Lostwithiel Library

Lostwithiel Library will be closed this afternoon. (Fri 7th April)

Opening hours 

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Monday 9:30am-5pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 1pm-5pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 2pm-5pm
Saturday Closed



  • Disabled access via main entrance.
  • The library is on one floor except for the exhibition area which is in the gallery above.
  • There is parking in the town with disabled parking and some spaces in the street outside.
  • Art exhibitions are regularly held in the upstairs gallery where a wide range of art is displayed. 
  • Computer classes for beginners
  • Reading groups
    • The Lostwithiel Second Monday Reading Group meets on the second Monday of every month from 10:30am until 11:30am.
    • The Lostwithiel Third Monday Reading Group meets on the third Monday of every month from 10:30am until 11:30am.
  • 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
  • Arts Award Supporter
    If you’re aged 7-25 and you’re already doing an Arts Award at school or an Arts Award centre, then we can help. We offer:

    • Support with your arts research (forget Google and try books! We have a great collection of books about art, theatre and dance)
    • We have many Arts Awards events including needle felting workshops, lego club and arts and craft workshops.
    • A chance to exhibit your work in our exhibition space
    • Children’s book group for 8-11s – share your favourite writers
    • Volunteering opportunities for 14+ with Summer Reading Challenge

  • Rhyme Time - free rhymetime sessions for babies and their carers. Come and have a coffee and a chat every Monday, starting at 10am.
  • Lego club is held fortnightly on Wednesday afternoons from 3.45-4.45. Free to attend. Please contact the library for more information.
  • Storytime - come and listen to our storytime session at the library. It's free and fun! Storytime for younger children Fridays 4pm.
  • We run a Lego Club every other Friday, which includes the use of workbooks that you can take home, awards and learning – we tackle a different subject each session including building Robots, Ships and Dinosaurs. Please come in and talk to staff if you are interested in joining.
  • Coming in March 2017, Lostwithiel Library are running an Elmer Workshop and also a Needle Felting Workshop, please come into the library to find out more information and to book a place.