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Mobile Library Service

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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 including: 

  • novels
  • large print books
  • books for children
  • talking books

Library customers can borrow other materials on request, such as: 

  • DVDs
  • music CDs
  • music scores

Customers can request books for free from the online library catalogue. There is a small charge for requests placed by a Library Assistant. We update the stock regularly.

If you cannot find your stop or if you need further information please call us on either

  • 07837 815942
  • 07967 340910
  • 07925 360554

Or you can call 0300 1234 1111 or email libraries@cornwall.gov.uk

Below are the current routes and schedules for the operation of the mobile library until January 2021. Please check before you visit in case there are any amendments..

West Cornwall timetable 

  • Week 1 timetable (October 2020 to January 2021)
    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 Highlanes, Tresillian and Threemilestone.
  • Week 2 timetable (October 2020 to January 2021)
    includes Tresowes, Breage, Porthleven, Nancegollan, Crowan, Black Rock, Bolenowe, Carnkie(Redruth), Portreath, Lizard, Ruan Minor, Ponsongath, Coverack, Rosenithen, St Keverne, 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 and Angarrack.

East Cornwall timetable 

  • Week 3 timetable (October 2020 to January 2021)
    includes St Germans, Kingsand, Crafthole, Downderry, Seaton, Looe, Marshgate, Crackington Haven, Canworthy Water, Week St Mary, Whitstone, 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 and East Taphouse. 
  • Week 4 timetable (October 2020 to January 2021)
    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 and Bugle.

 

The Roseland timetable

Fowey - The mobile library will stop in the entrance to the Squires Field Community Centre. The service will be available every 4 weeks on the following Mondays:

  • Monday 12 October 2.00pm and 3.00pm
  • Monday 9 November 2.00pm and 3.00pm
  • Monday 7 December 2.00pm and 3.00pm

Padstow - The mobile library will stop in the Link Road car park. The service will be available every 4 weeks on the following Mondays:

  • Monday 12 October 10.30am and 11.30am
  • Monday 9 November 10.30am and 11.30am
  • Monday 7 December 10.30am and 11.30am

The times of stops are subject to change.

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