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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

Children's Craft Table For Shakespeare Week

As part of National Shakespeare Week, Bideford library will have a week long craft table in the Children's library with puzzles, colouring and crafts to celebrate William Shakespeare and his magical world. No need to book, just come along and have fun.
Date: 18 March 2019
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: As part of National Shakespeare Week, Bideford library will have a week long craft table in the Children's library with puzzles, colouring and crafts to celebrate William Shakespeare and his magical world. No need to book, just come along and have fun.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Shakespeare Week

Screening of Digital Theatre's "THE COMEDY OF ERRORS"

Celebrate Shakespeare Week at Bideford library with a screening of Digital Theatre's riotous production of
Date: 20 March 2019
Time: 17:00 - 19:30
Description: Celebrate Shakespeare Week at Bideford library with a screening of Digital Theatre's riotous production of "The Comedy of Errors". Suitable for older children, teens and adults.Tickets available from the library.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Evolve

Tea and IT in Association with Devon Age UK

Bring your tablet, phone or device and receive help and guidance from a Devon IT Champion. Refreshments Provided. Suggested donation £3 group session £7 one to one session
Date: 20 March 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Bring your tablet, phone or device and receive help and guidance from a Devon IT Champion. Refreshments Provided. Suggested donation £3 group session £7 one to one session
Audience: Senior
Cost: £3.00
Theme: Devon Age UK

Under 5's Storytime

Join us for a noisy session of stories, rhymes and FUN for you and your little ones. We're making some NOISE in the library!
Date: 21 March 2019
Time: 9:30 - 10:00
Description: Join us for a noisy session of stories, rhymes and FUN for you and your little ones. We're making some NOISE in the library!
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Knit and Natter

Bring your knitting, crochet etc and join our friendly group on the 1st Monday of every month. Refreshments provided
Date: 01 April 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Bring your knitting, crochet etc and join our friendly group on the 1st Monday of every month. Refreshments provided
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Easter Crafts for Children

Drop-in for some special Easter themed crafts for your little ones!
Date: 09 April 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Drop-in for some special Easter themed crafts for your little ones!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Easter Storytime

Come along for a noisy session of Easter Bunny Fun. Stories, rhymes and crafts.
Date: 11 April 2019
Time: 9:30 - 10:30
Description: Come along for a noisy session of Easter Bunny Fun. Stories, rhymes and crafts.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

MAKERSPACE Upcycled Gifts

Free crafting workshops open to all members of the community over the age of 18. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be free during each of the sessions. Booking through EVENTBRITE is essential.
Date: 12 April 2019
Time: 10:00 - 14:00
Description: Free crafting workshops open to all members of the community over the age of 18. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be free during each of the sessions. Booking through EVENTBRITE is essential.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Easter Crafts for Children

Drop-in for some Easter themed crafts and fun!
Date: 16 April 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Drop-in for some Easter themed crafts and fun!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

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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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