***PHASED REOPENING OF LIBRARIES***
We are planning a phased reopening of our libraries from w/c 6th July. Find out more by following this link - Phased reopening of Devon Libraries.
During the period of lockdown - No fines were applied, and any items on loan were extended to 31st August. As libraries reopen, we will revert to our normal terms and conditions for fines and fees.
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.
Writing Group: Writing for Children
Temporary opening hours
|Mon||10:00 - 17:00|
|Tue||10:00 - 17:00|
|Wed||10:00 - 17:00|
|Thu||10:00 - 17:00|
|Fri||10:00 - 17:00|
|Sat||10:00 - 17:00|
|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