Looe Library and One Stop Shop

Information about Looe Library and One Stop Shop

Opening hours:

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Monday Closed
Tuesday 9:30am-5pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 9:30am-5pm
Friday 9:30am-1:30pm
Saturday 10am-1pm



  • Accessible toilets
  • Main entrance has automatic doors
  • Lift to the first floor
  • There is limited free customer parking available, alternatively the nearest pay and display car park is at Millpool

Cash, cheque and card payments are taken during normal opening hours.

You can use the links below to make an online payment:

  • Applications for a National Concessions Bus Pass can be processed during normal opening hours during the week and Saturdays by appointment only.   
  • Council payments taken during normal opening hours
  • Cornwall Carers Service - Drop-in session every third Tuesday of the month here in the library to answer questions and offer information about help and support available to carers.
  • Europe Direct information on living, working or studying in other European Union countries
  • Recycling bags and boxes - we have a small stock of recycling bags and boxes available from this One Stop Shop.  Although we can’t guarantee availability we can order on your behalf or you can order direct using our request recycling equipment / recycling containment online form.
  • Seagull proof bags available at a cost of £3.50. Each bag will hold three black rubbish sacks

Elmer Day - 27 May 2017

A free event aimed at pre-school children. Join in with our colouring competition, come get a colouring sheet in the week and bring it back to be displayed in the library before Saturday 27th.. 

10.30am - Elmer story time
11.00am - Come dressed in your most colourful clothes and pretend to be Elmer .
11.30am Winners and prize giving for our colouring competiton.  

  • Link Into Learning English Functional Skills classes will be starting on Monday January 18th 2016 1.30 – 4pm. For more information drop in or contact Link Into Learning 01579 345384.
  • Councillor's surgery here, every Friday, 10am-1pm
  • Computer classes for beginners
  • Knitting club - Knit 'n' Natter Group here every Thursday 2pm-4pm.
  • Link into Learning - contact tutor Tamzine Middleton 01579 346435 or  07837 311 542.  
  • Reading groups. Three readers' groups, ask at the library
  • 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.

  • Storytime for Young Children on Saturdays 10:30am (starting 18th March 2017)
  • Rhyme Time – every Friday morning 10 - 10.30am Free. For babies, parents, friends and families. Have fun, sing, chat share.