Joining and borrowing
Libraries are free to join and the 33 libraries and four mobile libraries are open to all.
Library opening hours
Library opening times, locations and services.
Mobile library times
Dorset mobile libraries bring the library closer to your doorstep.
How to join and borrow
Anyone who lives, works or studies in Dorset, can join Dorset libraries at any of our 33 branches. It is free to join!
Renewing library items
There are many ways to renew your library books.
From the home delivery service to computers in libraries and loan of energy monitors, Dorset libraries have a wide range of services for local people.
The Friends of Dorset libraries
Friends Groups offer you the chance to be active in supporting your local library and, in doing so, help protect the service and have your say in its future.
Information about population trends, library members and much more for each individual library
Library plans, policies and charges
You can find out how your library service is planned and see details of policies.