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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 fuction 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.

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Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Digital Disruptors (A British Library Livestream)

Join us for a British Library livestream of their Inspiring Entrepreneurs event. Emerging technologies are redefining the ways in which we interact, work and do business. Hear how our panel built their businesses around bold ideas using digital innovation to transform our daily lives. Moderated by Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, founder of STEMettes and panel including Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots, an online community of creative professionals, Sukhi Jutla, co-founder of MarketOrders, an online B2B platform for the gold and diamond jewellery industry, with more still to be announced. We will be starting the evening at 6pm with refreshments and networking, then joining the British Library livestream from 7pm. Don't forget, throughout the evening, you can tweet your questions to the panel, and hopefully get them answered! The event is FREE, register your interest at <a href=Eventbrite" />
Date: 11 February 2019
Time: 18:00 - 21:30
Description: Join us for a British Library livestream of their Inspiring Entrepreneurs event. Emerging technologies are redefining the ways in which we interact, work and do business. Hear how our panel built their businesses around bold ideas using digital innovation to transform our daily lives. Moderated by Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, founder of STEMettes and panel including Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots, an online community of creative professionals, Sukhi Jutla, co-founder of MarketOrders, an online B2B platform for the gold and diamond jewellery industry, with more still to be announced. We will be starting the evening at 6pm with refreshments and networking, then joining the British Library livestream from 7pm. Don't forget, throughout the evening, you can tweet your questions to the panel, and hopefully get them answered! The event is FREE, register your interest at Eventbrite
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Drop-in advice stand on the university level courses at Exeter College

Come and see Candice, an Exeter College University Level Adviser, to get free information, advice and guidance on the university level courses on offer at Exeter College. She can help you with information about the opportunities and facilities at the Centre for University Level Studies within Exeter College; advice about support services and where to find accommodation; guidance with student finance and UCAS; and any other general queries. She will have a stand at the end of the fiction shelves at Exeter Library.
Date: 12 February 2019
Time: 10:00 - 14:00
Description: Come and see Candice, an Exeter College University Level Adviser, to get free information, advice and guidance on the university level courses on offer at Exeter College. She can help you with information about the opportunities and facilities at the Centre for University Level Studies within Exeter College; advice about support services and where to find accommodation; guidance with student finance and UCAS; and any other general queries. She will have a stand at the end of the fiction shelves at Exeter Library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

How to use COBRA: Complete Online Business Reference Advisor - Exeter

This workshop will show you how to make the most of COBRA the Complete Online Business Reference Advisor resource, which is free to access with a Devon Libraries membership card. COBRA is a unique source of information for people starting small-scale businesses. Its search and browse options are easy and simple to use. The industry factsheets are short and simple and have a clear structure and you can download up to ten reports per day. COBRA is a continually expanding business encyclopaedia with information about starting and running a business. The directory includes around 4,000 factsheets, market reports, contacts, funding resources and support, which you can access from the workplace, library or even at home via your library membership card. This workshop is limited to 11 places and each attendee will be provided with a business hub laptop for the session. The session is FREE, but you need to register your interest at <a href=Eventbrite" />
Date: 21 February 2019
Time: 17:30 - 18:30
Description: This workshop will show you how to make the most of COBRA the Complete Online Business Reference Advisor resource, which is free to access with a Devon Libraries membership card. COBRA is a unique source of information for people starting small-scale businesses. Its search and browse options are easy and simple to use. The industry factsheets are short and simple and have a clear structure and you can download up to ten reports per day. COBRA is a continually expanding business encyclopaedia with information about starting and running a business. The directory includes around 4,000 factsheets, market reports, contacts, funding resources and support, which you can access from the workplace, library or even at home via your library membership card. This workshop is limited to 11 places and each attendee will be provided with a business hub laptop for the session. The session is FREE, but you need to register your interest at Eventbrite
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cyber Crime Awareness

Our workshop offers impartial, nationally recognised guidance on how you can protect your organisation from cyber crime. The session will analyse case studies from investigations our unit have been involved in, and outline the steps which could have prevented those organisations from becoming victims. We will also discuss current and future threats, and explain how to defend against these. The session will be delivered in an easy to understand format with minimal ‘tech speak’ so it is suitable for all business owners. Sam works for the South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit (SW RCCU) who investigate cyber crimes where the victim is based in the South West. Her role as a Cyber Protect Officer involves supporting victims of cyber crime, as well as giving advice to organisations on protecting themselves against cyber crime. Tickets for the workshop are FREE and can be booked through <a href=Eventbrite" />
Date: 21 March 2019
Time: 17:30 - 18:30
Description: Our workshop offers impartial, nationally recognised guidance on how you can protect your organisation from cyber crime. The session will analyse case studies from investigations our unit have been involved in, and outline the steps which could have prevented those organisations from becoming victims. We will also discuss current and future threats, and explain how to defend against these. The session will be delivered in an easy to understand format with minimal ‘tech speak’ so it is suitable for all business owners. Sam works for the South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit (SW RCCU) who investigate cyber crimes where the victim is based in the South West. Her role as a Cyber Protect Officer involves supporting victims of cyber crime, as well as giving advice to organisations on protecting themselves against cyber crime. Tickets for the workshop are FREE and can be booked through Eventbrite
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

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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

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Exeter Library
Castle Street
Exeter
Devon
EX4 3PQ

  

 

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