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Bideford Library is housed in a beautiful Grade II listed building established in 1905 as a gift from the famous library benefactor Andrew Carnegie. The Library is open five days a week and offers the full range of library services for adults and children.

The main library is busy with over 200 visitors each day and if you need a quieter place to study, the non-fiction room has tables and public access computers. The children have their very own library and as well as a fantastic range of books, the friendly library staff host regular story time, Lego Club, a Raspberry Pi and other activities.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Self-service machines
  • Home library service
Bideford Library events Bideford Library events

Boo to a Goose Theatre Company presents SPACE CATS!

Join curious kittens Gumdrop and Spider for an out-of-this-world, interactive and sensory space adventure. Suitable for early years children and families. Booking at the library is essential.
Date: 31 July 2019
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Join curious kittens Gumdrop and Spider for an out-of-this-world, interactive and sensory space adventure. Suitable for early years children and families. Booking at the library is essential.
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Mama G Space Chase Story Time

Join the wonderful MAMA G for a story time with a difference. Combining panto, drag and life affirming stories celebrating children's individuality. Booking at the library is essential. This event is supported by the Friends of Bideford Library.
Date: 06 August 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Join the wonderful MAMA G for a story time with a difference. Combining panto, drag and life affirming stories celebrating children's individuality. Booking at the library is essential. This event is supported by the Friends of Bideford Library.
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.50
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

SPACE LAB Mobile Planetarium

Enter the Space Lab planetarium, a dramatic interactive experience transporting children into space and exploring the wonders of the night sky. Booking at the library is essential.
Date: 17 August 2019
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Enter the Space Lab planetarium, a dramatic interactive experience transporting children into space and exploring the wonders of the night sky. Booking at the library is essential.
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

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Opening hours:

Mon 09:30 - 18:00
Tue 09:30 - 18:00
Wed Closed
Thu 09:30- 18:00
Fri 09:30 - 18:00
Sat 09:30 - 13:30

 

Contact us:

Annie Brierley, Sophie Crofts

Email: Bideford Library
Tel: 01237 476075

Find us:

Bideford Library
New Road
Bideford
Devon
EX39 2HR

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