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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 juli 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

Win a Kindle Fire Tablet!

Join Okehampton Library in October to be entered into our free prize draw. One adult or child over 5 will win a Kindle Fire Tablet, donated by the Friends of Okehampton Library. One child under 5 will win a bundle of books. It is free to join.
Date: 01 oktober 2018
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Join Okehampton Library in October to be entered into our free prize draw. One adult or child over 5 will win a Kindle Fire Tablet, donated by the Friends of Okehampton Library. One child under 5 will win a bundle of books. It is free to join.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: National Libraries Week

Boredom Busters

Drop in for a Boredom Busters craft activity during library opening hours between 20th and 27th October. Suitable for children aged 5+
Date: 20 oktober 2018
Time: 9:00 - 13:00
Description: Drop in for a Boredom Busters craft activity during library opening hours between 20th and 27th October. Suitable for children aged 5+
Audience: Child
Cost: 50p
Theme:

Lego Animation

Animation workshop using Lego for children aged 7 - 12. Booking essential.
Date: 26 oktober 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: Animation workshop using Lego for children aged 7 - 12. Booking essential.
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.00
Theme:

Spooky Party

Spooky fun and games followed by a story, drink and something to take home. Booking is essential. Dress up scary if you wish! Suitable for children aged 5+
Date: 30 oktober 2018
Time: 15:45 - 16:45
Description: Spooky fun and games followed by a story, drink and something to take home. Booking is essential. Dress up scary if you wish! Suitable for children aged 5+
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Halloween

Ghost Stories

An evening of live readings of traditional and local stories, from well-known authors, local authors and other less well known pieces, performed by a trio of deceased Victorian Librarians. The performers will also be selling their books after the show. Tickets £5 in advance or £6 on the door.
Date: 30 november 2018
Time: 20:00 - 22:00
Description: An evening of live readings of traditional and local stories, from well-known authors, local authors and other less well known pieces, performed by a trio of deceased Victorian Librarians. The performers will also be selling their books after the show. Tickets £5 in advance or £6 on the door.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £5.00
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