Hayle Library

Commercial Road, Hayle TR27 4DE


Due to having no heating & the very cold weather, we are having to reduce our opening times to 9.30am – 12.30pm on our opening days.
We will not be having newspapers or our fortnightly Homegroup drop in session.

Thank you for understanding.

Opening Hours:

Monday 9.30am – 5.00pm
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 9.30am – 5.00pm
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 9.30am – 5.00pm
Saturday 9.30am – 12.30pm

Hayle Library
Telephone: 0300 1234 111

Remember it is FREE to join the Library (just bring your proof of address). Please pop along to meet the friendly team – they can help with all types of enquiries.


Hayle Library is open for full browsing, and click and collect is still available.

There are three public access computer terminals available for 60 minute sessions, one of which is attached to the scanner, and printing is available.

We have a computer volunteer on occasional Fridays from 10-12pm so either pop in to see him or contact us to book a slot. They can help with various computer issues eg. helping to fill out a form, create an e-mail address, learn to surf the internet and learn about social media to name just a few. Contact a member of staff at the library (details above) if you are interested.

Printing/photocopying for A4 in black and white (10p per page) or colour (50p per page) and A3 in black and white (20p per page) or colour (£1 per page).

Scanning is available.

We subscribe to the ‘Which’ Magazine.


Hayle library stocks the latest fiction and non-fiction books, audio books and DVDs.

There is a free home library service for elderly and housebound people, whereby books are chosen, delivered and collected once a month. If you know someone who would benefit from this service please contact the library (details above).

Library members can have up to six free online reservations at any one time (£1 per reservation carried out by a member of staff, although free for children).

Many online resources are available:  Comics Plus for e-comics, Borrowbox for e-audiobooks and e-books, Zinio for e-magazines, Pressreader for e-newspapers and e-magazines to name but a few.


If visitors bring their home library cards they are entitled to the same concessions as residents at any English Library.  Visitors with cards can join the library as a temporary borrower and can borrow books, DVDs and talking books. Just bring in proof of address from back home.

Free Parking

Free parking is available in the library car park and on nearby streets.

Disabled Access

There is wheelchair access.

Activities for Children


Due to the lack of heating, we are currently running a Rhyme-time session at The Passmore Edwards Institute on a Wednesday morning at 11am. There is parking available at the Institute.

Our Storytime and craft/lego session is on a Saturday morning at 11am.

Please keep an eye on the Hayle library facebook page for updates of the sessions!


Citizens Advice:

Citizens Advice home

A drop-in session, every other Wednesday from 10-12.30pm for free confidential advice.

Town Council Sites/Services

Hayle Town Council manages Hayle Community Centre, Hayle Outdoor Swimming Pool, Lethlean Lane Allotments, Public Conveniences, Hayle Recreation Ground, King George V Memorial Walk, Jubilee Path, The Millpond (not the play area), The Plantation and other small pockets of green land. Find out more

Report to Cornwall Council

Report a problem/ask a question concerning the following: Housing, benefits, council tax, street lights, highways/footpath issues, general planning issues, waste collection, fly-tipping, street trading, licensing, environmental health, parking, fire safety. Find out more

Council Corner News

Published in the bi-monthly Hayle Pump Newsletter
Find out more