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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.

Services

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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: 02 April 2019
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
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British Legion Information Stand

The Royal British Legion will have an information stand at Exeter Library in the fiction area. Come along to find out about the work they do and how you can get involved.
Date: 08 April 2019
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Description: The Royal British Legion will have an information stand at Exeter Library in the fiction area. Come along to find out about the work they do and how you can get involved.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Voice in Cookery Writing

Join us at Exeter Library for a screening live from the British Library. A recipe is so much more than a set of instructions: it is a story, an experience waiting to happen. Explore the role of voice, narrative and storytelling in cookery books with three fantastic food writers. Free event just drop in.
Date: 08 April 2019
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Description: Join us at Exeter Library for a screening live from the British Library. A recipe is so much more than a set of instructions: it is a story, an experience waiting to happen. Explore the role of voice, narrative and storytelling in cookery books with three fantastic food writers. Free event just drop in.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Building Relationships with Online Video

Video has the power to quickly change the way people feel about a person or an organisation. The new internet enabled, social media fed generation embraces personal and passionate video content and mostly ignores the rest. Alex Wren from Bitpod shares some of the opportunities (with video examples) for building and growing a positive relationship with the right audience. The event is in the Rougemont Room at Exeter Library. Tickets are £5 (£2.50 for students) and can be booked through <a href=Eventbrite" />
Date: 09 April 2019
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Description: Video has the power to quickly change the way people feel about a person or an organisation. The new internet enabled, social media fed generation embraces personal and passionate video content and mostly ignores the rest. Alex Wren from Bitpod shares some of the opportunities (with video examples) for building and growing a positive relationship with the right audience. The event is in the Rougemont Room at Exeter Library. Tickets are £5 (£2.50 for students) and can be booked through Eventbrite
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
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Devon Wildlife Trust Information Stand

The Devon Wildlife Trust will have an information stand at Exeter Library in the fiction area. Come along to find out about the work they do and how you can get involved.
Date: 12 April 2019
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Description: The Devon Wildlife Trust will have an information stand at Exeter Library in the fiction area. Come along to find out about the work they do and how you can get involved.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Library Lego Builders

Come along and build a Lego creation at Exeter Library. Age 5 upwards. Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 29 April 2019
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Description: Come along and build a Lego creation at Exeter Library. Age 5 upwards. Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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How to Use IBISWorld Market Research

IBISWorld is a valuable Market Research resource available for free at Exeter Library. If you would like to learn how to use it, we will walk you though navigating the website and finding what information is available to you. Free event in Meeting Room 1, book your place through <a href=Eventbrite" />
Date: 23 May 2019
Time: 17:30 - 18:30
Description: IBISWorld is a valuable Market Research resource available for free at Exeter Library. If you would like to learn how to use it, we will walk you though navigating the website and finding what information is available to you. Free event in Meeting Room 1, book your place through Eventbrite
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Devon Wildlife Trust Information Stand

The Devon Wildlife Trust will have an information stand at Exeter Library in the fiction area. Come along to find out about the work they do and how you can get involved.
Date: 31 May 2019
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Description: The Devon Wildlife Trust will have an information stand at Exeter Library in the fiction area. Come along to find out about the work they do and how you can get involved.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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An Introduction to Intellectual Property

Presented by IP Specialists, Stephens Scown, this workshop will dispel myths of IP. It is useful for individuals, start-ups, and established businesses. It will give you the chance to find out about what IP is, who it exists in your business, how you can protect it and use it to your advantage. The event is in Meeting Room 1 at Exeter Library. Tickets are £5 (£2.50 for students) and can be booked through <a href=Eventbrite" />
Date: 04 June 2019
Time: 17:30 - 18:30
Description: Presented by IP Specialists, Stephens Scown, this workshop will dispel myths of IP. It is useful for individuals, start-ups, and established businesses. It will give you the chance to find out about what IP is, who it exists in your business, how you can protect it and use it to your advantage. The event is in Meeting Room 1 at Exeter Library. Tickets are £5 (£2.50 for students) and can be booked through Eventbrite
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
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Children's Hospice South West Info Stand

Children's Hospice South West will have an information stand at Exeter Library in the fiction area. Come along to find out about the work they do and how you can get involved.
Date: 17 June 2019
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Children's Hospice South West will have an information stand at Exeter Library in the fiction area. Come along to find out about the work they do and how you can get involved.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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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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