Living Southampton

Southampton Libraries

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Southampton has 11 libraries.
The management of five libraries is co-ordinated by community organisations. Burgess Road, Cobbett Road, Millbrook, Thornhill and Weston libraries are now run by community organisations with support from Southampton City Council. Find out more >

Macmillan Library Project

Are you living with cancer? Or do you know someone who has been recently diagnosed? Then we are here to help. Macmillan Cancer Support now has a permanent information area at Southampton Central Library. Library staff are happy to help you find the information you want. You will also find a computer available for confidential research about cancer and library staff can help you to use this if necessary.

Reading Groups

Enjoy reading want to talk about it?
A reading group is just what you need. If you relish a good read and lively chat, why don’t you come along and share your reading experience with like-minded people in an informal and friendly atmosphere.

Volunteering at a library

Whatever your experience or the amount of time you can give there are opportunities for everyone.
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