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Axminster Library serves the busy market town of Axminster and the surrounding rural areas on the borders of East Devon, West Dorset and Somerset. 

Weekly activities for children include Bounce and Rhyme and Lego Club and there is a twice monthly scrabble club for adults. As well as the usual services such as book loans, eBooks, audiobooks and public computers, Axminster Library is also home to a Seed Library, holding seeds from the community moth garden and donations from local borrowers, which is free and available to everyone.

Services

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

Tuesday morning bounce and rhyme! Join in the song and rhyme, sing some old ones and learn some new!!!
Date: 16 July 2019
Time: 9:30 - 10:00
Description: Tuesday morning bounce and rhyme! Join in the song and rhyme, sing some old ones and learn some new!!!
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Music

Lego Club

Put your imagination to the test and build your best Lego creations!
Date: 16 July 2019
Time: 15:30 - 16:30
Description: Put your imagination to the test and build your best Lego creations!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Social

Scrabble Club

Join our friendly group in playing some Thursday afternoon scrabble!
Date: 18 July 2019
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Description: Join our friendly group in playing some Thursday afternoon scrabble!
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: social

Craft The Universe

Part of the Summer Reading Challenge, Axminster Library is creating a Universe! Get involved, make planets and stars!
Date: 20 July 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Part of the Summer Reading Challenge, Axminster Library is creating a Universe! Get involved, make planets and stars!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: craft

Alien Crafts - Be Part of the Invasion

We're building an alien army. Drop in and make your own creepy alien to invade the Axminster Library Universe
Date: 30 July 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: We're building an alien army. Drop in and make your own creepy alien to invade the Axminster Library Universe
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: crafts

Become one of The Rockets! Make your own T-shirt to become part of the crew.

Use your imagination to get creative decorating a t-shirt to become one of The Rockets. (this even is split into a morning session and an afternoon session). £3 per t-shirt.
Date: 08 August 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Description: Use your imagination to get creative decorating a t-shirt to become one of The Rockets. (this even is split into a morning session and an afternoon session). £3 per t-shirt.
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.00
Theme: craft

World Photot Day: Alien Masks and Face Painting

It's world photo day! Come along and make an alien face mask and get your face painted, then take a picture in the Axminster Library Universe! (free event, though we do ask for a donation for face painting)
Date: 19 August 2019
Time: 10:15 - 12:45
Description: It's world photo day! Come along and make an alien face mask and get your face painted, then take a picture in the Axminster Library Universe! (free event, though we do ask for a donation for face painting)
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: craft

Mission Accomplished Party!

Pop into the library to celebrate the end of the summer reading challenge! Refreshments, prize draw and more. (don't worry if you haven't finished yet, all summer reading challenge participants welcome!). No tickets required, drop in any time after 10.30am.
Date: 31 August 2019
Time: 10:30 - 13:00
Description: Pop into the library to celebrate the end of the summer reading challenge! Refreshments, prize draw and more. (don't worry if you haven't finished yet, all summer reading challenge participants welcome!). No tickets required, drop in any time after 10.30am.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: social

My Account

Opening hours:

Mon 10:00 - 13:00
Tue 10:00 - 18:00
Wed Closed
Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri Closed
Sat 10:00 - 13:00

 

Contact us:

Steven Bamford

Email: Axminster Library
Tel: 01297 32693

Find us:

Axminster Library
South Street
Axminster
Devon
EX13 5AD