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Exeter Library is open seven days a week and receives an average of 1,500 visits a day. The library has over 1km of shelves containing over 60,000 books, CDs and DVDs which can be issued at any of the self-service points. In addition, the library has a reserve stack of approximately 150,000 items, available on request.

There is a large children's library overlooking Rougemont Gardens and a separate teen area, as well as 34 computers which are free to use for up to 2 hours per day and printing and copying facilities.

Exeter Library is also home to the Business and Intellectual Property (IP) Centre, where you can access information and attend business events and workshops to support your business or start up. The library also houses the first FabLab to be located within a public library in England. FabLab Devon is a community creative space that provides access to a range of digital equipment and machinery.

Services

  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Self-service machines
  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Variety of events for all audiences
  • FabLab maker space
  • Business and IP Centre
  • Real Food Exeter Cafe with garden terrace
Exeter Library events Exeter Library events

Little Rhyme Time - (Toddler's Session)

Every Wednesday during term-time, enjoy songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more with the Flying Start Children's Centre! Interactive and fun session for babies and children. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 25 April 2018
Time: 11:15 - 11:45
Description: Every Wednesday during term-time, enjoy songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more with the Flying Start Children's Centre! Interactive and fun session for babies and children. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Code Club – (Beginners session)

Our Code Club takes place every other Thursday during term-time. Projects are easy to follow step-by-step guides which help children learn Scratch, HTML & CSS and Python by making games, animations, and websites. The projects gradually introduce coding concepts to allow children to build their knowledge incrementally. Suitable for ages 7+. For further information and to book a place, contact simon.belshaw@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 26 April 2018
Time: 16:15 - 17:15
Description: Our Code Club takes place every other Thursday during term-time. Projects are easy to follow step-by-step guides which help children learn Scratch, HTML & CSS and Python by making games, animations, and websites. The projects gradually introduce coding concepts to allow children to build their knowledge incrementally. Suitable for ages 7+. For further information and to book a place, contact simon.belshaw@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Code Club – (Improvers session)

Our Code Club takes place every other Thursday during term-time. Projects are easy to follow step-by-step guides which help children learn Scratch, HTML & CSS and Python by making games, animations, and websites. The projects gradually introduce coding concepts to allow children to build their knowledge incrementally. Suitable for ages 7+. For further information and to book a place, contact simon.belshaw@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 26 April 2018
Time: 17:30 - 18:15
Description: Our Code Club takes place every other Thursday during term-time. Projects are easy to follow step-by-step guides which help children learn Scratch, HTML & CSS and Python by making games, animations, and websites. The projects gradually introduce coding concepts to allow children to build their knowledge incrementally. Suitable for ages 7+. For further information and to book a place, contact simon.belshaw@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cyber Crime Awareness

Cyber security has now been identified as a Tier 1 threat to the UK by the Government and levels of cyber-crime are now at an all time high. The aim of the session is to provide an overview of cyber-crime threats at both a local and national level as well as tips on how to keep yourself and your business safe. The session will be delivered in a ‘non-techie’ way which makes it suitable for all levels of understanding. Standard tickets are £5.00. Students £2.50. For further information and to book a place, please visit <a href=Eventbrite." />
Date: 26 April 2018
Time: 17:30 - 18:30
Description: Cyber security has now been identified as a Tier 1 threat to the UK by the Government and levels of cyber-crime are now at an all time high. The aim of the session is to provide an overview of cyber-crime threats at both a local and national level as well as tips on how to keep yourself and your business safe. The session will be delivered in a ‘non-techie’ way which makes it suitable for all levels of understanding. Standard tickets are £5.00. Students £2.50. For further information and to book a place, please visit Eventbrite.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Quiet Time in the Children's Library

Every Thursday is a great chance for children with their parents or carers to relax with a book in the fantastic environment of the children's library.
Date: 26 April 2018
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Description: Every Thursday is a great chance for children with their parents or carers to relax with a book in the fantastic environment of the children's library.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Early Years Storytime

Every Friday come along to our Storytime, for families with younger children. This is a drop-in event and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 27 April 2018
Time: 14:00 - 14:30
Description: Every Friday come along to our Storytime, for families with younger children. This is a drop-in event and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme - 1st Session

Every Tuesday come along to the Rougemont Room and share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies and toddlers. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 01 May 2018
Time: 10:15 - 10:45
Description: Every Tuesday come along to the Rougemont Room and share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies and toddlers. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme - 2nd Session

Every Tuesday come along to the Rougemont Room and share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies and toddlers. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 01 May 2018
Time: 11:15 - 11:45
Description: Every Tuesday come along to the Rougemont Room and share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies and toddlers. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Craft in the Cafe including Woolly Wonders

On the first and third Tuesday of every month, come along with your current craft project and share with other crafters in the cafe. This is a drop-in event with no booking required.
Date: 01 May 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: On the first and third Tuesday of every month, come along with your current craft project and share with other crafters in the cafe. This is a drop-in event with no booking required.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

E-Wednesday - IT Drop In

Every Wednesday our IT Drop-in session has staff and volunteers on hand for one to one support, located in the Teen area of the library. Find help with basic IT skills, using the internet, creating email accounts, sending and receiving emails, using social media and much more. The session is not for complete beginners but is a drop in session so there is no need to book. During busy periods there may be a wait as staff and volunteers aim to assist as many people as possible during the session.
Date: 02 May 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Every Wednesday our IT Drop-in session has staff and volunteers on hand for one to one support, located in the Teen area of the library. Find help with basic IT skills, using the internet, creating email accounts, sending and receiving emails, using social media and much more. The session is not for complete beginners but is a drop in session so there is no need to book. During busy periods there may be a wait as staff and volunteers aim to assist as many people as possible during the session.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

E-Wednesday - Learn My Way (Beginner Computer Course)

Over four consecutive Wednesday mornings, receive one on one help using the Learn My Way online courses, helping you develop digital skills to make the most of the online world. From basic skills, learning how to use a mouse, keyboard and email, using the internet, internet security and internet banking. Booking is essential - Please ask a member of staff for more information.
Date: 02 May 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Over four consecutive Wednesday mornings, receive one on one help using the Learn My Way online courses, helping you develop digital skills to make the most of the online world. From basic skills, learning how to use a mouse, keyboard and email, using the internet, internet security and internet banking. Booking is essential - Please ask a member of staff for more information.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Little Rhyme Time - (Babies Session)

Every Wednesday during term-time, enjoy songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more with the Flying Start Children's Centre! Interactive and fun session for babies and children. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 02 May 2018
Time: 10:15 - 10:45
Description: Every Wednesday during term-time, enjoy songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more with the Flying Start Children's Centre! Interactive and fun session for babies and children. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Little Rhyme Time - (Toddler's Session)

Every Wednesday during term-time, enjoy songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more with the Flying Start Children's Centre! Interactive and fun session for babies and children. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 02 May 2018
Time: 11:15 - 11:45
Description: Every Wednesday during term-time, enjoy songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more with the Flying Start Children's Centre! Interactive and fun session for babies and children. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Exeter Reading Group

Every first Thursday of the month offers the opportunity to get together and discuss the 'Book of the Month'. Refreshments available. The group does have a waiting list - Please ring 0345 155 1001 for details.
Date: 03 May 2018
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Description: Every first Thursday of the month offers the opportunity to get together and discuss the 'Book of the Month'. Refreshments available. The group does have a waiting list - Please ring 0345 155 1001 for details.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Quiet Time in the Children's Library

Every Thursday is a great chance for children with their parents or carers to relax with a book in the fantastic environment of the children's library.
Date: 03 May 2018
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Description: Every Thursday is a great chance for children with their parents or carers to relax with a book in the fantastic environment of the children's library.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Early Years Storytime

Every Friday come along to our Storytime, for families with younger children. This is a drop-in event and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 04 May 2018
Time: 14:00 - 14:30
Description: Every Friday come along to our Storytime, for families with younger children. This is a drop-in event and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

The Communist Manifesto: Live Screening

Join us for a live screening broadcast from the British Library. A lively and irreverent look at the most influential work of political theory ever published. Comedian and broadcaster Mark Steel and political philosopher Nina Power join The Guardian cartoonist Martin Rowson, creator of a new graphic novel version of this seminal text. Doors open at 6.45pm doors close at 7pm Sorry latecomers will not be admitted. Free event just drop in on book via <a href=Eventbrite" />
Date: 04 May 2018
Time: 18:45 - 20:30
Description: Join us for a live screening broadcast from the British Library. A lively and irreverent look at the most influential work of political theory ever published. Comedian and broadcaster Mark Steel and political philosopher Nina Power join The Guardian cartoonist Martin Rowson, creator of a new graphic novel version of this seminal text. Doors open at 6.45pm doors close at 7pm Sorry latecomers will not be admitted. Free event just drop in on book via Eventbrite
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Raspberry Pi Jam

The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer that has infinite possibilities. On the first Saturday of every month, come along and we will show you the basics and more. This is a drop-in event, no booking required.
Date: 05 May 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer that has infinite possibilities. On the first Saturday of every month, come along and we will show you the basics and more. This is a drop-in event, no booking required.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Gadget Day

Every first Monday of the month staff will be on hand for one to one support located in the Business and Information Hub area of the library. Bring along your tablet, smart phone or e-Reader and get help using your device. Find out about our e-book service and get help downloading a free e-book to your device. This is a drop in session and there is no need to book. During busy periods there may be a wait as staff and volunteers aim to assist as many people as possible during the session. *Please note if the first Monday falls on a Bank Holiday, the session will take place the following week.
Date: 07 May 2018
Time: 9:00 - 12:00
Description: Every first Monday of the month staff will be on hand for one to one support located in the Business and Information Hub area of the library. Bring along your tablet, smart phone or e-Reader and get help using your device. Find out about our e-book service and get help downloading a free e-book to your device. This is a drop in session and there is no need to book. During busy periods there may be a wait as staff and volunteers aim to assist as many people as possible during the session. *Please note if the first Monday falls on a Bank Holiday, the session will take place the following week.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme - 1st Session

Every Tuesday come along to the Rougemont Room and share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies and toddlers. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 08 May 2018
Time: 10:15 - 10:45
Description: Every Tuesday come along to the Rougemont Room and share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies and toddlers. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

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Opening hours:

Mon 09:00 - 18:00
Tue 09:00 - 19:00
Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 09:00- 19:00
Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Sun 12:00 - 16:00

 

Contact us:

Emily Macaulay

Email: Exeter Library
Tel: 01392 407027

Find us:

Exeter Library
Castle Street
Exeter
Devon
EX4 3PQ

  

 

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