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National Lockdown

Following the government’s announcement of a national lockdown starting 5th November, we can confirm that our libraries will be open for our Choose & Collect service.

To use our Choose & Collect service please email or telephone your library to select your books and to pre-arrange a collection date. Learn more on our Covid-19 updates page.

The doors of Exeter Library are open. We also have a large range of online services and activities that we are delivering. To find out more about these please follow the link below:

What's Online with Exeter Library

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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.

Exeter Library has a range of meeting rooms and function spaces available for hire for competitive rates. If you're looking for a city centre location for your meeting or event, find out more here.

There are five Blue Badge spaces outside the main entrance and four / five at the bottom of the slope (on Musgrave Row).  These are all general public Blue Badge parking spaces however and not dedicated to the library.

Services

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Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Date: 01 December 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime

Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Date: 05 December 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Date: 08 December 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime

Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Date: 12 December 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Date: 15 December 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime

Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Date: 19 December 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Date: 22 December 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime

Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Date: 02 January 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Date: 05 January 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime

Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Date: 09 January 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Date: 12 January 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime

Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Date: 16 January 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Date: 19 January 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime

Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Date: 23 January 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Date: 26 January 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime

Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Date: 30 January 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Date: 02 February 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime

Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Date: 06 February 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Date: 09 February 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime

Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Date: 13 February 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

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Library open for Choose and Collect


Please email or phone to choose and collect from the library at a pre-arranged time.

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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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