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REOPENING OF LIBRARIES REOPENING OF LIBRARIES

***PHASED REOPENING OF LIBRARIES***

We are planning a phased reopening of our libraries from w/c 6th July. Find out more by following this link - Phased reopening of Devon Libraries.

No fines will apply during the period of closure, and until we reopen, the option to reserve items online has been disabled. Current loan(s) have now been extended to 31st August 2020.

 

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Crediton Library is open five days a week and is fully accessible to all, with off-road parking, including disabled space. Aside from a wide range of fiction and non-fiction book titles, the library offers DVDs and audiobooks to borrow which can all be issued using the self-service points.

The library has a small study area with free Wi-Fi, including 9 public access computers, which are free to use for up to 2 hours each day, plus printing, photocopying and scanning facilities. There are a range of regular events for all ages, both social and various informal learning activities, such as Baby Bounce and Rhyme, knitting group, Lego Club and reading groups for adults and younger readers.

Services

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

Knitwits

This fun, friendly group of ‘Witty Knitters’ meet every Tuesday. All levels welcome. Hot drinks are available at 50p.
Date: 01 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: This fun, friendly group of ‘Witty Knitters’ meet every Tuesday. All levels welcome. Hot drinks are available at 50p.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:

Work Club

Drop in to use computers for CV writing, job searching and online application forms and check the job pages of the local newspapers. Every Wednesday. No need to book, just drop in.
Date: 02 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Drop in to use computers for CV writing, job searching and online application forms and check the job pages of the local newspapers. Every Wednesday. No need to book, just drop in.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Stories & Verse

Enjoy listening to short stories and verse over a hot drink and biscuit. This session is delivered by Upstream volunteer Lucy Berridge with the aim “To help older adults in Devon achieve a more independent, enjoyable and longer life within their communities”. Drop in to find out more. Held on 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Suggested donation for refreshments £1.
Date: 03 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Enjoy listening to short stories and verse over a hot drink and biscuit. This session is delivered by Upstream volunteer Lucy Berridge with the aim “To help older adults in Devon achieve a more independent, enjoyable and longer life within their communities”. Drop in to find out more. Held on 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Suggested donation for refreshments £1.
Audience: Senior
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:

Evening Book Group

An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Every 2 months on the first Friday of the month. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Date: 04 September 2020
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Description: An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Every 2 months on the first Friday of the month. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

Spanish

“Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Spanish group This group is an 'improvers' class for people who wish to become more fluent in Spanish. The primary objective is to have fun whilst learning how to speak Spanish. This is a great opportunity to build your knowledge and confidence. The £10 cost is shared between the attendees.
Date: 04 September 2020
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Description: “Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Spanish group This group is an 'improvers' class for people who wish to become more fluent in Spanish. The primary objective is to have fun whilst learning how to speak Spanish. This is a great opportunity to build your knowledge and confidence. The £10 cost is shared between the attendees.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:

Bounce & Rhyme

Babies, toddlers and their parents/carers are welcome to come and enjoy nursery rhymes and action songs together fortnightly on Monday morning, just drop in, no need to book.
Date: 07 September 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Babies, toddlers and their parents/carers are welcome to come and enjoy nursery rhymes and action songs together fortnightly on Monday morning, just drop in, no need to book.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Duplo and Lego Club

No instructions, just imagination! Access to thousands of Lego and Duplo elements and interesting pieces. Come along and joins us for some brilliant building, crazy creations and incredible inventions! Adults will get a chance to chill out with a cup of tea. Every Monday.
Date: 07 September 2020
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Description: No instructions, just imagination! Access to thousands of Lego and Duplo elements and interesting pieces. Come along and joins us for some brilliant building, crazy creations and incredible inventions! Adults will get a chance to chill out with a cup of tea. Every Monday.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

French

“Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Crediton & District U3A French group. Angela Moore leads the French Conversation classes fortnightly and the group meets informally on the alternate Tuesdays. The classes follow school term times. There is a small charge for the session. For more information please contact Angela from U3A on 01363 84553 or by email on a.d.moore@btinternet.com
Date: 08 September 2020
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: “Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Crediton & District U3A French group. Angela Moore leads the French Conversation classes fortnightly and the group meets informally on the alternate Tuesdays. The classes follow school term times. There is a small charge for the session. For more information please contact Angela from U3A on 01363 84553 or by email on a.d.moore@btinternet.com
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:

CoderDojo

A Coder Dojo is a free computer club for young people aged 7 – 17. Young people explore technology and learn how to code in a fun, relaxed environment. The various coding programs such as Scratch, Python and MakeCode Editor make the CoderDojo accessible to all levels of experience. To book please follow this link: https://zen.coderdojo.com/dojos/gb/crediton/crediton-crediton-library-1
Date: 11 September 2020
Time: 16:00 - 17:30
Description: A Coder Dojo is a free computer club for young people aged 7 – 17. Young people explore technology and learn how to code in a fun, relaxed environment. The various coding programs such as Scratch, Python and MakeCode Editor make the CoderDojo accessible to all levels of experience. To book please follow this link: https://zen.coderdojo.com/dojos/gb/crediton/crediton-crediton-library-1
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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IT Drop-in Support

Monthly IT Drop-in session on the second Saturday of the month with staff and volunteers on hand for one to one support. Find help with basic IT skills, using the internet, creating email accounts, borrowing eBooks and eMagazines, using social media and much more. Bring your own devices or use the library computers.
Date: 12 September 2020
Time: 9:30 - 12:00
Description: Monthly IT Drop-in session on the second Saturday of the month with staff and volunteers on hand for one to one support. Find help with basic IT skills, using the internet, creating email accounts, borrowing eBooks and eMagazines, using social media and much more. Bring your own devices or use the library computers.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Crafty Tales

Storytime and craft activities for pre-school children and their carers. Come and join us for lots of fun listening to a story or two and then a simple craft activity – sticking, glueing and colouring. Fortnightly on a Monday 11.00am - 11.45am, just drop in, no need to book.
Date: 14 September 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:45
Description: Storytime and craft activities for pre-school children and their carers. Come and join us for lots of fun listening to a story or two and then a simple craft activity – sticking, glueing and colouring. Fortnightly on a Monday 11.00am - 11.45am, just drop in, no need to book.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Craft

This group meets in the library every third Thursday of each month to craft and chat. Please bring your own project and join in.
Date: 17 September 2020
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Description: This group meets in the library every third Thursday of each month to craft and chat. Please bring your own project and join in.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Max's Marvellous Book Munchers Book Club

Meet together to chat about the book club choice and other books you have been reading. Join in activities and have fun! Age 9-12. Meets every 6 weeks on a Friday. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Date: 18 September 2020
Time: 16:00 - 16:45
Description: Meet together to chat about the book club choice and other books you have been reading. Join in activities and have fun! Age 9-12. Meets every 6 weeks on a Friday. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Sustainable Sundays

The Friends of Crediton Library welcome local families and friends to these new monthly community events with shared tea & refreshments, talks & ideas and collaborative projects. Sustainable Sundays will take place at Crediton Library on the 3rd Sunday of the month 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm starting next Sunday, 19th January. If you would like to share ideas to improve our sustainable behaviour and help create proposals for local decision makers then please come along. Please also bring home-made food to share. The sessions are free but donations are welcome for Friends of Crediton Library projects.
Date: 20 September 2020
Time: 16:00 - 17:30
Description: The Friends of Crediton Library welcome local families and friends to these new monthly community events with shared tea & refreshments, talks & ideas and collaborative projects. Sustainable Sundays will take place at Crediton Library on the 3rd Sunday of the month 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm starting next Sunday, 19th January. If you would like to share ideas to improve our sustainable behaviour and help create proposals for local decision makers then please come along. Please also bring home-made food to share. The sessions are free but donations are welcome for Friends of Crediton Library projects.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Book Club

An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Monthly on the last Friday of the month. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Date: 25 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Monthly on the last Friday of the month. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: 50p
Theme:

Teen Book Group

Meet with like-minded, book-loving contemporaries in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere to discuss monthly book choices and other books of interest. Every 6 weeks on a Friday 3.45pm – 4.30pm. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Date: 25 September 2020
Time: 15:45 - 16:30
Description: Meet with like-minded, book-loving contemporaries in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere to discuss monthly book choices and other books of interest. Every 6 weeks on a Friday 3.45pm – 4.30pm. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Audience: Teen
Cost: Free
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Choose and Collect
(from 6th July):

This library is currently closed, however we are offering customers a 'Choose and Collect' service.

Please email or phone and you can collect them from the library entrance at a pre-arranged time.

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Opening hours:

Mon 09:00 - 18:00
Tue 09:00 - 17:00
Wed Closed
Thu 09:00- 17:00
Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 13:00

 

Contact us:

Sue Lee

Email: Crediton Library
Tel: 01363 772578

Find us:

Crediton Library
Belle Parade
Crediton
Devon
EX17 2AA