Thornhill Library was originally situated in the main shopping parade on Hinkler Road. It was opened, primarily as a children's library, in 1968. After 30 years on this site it moved to larger premises, also in Hinkler Road, in 1998. In 2012 it was replaced by the new Thornhill Community Library.
‘The Development of Public Libraries in Southampton, 1887-1921’, by Richard Preston in Southampton Local History Forum Journal, no. 15, Summer 2009, p3-22. (HS/h)
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