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Kendal Library

Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4PY


4 Book Clubs meet at the library

Afternoon Groups (2): first Monday and Tuesday of every month. 2.30pm - 4.00pm
Evening Groups (1): first Thursday of every month. 7.30pm - 9.00pm
Saturday Group: second Saturday of every month. 12.00pm
Toddler Tales: Mondays 10.30am - 11.00am
Rhymetime: Thursdays 10.30am - 11.00am

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Finding the library, parking and access
LocationDisabled AccessCar ParkingBusesTrains
The main entrance is opposite the Westmorland Shopping CentreDisabled access is available from Library Road and from Elephant Yard.No parkingBus station on Blackhall Road outside Westmorland Shopping CentreRegular trains to Windermere and buses to Barrow and Grange

(Please note that the Local Studies Collection is not available on Sundays.)

Kendal Library Local Studies Collection 

In order to assist with essential maintenance of the Local Studies Library some areas of the collection will be subject to limited access on Thursdays.
Microfilmed sources, family history materials, trade directories, parish specific books and the Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society will remain unaffected.

We apologise for any inconvenience and appreciate your support.

Opening times:

Monday 09:30 - 17:00 
Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00 
Wednesday 09:30 - 19:00 
Thursday 09:30 - 13:00 
Friday 09:30 - 17:00 
Saturday 09:30 - 16:00 
Sunday - Closed

Contact details:
Tel: 01539 713520
Fax: 01539 739847