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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

Barnstaple Library Events Barnstaple Library Events

Content with Events Crafts and Making .

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: 15 January 2020
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:

Mothers Who Make

Join a nationally growing peer support network for mothers and makers of every kind, professional and/or passionate. Children are welcome to attend with you. Be valued. Be visible. Suggested donation £5/£3 (in cash) No booking required. further info: helen_venn@yahoo.com motherswhomake.org facebook.com/groups/mwmdevon/ Twitter:@motherswhomake
Date: 15 January 2020
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Join a nationally growing peer support network for mothers and makers of every kind, professional and/or passionate. Children are welcome to attend with you. Be valued. Be visible. Suggested donation £5/£3 (in cash) No booking required. further info: helen_venn@yahoo.com motherswhomake.org facebook.com/groups/mwmdevon/ Twitter:@motherswhomake
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
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: 20 January 2020
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:

Art Factory Drawing Club

an educational exploration into the world of doodles, sketches and drawing with local kawaii artist HOSHiKO. Have fun creating art work and hopefully learn something new. For age 10 years and up. all materials and equipment provided. Booking essential. Call in to the Library to book your place.
Date: 05 February 2020
Time: 16:30 - 17:30
Description: an educational exploration into the world of doodles, sketches and drawing with local kawaii artist HOSHiKO. Have fun creating art work and hopefully learn something new. For age 10 years and up. all materials and equipment provided. Booking essential. Call in to the Library to book your place.
Audience: Child
Cost: £2.50
Theme:

Motorised Vehicles Lego Workshop

Barnstaple Library Suitable for ages 7-12 A fun workshop exploring design, speed and gears. Children will work in small groups to design their vehicles. Tickets £5 to be booked & paid in advance at the library.
Date: 19 February 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Barnstaple Library Suitable for ages 7-12 A fun workshop exploring design, speed and gears. Children will work in small groups to design their vehicles. Tickets £5 to be booked & paid in advance at the library.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
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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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