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Budleigh Salterton Library is open five days a week and has a good collection of books for adults and children, as well as audiobooks, large print books and a large collection of DVDs. There are five public computers in the adult area, free to use for up to 2 hours per day plus printing and copying services. The library has an active Friends Group that organise book sales and coffee mornings and fund various library events.

Budleigh Salterton Library has a purpose built children’s area with, in addition to books, spoken word CDs and DVDs, activity mats, soft toys, dressing up clothes and a box of building blocks, as well as 2 computers. The library hosts a very busy Bounce and Rhyme session on alternate Friday mornings, see our events listing below for the next session.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and Wi-Fi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Home library service
Budleigh Salterton Library events Budleigh Salterton Library events

Scams Awareness Talk

Free talk highlighting new and local scams including telephone, email, mail and cold calling scams and also offering advice on how to remain safe on the internet. The talk will be given by Mark McGlade from Home Instead Senior Care who are working closely with local police to raise scams awareness.If you would like to find out more about scams, and how best to avoid them, come along to our lively and informative talk. Refreshments will be available.
Date: 04 June 2019
Time: 13:30 - 15:30
Description: Free talk highlighting new and local scams including telephone, email, mail and cold calling scams and also offering advice on how to remain safe on the internet. The talk will be given by Mark McGlade from Home Instead Senior Care who are working closely with local police to raise scams awareness.If you would like to find out more about scams, and how best to avoid them, come along to our lively and informative talk. Refreshments will be available.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Scams Awareness

Lego Club

Come and build something fun and amazing at our free Lego Club. It takes place once a month on the second Saturday during term time. No need to book, just drop in and start building!
Date: 08 June 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and build something fun and amazing at our free Lego Club. It takes place once a month on the second Saturday during term time. No need to book, just drop in and start building!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Lego Club

Gemmano author talk by David Will

Gemmano is a powerful and moving book centred on the Battle of Gemmano in Northern Italy in 1944 and told from the perspective of two young Italian men. The talk, by local author David Will, will be accompanied by a presentation showing maps and photos giving an overview of the site and the battle, along with some historical background. David's Father was based in the area during the war and David has developed a connection to the town because of this and his Father's wartime diaries. Refreshments will be available.
Date: 12 June 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Gemmano is a powerful and moving book centred on the Battle of Gemmano in Northern Italy in 1944 and told from the perspective of two young Italian men. The talk, by local author David Will, will be accompanied by a presentation showing maps and photos giving an overview of the site and the battle, along with some historical background. David's Father was based in the area during the war and David has developed a connection to the town because of this and his Father's wartime diaries. Refreshments will be available.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Second World War and civilian life In Italy

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Opening hours:

Mon 09:30 - 18:00
Tue Closed
Wed 09:30 - 13:00
Thu 09:30- 17:30
Fri 09:30 - 13:00
Sat 09:30 - 13:00

 

Contact us:

Jane Cordy

Email:
Budleigh Salterton Library

Tel: 01395 443245

Find us:

Budleigh Salterton Library
Station Road
Budleigh Salterton
Devon
EX9 6RH