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Axminster Library

National Lockdown

Following the government’s announcement of a national lockdown starting 5th November, we can confirm that our libraries will be open for our Choose & Collect service.

To use our Choose & Collect service please email or telephone your library to select your books and to pre-arrange a collection date. Learn more on our Covid-19 updates page.

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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.


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

Library open for Choose and Collect

Please email or phone to choose and collect from the library at a pre-arranged time.

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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:

Carol Pentecost

Email: Axminster Library
Tel: 01297 32693

Find us:

Axminster Library
South Street
EX13 5AD