Barnstaple Library is a busy and vibrant space, open six days a week. The Library boasts a large selection of books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs and there is a reserve stack of approximately 28,000 items which are available on request.
On the First Floor of the library there are 16 computers which are free to use for up to 2 hours a day with printing and copying facilities. Barnstaple Library also houses a large collection of Local and Family History records for the area working with South West Heritage Trust and the North Devon Athenaeum staff.
There is a bright and busy children's area with regular events and activities such as weekly Bounce and Rhyme sessions, toddler time, craft and children's book group. For adults, the library offers regular groups including, knitting, colouring, scrabble, singing and walking groups and there are regular author events throughout the year.
On a Friday morning during term time, students from Pathfield School run a pop up café in the library, serving a selection of drinks and some delicious cakes.
Barnstaple Library has a range of high-quality meeting rooms and spaces available for hire. If you're looking for a venue or meeting room at reasonable prices, click here to find out more.
Scrabble Saturday 2
Reset. Restart: How to Thrive, Not Just Survive - 4 Week Course
Custom 3D Printed Cameo - Barnstaple FabLab
Laser Cut Wooden Candle Holder - Barnstaple FabLab
Red Vinyl Fabric Patch - Barnstaple FabLab
Bounce and Rhyme Online
Raspberry Pi Jam Group
Virtual Wanderings Group Barnstaple Library Facebook
Exeter Library in conversation: Fiona Gibson & Hannah Sunderland
Exeter Library in conversation: Ali Benjamin
Exeter Library in conversation: Felicia Yap
Exeter Library in conversation: Naomi Ishiguro Facebook live
Audio Book Group
Bounce & Rhyme
Library Lego Builders
Writing Group: Ideas Gang
Writing Group: Writing for Children
Knit and Mix
Temporary opening hours (from 2nd Dec)
|Mon||10:00 - 16:00|
|Tue||10:00 - 16:00|
|Wed||10:00 - 16:00|
|Thu||10:00 - 16:00|
|Fri||10:00 - 16:00|
|Sat||10:00 - 16:00|
|Mon||09:00 - 18:00|
|Tue||09:00 - 18:00|
|Wed||10:00 - 18:00|
|Thu||09:00 - 18:00|
|Fri||09:00 - 18:00|
|Sat||09:00 - 17:00|
Email: Barnstaple Library
Tel: 01271 318780