Penryn Library and Information Service

Penryn Library and Information Service is managed by Penryn Town Council, supported by Cornwall Council.

Opening hours

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Monday 9.00 - 5.00
Tuesday 9.00 - 5.00
Wednesday 9.00 - 5.00
Thursday 9.00 - 5.00
Friday 9.00 - 4.30


  • Disabled access via the main entrance
  • Self Service (staff available to help if required)
  • Customer computer for browsing and reserving items from the Library Catalogue
  • Computers with internet access
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Scanning, printing and photocopying
  • Selection of daily and Cornish newspapers
  • National Concessionary bus pass applications are quick and easy to apply for online.  If you do not have access to the internet they can be processed Monday to Friday during normal opening hours. 
  • Recycling bags/boxes - This library does not hold stocks but we can order on your behalf or you can order direct using the request recycling equipment / recycling containment online form.
  • Seagull proof bags can be purchased from Penryn Library and Information Service.
  • A selection of jigsaws for weekly hire (50p a week adult 20p a week children).
  • Computer classes for beginners
  • Penryn 1st book group meets on the first Monday of the month 3pm to 4.30pm
  • Penryn 3rd book group meets on the third Monday of the month 3pm to 4.30pm
  • 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.
  • Bookstart Rhymetime sessions for ages 0-4 years and their parents/carers every Monday, 10.30am – 11.00am. Free. 
  • Lego Club - Tuesdays 3.30pm-4.30pm (5-11yr olds)