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Cullompton Library is part of the Hayridge Centre, located in the heart of the town. It is accessible six days a week, through the innovative Open+ system, which allows customers to enter and use the library when staff are not present.

The Hayridge Centre includes a cafe with an attractive patio garden, and a number of well-equipped meeting rooms which are available for hire. The Library includes a wide selection of books (including large print and audiobooks) for loan, a well-stocked children's library, DVDs to hire for a small fee, a self-service photocopier, and 11 public access computers free to use for 2 hours each day. Free WiFi is available throughout the building and the library hosts a regular programme of events for children and adults.

About Open+

Open+ enables access to the building and facilities during unstaffed hours using your library card and PIN. If you would like to use the library or meeting rooms out of hours, please see a member of staff or email us for more details. The service is available to people aged 16 and over. Please contact us if you are interested in using Open+.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Cafe with garden patio
  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Exhibition and display space
  • Licensed venue for weddings
  • Private car park on site (charges apply)
  • Self-service machines
  • Home library service
Cullompton Library Events Cullompton Library Events

Beat the Blues Talk

Come and hear local herbalist Halina Przydatek's free talk about Beating the Blues with treating people not illnesses. Booking essential.
Date: 28 January 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Come and hear local herbalist Halina Przydatek's free talk about Beating the Blues with treating people not illnesses. Booking essential.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Community Cinema - Last Saturday of every Month

Join us for free films. Aimed at under 12's. Younger children accompanied by an adult. End time will vary according to the length of the film. January's film is Peter Rabbit.
Date: 26 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Join us for free films. Aimed at under 12's. Younger children accompanied by an adult. End time will vary according to the length of the film. January's film is Peter Rabbit.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Move it or Lose it!

Turn your back on the clock with our free fun and friendly exercise session with Sue Jackson to improve your: Balance and confidence, Mobility and flexibility, Strength and independence. Booking essential.
Date: 22 January 2019
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Turn your back on the clock with our free fun and friendly exercise session with Sue Jackson to improve your: Balance and confidence, Mobility and flexibility, Strength and independence. Booking essential.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Beat the Blues Display - 21st January - 1st February

Enjoy an informative and inspiring Beat the Blues display by local herbalist Halina Przydatek. Halina will be in the library on most days to share her knowledge on how to sustain, heal and recharge our bodies and minds to Beat the Blues throughout the year.
Date: 21 January 2019
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Enjoy an informative and inspiring Beat the Blues display by local herbalist Halina Przydatek. Halina will be in the library on most days to share her knowledge on how to sustain, heal and recharge our bodies and minds to Beat the Blues throughout the year.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Polar Bear Mask Workshop

Come and make a fun and simple polar bear mask to bear the winter months! Please book at the reception desk.
Date: 19 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Description: Come and make a fun and simple polar bear mask to bear the winter months! Please book at the reception desk.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Free Art and Craft Workshops - Every Tuesday

For the over 65s. Come and be part of a wider project that explores the theme of
Date: 08 January 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: For the over 65s. Come and be part of a wider project that explores the theme of "Change in my Lifetime" through making with artist Stefan Jennings. Sociable and fun. Refreshments and assistance with transport. Supported by Arts Council England and Devon Guild of Craftsmen,
Audience: Senior
Cost: Free
Theme:

Healthy Lifestyles Family Quiz - Throughout January

Try out your knowledge with our Healthy Lifestyles fun quiz. Come to the main reception desk to claim your free DVD rental on completion! Please check out our New Year Active Life, Active Mind-themed book display.
Date: 05 January 2019
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Try out your knowledge with our Healthy Lifestyles fun quiz. Come to the main reception desk to claim your free DVD rental on completion! Please check out our New Year Active Life, Active Mind-themed book display.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

Healthy Lifestyles Trail - Throughout January

We've hidden 10 pictures of healthy lifestyles around the library. These show the many different ways that help us maintain a healthy life. Find them all and claim a sticker from the front desk as a reward!
Date: 05 January 2019
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: We've hidden 10 pictures of healthy lifestyles around the library. These show the many different ways that help us maintain a healthy life. Find them all and claim a sticker from the front desk as a reward!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Reading Well Books on Prescription for Dementia

Throughout January please find our suggested Reading Well books on display in the library. Find out about services, groups and self-help available locally for people affected by dementia.
Date: 05 January 2019
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Throughout January please find our suggested Reading Well books on display in the library. Find out about services, groups and self-help available locally for people affected by dementia.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Story Play - Every Tuesday

Bringing stories to life through sensory play in collaboration with the Culm Valley Children's Centre every Tuesday.
Date: 10 July 2018
Time: 13:30 - 14:30
Description: Bringing stories to life through sensory play in collaboration with the Culm Valley Children's Centre every Tuesday.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

My Account

Opening hours (staffed):

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


Open+ (non-staffed)
Monday to Friday
08.00 - 09.00 and 17.15 - 21.30
Saturday
08.00 - 09.00 and 13.15 - 17.30

Contact us:

Callum Elliot-Archer

Email: Cullompton Library
Tel: 01884 824555

Find us:

The Hayridge
Exeter Hill
Cullompton
Devon
EX15 1DJ