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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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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: 20 March 2019
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
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Knit and Mix

Come and join our social knitting group. Beginners or more experienced knitters welcome. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Date: 25 March 2019
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:

Flower Arranging: Easter Basket Workshop for Children

Have fun making a lovely Easter Flower Basket together Age 6+ accompanied by an adult. £5.00 per flower basket to include, basket, flowers and refreshments. Please book tickets in advance from the Library.
Date: 13 April 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Have fun making a lovely Easter Flower Basket together Age 6+ accompanied by an adult. £5.00 per flower basket to include, basket, flowers and refreshments. Please book tickets in advance from the Library.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
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Spring Flowers

With the help of the Barnstaple Floral Art Club, create a beautiful arrangement of spring flowers to take home with you. Cost includes flowers and refreshments. Please purchase tickets in advance at the Library. You will need to bring a 10”-12” plate or tray, 3 eggs (chocolate or hard boiled or cloth etc. and scissors)
Date: 13 April 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: With the help of the Barnstaple Floral Art Club, create a beautiful arrangement of spring flowers to take home with you. Cost includes flowers and refreshments. Please purchase tickets in advance at the Library. You will need to bring a 10”-12” plate or tray, 3 eggs (chocolate or hard boiled or cloth etc. and scissors)
Audience: Adult
Cost: £8.00
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Children’s Drop in Crafts Saturday

Come and have fun with our monthly craft session. A different set of craft activities every month.
Date: 20 April 2019
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, donations welcome
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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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