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Newton Abbot Library sits within The Passmore Edwards Centre, a focal point for the local community. As well as the wide range of books, music, films, magazines and other resources, visitors to the area enjoy the Centre’s Café and courtyard, while community organisations and commercial companies can hire the Centre’s meeting rooms for events and meetings.

The Centre houses the UK’s second largest collection of railway studies books and reference materials after York's National Railway Museum and is an access point for adult learning.

Services

  • Cafe and courtyard
  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Exhibition and display space
  • Self-service machines
  • Learning Disability Service Day Centre
  • Railway Studies Library
  • Home library service
Newton Abbot Library events Newton Abbot Library events

Sign and Chat group with Total Communication NOW

Total Communication Now is a Speech and Language Therapy led service, operating across Devon. This informal Sign and Chat group meets in the Café within the Library. This session's theme will be finger spelling the alphabet, as well as learning signs for relatives/family. For more information about the session, please call 07917266201
Date: 27 april 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Total Communication Now is a Speech and Language Therapy led service, operating across Devon. This informal Sign and Chat group meets in the Café within the Library. This session's theme will be finger spelling the alphabet, as well as learning signs for relatives/family. For more information about the session, please call 07917266201
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce & Rhyme Friday Session

Bring your baby or toddler to our popular bounce and rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Date: 15 juni 2018
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Bring your baby or toddler to our popular bounce and rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime

Join us for our wonderful weekly Storytime session! We pick one of our specially selected picture books to read, followed by themed crafts afterwards! Suitable for ages 2-7.
Date: 16 juni 2018
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Join us for our wonderful weekly Storytime session! We pick one of our specially selected picture books to read, followed by themed crafts afterwards! Suitable for ages 2-7.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Knit & Natter

Whether you want to learn the skill from scratch, or knit in the company of others, do join us for two hours of conversation and laughter, and to make new friends. Absolutely everyone welcome! Wednesdays 2-4pm in Room G4 in the Passmore Edwards Centre.
Date: 20 juni 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Whether you want to learn the skill from scratch, or knit in the company of others, do join us for two hours of conversation and laughter, and to make new friends. Absolutely everyone welcome! Wednesdays 2-4pm in Room G4 in the Passmore Edwards Centre.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce & Rhyme Thursday Session 1

Bring your baby or toddler to our popular bounce and rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Date: 21 juni 2018
Time: 9:45 - 10:15
Description: Bring your baby or toddler to our popular bounce and rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce & Rhyme Thursday Session 2

Bring your baby or toddler to our popular bounce and rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Date: 21 juni 2018
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bring your baby or toddler to our popular bounce and rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

My Account

Opening hours:

Mon 09:00 - 18:00
Tue 09:00 - 18:00
Wed 09:00 - 18:00
Thu 09:00 - 18:00
Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 16:00

 

Contact us:

Cheryl Marshall

Email: Newton Abbot Library
Tel: 01626 886223

Find us:

Passmore Edwards Centre
Market Street
Newton Abbot
Devon
TQ12 2RJ