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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 eleven 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

Free Computer Lessons

Are you confused by computers? Sign up to our free IT sessions for beginners! *These sessions are now fully booked, but please contact us at 01803 659945 or totnes.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk if you would like to be put on the waiting list for future courses.*
Date: 10 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Description: Are you confused by computers? Sign up to our free IT sessions for beginners! *These sessions are now fully booked, but please contact us at 01803 659945 or totnes.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk if you would like to be put on the waiting list for future courses.*
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

Bounce and Rhyme

We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce, clap and have a good time. The activities will also help your child to develop confidence, co-ordination and listening skills. Helen, a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor, will be offering support throughout and after these sessions until 12pm. You can email also email Helen at helenshoebrook@icloud.com to organise one to one antenatal breastfeeding information sessions or postnatal support.
Date: 16 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce, clap and have a good time. The activities will also help your child to develop confidence, co-ordination and listening skills. Helen, a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor, will be offering support throughout and after these sessions until 12pm. You can email also email Helen at helenshoebrook@icloud.com to organise one to one antenatal breastfeeding information sessions or postnatal support.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce, clap and have a good time. The activities will also help your child to develop confidence, co-ordination and listening skills. Helen, a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor, will be offering support throughout and after these sessions until 12pm. You can email also email Helen at helenshoebrook@icloud.com to organise one to one antenatal breastfeeding information sessions or postnatal support.
Date: 16 January 2019
Time: 11:15 - 11:45
Description: We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce, clap and have a good time. The activities will also help your child to develop confidence, co-ordination and listening skills. Helen, a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor, will be offering support throughout and after these sessions until 12pm. You can email also email Helen at helenshoebrook@icloud.com to organise one to one antenatal breastfeeding information sessions or postnatal support.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Free Computer Lessons

Are you confused by computers? Sign up to our free IT sessions for beginners! *These sessions are now fully booked, but please contact us at 01803 659945 or totnes.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk if you would like to be put on the waiting list for future courses.*
Date: 24 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Description: Are you confused by computers? Sign up to our free IT sessions for beginners! *These sessions are now fully booked, but please contact us at 01803 659945 or totnes.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk if you would like to be put on the waiting list for future courses.*
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

Historical Writing Workshop

Totnes Library presents a creative writing workshop with writer Vanni Cook. Learn how to write biographical historical fiction based around famous people and the places associated with Totnes. Find out more about Vanni at www.myfanwycook.com. Tickets £10 and booking essential, please contact us on 01803 659945 or email totnes.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk to book your ticket.
Date: 24 January 2019
Time: 13:30 - 15:30
Description: Totnes Library presents a creative writing workshop with writer Vanni Cook. Learn how to write biographical historical fiction based around famous people and the places associated with Totnes. Find out more about Vanni at www.myfanwycook.com. Tickets £10 and booking essential, please contact us on 01803 659945 or email totnes.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk to book your ticket.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £10.00
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

South Hams CVS Information Drop-in

Come and find out more about South Hams Community and Voluntary Services (CVS), which helps local voluntary and community groups. 
Date: 25 January 2019
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Description: Come and find out more about South Hams Community and Voluntary Services (CVS), which helps local voluntary and community groups. 
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

Free CPR and AED First Aid Workshop

Come along at either 10am or 1pm and learn CPR and basic first aid for free with Lesley from South Hams First Aid, which will include how to use a defibrillator. For more information please visit facebook.com/southhamsfirstad. No need to book, just turn up!
Date: 31 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: Come along at either 10am or 1pm and learn CPR and basic first aid for free with Lesley from South Hams First Aid, which will include how to use a defibrillator. For more information please visit facebook.com/southhamsfirstad. No need to book, just turn up!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

Free CPR and AED First Aid Workshop

Come along at either 10am or 1pm and learn CPR and basic first aid for free with Lesley from South Hams First Aid, which will include how to use a defibrillator. For more information please visit facebook.com/southhamsfirstaid. No need to book, just turn up!
Date: 31 January 2019
Time: 13:00 - 14:30
Description: Come along at either 10am or 1pm and learn CPR and basic first aid for free with Lesley from South Hams First Aid, which will include how to use a defibrillator. For more information please visit facebook.com/southhamsfirstaid. No need to book, just turn up!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

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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 659945

Find us:

Totnes Library
The Mansion
Fore Street
Totnes
Devon
TQ9 5RP