access. There are steps to the front door with no space for a ramp. Staff will go out to help disabled customers.
Fax machine

Monday Closed  
Tuesday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 4.30pm 
 
Wednesday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 4.30pm 
 
Thursday Closed  
Friday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 4.30pm 
 
Saturday 10am to 1pm
Chard Library
The Library
Holyrood Lace Mill
Holyrood Street
Chard
TA20 2YA   

Email chalib@somerset.gov.uk  
Our Facebook page

Facilities
Automatic doors
Lift to upper floor
Wheelchair access
Disabled toilet access
Fax machine
Newspapers 
Photocopier - black and white, and colour
Exhibition area

Monday 9.30am to 4.30pm  
Tuesday 9.30am to 4.30pm   
Wednesday Closed   
Thursday 9.30am to 5pm  
Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm  
Saturday 9.30am to 12.30pm
Cheddar Library
The Library
Union Street
Cheddar
BS27 3NB    

Email chelib@somerset.gov.uk 

Facilities
Assisted access
Fax machine
Newspapers 
Photocopier - black and white
 
Monday 10am to 5pm  
Tuesday  Closed   
Wednesday 10am to 5pm
Thursday  Closed   
Friday  10am to 5pm 
Saturday  10am to 1pm
Crewkerne Library
The Library
Falkland Square
Crewkerne
TA18 7JS  

Email crwlib@somerset.gov.uk

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access (except reference library)
Newspaper 
Photocopier - black and white

Monday 9.30am to 1.30pm   
Tuesday 9.30am to 5pm   
Wednesday 9.30am to 5pm  
Thursday Closed   
Friday 9.30am to 5pm   
Saturday 9.30am to 12pm

Baby BoogieWednesdays  10.30  - term time only.
Toddler TimeMondays 10.30 - term time only.
Dulverton Library
The Library
7-9 Fore Street
Dulverton
TA22 9EX   

Email dullib@somerset.gov.uk

Facilities
Wheelchair access
Toilet access
Fax machine
Photocopier - black and white
UK Online Centre

Monday Closed  
Tuesday 10am to 1pm
and 1.30pm to 4pm  
 
Wednesday Closed   
Thursday 10am to 1pm
and 1.30pm to 4pm  
 
Friday 10am to 1pm
and 1.30pm to 4pm  
 
Saturday 10am to 12.30pm

An unstaffed service is available during Exmoor
National Park Centre
opening hours:
April to October: 10am to 5pm
(every day)
November to March: 10am to 2pm (except Thursday and Sunday)
Frome Library
The Library
Justice Lane
Frome
BA11 1BE  

Email frolib@somerset.gov.uk  
Our Facebook page

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access
Lift to the upper floor 
Fax machine
Meeting room
Music CDs
Newspapers  
Photocopier - black and white
UK Online Centre

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 9.30am to 4pm

Other agencies operate from the library.
Opening hours:
Mendip District Council
Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm (closed 1pm to 2pm)
Frome Town Council
Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5pm
Tourist Information Centre
Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 4pm
Avon and Somerset Police
Frome Enquiry Office
Monday to Friday
9.30am to 1.30pm, and 2.15pm to 5pm 
  
Glastonbury Library
The Library
1 Orchard Court
The Archers Way
Glastonbury
BA6 9JB   

Email glalib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access  
UK Online Centre
Newspapers and magazines
Photocopier - black and white

Monday 9am to 5pm  
Tuesday 9am to 5pm  
Wednesday 9am to 5pm 
Thursday 9am to 5pm 
Friday 9am to 5pm  
Saturday 10am to 4pm

Highbridge Library   
The Library
Alpha House
Market Street
Highbridge
TA9 3BP    

Email higlib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Fax machine
Newspaper
UK Online Centre

Monday Closed  
Tuesday 2pm to 4.30pm  
Wednesday Closed  
Thursday 9.30am to 1pm  
Friday Closed  
Saturday 9.30am to 1pm

Ilminster Library
The Library
Ditton Street
Ilminster
TA19 0BW  

Email ilmlib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Wheelchair access
Assisted access. There is a ramp to the rear door with a bell. 
Newspaper 
Photocopier - black and white
 
Monday 9.30am to 12pm   
Tuesday 9.30am to 4.30pm   
Wednesday 9.30am to 12pm   
Thursday Closed   
Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm   
Saturday 9.30am to 12pm

Baby Boogie, Fridays 10.30 - term time only..
Toddler Time, Tuesdays 10.30 - term time only.
Langport Library
The Library
Whatley
Langport
TA10 9R
A
Email lanlib@somerset.gov.uk   

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access 
UK Online Centre
Fax machine
Newspapers and magazines
Photocopier - black and white
Reading group

Monday 9.30am to 4.30pm  
Tuesday 9.30am to 4.30pm  
Wednesday Closed  
Thursday 9.30am to 5pm  
Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm  
Saturday 9.30am to 12.30pm 
Martock Library
The Library
The Shopping Centre
Martock
TA12 6DL   

Email marlib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access 
UK Online Centre
Fax machine
Newspapers and magazines
Photocopier - black and white

Monday 9.30am to 5pm  
Tuesday 9.30am to 5pm  
Wednesday 9.30am to 5pm  
Thursday Closed   
Friday 9.30am to 5pm  
Saturday 9.30am to 12pm
Milborne Port Library 
The Library
Cross Cottage
North Street
Milborne Port
DT9 5ET   

Email mptlib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access  
Fax machine 

Monday Closed  
Tuesday 9.30am to 1pm
and 2pm to 4.30pm 
 
Wednesday Closed  
Thursday Closed  
Friday 9.30am to 1pm
and 2pm to 4.30pm 
 
Saturday 9.30am to 12pm
Minehead Library
The Library
Bancks Street
Minehead
TA24 5DJ  

Email minlib@somerset.gov.uk  
Our Facebook page

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access. There is a bell at the foot of the ramp, to call for assistance. 
Fax machine
UK Online Centre
Newspapers and magazines
Photocopier - black and white, and colour 

Monday 9am to 5.30pm  
Tuesday 9am to 5.30pm  
Wednesday Closed  
Thursday: 9am to 5.30pm  
Friday 9am to 5pm  
Saturday 9am to 1pm 
Nether Stowey Library
The Library
Castle Street
Nether Stowey
Bridgwater
TA5 1LN   

Email neslib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Wheelchair access, with a ramped main entrance. 
Fax machine
 
Monday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 5pm 
 
Tuesday Closed  
Wednesday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 5pm 
 
Thursday Closed  
Friday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 5pm 
 
Saturday 10am to 12pm
North Petherton Library
The Library
Quantock House
Fore Street
North Petherton
TA6 6TN  

Email npnlib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Limited wheelchair access
Assisted access
Fax machine

Monday Closed  
Tuesday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 5pm 
 
Wednesday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 5pm 
 
Thursday Closed  
Friday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 5pm 
 
Saturday 10am to 1pm

Performing Arts Library 
The Performing Arts Library
King George Street
Yeovil
BA20 1PY   

Email muslib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Music scores
Books
Multiple copy performance material
Reference materials
Computerised index of songs 
Advice and reference service
Monday, Wednesday and Friday -  9.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5pm
Tuesday - 9.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 6pm
Thursday - 9.30am to 1pm
Saturday - 9.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm
 
Porlock Library
The Library
The Old School Centre
Porlock
Minehead
TA24 8NP  

Email porlib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Wheelchair access
Toilet access
UK Online Centre 

Monday 10am to 12.30pm 
Tuesday 10am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 4.30pm               
Wednesday 10am to 12.30pm  
Thursday Closed  
Friday 10am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 4.30pm 
Saturday 10am to 1pm
Priorswood Library 
The Library
Hillside Children's Centre
Eastwick Road
Taunton
TA2 7HD  

Email prwlib@somerset.gov.uk  
Our Facebook page

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access 
Assisted access
Toilet access
Fax machine
Newspaper
Photocopier - black and white
UK Online Centre

Monday 9.30am to 5pm  
Tuesday 2pm to 5pm  
Wednesday 9.30am to 5pm  
Thursday Closed
Friday 9.30am to 5pm  
Saturday 9.30am to 1pm

Shepton Mallet Library
The Library
2 Market Place
Shepton Mallet
BA4 5AZ    

Email shmlib@somerset.gov.uk

Facilities
Assisted access
This library is based on two levels, but there is no lift to the children's library. Staff will help.
Wheelchair access   
Fax machine
Scanner
UK Online Centre
Newspapers and magazines
Book Group
Photocopier - black and white, and colour 

Monday 10am to 1.30pm
and 2.30pm to 4.30pm 
 
Tuesday 10am to 1.30pm
and 2.30pm to 4.30pm 
 
Wednesday Closed  
Thursday 10am to 1.30pm
and 2.30pm to 4.30pm 
 
Friday 9.30am to 1.30pm
and 2.30pm to 4.30pm 
 
Saturday 10am to 1.30pm

Somerset Studies Library

Somerset Heritage Centre
Brunel Way
Langford Mead
Norton Fitzwarren
Taunton
TA2 6SF
Email somersetarchives@swheritage.org.uk
Phone 01823 278805

Monday 1pm to 5pm (telephone enquiries only 9am to 1pm)
Tuesday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Second Saturday of the month 9am to 1.30pm.

Somerton Library
The Library
Cox's Yard (off West Street)
Somerton
TA11 7PR   

Email somlib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access
Fax machine
Newspapers and magazines
Photocopier - black and white

Monday 9.30am to 5pm  
Tuesday Closed 
Wednesday 9.30am to 12.30pm 
Thursday 9.30am to 5pm  
Friday 9.30am to 5pm  
Saturday 9.30am to 12.30pm
South Petherton Library
The Library
St James' Corner
South Petherton
TA13 5BS  

Email spnlib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Wheelchair access 
Assisted access
Access ramp but no automatic doors. 
Fax machine
Newspapers and magazines
UK Online Centre  

Monday Closed  
Tuesday 10am to 2pm  
Wednesday Closed  
Thursday 10am to 2pm  
Friday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 4pm 
 
Saturday 9.30am to 1pm
Street Library
The Library
1 Leigh Road
Street
BA16 0HA  

Email strlib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access
Ramped entrance
UK Online Centre
Fax machine
Music CDs
Newspapers and magazines
Photocopier - black and white

Monday 9.30am to 5pm  
Tuesday Closed  
Wednesday  9.30am to 5pm  
Thursday 9.30am to 5pm  
Friday 9.30am to 5pm  
Saturday 9.30am to 1.30pm
Sunningdale Library
The Library
Monmouth Hall
Monmouth Road
Yeovil
BA21 5NP   

Email sunlib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Wheelchair access
Assisted access
Assistance is required for full internal access, as there are two sets of double doors. 
Fax machine
UK Online Centre

Monday 9.30am to 12pm  
Tuesday 1.30am to 4.30pm  
Wednesday Closed  
Thursday Closed  
Friday 9.30am to 12.30pm
and 1.30pm to 4.30pm 
 
Saturday 9.30am to 12pm
Taunton Library
The Library
Paul Street
Taunton
TA1 3XZ 

Email taulib@somerset.gov.uk  
Our Facebook page

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access 
Disabled toilet access
A Shopmobility scheme operates from the car park above the library, but it is necessary to reach the ground floor to enter the main library building  
Music CDs
Exhibition area
Fax machine
Meeting room
Newspapers and magazines
Photocopier - black and white
UK Online Centre

Monday 9.30am to 5.30pm  
Tuesday 9.30am to 5.30pm  
Wednesday 9.30am to 7pm  
Thursday 9.30am to 5.30pm  
Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm  
Saturday 9.30am to 5pm
Watchet Library
The Library
11 The Esplanade
Watchet
TA23 0AJ  

Email watlib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Assisted access
The children's area is on the upper floor, but there is no lift available 
Fax machine
Newspapers and magazines
 
Monday 2pm to 5pm   
Tuesday 10am to 1pm  
Wednesday Closed  
Thursday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 5pm 
 
Friday 2pm to 5pm  
Saturday 10am to 12.30pm  

Wellington Library
The Library
16 Fore Street
Wellington
TA21 8AQ   

Email wlnlib@somerset.gov.uk  
Our Facebook page

Facilities
Wheelchair access
Assisted access
Disabled access using ramp at front of library and also through the rear entrance from Bulford car park
UK Online Centre
Fax machine 
Newspapers and magazines 


Monday 9.30am to 5pm   
Tuesday 9.30am to 5pm   
Wednesday 9.30am to 5pm     
Thursday 9.30am to 1pm
Friday 9.30am to 5pm     
Saturday 9.30am to 1pm

Wells Library
The Library
Union Street
Wells
BA5 2PU   

Email wlslib@somerset.gov.uk  
Our Facebook page

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access 
Local studies material is upstairs, but there is no lift.
Microfilm reader and local newspaper archives
UK Online Centre  
Fax machine
Scanner
Book group 
Newspapers and magazines
Photocopier - black and white, and colour 

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 9.30am to 2pm

Williton Library
The Library
Killick Way
Williton
TA4 4QA  

Email willib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Semi-automatic doors
Wheelchair access
UK Online Centre
Fax machine 
Newspapers and magazines 
Photocopier - black and white 

 
Monday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 5pm 
 
Tuesday Closed  
Wednesday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 5pm 
 
Thursday 10am to 1pm
and 2pm to 5pm 
 
Friday 10am to 5pm  
Saturday 10am to 1pm 


Wincanton Library
The Library
Carrington Way
Wincanton
BA9 9JS    

Email winlib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Wheelchair access
Assisted access
Ramped front entrance.
UK Online Centre 
Fax machine
Newspapers
Photocopier - black and white

Monday 9.30am to 1.30pm
and 2.30pm to 5pm 
 
Tuesday 9.30am to 1.30pm
and 2.30pm to 5pm 
 
Wednesday 9.30am to 1.30pm
and 2.30pm to 5pm 
 
Thursday Closed  
Friday 9.30am to 1.30pm
and 2.30pm to 5pm 
 
Saturday 9.30am to 12pm 
Wiveliscombe Library
The Library
9 The Square
Wiveliscombe
TA4 2JT    

Email wivlib@somerset.gov.uk  

Facilities
Wheelchair access
Assisted access
Disabled toilet
Internal access to the library is limited 
 
Monday Closed  
Tuesday 10am to 12.30pm
and 2.30pm to 5pm 
 
Wednesday Closed  
Thursday 10am to 12.30pm
and 2.30pm to 5pm 
 
Friday 10am to 12.30pm
and 2.30pm to 5pm 
 
Saturday 10am to 12.30pm 
Yeovil Library
The Library
King George Street
Yeovil
BA20 1PY  

Email yeolib@somerset.gov.uk  
Our Facebook page

Facilities
Automatic doors
Wheelchair access
A lift to the upper floors is available 
Exhibition area
Fax machine
Music CDs
Newspapers and magazines
Photocopier - black and white
UK Online Centre

Monday 9.30am to 5.30pm  
Tuesday 9.30am to 6pm  
Wednesday 9.30am to 5.30pm  
Thursday 9.30am to 6pm  
Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm  
Saturday 9.30am to 4pm


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