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About Us

Plymouth's Independent Subscription Library
111 North Hill,

Tel: 01752 660515

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Founded 1810
Registered Charity no. 1015700

The Plymouth Proprietary Library is a member of the Association of Independent Libraries

We also feature in the Historic Libraries Forum

Immediately outside our front door are a number of short stay pay and display parking spaces - 2 hour max stay




Opening Hours

Monday 10.30am to 7.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am to 12.30pm
Wednesday Closed all day
Thursday 10.00am to 12.30pm
Friday 10.00am to 12.30pm
Saturday 10.00am to 12.30pm
Sunday Closed all day

Parking Permits

Members are entitled to a parking permit that allows them FREE parking in the PPL's reserved parking space. Please ask for details.

ILA Member

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With a library you are free, not confined by temporary political climates. It is the most democratic of institutions because no one - but no one at all - can tell you what to read and when and how.

Doris Lessing (1919-2013)