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 as well as use the public computers.


  • 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.

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.