Community Libraries

Our community libraries make the library service more accessible for people who find it difficult to get into Town. 

There are four community libraries around the island: Western Community Library at St Saviour's Community Centre; La Nouvelle Maraitaine in Vale; Rosaire Court in St Peter Port; and the Salvation Army Community Centre on the Bridge (see map). All are easy to find and have plenty of parking.

The community libraries offer fiction and non-fiction books, large print, audiobooks and DVDs. You'll find a warm welcome from our friendly volunteers, and regular events for children and adults. Drop in to enjoy the library service without the hassle of going into Town. Click the links above for opening hours.



If you can't get to Town, you can return your books at these five locations. Each one has specific opening hours so do check below before you head out.

  • Western Community Library - located in St Saviour's Community Centre. Open on Tuesday 15.00-17.00, and Wednesday 10.00-12.00 with volunteers on hand to help. 

  • La Nouvelle Maraitaine Community Library - open every weekday morning, 10.00-12.00. If a volunteer isn't present, use the black returns box and fill in your details in the file on the desk.

  • The Bridge Community Library - located in the Salvation Army Community Centre on the Bridge. Find the clear box on the table in the Community Library area via the accessible entrance in the car park. Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9.30-14:00. Saturday 9.30-12:00. Closed all day Thursday and Sunday.

  • St Martin's Community Centre - find the large green returns bin in the entrance area. Open all day.

  • Castel Douzaine Room - find the red returns postbox towards the back of the entrance room, with the Library logo on the front. Open from 9:00-12:00 on weekdays only.

Contact Jackie Burgess on 720392 or email [email protected] if you have any questions about our community libraries, or click here to find out more about volunteering opportunities.


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