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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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Knit and Mix

Come and join our social knitting group. Beginners or more experienced knitters welcome. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Date: 17 June 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:

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: 19 June 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
Theme:

Library Lego Builders

Build a Lego creation to display in the library. We will choose a different theme each week for you to create your masterpiece.
Date: 22 June 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Build a Lego creation to display in the library. We will choose a different theme each week for you to create your masterpiece.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Children's Drop-in Crafts

Come and have fun with our monthly craft session. A different set of craft activities every month.
Date: 20 July 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
Theme:

Children’s drop-in crafts

come and have fun with a variety of craft activities. No need to book, just drop in during the times above.
Date: 06 August 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: come and have fun with a variety of craft activities. No need to book, just drop in during the times above.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge : Space Chase

Children’s drop-in crafts

Come and have fun with a variety of craft activities. No need to book just drop in during the times above.
Date: 14 August 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and have fun with a variety of craft activities. No need to book just drop in during the times above.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge : Space Chase

Children’s Drop-in Crafts

Come and have fun with a variety of crafts. no need to book just drop in during the times above.
Date: 22 August 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and have fun with a variety of crafts. no need to book just drop in during the times above.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge : Space Chase

Children’s drop-in crafts

Come and joiun in with some craft activities. No need to book just drop-in during the times above.
Date: 29 August 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and joiun in with some craft activities. No need to book just drop-in during the times above.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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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