Shanklin Community Library

Welcome to Shanklin Community Library

The community library provides a welcoming space to relax in the heart of Shanklin. The library is community-run and is staffed by volunteers.

See our library opening hours (PDF, 255KB, 1 page).

What we offer

  • Books
  • DVDs*
  • Free internet access and Wi-Fi
  • eBooks
  • Talking books on CD*
  • Large print books
  • Computer facilities
  • Free online language courses
  • eMagazines
  • Free access to Find My Past family history website
  • Online reference resources
  • Word processing
  • Scanning facilities
  • Photocopying and printing services*
  • A3/A4 laminating
  • Jigsaws
  • Local Studies collection
  • Bus Pass applications
  • Children’s area

*Charges apply for these services.

View our fees and charges list (PDF, 233KB, 2 pages).

Regular activities


On Wednesdays (term-time only) 10am to 12pm. Keep Calm and Carry On Sewing.