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Dartmouth Library is located within The Flavel, an Arts Centre in the heart of the beautiful riverside town of Dartmouth. The library offers a wide range of facilities to residents and visitors alike and Library staff are experienced and friendly, and enjoy recommending titles for visitors of all ages, as well as helping with computer use, including scanning, printing and photocopying.

The library runs several Book Clubs, including one for the visually impaired, as well as frequent author events that are supported by the Library Friends Group. There is also a lovely children’s section, where there are regular story and craft sessions.

Services:

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Self-service machines
Dartmouth Library events Dartmouth Library events

Memory Cafe

Memory café is run by Dartmouth caring, a friendly and informal meeting for people with memory problems and their families. Meetings are weekly, but on the first Tuesday of each month Dartmouth Library is offering a Book Club with shared reading of poems and short extracts from books with a ‘feel good’ factor.
Date: 10 July 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Memory café is run by Dartmouth caring, a friendly and informal meeting for people with memory problems and their families. Meetings are weekly, but on the first Tuesday of each month Dartmouth Library is offering a Book Club with shared reading of poems and short extracts from books with a ‘feel good’ factor.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Fun Book Quiz

Rediscover your library at our fun book quiz and pit your literary wits against the librarians questions. Come with a friend to make a team of two
Date: 12 July 2018
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Description: Rediscover your library at our fun book quiz and pit your literary wits against the librarians questions. Come with a friend to make a team of two
Audience: Adult
Cost: £3.50
Theme: Rediscover your Library

Stitchery

A local sewing bee which meets on Wednesday fortnightly. Bring your own handicraft projects (sewing, crochet, knitting etc) and share tips and inspiration. Contact Rose Williams 01803 833017 for more details
Date: 16 July 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: A local sewing bee which meets on Wednesday fortnightly. Bring your own handicraft projects (sewing, crochet, knitting etc) and share tips and inspiration. Contact Rose Williams 01803 833017 for more details
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Dartmouth Library Book Club

Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month. If you feel “Stuck in a rut” with your book choices we hope to introduce you to new authors and broaden your reading experience. For enthusiastic readers.
Date: 19 July 2018
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month. If you feel “Stuck in a rut” with your book choices we hope to introduce you to new authors and broaden your reading experience. For enthusiastic readers.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Dartmouth Evening Reading Group

Meeting on the 1st Thursday of the month. The Dartmouth Evening Reading Group read one selected title a month (usually my choice!) then meet in the library to discuss it. Most of our choices are contemporary fiction, often from prize shortlists, but with occasional forays into translated work, non-fiction, poetry or biography. For keen readers
Date: 02 August 2018
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 1st Thursday of the month. The Dartmouth Evening Reading Group read one selected title a month (usually my choice!) then meet in the library to discuss it. Most of our choices are contemporary fiction, often from prize shortlists, but with occasional forays into translated work, non-fiction, poetry or biography. For keen readers
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Handa's Surprise - story and crafts

Hear about the mischievous animals in Handa's walk and make your own cheeky creatures. Drop in, suitable for 2 years plus
Date: 02 August 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: Hear about the mischievous animals in Handa's walk and make your own cheeky creatures. Drop in, suitable for 2 years plus
Audience: Child
Cost: 50p
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

V.I.P Reading Group

Meeting on the 1st Thursday of every month. The Visually Impaired Book Club offers an opportunity to discuss books (supplied as audiobook or large print book) in an informal and supportive atmosphere. Organised in partnership with Dartmouth Caring, refreshments are supplied and transport may be available. There will be occasional visits from healthcare experts
Date: 02 August 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Meeting on the 1st Thursday of every month. The Visually Impaired Book Club offers an opportunity to discuss books (supplied as audiobook or large print book) in an informal and supportive atmosphere. Organised in partnership with Dartmouth Caring, refreshments are supplied and transport may be available. There will be occasional visits from healthcare experts
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Top of Town Book Club

Meeting on the 1st Saturday of each month. An informal book club, meeting over a cup of tea at Sainsbury's Café, Dartmouth, to discuss one book per month
Date: 04 August 2018
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 1st Saturday of each month. An informal book club, meeting over a cup of tea at Sainsbury's Café, Dartmouth, to discuss one book per month
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Really Wild Mischief Makers

Come and meet some real life animal mischief makers. All children will have a chance to learn about and handle snakes, frogs, geckos and a bearded dragon! Suitable for 4-14 year olds. Please book in advance
Date: 06 August 2018
Time: 13:30 - 15:30
Description: Come and meet some real life animal mischief makers. All children will have a chance to learn about and handle snakes, frogs, geckos and a bearded dragon! Suitable for 4-14 year olds. Please book in advance
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.50
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Practical Jokes Workshop

Join us making horrid things to scare and disgust your friends and family. Drop in for 4 years plus
Date: 16 August 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: Join us making horrid things to scare and disgust your friends and family. Drop in for 4 years plus
Audience: Child
Cost: 50p
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

My Account

Opening hours:

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

 

Contact us:

Rowena Marshall

Email: Dartmouth Library
Tel: 01803 832502

Find us:

Dartmouth Library
The Flavel
Flavel Place
Dartmouth
Devon
TQ6 9ND