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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. Children have their very own library and as well as a fantastic range of books, and their own computer, the friendly library staff host regular story times, a Lego Club, and lots more 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

Friends of Bideford Library AGM

If you have a little time on your hands and want to make a difference to the local community, have you considered becoming a library
Date: 25 February 2020
Time: 17:30 - 19:00
Description: If you have a little time on your hands and want to make a difference to the local community, have you considered becoming a library "Friend"? Come along to the Friends of Bideford Library AGM where anyone is welcome to get involved. As a Friend you will work closely with the charity organising events, fundraising and encouraging library use. Please chat to a member of staff for more information, or just come along.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Half Term Crafts and Fun for Children

No Storytime this week but do drop-in for some crafty, jungle fun for children in the library.
Date: 27 February 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: No Storytime this week but do drop-in for some crafty, jungle fun for children in the library.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Donate Your Nearly New Books To Us

Did you know that Libraries Unlimited is a registered charity? If you have any pristine, nearly new books why not drop them in for us to sell. Every penny raised goes directly towards library funds which help make a difference to our communities. Thank You
Date: 02 March 2020
Time: 10:00 - 18:00
Description: Did you know that Libraries Unlimited is a registered charity? If you have any pristine, nearly new books why not drop them in for us to sell. Every penny raised goes directly towards library funds which help make a difference to our communities. Thank You
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Scratchworks Theatre Company Presents "HAGS: A Magical Extravaganza"

In association with Beaford.org. A family friendly, live performance featuring mind-blowing illusions and stupendous stunts.
Date: 20 March 2020
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Description: In association with Beaford.org. A family friendly, live performance featuring mind-blowing illusions and stupendous stunts. "HAGS" references the infamous trial of the 3 Bideford witches. "Highly entertaining riotous fun" (Fringe Guru). Tickets: Adult £7.50, Under 16 £5, Family (2+2) £22.50. Booking at the library is essential for this exciting performance. Venue: Devon Hall at Bideford College
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: Beaford.org

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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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