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Roadmap for reintroducing in-person library services. Services may differ per library. Learn more on our Covid-19 updates page.

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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 16 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

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Barnstaple Library Group
Barnstaple Library Group in partnership with Age Concern. Come and catch up with friends over a cuppa and listen to interesting and entertaining talks. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Call 01271 318780 for more information
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Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Barnstaple Library Group in partnership with Age Concern. Come and catch up with friends over a cuppa and listen to interesting and entertaining talks. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Call 01271 318780 for more information
Audience: Senior
Cost: Free
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Pop-Up Cafe
Our popular Pathfield School pop-up cafe is back! Every Friday during term time. Delicious homemade cakes, biscuits and refreshments all available in the library foyer.
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Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Our popular Pathfield School pop-up cafe is back! Every Friday during term time. Delicious homemade cakes, biscuits and refreshments all available in the library foyer.
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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