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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

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: 16 July 2018
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
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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: 16 July 2018
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
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French

“Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Crediton & District U3A French group. Angela Moore leads the French Conversation classes fortnightly and Barry Shears gives complementary Grammar classes 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: 17 July 2018
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 Barry Shears gives complementary Grammar classes 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
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Knitwits

This fun, friendly group of ‘Witty Knitters’ meet every Tuesday. All levels welcome. Hot drinks are available at 50p.
Date: 17 July 2018
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: All
Cost: Free
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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: 18 July 2018
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
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Stories and 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: 19 July 2018
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
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Spanish

“Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Crediton & District U3A Spanish group This group is an 'improvers' class for U3A members who wish to become more fluent in Spanish. The primary objective is to have fun whilst learning how to speak Spanish. This class is run weekly on a Friday by Alicia Pena del Pozo who is Spanish and a qualified languages teacher. This is a great opportunity to hear how Spanish is really spoken and build your knowledge and confidence. There is a small charge for the session. For more information please contact Barry from U3A on 07725 903474/01363 82656/773055(office).
Date: 20 July 2018
Time: 13:30 - 15:30
Description: “Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Crediton & District U3A Spanish group This group is an 'improvers' class for U3A members who wish to become more fluent in Spanish. The primary objective is to have fun whilst learning how to speak Spanish. This class is run weekly on a Friday by Alicia Pena del Pozo who is Spanish and a qualified languages teacher. This is a great opportunity to hear how Spanish is really spoken and build your knowledge and confidence. There is a small charge for the session. For more information please contact Barry from U3A on 07725 903474/01363 82656/773055(office).
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
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Gnasher Craft

Drop in to make Gnasher the Beano dog craft, enjoy colouring and solve puzzle sheets.
Date: 26 July 2018
Time: 15:00 - 17:00
Description: Drop in to make Gnasher the Beano dog craft, enjoy colouring and solve puzzle sheets.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

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: 27 July 2018
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: Free, donations welcome
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Writing workshop

Use your imagination to create mischievous stories with local author Jenny Kane. Workshop for 7 - 11 year olds. Maximum number: 12 children. This event should be booked and paid for in advance at Crediton Library. Booking available from Saturday 14th July.
Date: 30 July 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Use your imagination to create mischievous stories with local author Jenny Kane. Workshop for 7 - 11 year olds. Maximum number: 12 children. This event should be booked and paid for in advance at Crediton Library. Booking available from Saturday 14th July.
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Mischievous Micro:bits

Have fun with coding and micro:bits. Chromebooks and micro:bits provided. Maximum number: 12 children. This event should be booked for in advance at Crediton Library. Booking available from Saturday 14th July.
Date: 31 July 2018
Time: 15:00 - 16:30
Description: Have fun with coding and micro:bits. Chromebooks and micro:bits provided. Maximum number: 12 children. This event should be booked for in advance at Crediton Library. Booking available from Saturday 14th July.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Giant Beano Town Lego Build

Drop in any time and help us to build a giant model of Beano Town from Lego and Duplo. Use your Summer Reading Challenge map for inspiration or let your imagination go wild and design your own buildings with a Beano theme.
Date: 03 August 2018
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Description: Drop in any time and help us to build a giant model of Beano Town from Lego and Duplo. Use your Summer Reading Challenge map for inspiration or let your imagination go wild and design your own buildings with a Beano theme.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Mischievous Wild Animal Encounter

Animal handling and interesting animal facts with Really Wild Learning. Event suitable for children over 3 years old. Please book and pay in advance at Crediton Library from Saturday 14th July.
Date: 08 August 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Animal handling and interesting animal facts with Really Wild Learning. Event suitable for children over 3 years old. Please book and pay in advance at Crediton Library from Saturday 14th July.
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.50
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Mischievous Wild Animal Encounter

Animal handling and interesting animal facts with Really Wild Learning. Event suitable for children over 3 years old. Please book and pay in advance at Crediton Library from Saturday 14th July.
Date: 08 August 2018
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Animal handling and interesting animal facts with Really Wild Learning. Event suitable for children over 3 years old. Please book and pay in advance at Crediton Library from Saturday 14th July.
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.50
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Book talk and craft

Book talk and craft event for 6 – 11 year olds with local author and artist Amy Winfield. Please book in advance at Crediton Library from Saturday 14th July.
Date: 13 August 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Book talk and craft event for 6 – 11 year olds with local author and artist Amy Winfield. Please book in advance at Crediton Library from Saturday 14th July.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Catapults and Pranks

This Catapults and Miscievous Pranks workshop is delivered by Sciencedipity. Maximum number: 12 children. Please book and pay in advance at Crediton Library from Saturday 14th July.
Date: 24 August 2018
Time: 13:00 - 14:30
Description: This Catapults and Miscievous Pranks workshop is delivered by Sciencedipity. Maximum number: 12 children. Please book and pay in advance at Crediton Library from Saturday 14th July.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Slime

This Slime workshop is delivered by Sciencedipity. Maximum number: 12 children. Please book and pay in advance at Crediton Library from Saturday 14th July.
Date: 24 August 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: This Slime workshop is delivered by Sciencedipity. Maximum number: 12 children. Please book and pay in advance at Crediton Library from Saturday 14th July.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Introduction to Creative Writing

Have you ever wanted to write a book? No idea where to start? This introduction to creative writing will help you take the first steps to on your writing journey. The workshops are run by author Jenny Kane and are restricted to 6 students. The cost is £25. Book your place by emailing Jenny at imaginecreativewriting@gmail.com.
Date: 05 September 2018
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Description: Have you ever wanted to write a book? No idea where to start? This introduction to creative writing will help you take the first steps to on your writing journey. The workshops are run by author Jenny Kane and are restricted to 6 students. The cost is £25. Book your place by emailing Jenny at imaginecreativewriting@gmail.com.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
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Evening Book Group

An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Bimonthly on Friday evening. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Date: 07 September 2018
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Description: An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Bimonthly on Friday evening. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Crafty Tales

Storytime and craft activities for pre-school chidlren and their carers. Come and join us for lots of fun listening to a story of two and then a simple craft activity - sticking, glueing and colouring. Fortnightly on a Monday, just drop in, no need to book.
Date: 10 September 2018
Time: 11:00 - 11:45
Description: Storytime and craft activities for pre-school chidlren and their carers. Come and join us for lots of fun listening to a story of two and then a simple craft activity - sticking, glueing and colouring. Fortnightly on a Monday, just drop in, no need to book.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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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

 

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Sue Lee

Email: Crediton Library
Tel: 01363 772578

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Crediton Library
Belle Parade
Crediton
Devon
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