Helston Library and Information Service


Opening hours 

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Monday 9:00am-5pm
Tuesday Self Service (9.00am - 5.00pm) Closed between 1-2pm
Wednesday 9:00am-5pm
Thursday Self Service (9.00am - 5.00pm) Closed between 1-2 pm
Friday 9:00am-5pm
Saturday 10am-1pm


On the Self Service days the building is open however there are no staff on site.  Customers can still borrow and return books via the self-service kiosk.Library members can access the public customers but there is no visitor access available.


  • Level access around the rear of the library to the ramp at the front.
  • Entrance into the library is through automatic doors.
  • There is a disabled parking space to the rear of the building, alternatively there is a public pay & display car park next to the library which has disabled spaces. 
  • There are no public toilets at this library.
  • Baby Rhymetime every Wednesday 11am-11:30am
  • Lego Club every Wednesday 3.45pm – 4.30pm. Suitable for ages 4 – 12yrs.
  • Storytime and craft session on the last Friday of each month at 11am.

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

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

  • Pay it - pay your council tax, business rates, parking ticket and more.
  • How to pay your council tax
  • Council tenants - pay your rent using allpay Payment

We do not hold any recycling containment but we can order on your behalf or you can order direct using our request recycling equipment / recycling containment online form.

Dog waste bags are available at a cost of £1 per bag of 50.

We do not hold any Seagull Proof Sacks, these are available locally at Helston Town Council.