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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.

Services

  • FabLab Devon maker space
  • Business and Intellectual Property (IP) Centre
  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Exhibition and display space
  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Self-service machines
  • Home library service
  • Local Studies Centre
Barnstaple Library Events Barnstaple Library Events

Content with Events Crafts and Making .

Children’s Drop in Crafts Saturday

Come and have fun with our monthly craft session. A different set of craft activities every month.
Date: 17 November 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and have fun with our monthly craft session. A different set of craft activities every month.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Knit and Mix

Come and join our social knitting group. Beginners or more experienced knitters welcome. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Date: 19 November 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Come and join our social knitting group. Beginners or more experienced knitters welcome. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Colouring and Coffee

Colouring for grown-ups. A friendly group and a nice way to relax for a couple of hours. Tea and coffee for a small donation. All materials supplied.
Date: 21 November 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Colouring for grown-ups. A friendly group and a nice way to relax for a couple of hours. Tea and coffee for a small donation. All materials supplied.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Flower Arranging workshop: winter Creation

With the help of Barnstaple Floral Art Club, create a lovely winter arrangement to take home. Tickets are £8 each and must be booked in advance. Includes flowers, materials and refreshments. (Please bring scissors if possible.)
Date: 01 December 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: With the help of Barnstaple Floral Art Club, create a lovely winter arrangement to take home. Tickets are £8 each and must be booked in advance. Includes flowers, materials and refreshments. (Please bring scissors if possible.)
Audience: All
Cost: £8.00
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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