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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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Yoga Taster Session

Relax into the weekend with this gentle yoga taster session with Aimee Hill, local qualified yoga teacher & massage therapist. Find out & experience for yourself the benefits of yoga. Please bring a mat if you have one & wear loose comfortable clothes. Places limited, please book your free place at the library.
Date: 25 January 2019
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Relax into the weekend with this gentle yoga taster session with Aimee Hill, local qualified yoga teacher & massage therapist. Find out & experience for yourself the benefits of yoga. Please bring a mat if you have one & wear loose comfortable clothes. Places limited, please book your free place at the library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Positive Periods with Red Box Project-North Devon

Discover more about The Red Box Project & how they aim to help stop period poverty. Relaxed drop-in sessions for teens and/or parents to explore changing attitudes around periods. Jody will be on hand to signpost to a range of books about puberty & teenage health issues. Free sessions. No need to book.
Date: 26 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Discover more about The Red Box Project & how they aim to help stop period poverty. Relaxed drop-in sessions for teens and/or parents to explore changing attitudes around periods. Jody will be on hand to signpost to a range of books about puberty & teenage health issues. Free sessions. No need to book.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life - Active Mind

Finding Ray's Key– A mindfulness storytime session for parents & little ones

Find out more about Mindfulness & the power of nature at this fun storytime & colouring session aimed at parents with little ones. Under 5s. Free session, no need to book. In Room 3B.
Date: 28 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Find out more about Mindfulness & the power of nature at this fun storytime & colouring session aimed at parents with little ones. Under 5s. Free session, no need to book. In Room 3B.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life - Active Mind

Positive Periods with Red Box Project- North Devon

Discover more about The Red Box Project & how they aim to help stop period poverty. Relaxed drop-in sessions for teens and/or parents to explore changing attitudes around periods. Jody will be on hand to signpost to a range of books about puberty & teenage health issues. Free sessions. No need to book.
Date: 31 January 2019
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Description: Discover more about The Red Box Project & how they aim to help stop period poverty. Relaxed drop-in sessions for teens and/or parents to explore changing attitudes around periods. Jody will be on hand to signpost to a range of books about puberty & teenage health issues. Free sessions. No need to book.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life - Active Mind

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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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