St Mary's Library is a fantastic community facility located on Porthcressa seafront. It is easy to join and membership is free. Visitors may also take out temporary membership during their stay.

Facilities include:

  • 2 public access computers
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Printing in black & white and colour (A4 & A3)
  • Colour photocopier (A4 & A3)
  • Laminating (A4 & A3)
  • Guillotine available for use
  • Tea and coffee


Disabled Access:

  • Parking available at the front of the library
  • Automatic doors
  • Lift access to first floor

Opening Hours

  Mornings Afternoons
Monday 9:30-12:00 4:30-7:00
Tuesday 9:30-12:00 2:00-4:30
Wednesday 9:30-12:00 2:00-4:30
Thursday 9:30-12:00 2:00-4:30
Friday 9:30-12:00 2:00-4:30
Saturday 9:30-12:00 Closed

Regular Events and Activities

  • Computer support (small fee) every Thursday, 10am to 12 noon
  • Story time, songs and crafts for the under 5s, monthly
  • University of the Third Age (U3A) meetings
  • Telling tales: adult storytelling/social event, fortnightly on Thursdays, 2pm to 3pm


Contact us on 01720 424322 or email You can also find out more about our events at our Facebook page.