Due to some essential maintenance a number of online services will be unavailable from Friday 18 April 8am until Sunday 20 April at 9pm. Unavailable services include; School admissions, Online planning register, library account and catalogue, council tax and benefits system, mapping, building control forms, job applications, my area page, payments and leisure bookings. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Bodmin Library and One Stop Shop
Information about Bodmin Library and One Stop Shop
|Monday||9:30am - 5:00pm|
|Tuesday||9:30am - 6:30pm|
|Wednesday||9:30am - 5:00pm|
|Friday||9:30am - 5:00pm|
|Saturday||10:00am - 1:00pm|
On Saturday 19 April there will be no Wifi or public access computers available, this is due to a system upgrade. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Upcoming Bank Holidays, we will be closed on:
- Friday 18 April - Good Friday
- Monday 21 April - Easter Monday
- Monday 5 May - Early May bank holiday
- Monday 26 May - Spring bank holiday
- There are a limited number of parking spaces (30 minute limit) close to the front door
- There are no disabled spaces near to the library but local badge holders can park outside in the road
- There is a side path to a rear disabled entrance
- Lift to the first floor for the computer suite
- Accessible toilets
Bodmin Library facilities
- This is a self-service library. Staff are available to help you with your reading choices or if you wish to make an enquiry.
- 9 computers with fast broadband Internet connections (please see library fees and charges, booking and acceptable use policy). Free Internet access for children.
- Printing in black and white or colour (library fees and charges)
- Colour photocopier (library fees and charges)
- Microfilm reader
- Scanner (printing library fees and charges apply)
- Selection of daily and Cornish newspapers
- Baby changing facilities
- Applications for a National Concessions Bus Pass can be processed during normal opening hours during the week and Saturdays by appointment only.
All Cornwall libraries can provide information on living, working or studying in another European Union country.
Regular library events and activities
- Beginners Computer Lessons
We run Beginners Computer Courses. If you would like to attend just ask in your local library.
- Bookstart Rhymetime
- Every Monday at 2:00pm - our Rhymetime activities designed to encourage parents and carers to share rhymes, stories and songs with children upto 4yrs.
- Homework help sessions
Anytime during opening hours
- Readers' groups
Three readers' groups meet in the Bodmin area, details available from the library. If you are interested in any of the above groups, please contact a member of staff. We have various reading groups that can be found throughout Cornwall.
Wednesdays 2:00pm- 2:30pm. Listen to stories followed by activities. Storytime sessions for under 5’s and their carers, free.
Childminders’ Storytimes held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 10:00am.
Special events and activities
Bodmin Library job club runs every Tuesday between 10:00am - 12 noon. We work in partnership with Job Centre Plus to help support local people find work. We offer FREE access to computers during this session for online job related activities, as well as basic IT skills guidance to help job seekers apply for jobs online and support those looking for work.
- Special events - we have a wide range of events taking place in libraries including author talks, drop-in events and much more. Find out if there are any special events taking place in a library near you.
- Reading challenges and featured websites
Bodmin One Stop Shop facilities and information
Council payments taken:
During normal opening hours
Stonham Housing Advice
Every Monday 10:00am to 12noon
Every Wednesday 10:00am to 12noon
Waste Management Containment
We have a small stock of recycling containers available from this One Stop Shop. Seagull Proof Sacks now available at a cost of £3.50. Each sack will hold 3 refuse sacks