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Totnes Library is a busy modern library, set in the heart of the bustling South Devon market town. Built onto impressive Georgian building The Mansion, it is a bright, welcoming library with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The library is open five days a week and offers an attractive community and study space with computer access, free Wi-Fi and comfortable seating.

The library has eight computers plus scanning, printing and photocopying facilities. The library boasts dedicated collections of books and resources for children, teenagers and local history as well as sizeable DVD and audiobook collections. The colourful children’s area is very well used by borrowers and those coming to regular children’s events.

Services

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

Poetry for Pleasure

: Join us on the third Monday of the month for an afternoon of reading, writing or listening to poetry. Bring poems to read – your own or any you enjoy. This group is usually held in the Hallwell Room in The Mansion.
Date: 21 maj 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: : Join us on the third Monday of the month for an afternoon of reading, writing or listening to poetry. Bring poems to read – your own or any you enjoy. This group is usually held in the Hallwell Room in The Mansion.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Animals

Teen Book Group

Relax and socialise with some biscuits and a chat about a book everyone has read. Open to 13-18s
Date: 21 maj 2018
Time: 16:30 - 17:30
Description: Relax and socialise with some biscuits and a chat about a book everyone has read. Open to 13-18s
Audience: Teen
Cost: Free
Theme:

Tiny Tales

Come and join us for lots of fun at our story telling session. This lively interactive session also involves a simple craft activity.
Date: 21 maj 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Come and join us for lots of fun at our story telling session. This lively interactive session also involves a simple craft activity.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Desert Island Books with Ann Widdecombe

Join us for an enlightening and entertaining evening as Ann discusses her ten favourite books. This event will be run by The Friends of Totnes Library. Ticket price includes refreshments.
Date: 22 maj 2018
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Description: Join us for an enlightening and entertaining evening as Ann discusses her ten favourite books. This event will be run by The Friends of Totnes Library. Ticket price includes refreshments.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £7.00
Theme:

Tiny Tales

Come and join us for lots of fun at our story telling session. This lively interactive session also involves a simple craft activity.
Date: 28 maj 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Come and join us for lots of fun at our story telling session. This lively interactive session also involves a simple craft activity.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Totnes Reading Group

Members decide on the choice of books, which are provided by the library, and all read the same title. Discussion is always lively, with widely differing views expressed with both conviction and humour, and the chosen book is often the jumping-off point for wider discussion. Both fiction and non-fiction are considered. Members pay a yearly subscription. There is currently a waiting list, please ask library staff for more details.
Date: 14 juni 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Members decide on the choice of books, which are provided by the library, and all read the same title. Discussion is always lively, with widely differing views expressed with both conviction and humour, and the chosen book is often the jumping-off point for wider discussion. Both fiction and non-fiction are considered. Members pay a yearly subscription. There is currently a waiting list, please ask library staff for more details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:

Poetry for Pleasure

Join us on the third Monday of the month for an afternoon of reading, writing or listening to poetry. Bring poems to read – your own or any you enjoy.
Date: 18 juni 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:45
Description: Join us on the third Monday of the month for an afternoon of reading, writing or listening to poetry. Bring poems to read – your own or any you enjoy.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Totnes Reading Group

Members decide on the choice of books, which are provided by the library, and all read the same title. Discussion is always lively, with widely differing views expressed with both conviction and humour, and the chosen book is often the jumping-off point for wider discussion. Both fiction and non-fiction are considered. Members pay a yearly subscription. There is currently a waiting list, please ask library staff for more details.
Date: 12 juli 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Members decide on the choice of books, which are provided by the library, and all read the same title. Discussion is always lively, with widely differing views expressed with both conviction and humour, and the chosen book is often the jumping-off point for wider discussion. Both fiction and non-fiction are considered. Members pay a yearly subscription. There is currently a waiting list, please ask library staff for more details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:

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Opening hours:

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

 

Contact us:

Ann Draisey

Email: Totnes Library
Tel: 01803 862210

Find us:

Totnes Library
The Mansion
Fore Street
Totnes
Devon
TQ9 5RP