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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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Content with Events Health and Wellbeing .

Bookstart Corner For families with children under 5

Three week course. Parents and carers can build up their confidence reading with their children and sharing stories and rhymes and make it an enjoyable part of everyday. Free goodies to take away Books, Rhymes, Puppets and Mark Making.we ask that you attend all three Mondays. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Tel: 01271 388593 email: Barnstaple.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 25 March 2019
Time: 13:30 - 14:30
Description: Three week course. Parents and carers can build up their confidence reading with their children and sharing stories and rhymes and make it an enjoyable part of everyday. Free goodies to take away Books, Rhymes, Puppets and Mark Making.we ask that you attend all three Mondays. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Tel: 01271 388593 email: Barnstaple.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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North Devon Literacy Hub

A support and friendship group for families and children who have reading writing and spelling difficulties.
Date: 30 March 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A support and friendship group for families and children who have reading writing and spelling difficulties.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Well-being talk and Q&A with Julien Barker Chiropractor

Come with your questions about your physical well-being and get an insight on how to look after your spine, neck, pelvis and body in general. Session includes spine screens and discounts on continuing treatment. A holistic approach to well-being by a local experienced Chiropractic practitioner. Free session. Please book your place at the library.
Date: 03 April 2019
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Come with your questions about your physical well-being and get an insight on how to look after your spine, neck, pelvis and body in general. Session includes spine screens and discounts on continuing treatment. A holistic approach to well-being by a local experienced Chiropractic practitioner. Free session. Please book your place at the library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Pop-up Sensory room with Sense Abilities

Pop-up Sensory room with Sense Abilities. Autism friendly Library session. A range of sensory equipment will be available to explore and interact with. Please book your session at the library.
Date: 12 April 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Description: Pop-up Sensory room with Sense Abilities. Autism friendly Library session. A range of sensory equipment will be available to explore and interact with. Please book your session at the library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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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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