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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

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: 19 October 2018
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: 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: 19 March 2019
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
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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: 20 March 2019
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: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
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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: 21 March 2019
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: 22 March 2019
Time: 10:30 - 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:

Lego Move 2 inspired Lego build

Visiting the Flavel cinema to watch the Lego Movie 2? Our Lego will be out all day for those inspired by the movie - come in for a free, fun build
Date: 23 March 2019
Time: 9:00 - 12:30
Description: Visiting the Flavel cinema to watch the Lego Movie 2? Our Lego will be out all day for those inspired by the movie - come in for a free, fun build
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Stories, Rhymes and songs for under fives and their carers every Monday morning in term time.
Date: 25 March 2019
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:

Bill 'Scratch' Hitchen, A Salcombe Boy

Come and hear about the compelling story of Scratch Hitchen, a local boy, who ran away to sea aged fourteen. Scratch will be talking to us about exploration and sea travel, of overcoming obstacles and a life well lived. He will also be signing copies of his book which will be on sale at the event.
Date: 26 March 2019
Time: 17:30 - 19:00
Description: Come and hear about the compelling story of Scratch Hitchen, a local boy, who ran away to sea aged fourteen. Scratch will be talking to us about exploration and sea travel, of overcoming obstacles and a life well lived. He will also be signing copies of his book which will be on sale at the event.
Audience: All
Cost: £3.50
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Free Legal Clinic

Free friendly and helpful legal advice on wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning and disputes. Drop in first Friday of every month
Date: 01 April 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Free friendly and helpful legal advice on wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning and disputes. Drop in first Friday of every month
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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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: 04 April 2019
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:

V.I.P 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: 04 April 2019
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: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

3D Design and Printing

Two 3D printing workshops will be being held in the library. One at 11.30 for older children and adults and one at 2pm for children 6+. Run by FabLab Devon - experience fascinating design, scanning and print technology and get to take your creation home. Booking from the library in advance essential.
Date: 06 April 2019
Time: 11:30 - 15:00
Description: Two 3D printing workshops will be being held in the library. One at 11.30 for older children and adults and one at 2pm for children 6+. Run by FabLab Devon - experience fascinating design, scanning and print technology and get to take your creation home. Booking from the library in advance essential.
Audience: All
Cost: £7.50
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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: 06 April 2019
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:

Memory Cafe

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: 09 April 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: 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: All
Cost: Free
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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