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Launceston Library and One Stop Shop

Information about Launceston Library and One Stop Shop.

Opening hours

Monday 9:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 6:30pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday closed
Friday 9:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm


Upcoming Bank Holidays, we will be closed on:

Monday 5 May - Early May bank holidayMonday 26 May - Spring bank holiday

The Launceston Registration Office is located in the Launceston Library/One Stop Shop.  Please note. The Launceston Registration Office opening hours are different to the Library/One Stop Shop opening hours.

  • We have a car park outside with a disabled badge holder space  
  • Main entrance has automatic doors
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby Bounce and Rhyme  Join us every Friday morning from 10:00am - 11:00am for singing, stories and an activity. Tuesday session at 10:30-11:30. See it, sing it and sign.
  • Beginners Computer Lessons We run Beginners Computer Courses at selected Libraries.  If you would like to attend just ask in your local library.
  • Little Red Bus Would you like to know when the next Little Red Bus trip to Truro will be?  Travel dates on the noticeboard in the foyer.
  • Readers’ groups There are a number of reading groups in and around Launceston who use the library to get recommendations and sets of books. If you would like further details, please contact the library.  Also, there are various reading groups that can be found throughout Cornwall
  • Action on Hearing Loss Monthly surgery offering advice and information held on the second Friday of the month, 9:30am - 12:30pm.

To celebrate National Libraries day  Launceston Library are holding a Gadget day in on Friday 7 February 10:00am- 4:00pm - bring your ‘Gadget’  or use one of ours. This is a drop-in session demonstrating a variety of online library services including how to access the online library catalogue, cyber library, Ancestry, Theory Test and Reference Online.

On Saturday 8th February Come and join us in Launceston Library  10:00am-1:00pm Help us celebrate National Libraries Day with a ‘Trail and Treat ‘ for children .Enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee with biscuits kindly provided by our Community Champion from Tesco.  Demonstration of Tesco Hudl Tablet.


  • Citizens Advice Bureau - appointment only, for appointment call 08444 994188

Waste Management Containment

  • A stock of recycling sacks and recycling boxes are available here

Useful links

Launceston Library and One Stop Shop

Bounsalls Lane
PL15 9AB

0300 1234 111
Renewals Line 0845 607 6119

Your library account

library account - Reserve or renew books online

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