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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 can enjoy the Owl and the Pussycat café and courtyard, while community organisations and commercial companies can hire the Centre’s meeting rooms for events and meetings. To find out more about the range of meeting rooms and event spaces available for hire, click here

The friendly library staff are on hand to help and support you with any queries, and regularly host a range of events and activities from storytimes for children, author events, book groups and IT support. 

Newton Abbot Library is also home to 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

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Knit and Natter

Bring your own knitting project to work on and have a natter! No booking necessary and it's completely free, just pop in between 2pm and 4pm.
Date: 20 February 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Bring your own knitting project to work on and have a natter! No booking necessary and it's completely free, just pop in between 2pm and 4pm.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Bounce and Rhyme

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 February 2019
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: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

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 February 2019
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: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

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: 22 February 2019
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: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Lego Robot Wars

In this two-hour workshop, teams of 4 will work together to build a robot and enter them into an epic robot battle! The first hour of the workshop will be spent building, the second hour spent battling and repairing. You can enter as a full team, or sign up as individuals/smaller groups to make friends. Suitable for children age 8+ and must be accompanied by a paying adult. For more information and to book tickets, please see a member of staff at the front desk. Let the battle commence!
Date: 22 February 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: In this two-hour workshop, teams of 4 will work together to build a robot and enter them into an epic robot battle! The first hour of the workshop will be spent building, the second hour spent battling and repairing. You can enter as a full team, or sign up as individuals/smaller groups to make friends. Suitable for children age 8+ and must be accompanied by a paying adult. For more information and to book tickets, please see a member of staff at the front desk. Let the battle commence!
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
Theme:

Lego Robot Wars

In this two-hour workshop, teams of 4 will work together to build a robot and enter them into an epic robot battle! The first hour of the workshop will be spent building, the second hour spent battling and repairing. You can enter as a full team, or sign up as individuals/smaller groups to make friends. Suitable for children age 8+ and must be accompanied by a paying adult. For more information and to book tickets, please see a member of staff at the front desk. Let the battle commence!
Date: 22 February 2019
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: In this two-hour workshop, teams of 4 will work together to build a robot and enter them into an epic robot battle! The first hour of the workshop will be spent building, the second hour spent battling and repairing. You can enter as a full team, or sign up as individuals/smaller groups to make friends. Suitable for children age 8+ and must be accompanied by a paying adult. For more information and to book tickets, please see a member of staff at the front desk. Let the battle commence!
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
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Lego Club

Pop along for our new Lego Club, a creative space for children to construct their own Lego designs, and socialise with other budding builders. No booking required. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Age 5+
Date: 23 February 2019
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Pop along for our new Lego Club, a creative space for children to construct their own Lego designs, and socialise with other budding builders. No booking required. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Age 5+
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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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:

Email: Newton Abbot Library
Tel: 01626 886223

Find us:

Passmore Edwards Centre
Market Street
Newton Abbot
Devon
TQ12 2RJ