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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 22 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

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Barnstaple Work Club

Free, friendly, independent drop-in service. Job search, support with CVs and job applications, IT courses, support and email account set up.
Date: 24 July 2019
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Free, friendly, independent drop-in service. Job search, support with CVs and job applications, IT courses, support and email account set up.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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An Introduction to the Business and IP Centre Barnstaple

There are a number of dates to book please visit here: https://bit.ly/2OxEKR3 to see the other dates and times available. Wondering whether to start your own business? Come to us for some advice: An introduction to the Business & Intellectual Property (IP) Centre - find out how to start or grow your business. This appointment is for anyone who is thinking about starting up or has recently started up a business. A member of the library staff can show you how to look for business information, market research, and intellectual property advice. The session consists of - a 25 minute appointment with one of the Barnstaple Library team who will introduce the services available in the centre and signpost you to business support resources. a 25 minute telephone appointment with Stephens Scown Intellectual Property team at a mutually convenient time. We look forward to welcoming you to the centre!
Date: 25 July 2019
Time: 14:00 - 14:30
Description: There are a number of dates to book please visit here: https://bit.ly/2OxEKR3 to see the other dates and times available. Wondering whether to start your own business? Come to us for some advice: An introduction to the Business & Intellectual Property (IP) Centre - find out how to start or grow your business. This appointment is for anyone who is thinking about starting up or has recently started up a business. A member of the library staff can show you how to look for business information, market research, and intellectual property advice. The session consists of - a 25 minute appointment with one of the Barnstaple Library team who will introduce the services available in the centre and signpost you to business support resources. a 25 minute telephone appointment with Stephens Scown Intellectual Property team at a mutually convenient time. We look forward to welcoming you to the centre!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

BIPC Lloyds Bank and Google Digital Workshop

Lloyds Banking Group in partnership with Business & IP Centre Devon, Libraries Unlimited, North Devon Council & Heart of South West Digital Skills Partnership are proud to host an event centred on driving the digital adoption, skills and understanding of small businesses and charities across the UK. We would be delighted if you could join us for an interactive and collaborative session, where we will be looking to not only highlight the benefits of digital adoption, but also to provide digital skills via our partners at Google. These sessions will cover: Social Media - Providing insight into how to grow your social media presence and engage proactively with your target audience. Build a Digital Marketing Plan - Learn how to create and structure a digital marketing plan utilising the main digital marketing channels. The event wil close with time for you to engage with trainers and our digital champions to discuss any bespoke questions, so please do bring along your tablets and laptops to grow your digital skills. To confirm your please at this FREE event please click on the link https://bit.ly/2RIOgSU If you have any questions please contact alisonledson@halifax.co.uk Please note refreshments will be served at 9am for a 9.30am start.
Date: 10 September 2019
Time: 9:00 - 13:30
Description: Lloyds Banking Group in partnership with Business & IP Centre Devon, Libraries Unlimited, North Devon Council & Heart of South West Digital Skills Partnership are proud to host an event centred on driving the digital adoption, skills and understanding of small businesses and charities across the UK. We would be delighted if you could join us for an interactive and collaborative session, where we will be looking to not only highlight the benefits of digital adoption, but also to provide digital skills via our partners at Google. These sessions will cover: Social Media - Providing insight into how to grow your social media presence and engage proactively with your target audience. Build a Digital Marketing Plan - Learn how to create and structure a digital marketing plan utilising the main digital marketing channels. The event wil close with time for you to engage with trainers and our digital champions to discuss any bespoke questions, so please do bring along your tablets and laptops to grow your digital skills. To confirm your please at this FREE event please click on the link https://bit.ly/2RIOgSU If you have any questions please contact alisonledson@halifax.co.uk Please note refreshments will be served at 9am for a 9.30am start.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

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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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