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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
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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 December 2019
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
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Library Lego Club

Do you love Lego? Then come and join our themed builds: take part in a teamwork project or let your imagination fly on your own creation! Join us every other Tuesday.
Date: 14 January 2020
Time: 15:45 - 16:45
Description: Do you love Lego? Then come and join our themed builds: take part in a teamwork project or let your imagination fly on your own creation! Join us every other Tuesday.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

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: 14 January 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:

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: 16 January 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:

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: 17 January 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:

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: 18 January 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

Bounce and Rhyme

Stories, Rhymes and songs for under fives and their carers every Monday morning in term time.
Date: 20 January 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
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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: 22 January 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
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Bird Migration and Ringing Display

Information boards and demonstrations by Julia Springett about the research conducted at Slapton Ley Field Centre. Drop in.
Date: 25 January 2020
Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Description: Information boards and demonstrations by Julia Springett about the research conducted at Slapton Ley Field Centre. Drop in.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Natwest Community Banker Advice

Nervous of internet banking? Need some support in finding new ways to bank? Come and chat to Natwest’s Community Banker Rebecca Edwards for some help and advice
Date: 27 January 2020
Time: 9:30 - 11:30
Description: Nervous of internet banking? Need some support in finding new ways to bank? Come and chat to Natwest’s Community Banker Rebecca Edwards for some help and advice
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Saturday Story Club

Join our lovely volunteer storyteller Sharon and her puppets for a monthly story and craft session. This month Sharon is reading
Date: 01 February 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Join our lovely volunteer storyteller Sharon and her puppets for a monthly story and craft session. This month Sharon is reading "The Bad-Tempered Ladybird" by Eric Carle. Donations welcome.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Top of Town Book Club

Meeting on the 1st Saturday of each month. An informal book club, meeting over a cup of tea at Sainsbury's Café, Dartmouth, to discuss one book per month
Date: 01 February 2020
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 1st Saturday of each month. An informal book club, meeting over a cup of tea at Sainsbury's Café, Dartmouth, to discuss one book per month
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Dartmouth Evening Reading Group

Meeting 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
Date: 06 February 2020
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting 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
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Dartmouth VIP Reading Group

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
Date: 06 February 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: 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
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Carnival Crafts for Kids

Carnival is celebrated all over the world in different ways. Join us adding our own bright and cheery take making Venetian masks, Russian dolls, Brazilian rain sticks and snake rings. Drop in
Date: 18 February 2020
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: Carnival is celebrated all over the world in different ways. Join us adding our own bright and cheery take making Venetian masks, Russian dolls, Brazilian rain sticks and snake rings. Drop in
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

My Account

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