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Cullompton Library is part of the Hayridge Centre, located in the heart of the town. It is accessible six days a week, through the innovative Open+ system, which allows customers to enter and use the library when staff are not present.

The Hayridge Centre includes a cafe with an attractive patio garden, and a number of well-equipped meeting rooms which are available for hire. The Library includes a wide selection of books (including large print and audiobooks) for loan, a well-stocked children's library, DVDs to hire for a small fee, a self-service photocopier, and 11 public access computers free to use for 2 hours each day. Free WiFi is available throughout the building and the library hosts a regular programme of events for children and adults.

About Open+

Open+ enables access to the building and facilities during unstaffed hours using your library card and PIN. If you would like to use the library or meeting rooms out of hours, please see a member of staff or email us for more details. The service is available to people aged 16 and over. Please contact us if you are interested in using Open+.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Cafe with garden patio
  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Exhibition and display space
  • Licensed venue for weddings
  • Private car park on site (charges apply)
  • Self-service machines
Cullompton Library Events Cullompton Library Events

Zoetrope and Optical Illusion Workshop

Come and enjoy making a zoetrope and discover a magical animation craft at our family art and craft event! Make your own zoetrope - a brilliant optical illusion animation toy that brings images to life! This workshop event is FREE
Date: 30 May 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Come and enjoy making a zoetrope and discover a magical animation craft at our family art and craft event! Make your own zoetrope - a brilliant optical illusion animation toy that brings images to life! This workshop event is FREE
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Hayridge Community Cinema

Free cinema event for children young and old. Last Saturday of each month. May Showing: NARNIA.
Date: 26 May 2018
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Description: Free cinema event for children young and old. Last Saturday of each month. May Showing: NARNIA.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Saturday, May 26th is Elmer day!

Come to the library in your brightest clothes to listen to Elmer Story Time 11.00-11.30. Then try to pin on Elmer's tail, colour in an Elmer for our washing line or play 'hide and seek' with Elmer's friends - then collect a sticker! There are also Elmer colouring sheets and puzzles to do. This is a free event.
Date: 26 May 2018
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Come to the library in your brightest clothes to listen to Elmer Story Time 11.00-11.30. Then try to pin on Elmer's tail, colour in an Elmer for our washing line or play 'hide and seek' with Elmer's friends - then collect a sticker! There are also Elmer colouring sheets and puzzles to do. This is a free event.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Dementia Awareness Week

Join us in sharing information on what we can do to help friends, family and people in our communities who are living with dementia. We will benefit from multi-agency advisors from Cullompton Dementia Awareness Alliance, the Alzheimer's Society and Mid Devon Carers who will drop-in during the week to give advice and guidance to our customers.
Date: 21 May 2018
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Join us in sharing information on what we can do to help friends, family and people in our communities who are living with dementia. We will benefit from multi-agency advisors from Cullompton Dementia Awareness Alliance, the Alzheimer's Society and Mid Devon Carers who will drop-in during the week to give advice and guidance to our customers.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

The Hayridge Art Group 11th to 25th May

View an art exhibition by our Hayridge Art Group and be inspired! Come and enjoy the wide range of artwork on display. A selection of the artwork is for sale
Date: 11 May 2018
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: View an art exhibition by our Hayridge Art Group and be inspired! Come and enjoy the wide range of artwork on display. A selection of the artwork is for sale
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

EVERY WEDNESDAY Bring your baby and pre-schoolers along to have fun with rhyme.
Date: 09 May 2018
Time: 14:30 - 15:00
Description: EVERY WEDNESDAY Bring your baby and pre-schoolers along to have fun with rhyme.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Story Play

Bringing stories to life through sensory play in collaboration with the Culm Valley Children's Centre. EVERY TUESDAY.
Date: 08 May 2018
Time: 13:30 - 14:30
Description: Bringing stories to life through sensory play in collaboration with the Culm Valley Children's Centre. EVERY TUESDAY.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

EVERY SATURDAY MORNING. Come along with your toddlers and pre-schoolers for fun with rhymes.
Date: 05 May 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: EVERY SATURDAY MORNING. Come along with your toddlers and pre-schoolers for fun with rhymes.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

EVERY SATURDAY Bring your baby and pre-schoolers along to have fun with rhyme
Date: 05 May 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: EVERY SATURDAY Bring your baby and pre-schoolers along to have fun with rhyme
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cully Coders: Every Saturday

Fun coding club using SCRATCH and Raspberry Pi. Age group: 8+.
Date: 05 May 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Fun coding club using SCRATCH and Raspberry Pi. Age group: 8+.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Lego Club Every Saturday

Do you love Lego? Come along to this free club and get creative!
Date: 05 May 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Do you love Lego? Come along to this free club and get creative!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

EVERY WEDNESDAY Bring your baby and pre-schoolers along to have fun with rhyme
Date: 02 May 2018
Time: 14:30 - 15:00
Description: EVERY WEDNESDAY Bring your baby and pre-schoolers along to have fun with rhyme
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Books & Films Quiz: in the library all month

Try out your knowledge with Book & Film quiz for adults based on books that have inspired films. Pick from a selection of books that have inspired films and then claim your free DVD rental!
Date: 01 May 2018
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Try out your knowledge with Book & Film quiz for adults based on books that have inspired films. Pick from a selection of books that have inspired films and then claim your free DVD rental!
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Books & Films Trail - all month

We've hidden 10 pictures of films that have been inspired by books around the library. Find them all and claim a sticker from the front desk as a reward!
Date: 01 May 2018
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: We've hidden 10 pictures of films that have been inspired by books around the library. Find them all and claim a sticker from the front desk as a reward!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Treasure Hunt

Reading Well Books on Prescription for Dementia - Throughout May

Throughout May, please find our suggested reading display in the library. Libraries are a good place to find out about services, groups and self-help available locally for people affected by dementia.
Date: 30 April 2018
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Throughout May, please find our suggested reading display in the library. Libraries are a good place to find out about services, groups and self-help available locally for people affected by dementia.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

My Account

Opening hours (staffed):

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


Open+ (non-staffed)
Monday to Friday
08.00 - 09.00 and 17.15 - 21.30
Saturday
08.00 - 09.00 and 13.15 - 17.30

Contact us:

Email: Cullompton Library
Tel: 01884 824555

Find us:

The Hayridge
Exeter Hill
Cullompton
Devon
EX15 1DJ