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Crediton Library is open five days a week and is fully accessible to all, with off-road parking, including disabled space. Aside from a wide range of fiction and non-fiction book titles, the library offers DVDs and audiobooks to borrow which can all be issued using the self-service points.

The library has a small study area with free Wi-Fi, including 9 public access computers, which are free to use for up to 2 hours each day, plus printing, photocopying and scanning facilities. There are a range of regular events for all ages, both social and various informal learning activities, such as Baby Bounce and Rhyme, knitting group, Lego Club and reading groups for adults and younger readers.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Self-service machines
  • Home library service
Crediton Library Events Crediton Library Events

Duplo and Lego Club

No instructions, just imagination! Access to thousands of Lego and Duplo elements and interesting pieces. Come along and joins us for some brilliant building, crazy creations and incredible inventions! Adults will get a chance to chill out with a cup of tea. Every Monday.
Date: 20 august 2018
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Description: No instructions, just imagination! Access to thousands of Lego and Duplo elements and interesting pieces. Come along and joins us for some brilliant building, crazy creations and incredible inventions! Adults will get a chance to chill out with a cup of tea. Every Monday.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Knitwits

This fun, friendly group of ‘Witty Knitters’ meet every Tuesday. All levels welcome. Hot drinks are available at 50p.
Date: 21 august 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: This fun, friendly group of ‘Witty Knitters’ meet every Tuesday. All levels welcome. Hot drinks are available at 50p.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Work Club

Drop in to use computers for CV writing, job searching and online application forms and check the job pages of the local newspapers. Every Wednesday. No need to book, just drop in.
Date: 22 august 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Drop in to use computers for CV writing, job searching and online application forms and check the job pages of the local newspapers. Every Wednesday. No need to book, just drop in.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Catapults and Pranks

This Catapults and Miscievous Pranks workshop is delivered by Sciencedipity. Maximum number: 12 children. Please book and pay in advance at Crediton Library.
Date: 24 august 2018
Time: 13:00 - 14:30
Description: This Catapults and Miscievous Pranks workshop is delivered by Sciencedipity. Maximum number: 12 children. Please book and pay in advance at Crediton Library.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Slime

This Slime workshop is delivered by Sciencedipity. Maximum number: 12 children. Please book and pay in advance at Crediton Library.
Date: 24 august 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: This Slime workshop is delivered by Sciencedipity. Maximum number: 12 children. Please book and pay in advance at Crediton Library.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Dragon Story and Craft

Dragon Story and Craft with local author Tracey Norman. This event is suitable for children aged 3 - 11 years old. Please book this event in advance at Crediton Library.
Date: 28 august 2018
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Dragon Story and Craft with local author Tracey Norman. This event is suitable for children aged 3 - 11 years old. Please book this event in advance at Crediton Library.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Book Club

An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Monthly on the last Friday of the month. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Date: 31 august 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Monthly on the last Friday of the month. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Bounce & Rhyme

Babies, toddlers and their parents/carers are welcome to come and enjoy nursery rhymes and action songs together fortnightly on Monday morning, just drop in, no need to book.
Date: 03 september 2018
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Babies, toddlers and their parents/carers are welcome to come and enjoy nursery rhymes and action songs together fortnightly on Monday morning, just drop in, no need to book.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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French

“Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Crediton & District U3A French group. Angela Moore leads the French Conversation classes fortnightly and Barry Shears gives complementary Grammar classes on the alternate Tuesdays. The classes follow school term times. There is a small charge for the session. For more information please contact Angela from U3A on 01363 84553 or by email on a.d.moore@btinternet.com
Date: 04 september 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: “Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Crediton & District U3A French group. Angela Moore leads the French Conversation classes fortnightly and Barry Shears gives complementary Grammar classes on the alternate Tuesdays. The classes follow school term times. There is a small charge for the session. For more information please contact Angela from U3A on 01363 84553 or by email on a.d.moore@btinternet.com
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
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Introduction to Creative Writing

Have you ever wanted to write a book? No idea where to start? This introduction to creative writing will help you take the first steps to on your writing journey. The workshops are run by author Jenny Kane and are restricted to 6 students. The cost is £25. Book your place by emailing Jenny at imaginecreativewriting@gmail.com.
Date: 05 september 2018
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Description: Have you ever wanted to write a book? No idea where to start? This introduction to creative writing will help you take the first steps to on your writing journey. The workshops are run by author Jenny Kane and are restricted to 6 students. The cost is £25. Book your place by emailing Jenny at imaginecreativewriting@gmail.com.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
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Stories and Verse

Enjoy listening to short stories and verse over a hot drink and biscuit. This session is delivered by Upstream volunteer Lucy Berridge with the aim “To help older adults in Devon achieve a more independent, enjoyable and longer life within their communities”. Drop in to find out more. Held on 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Suggested donation for refreshments £1.
Date: 06 september 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Enjoy listening to short stories and verse over a hot drink and biscuit. This session is delivered by Upstream volunteer Lucy Berridge with the aim “To help older adults in Devon achieve a more independent, enjoyable and longer life within their communities”. Drop in to find out more. Held on 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Suggested donation for refreshments £1.
Audience: Senior
Cost: Please see event description
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Evening Book Group

An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Bimonthly on Friday evening. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Date: 07 september 2018
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Description: An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Bimonthly on Friday evening. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Spanish

“Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Crediton & District U3A Spanish group This group is an 'improvers' class for U3A members who wish to become more fluent in Spanish. The primary objective is to have fun whilst learning how to speak Spanish. This class is run weekly on a Friday by Alicia Pena del Pozo who is Spanish and a qualified languages teacher. This is a great opportunity to hear how Spanish is really spoken and build your knowledge and confidence. There is a small charge for the session. For more information please contact Barry from U3A on 07725 903474/01363 82656/773055(office).
Date: 07 september 2018
Time: 13:30 - 15:30
Description: “Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Crediton & District U3A Spanish group This group is an 'improvers' class for U3A members who wish to become more fluent in Spanish. The primary objective is to have fun whilst learning how to speak Spanish. This class is run weekly on a Friday by Alicia Pena del Pozo who is Spanish and a qualified languages teacher. This is a great opportunity to hear how Spanish is really spoken and build your knowledge and confidence. There is a small charge for the session. For more information please contact Barry from U3A on 07725 903474/01363 82656/773055(office).
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:

Crafty Tales

Storytime and craft activities for pre-school chidlren and their carers. Come and join us for lots of fun listening to a story of two and then a simple craft activity - sticking, glueing and colouring. Fortnightly on a Monday, just drop in, no need to book.
Date: 10 september 2018
Time: 11:00 - 11:45
Description: Storytime and craft activities for pre-school chidlren and their carers. Come and join us for lots of fun listening to a story of two and then a simple craft activity - sticking, glueing and colouring. Fortnightly on a Monday, just drop in, no need to book.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Song Sharing

Song Sharing is a U3A group for members who bring along songs, nursery rhymes, singing games, folk songs, simple rounds and so on, to share with everyone. Song Sharing takes place monthly in Crediton Library on Wednesday afternoons, when the library is shut so we have the sunny children’s space to ourselves. All U3A members are very welcome. You don't have to be a good singer because we're not a choir; we're just sharing songs and memories. There is a small charge for the session. Please contact group organiser Laura Conyngham 01363 773000 for more information.
Date: 12 september 2018
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Song Sharing is a U3A group for members who bring along songs, nursery rhymes, singing games, folk songs, simple rounds and so on, to share with everyone. Song Sharing takes place monthly in Crediton Library on Wednesday afternoons, when the library is shut so we have the sunny children’s space to ourselves. All U3A members are very welcome. You don't have to be a good singer because we're not a choir; we're just sharing songs and memories. There is a small charge for the session. Please contact group organiser Laura Conyngham 01363 773000 for more information.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
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Teen Book Group

Meet with like-minded, book-loving contemporaries in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere to discuss monthly book choices and other books of interest. Every 6 weeks on a Friday. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Date: 21 september 2018
Time: 15:45 - 16:30
Description: Meet with like-minded, book-loving contemporaries in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere to discuss monthly book choices and other books of interest. Every 6 weeks on a Friday. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Audience: Teen
Cost: Free
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Summer Reading Challenge Finishers' Disco Party

The Disco Party is held at the Boniface Centre and can be booked at Crediton Library on completion of the 6-book Summer Reading Challenge.
Date: 29 september 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: The Disco Party is held at the Boniface Centre and can be booked at Crediton Library on completion of the 6-book Summer Reading Challenge.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

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Opening hours:

Mon 09:00 - 18:00
Tue 09:00 - 17:00
Wed Closed
Thu 09:00- 17:00
Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 13:00

 

Contact us:

Sue Lee

Email: Crediton Library
Tel: 01363 772578

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