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Hayle Library and Information Service
Services and organisations that have the Local Offer flash have filled out inclusion information, meaning that they meet the needs of people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)


  • Wheelchair access to the main entrance (automatic doors).

Council payments taken

Cash, cheque and card payments are taken during normal opening hours.

You can use the links below to make an online payment:


  • Computers with internet access
  • Free WiFi available
  • Community and wildlife reading garden overlooking the Hayle Pool Bird Reserve, open for all to use
  • Newspapers - Western Morning News and The Cornishman
  • Self Service (staff available to help if required)
  • Scanning, printing and photocopying


  • National Concessionary bus pass applications are quick and easy to apply for online.  If you do not have access to the internet they can be processed Monday to Friday during normal opening hours.
  • Council payments taken during normal opening hours.
  • Tourist Information available.
  • Stonham Byan - The second and fourth Monday of the month, between 3pm-5pm (no need to book an appointment just drop-in) Or contact Cornwall County-Wide Housing Related Information / Advice Line on 07710709527 (Lines open 9am–noon Mon -Fri) Email:
  • Recycling bags and boxes - this Library and Information Service does not hold stocks but we can order on your behalf or you can order direct using the using our request recycling equipment/recycling containment online form.
  • Computer volunteer available on Mondays from 2pm-5pm, booking required.

Events and activities

  • Computer classes for beginners
  • The U3A writing group meet in the library every other Thursday 10am-noon (the library is closed except for access to the writing group)  If you're interested in joining please ask a member of staff.
  • Special events - we have a wide range of events taking place in libraries including author talks, drop-in events and much more.
  • Reading groups that can be found throughout Cornwall.
  • Action on Hearing Loss workshops. On the first Monday of every month between 10 and 12pm you can have your hearing tested, get advice on hearing equipment and support in your local area.

Children's activities

  • Storytime sessions every Friday at 3:45pm  for children of infant and junior school age (4-12 years).  
  • Lego club on the first Friday of the month at 3.45pm - includes Lego and a story.
  • Bookstart Rhymetime every Wednesday there are two sessions (10am until 10.30am) and (11am until 11.30am).  

Who to contact

0300 1234 111
Parent organisation
Library Service

Where to go

Hayle Library and Information Service
Commercial Road
TR27 4DE

Time / date details

When is it on?
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 09:30 - 17:00, Saturday 10:00 - 13:00

Inclusion details

Saint Piran's Flag Wheelchair icon
How we make our service inclusive
  • Wheelchair access to the main entrance (automatic doors).
Resolving disagreements, mediation and making complaints

Please follow the Cornwall Council complaint form.

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