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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
  • Home library service
Exeter Library events Exeter Library events

Content with Events Books and Poetry .

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: 21 June 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:

Reading Group – **Currently Full - with waiting list**

An opportunity to get together and discuss a 'Book of the Month' on every third Thursday of the month. Just come along or email colin.bray@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 21 June 2018
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Description: An opportunity to get together and discuss a 'Book of the Month' on every third Thursday of the month. Just come along or email colin.bray@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Early Years Storytime - Session 1

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: 22 June 2018
Time: 11:30 - 12:00
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:

Early Years Storytime - Session 2

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: 22 June 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 - 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: 26 June 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:

An Evening of Crime with Mark Billingham and Martyn Waites

Join us for an evening of crime fiction with authors Mark Billingham and Martyn Waites. Mark will be discussing his new Thorne thriller 'The Killing Habit', while Martyn will be chatting about his latest book 'The Old Religion'. The evening includes a cream tea and copies of both books will be for sale. Tickets can be bought from the Exeter Library help point for £7.50 or through <a href=Eventbrite for £8.29." />
Date: 28 June 2018
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Description: Join us for an evening of crime fiction with authors Mark Billingham and Martyn Waites. Mark will be discussing his new Thorne thriller 'The Killing Habit', while Martyn will be chatting about his latest book 'The Old Religion'. The evening includes a cream tea and copies of both books will be for sale. Tickets can be bought from the Exeter Library help point for £7.50 or through Eventbrite for £8.29.
Audience: All
Cost: £7.50
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: 28 June 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 - Session 1

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: 29 June 2018
Time: 11:30 - 12:00
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:

Early Years Storytime - Session 2

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: 29 June 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
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:

Sunday Times Bestselling Author Jane Corry at Exeter Library

Jane Corry, author of Blood Sisters & My Husband’s Wife, will be at Exeter Library to chat about her latest book ‘The Dead Ex’. Tickets £5 and include a Cream Tea. Crediton Community Bookshop will be selling books at the event. Available from the library for £5 or via <a href=Eventbrite for £5.69." />
Date: 11 July 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Jane Corry, author of Blood Sisters & My Husband’s Wife, will be at Exeter Library to chat about her latest book ‘The Dead Ex’. Tickets £5 and include a Cream Tea. Crediton Community Bookshop will be selling books at the event. Available from the library for £5 or via Eventbrite for £5.69.
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
Theme:

A Girls Night Out

Join us for the perfect evening for summer fiction fans with some of our favourite female authors! Cathy Bramley, Miranda Dickinson, Lisa Dickenson and Holly Martin will be here on Thursday 26th July at 6.30pm for an interview, Q&A and signing as we celebrate the release of A Match Made in Devon by Cathy Bramley, as well as fabulous titles such as Somewhere Beyond the Sea (Dickinson), You Had Me At Merlot (Dickenson) and Holiday Cottage By The Sea (Martin). Tickets are £5 including refreshments from the library in person or via <a href=Eventbrite (this does incur a booking fee)." />
Date: 26 July 2018
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Description: Join us for the perfect evening for summer fiction fans with some of our favourite female authors! Cathy Bramley, Miranda Dickinson, Lisa Dickenson and Holly Martin will be here on Thursday 26th July at 6.30pm for an interview, Q&A and signing as we celebrate the release of A Match Made in Devon by Cathy Bramley, as well as fabulous titles such as Somewhere Beyond the Sea (Dickinson), You Had Me At Merlot (Dickenson) and Holiday Cottage By The Sea (Martin). Tickets are £5 including refreshments from the library in person or via Eventbrite (this does incur a booking fee).
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
Theme:

An Afternoon of Crime with TP Fielden

TP Fielden will be at Exeter Library to chat about his latest book in the Miss Dimont series, 'Resort to Murder'. Crediton Community Book Shop will be at the event selling copies of the book. Tickets £5 from the library in person or via <a href=Eventbrite for £5.69." />
Date: 26 July 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: TP Fielden will be at Exeter Library to chat about his latest book in the Miss Dimont series, 'Resort to Murder'. Crediton Community Book Shop will be at the event selling copies of the book. Tickets £5 from the library in person or via Eventbrite for £5.69.
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
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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