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***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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Dartmouth Library is located within The Flavel, an Arts Centre in the heart of the beautiful riverside town of Dartmouth. The library offers a wide range of facilities to residents and visitors alike and Library staff are experienced and friendly, and enjoy recommending titles for visitors of all ages, as well as helping with computer use, including scanning, printing and photocopying.

The library runs several Book Clubs, including one for the visually impaired, as well as frequent author events that are supported by the Library Friends Group. There is also a lovely children’s section, where there are regular story and craft sessions.

Services:

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

Free Legal Clinic

Would you like to speak to a professional? Rebecca Weare and Beccy Bristow are solicitors specialising in wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning and disputes. Drop in for a chat on the 1st Friday of each month - no appointment needed.
Date: 06 March 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Would you like to speak to a professional? Rebecca Weare and Beccy Bristow are solicitors specialising in wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning and disputes. Drop in for a chat on the 1st Friday of each month - no appointment needed.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Sarah McIntyre: Drawing Challenge

Illustrator and author Sarah McIntyre is helping us with the Silly Squad Summer Reading Challenge this year. In her video Sarah will show us how her and fellow author Philip Reeve write The Legend of Kevin and how to draw some fun illustrations at home.Please go to our Facebook page. For more fun from Sarah visit her website at https://www.jabberworks.co.uk/
Date: 08 July 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Illustrator and author Sarah McIntyre is helping us with the Silly Squad Summer Reading Challenge this year. In her video Sarah will show us how her and fellow author Philip Reeve write The Legend of Kevin and how to draw some fun illustrations at home.Please go to our Facebook page. For more fun from Sarah visit her website at https://www.jabberworks.co.uk/
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Online Library Lego Club

Can't get out to your local Lego club, then why not try our online challenges! Every Friday afternoon we'll post on Facebook a themed project for you to work on over the weekend. Don't forget to send us pictures and wow us with your Lego skills! https://m.facebook.com/dartmouthlibrary
Date: 10 July 2020
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Description: Can't get out to your local Lego club, then why not try our online challenges! Every Friday afternoon we'll post on Facebook a themed project for you to work on over the weekend. Don't forget to send us pictures and wow us with your Lego skills! https://m.facebook.com/dartmouthlibrary
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Fortnightly Zoom Meeting by Invitation - Dartmouth Evening Reading Group

Meeting normally on the 1st Thursday of the month. The Dartmouth Evening Reading Group read one selected title a month (usually my choice!) then meet in the library to discuss it. Most of our choices are contemporary fiction, often from prize shortlists, but with occasional forays into translated work, non-fiction, poetry or biography. For keen readers. Please contact library by email for details of Zoom meetings.
Date: 16 July 2020
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting normally on the 1st Thursday of the month. The Dartmouth Evening Reading Group read one selected title a month (usually my choice!) then meet in the library to discuss it. Most of our choices are contemporary fiction, often from prize shortlists, but with occasional forays into translated work, non-fiction, poetry or biography. For keen readers. Please contact library by email for details of Zoom meetings.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Saturday Story Club

Join our lovely volunteer Sharon and her puppets for a monthly story and craft session. This month Sharon is reading
Date: 25 July 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Join our lovely volunteer Sharon and her puppets for a monthly story and craft session. This month Sharon is reading "Dear Greenpeace" by Simon James. Donations welcome.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Bounce and Rhyme

Stories, Rhymes and songs for under fives and their carers every Monday morning in term time.
Date: 26 July 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Stories, Rhymes and songs for under fives and their carers every Monday morning in term time.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Dartmouth VIP Reading Group

Normally meeting on the 1st Thursday of every month. The Visually Impaired Book Club offers an opportunity to discuss books (supplied as audiobook or large print book) in an informal and supportive atmosphere. Organised in partnership with Dartmouth Caring, refreshments are supplied and transport may be available. There will be occasional visits from healthcare experts. Due to lockdown we continue our book discussions via the telephone. We are currently listening to The Barbed Wire University by Midge Gillies.
Date: 06 August 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Normally meeting on the 1st Thursday of every month. The Visually Impaired Book Club offers an opportunity to discuss books (supplied as audiobook or large print book) in an informal and supportive atmosphere. Organised in partnership with Dartmouth Caring, refreshments are supplied and transport may be available. There will be occasional visits from healthcare experts. Due to lockdown we continue our book discussions via the telephone. We are currently listening to The Barbed Wire University by Midge Gillies.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Memory Cafe

Memory café Memory café is run by Dartmouth Caring, a friendly and informal meeting for people with memory problems and their families. Meetings are weekly, but on the first Tuesday of each month Dartmouth Library is offering a Book Club with shared reading of poems and short extracts from books with a ‘feel good’ factor.
Date: 11 August 2020
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Memory café Memory café is run by Dartmouth Caring, a friendly and informal meeting for people with memory problems and their families. Meetings are weekly, but on the first Tuesday of each month Dartmouth Library is offering a Book Club with shared reading of poems and short extracts from books with a ‘feel good’ factor.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Work Club

Every Friday - Get help and advice on C.V. writing, interview techniques, volunteering opportunities and online application forms, plus computer access to search for vacancies.
Date: 14 August 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Every Friday - Get help and advice on C.V. writing, interview techniques, volunteering opportunities and online application forms, plus computer access to search for vacancies.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Dartmouth Library Book Club

Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month. If you feel “Stuck in a rut” with your book choices we hope to introduce you to new authors and broaden your reading experience. For enthusiastic readers.
Date: 20 August 2020
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month. If you feel “Stuck in a rut” with your book choices we hope to introduce you to new authors and broaden your reading experience. For enthusiastic readers.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Stitchery

A local sewing bee which meets on Wednesday fortnightly. Bring your own handicraft projects (sewing, crochet, knitting etc) and share tips and inspiration. Contact Rose Williams 01803 833017 for more details
Date: 02 September 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: A local sewing bee which meets on Wednesday fortnightly. Bring your own handicraft projects (sewing, crochet, knitting etc) and share tips and inspiration. Contact Rose Williams 01803 833017 for more details
Audience: All
Cost: £3.50
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Free Legal Clinic

Would you like to speak to a professional? Rebecca Weare and Beccy Bristow are solicitors specialising in wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning and disputes. Drop in for a chat - no appointment necessary.
Date: 04 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Would you like to speak to a professional? Rebecca Weare and Beccy Bristow are solicitors specialising in wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning and disputes. Drop in for a chat - no appointment necessary.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Informal IT session

Are you struggling with something on your tablet/laptop/phone? Need basic advice on apps, emails, etc? We will try to help at this informal drop in session
Date: 05 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Are you struggling with something on your tablet/laptop/phone? Need basic advice on apps, emails, etc? We will try to help at this informal drop in session
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Libraries Week

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

 

Contact us:

Rowena Marshall

Email: Dartmouth Library
Tel: 01803 832502

Find us:

Dartmouth Library
The Flavel
Flavel Place
Dartmouth
Devon
TQ6 9ND