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Nestled in the heart of town, situated just off the main street, Okehampton Library occupies a historic school room and is open six days a week. As well as a regularly updated range of stock and displays to inspire you, the library also offers frequent events for children and adults. Staff are always on hand to help with any queries, and can assist in navigating all services.

Tea and coffee is available for a small fee throughout the day, and the library offers the perfect place to sit and relax, peruse the local newspapers, work online, or catch up on your reading.

Services

  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Self-service machines
  • Returns dropbox at Waitrose Supermarket, Okehampton
  • Home library service
Okehampton Library events Okehampton Library events

Marble Mischief

14 July - 8 September during library opening hours. Guess how many marbles are in the jar, the nearest guess drawn on 8 September wins the jar of marbles.
Date: 14 July 2018
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: 14 July - 8 September during library opening hours. Guess how many marbles are in the jar, the nearest guess drawn on 8 September wins the jar of marbles.
Audience: All
Cost: 50p
Theme: Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge

Knit and Natter

Every Tuesday – Knit & Natter. Bring along your knitting, stitching, crochet or other portable project. Chat with like-minded crafters. Tea & coffee available at 50p a cup.
Date: 08 January 2019
Time: 13:30 - 14:30
Description: Every Tuesday – Knit & Natter. Bring along your knitting, stitching, crochet or other portable project. Chat with like-minded crafters. Tea & coffee available at 50p a cup.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Kale in the Library

A healthy drop in for all ages, with storytelling, smoothie making, and recipes to try at home. Brought to us by the Harvest Workers' Co-Op.
Date: 30 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Description: A healthy drop in for all ages, with storytelling, smoothie making, and recipes to try at home. Brought to us by the Harvest Workers' Co-Op.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Author Talk with J. M. Smith

Come along and hear Janet Smith talk about her debut book. If you enjoy fantasy or a tale that takes you on a journey through life, this is the book for you.
Date: 07 February 2019
Time: 15:45 - 16:45
Description: Come along and hear Janet Smith talk about her debut book. If you enjoy fantasy or a tale that takes you on a journey through life, this is the book for you. " A spooky, funny, curious tale of a boy who's desperate to discover what happened at the waterfall." This book will suit readers aged 9+ through to young adults/adults.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Fidget Spinner Craft

Make a unique fidget spinner from scratch! Booking is essential. Places are limited so book soon to avoid disappointment.
Date: 21 February 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Make a unique fidget spinner from scratch! Booking is essential. Places are limited so book soon to avoid disappointment.
Audience: All
Cost: £2.00
Theme:

My Account

Opening hours:

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

 

Contact us:

Carole Cornwall

Email: Okehampton Library
Tel: 01837 52805

Find us:

Okehampton Library
4 North Street
Okehampton
Devon
EX20 1AR