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Braunton Library is a popular and vibrant community space open six days a week, with volunteers running the library on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The library is alive with regular groups such as Lego Club, Wii Club, Bounce and Rhyme, story time, knit, craft and natter, a monthly film club, colouring and coffee plus extra children’s craft sessions in the holidays, all held within the dedicated children’s library.

The library also holds author visits, IT sessions, reading groups for adults and children as well as schemes like Book Track and Book Crawl. The library regularly updates displays and information to help visitors find new and interesting books, audiobooks, DVD’s, large print books.

The library is fully accessible and has a small pay and display car park next door.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and Wi-Fi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Self-service machines
  • Home library service
  • Meeting room available

Braunton Library events

Lego Club
On the first and third Saturday of every month. Pop in the children's library and build amazing Lego creations. Make friends and have a great time.
Date:
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: On the first and third Saturday of every month. Pop in the children's library and build amazing Lego creations. Make friends and have a great time.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Children's Saturday Craft
Every second and fourth Saturday. Make a different craft each session. All materials provided. For more details, please look on our Braunton Library Facebook page. Suggested donation £1.
Date:
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Every second and fourth Saturday. Make a different craft each session. All materials provided. For more details, please look on our Braunton Library Facebook page. Suggested donation £1.
Audience: All
Cost: £1.00
Theme:
Braunton Bookworms
Monthly adult book group. Please ask for details.
Date:
Time: 16:30 - 17:30
Description: Monthly adult book group. Please ask for details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Coffee and Crochet at Braunton Library
Join us on the second and fourth Mondays for a relaxed session of crocheting and chat. Suitable for all abilities. Hot drinks will be provided.
Date:
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Join us on the second and fourth Mondays for a relaxed session of crocheting and chat. Suitable for all abilities. Hot drinks will be provided.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Sciencedipity
Have fun with an engineering challenge - make a marble run or a pom-pom catapult to take home. Suitable for 5-11year olds. There are two sessions, 13:30-14:00 and 14:15-14:30. Places are limited, £7 per child, get your tickets now!
Date: 17 August 2022
Time: 13:30 - 14:45
Description: Have fun with an engineering challenge - make a marble run or a pom-pom catapult to take home. Suitable for 5-11year olds. There are two sessions, 13:30-14:00 and 14:15-14:30. Places are limited, £7 per child, get your tickets now!
Audience: All
Cost: £7.00
Theme:
Julia's Story Time
Children’s Story Time with Julia and her puppets, on Wednesday mornings at 10:30am. Come and listen to a story. Term time only. Free event, no need to book.
Date:
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Children’s Story Time with Julia and her puppets, on Wednesday mornings at 10:30am. Come and listen to a story. Term time only. Free event, no need to book.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Mini Readers
Every Monday during term time. Listen to a story, sing some songs, join in some rhymes and do a little craft.
Date:
Time: 11:00 - 11:45
Description: Every Monday during term time. Listen to a story, sing some songs, join in some rhymes and do a little craft.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Make a paper rocket
At Saturday craft children can make a paper rocket. Materials provided. £1 donation per child
Date: 13 August 2022
Time: 10:30 - 12:15
Description: At Saturday craft children can make a paper rocket. Materials provided. £1 donation per child
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge - Craft
Build a Lego Robot
Use your imagination to build a multi coloured robot. Choose from the zillions of Lego pieces we have in our boxes! Donations welcome :)
Date: 20 August 2022
Time: 10:30 - 12:15
Description: Use your imagination to build a multi coloured robot. Choose from the zillions of Lego pieces we have in our boxes! Donations welcome :)
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Silver Stickers
In this workshop you will be making a set of silver vinyl stickers to take home and place on notebooks, doors and to decorate a variety of surfaces. Suitable for ages 5 - 16 years.
Date: 31 August 2022
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Description: In this workshop you will be making a set of silver vinyl stickers to take home and place on notebooks, doors and to decorate a variety of surfaces. Suitable for ages 5 - 16 years.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Fizzbit Paper Robots
Come and colour and decorate some paper robot templates before attaching a fizzbit motor and watching your creations shake and move. Suitable for ages 3 - 10 years.
Date: 31 August 2022
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Description: Come and colour and decorate some paper robot templates before attaching a fizzbit motor and watching your creations shake and move. Suitable for ages 3 - 10 years.
Audience: Child
Cost: £7.50
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Creative Writing Workshop
Bring along an observation diary with notes on day to day impressions, nature, a walk or perhaps a poem you like.
Date: 14 September 2022
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Bring along an observation diary with notes on day to day impressions, nature, a walk or perhaps a poem you like.
Audience: All
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Creative Writing
Story Time Special
Come and hear a story, sing some songs, catch some bubbles and do a craft :) £1 donation welcome
Date: 22 August 2022
Time: 11:00 - 11:45
Description: Come and hear a story, sing some songs, catch some bubbles and do a craft :) £1 donation welcome
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:
Look at nature slides under microscopes
The microscopes will be out with an assortment of fascinating slides for you to look at. £1 donation per child
Date: 24 August 2022
Time: 10:30 - 12:15
Description: The microscopes will be out with an assortment of fascinating slides for you to look at. £1 donation per child
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Summer reading Challenge
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Opening hours:

Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue 14:00 - 17:00*
Wed 10:00 - 13:00
Thu 09:00 - 13:00*
Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 13:00

 

* "Library Extra" sessions hosted by volunteers offering a limited range of services
 

Contact us:

Sarah Bushell

Email: Braunton Library
Tel: 01271 812808

Find us:

Braunton Library
Chaloners Road
Braunton
EX33 2ES

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