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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.

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Introduction to Intellectual Property Essentials

This workshop is an introduction for beginners to the four main areas of IP: patens, trademarks, registered designs, and copyright. It is ideal for entrepreneurs , inventors, innovators, pre business start ups, and anyone who is interested in protecting their idea. To book your place go to <a href=Eventbrite" />
Date: 22 August 2019
Time: 17:30 - 18:30
Description: This workshop is an introduction for beginners to the four main areas of IP: patens, trademarks, registered designs, and copyright. It is ideal for entrepreneurs , inventors, innovators, pre business start ups, and anyone who is interested in protecting their idea. To book your place go to Eventbrite
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Business Advice with Cartridges Business Hub

Every second Wednesday of the month, starting April 10th, Cartridges Business Hub will be available to lend a helping hand for your business. Running a business has its challenges and starting up a business can be daunting. Why not drop by for a chat with no obligation and impartial advice. Located next to the Business & Information Hub on the ground floor of the library. For details, visit: cartridgesbusinesshub.eventbrite.co.uk
Date: 11 September 2019
Time: 12:00 - 14:00
Description: Every second Wednesday of the month, starting April 10th, Cartridges Business Hub will be available to lend a helping hand for your business. Running a business has its challenges and starting up a business can be daunting. Why not drop by for a chat with no obligation and impartial advice. Located next to the Business & Information Hub on the ground floor of the library. For details, visit: cartridgesbusinesshub.eventbrite.co.uk
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Cultural Change Makers

Join us as we livestream the British Library's Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Cultural Change-makers. At the latest in our sell-out Inspiring Entrepreneurs series we’ll be hearing from the game-changing creative thinkers who are at the forefront of cultural change, and whose influence is felt every day in what we wear, watch, look at and listen to, and how we do it! Don’t miss this opportunity to get the inside track on a sector that’s making a global impact, and get ready to put your burning business questions to our panel of cultural change-makers. But that's not all... Before we go live to the British Library, we are delighted to have Exeter Culture Director, Dom Jinks join us for a chat about culture in our own city. Dom is an arts professional with more than 20 years’ experience, a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and a member of The National Institute of Fundraisers. He has founded his own theatre company, held a range of roles at Arts Council England, chaired Exeter Cultural Partnership (Exeter Culture’s former name) and joins us directly from his role as Executive Director for Plymouth Culture. Get your FREE ticket from <a href=Eventbrite" />
Date: 12 September 2019
Time: 18:00 - 21:30
Description: Join us as we livestream the British Library's Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Cultural Change-makers. At the latest in our sell-out Inspiring Entrepreneurs series we’ll be hearing from the game-changing creative thinkers who are at the forefront of cultural change, and whose influence is felt every day in what we wear, watch, look at and listen to, and how we do it! Don’t miss this opportunity to get the inside track on a sector that’s making a global impact, and get ready to put your burning business questions to our panel of cultural change-makers. But that's not all... Before we go live to the British Library, we are delighted to have Exeter Culture Director, Dom Jinks join us for a chat about culture in our own city. Dom is an arts professional with more than 20 years’ experience, a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and a member of The National Institute of Fundraisers. He has founded his own theatre company, held a range of roles at Arts Council England, chaired Exeter Cultural Partnership (Exeter Culture’s former name) and joins us directly from his role as Executive Director for Plymouth Culture. Get your FREE ticket from Eventbrite
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Get More out of Social Media with Management Tools

This workshop will look at how to be more effective and efficient with using social media for business. The more platforms you use the more time and effort it takes. The answer is to use social media management tools like Hootsuite and Buffer. Tickets are £5 (£2.50 for students). To book your place go to <a href=Eventbrite" />
Date: 17 September 2019
Time: 17:30 - 18:30
Description: This workshop will look at how to be more effective and efficient with using social media for business. The more platforms you use the more time and effort it takes. The answer is to use social media management tools like Hootsuite and Buffer. Tickets are £5 (£2.50 for students). To book your place go to Eventbrite
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
Theme:

Lloyds Bank Digital KnowHow Session

Lloyds Banking Group in partnership with Business & IP Centre Devon, Libraries Unlimited, Exeter City Council & Heart of South West Digital Skills Partnership are proud to host an event centred on driving the digital adoption, skills and understanding of small businesses and charities across the UK. We would be delighted if you could join us for an interactive and collaborative session, where we will be looking to not only highlight the benefits of digital adoption, but also to provide digital skills via our partners @ Google. These sessions will cover: Building Your Presence Online – which will assist in supporting new to digital organisations to build their presence online. Social Media – an insight into how to grow your social media presence and engage proactively with your target audience. There will be an opportunity for you to engage with the trainers and our digital champions to discuss any bespoke questions, so please do bring your tablets and laptops and look to grow your digital skills. We look forward to seeing you at the event. Please note refreshments will be served from 9am with the event starting at 9.30am. No parking is provided at the venue. Book your tickets through <a href=Eventbrite" />
Date: 30 October 2019
Time: 9:00 - 13:00
Description: Lloyds Banking Group in partnership with Business & IP Centre Devon, Libraries Unlimited, Exeter City Council & Heart of South West Digital Skills Partnership are proud to host an event centred on driving the digital adoption, skills and understanding of small businesses and charities across the UK. We would be delighted if you could join us for an interactive and collaborative session, where we will be looking to not only highlight the benefits of digital adoption, but also to provide digital skills via our partners @ Google. These sessions will cover: Building Your Presence Online – which will assist in supporting new to digital organisations to build their presence online. Social Media – an insight into how to grow your social media presence and engage proactively with your target audience. There will be an opportunity for you to engage with the trainers and our digital champions to discuss any bespoke questions, so please do bring your tablets and laptops and look to grow your digital skills. We look forward to seeing you at the event. Please note refreshments will be served from 9am with the event starting at 9.30am. No parking is provided at the venue. Book your tickets through Eventbrite
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Digital Knowhow

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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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