Gillingham Library

The library offers access to a wide range of services including books for adults and young people, feature films and music to hire, reference and information services, local history. Internet access for all. Events for children include Chatterbooks, Rhyme Time and Story Time sessions


Venue address
Chantry Fields
North Dorset

Other information

All year
Opening times
Mon: 10:00-13:00
Tue: 09:30-18:30
Thu: 09:30-17:00
Fri: 09:30-18:30
Sat: 09:30-16:00
Additional Information
Libraries are free to join, free to use and you can renew and reserve items online at Also available on our website, a 'Picture Journey' designed to show visitors what to expect when visiting Gillingham Library for the first time so they can familiarise themselves with the building. We also have an Autism Friendly room where you can discover useful resources and services, including books on autism. All children aged under 8 years must be accompanied by a parent/carer. For further information and to book the space, please contact Gillingham Library.


Wheelchair accessible
Wheelchair accessible entrance.
Parking availability information
Allocated disabled parking
Toilet facility information
Accessible toilet
Other Facilities
Gillingham Library's autism-friendly room was designed in partnership with Autism Wessex to give people with autism and their family or carer a quiet place to go. Contact the library for further information.
It is recommended that you always check with providers that their service meets your requirements and that any listed activities are still running before you attend. The Dorset Family Information Service does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of the information or the suitability of any of the services described.

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Address: Chantry Fields  Gillingham  Dorset