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Truro Library

Truro Library is managed by Truro City Council, supported by Cornwall Council.

Opening hours

Day  Library Hours 
Monday  9.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday  9.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday  9.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday  9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday  9.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday  10.00am - 4.00pm

Truro Community Library is located on the ground floor of the building.

We have 8 public computers available as well as printing and photocopying services.

Printing and photocopying are charged as follows:

  • 10p per side for black and white A4
  • 20p per side for black and white A3
  • 50p per side for colour A4
  • £1 per side for colour A3

The computers close 10 minutes before the main library.

Library members 1hr free per day, non-members ½ hr free per day

The Community Garden is open during library hours. Meetings rooms are also available to hire.

There are three community rooms with a refreshment and kitchen area. These are available for hire to organisations, businesses and community groups.

Please email for more information, or to book a room


  • Newsletter
  • Truro Library Facebook Page
  • Storytime - Monday 2pm to 3pm and Wednesday 10am to11am during term time.
  • Book Group- 1st Thursday of every month 2pm-4pm. No set book
  • Poetry Group 2nd Thursday of every month 2pm-4pm.
  • ‘Material Girls’ craft group. Every Wednesday at 10am.


  • Lift access to all floors
  • Automatic electric doors with step free access


  • Community Garden at rear of building- read a book, have a drink from the café, or just sit and enjoy the space
  • Flying Aubergine Café- open 9am-3pm, eat in or take away. Homemade cakes and food, hot and cold drinks.
  • Free WiFi available
  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Self Service (staff available to help if required)
  • Printing and Photocopying

Getting Here

  • Nearest bus stop- River Street, outside of the museum or Boscawen Street (both about a 5 minute walk)
  • Nearest train station- Truro Station (about a 15 minute walk)
  • Nearest car park NCP Truro Highcross (about a 2 minute walk)

How to contact us

Council payments and services

  • National Concessionary bus pass applications are quick and easy to apply for online.  
  • Recycling bags and boxes can be ordered online. Please use the request recycling equipment / recycling containment online form.
  • Council Payments. Payments for Council services cannot be taken at this location. This includes Council Tax or Business Rates. However there are a range of PayPoint and Post Office sites that accept both cash and card payments. Most Post Offices still accept cheques at no extra cost.  Your account will be updated overnight. Many PayPoint stores have longer opening hours, often including weekends. This offers greater flexibility and choice. Head over to my area to see which facilities are available to you more locally. Should you prefer to pay online, please use the links below:

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