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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 Crafts and Making .

Sciencedipity Slime Workshop

60 glorious minutes of hands-on slime science! In this workshop you’ll find out what slime actually is and what it is made from, you’ll learn the chemistry behind this luscious stuff (which is important to know so that you can troubleshoot with slime-making at home) and how to make successful slime every time. 15 bookable places on each workshop, £5 per child. Bookings can be made at the Exeter Library help point.
Date: 22 August 2018
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Description: 60 glorious minutes of hands-on slime science! In this workshop you’ll find out what slime actually is and what it is made from, you’ll learn the chemistry behind this luscious stuff (which is important to know so that you can troubleshoot with slime-making at home) and how to make successful slime every time. 15 bookable places on each workshop, £5 per child. Bookings can be made at the Exeter Library help point.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
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Sciencedipity Slime Workshop

60 glorious minutes of hands-on slime science! In this workshop you’ll find out what slime actually is and what it is made from, you’ll learn the chemistry behind this luscious stuff (which is important to know so that you can troubleshoot with slime-making at home) and how to make successful slime every time. 15 bookable places on each workshop, £5 per child. Bookings can be made at the Exeter Library help point.
Date: 22 August 2018
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: 60 glorious minutes of hands-on slime science! In this workshop you’ll find out what slime actually is and what it is made from, you’ll learn the chemistry behind this luscious stuff (which is important to know so that you can troubleshoot with slime-making at home) and how to make successful slime every time. 15 bookable places on each workshop, £5 per child. Bookings can be made at the Exeter Library help point.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
Theme:

Sciencedipity Slime Workshops

60 glorious minutes of hands-on slime science! In this workshop you’ll find out what slime actually is and what it is made from, you’ll learn the chemistry behind this luscious stuff (which is important to know so that you can troubleshoot with slime-making at home) and how to make successful slime every time. 15 bookable places on each workshop, £5 per child. Bookings can be made at the Exeter Library help point.
Date: 22 August 2018
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: 60 glorious minutes of hands-on slime science! In this workshop you’ll find out what slime actually is and what it is made from, you’ll learn the chemistry behind this luscious stuff (which is important to know so that you can troubleshoot with slime-making at home) and how to make successful slime every time. 15 bookable places on each workshop, £5 per child. Bookings can be made at the Exeter Library help point.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
Theme:

FABLAB workshop - 3D printed speech bubble badge

Come along to a FabLab workshop where you will learn how to design and make a 3D printed speech bubble badge. Workshops cost £7.50 per child and are designed for children ages 8-16. Parents are not required to stay and supervise. To book go to: fablabdevon.org/events-workshops
Date: 24 August 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come along to a FabLab workshop where you will learn how to design and make a 3D printed speech bubble badge. Workshops cost £7.50 per child and are designed for children ages 8-16. Parents are not required to stay and supervise. To book go to: fablabdevon.org/events-workshops
Audience: All
Cost: £7.50
Theme:

FabLab Workshop - Design and make a laser cut prop

Come along to a FabLab workshop where you will learn how to design and make a laser cut prop. Workshops cost £7.50 per child and are designed for children ages 8-16. Parents are not required to stay and supervise. To book go to: fablabdevon.org/events-workshops
Date: 31 August 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come along to a FabLab workshop where you will learn how to design and make a laser cut prop. Workshops cost £7.50 per child and are designed for children ages 8-16. Parents are not required to stay and supervise. To book go to: fablabdevon.org/events-workshops
Audience: All
Cost: £7.50
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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