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Axminster Library

National Lockdown

Libraries are running Lifeline services to support the health and wellbeing of our communities including Home Services, Choose and Collect, and access to Computers. Services may differ per Library. 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

Temporary opening hours (from 2nd Dec):

Mon 10:00 - 12:30
Tue 10:00 - 12:30
  14:00 - 17:00
Wed Closed
Thu 10:00 - 12:30
  14:00 - 16:00
Fri Closed
Sat 10:00 - 12:30


Choose and Collect is available

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