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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.

Services

Barnstaple Library Events

angle-left Free bingo session lead by Ageing Well Dementia Action Week
Free online Bingo session lead by the local charity Ageing Well and it will last up to an hour. This will be an online Zoom Event and attendees will be emailed the link a few days before as well as a free Bingo sheet to download. The email will contain all the details of how it will work and a unique Bingo sheet for each customer, which can either be downloaded or printed at your local library. To book your place register via: https://bit.ly/33heenk This is part of a Dementia Action Week; for other events organised by Libraries Unlimited for Dementia Action Week please see our Facebook page.
Date: 19 May 2021
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Free online Bingo session lead by the local charity Ageing Well and it will last up to an hour. This will be an online Zoom Event and attendees will be emailed the link a few days before as well as a free Bingo sheet to download. The email will contain all the details of how it will work and a unique Bingo sheet for each customer, which can either be downloaded or printed at your local library. To book your place register via: https://bit.ly/33heenk This is part of a Dementia Action Week; for other events organised by Libraries Unlimited for Dementia Action Week please see our Facebook page.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Temporary opening hours

Mon 9:00 - 18:00
Tue 9:00 - 18:00
Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 9:00 - 18:00
Fri 9:00 - 18:00
Sat 9:00 - 17:00

 

 

Opening hours:

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


For Barnstaple Local Studies opening hours click here

Contact us:

Jude Jeal

Email: Barnstaple Library
Tel: 01271 318780

Find us:

Barnstaple Library
Tuly Street
Barnstaple
Devon
EX31 1EL

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