Mobile Library service

The mobile library provides a library service to rural areas in Cornwall where there is no static library or micro library.

The mobile library holds a selection of books on many subjects, novels, large print books, books for children and talking books. Other materials, such as DVDs, music CDs and music scores can be borrowed on request.

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Customers can request books for free from the online library catalogue or for a small charge if placed by a Library Assistant. The stock is updated regularly.

  • Week 1 timetable (March 2017 to August 2017)
  • Week 1 timetable (Sept 2017 to end January 2018)
       
    includes Gweek, Constantine, Budock Vean Lane, Mawnan Smith, Treverva, Rame, Penmarth, Stithians, Ponsanooth, Frogpool, Playing Place, Carnon Downs, Penpol, Feock, Restronguet Point, Flushing, Mylor, Cosawes Park, Perranwell, Lanner, Gwennap Pit, St.Day, Carharrack, Twelveheads, Chacewater, Blackwater, Mount Hawke, Porthtowan, Illogan, Rose, Goonhavern, Trispen, Probus, Tregony, Ruan Lanihorne, Ruan Highlanes, Tresillian & Threemilestone.
       
  • Week 2 timetable (March 2017 to August 2017)
  • Week 2 timetable (Sept 2017 to end January 2018)
       
    includes Tresowes, Breage, Porthleven, Nancegollan, Crowan, Black Rock, Bolenowe, Carnkie(Redruth), Portreath, Lizard, Ruan Minor, Ponsongath, Coverack, Rosenithen, Porthallow, Tregarne, Gillan, Manaccan, St Martin, Newlyn, Lamorna, St.Buryan, Treen, Sennen, Crows an Wra, Pendeen, Zennor, Newmill, Long Rock, Lelant, Nancledra, Ludgvan, Marazion, Rosudgeon, Germoe, Relubbus, St.Erth, Gwinear & Angarrack.
  • Week 3 timetable (February 2017 to July 2017)
  • Week 3 timetable (August 2017 to end January 2018)
       
    includes St Germans, Kingsand, Crafthole, Downderry, Seaton, Looe, Marshgate, Crackington Haven, Canworthy Water, Week St Mary, Whitstone, Eastcott, Morwenstow, Marhamchurch, St Breward, Polyphant, Egloskerry, Truscott House, North Petherwin, Box, Boyton, Treburley, Gunnislake, Calstock, Honicombe, Lower Metherell, Bathpool, Pensilva, Quethiock, St Dominic, St Mellion, Cargreen, Landrake, Menheniot & East Taphouse.
       
  • Week 4 timetable (February 2017 to July 2017)
  • Week 4 timetable (August 2017 to end January 2018)~
        
    includes Polperro, Brentfields, Pelynt, Lanreath, Lanteglos Highway, Polruan, Luxulyan, Trethurgy, Mevagissey, Heligan, Gorran Haven, Sticker, Grampound, Coombe, St Stephen-in-Brannel, Foxhole, Whitemoor, Roche, Tregonetha Green, St Merryn, Porth, Crantock, Cubert, St Newlyn, Pedna Carne, Indian Queens, St Tudy, Boscastle, Tintagel, Delabole, Polzeath, Rock, Nanstallon, Lanivet & Bugle.

The Mobile Library will visit Upton Cross on the following Mondays
Between 2.30-4.30pm (this is a temporary measure whilst an alternative library service point can be arranged)

  • 24 July 2017
  • 7 August 2017
  • 21 August 2017

The times of stops are subject to change.

You can check when and where the mobile library stops by calling 0800 032 2345 or 01872 272702 or select 'Chat to a Librarian' online (on the right of this page - desktop site only).

You can use your library card to borrow items from any mobile or branch library.  You can return items to mobile or branch library by using the self-service kiosk or handing to the mobile library assistant.

Find out more details about our Home Library Service

You can view an alphabetical list of your local library to see if there is a branch library or micro library near you, or enter your postcode on the my area page.

Our Home Library Service is for anyone who is unable to use the library because they have a disability, long-term illness or caring responsibilities which make it difficult for them to get out. Home Library Service volunteers bring books and other materials to your home if you are not able to get into a library yourself because of restricted mobility.