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With arguably the best view of any library in the country, Ilfracombe Library is just a short walk from both the High Street and Seafront. Friendly, helpful staff can assist you whether it is with choosing a book, uploading a CV or finding a phone number.

There are 10 computers offering up to 2 hours internet access a day, study space, free WiFi, and a wide range of regular activities from Bounce and Rhyme for babies, to film and craft clubs for adults. In addition, there are lots of children's events during school holidays and on Saturdays. Follow us on Facebook to get even more regular Ilfracombe Library news.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Self-service machines
  • Home library service
  • Meeting room available

Ilfracombe Library events

Boogie Books
Experience the magic of stories through music and movement! Suitable for under 5s. Places are currently limited so please book to avoid disappointment. £2 for the first child, £1 for siblings.
Date: 05 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 10:45
Description: Experience the magic of stories through music and movement! Suitable for under 5s. Places are currently limited so please book to avoid disappointment. £2 for the first child, £1 for siblings.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
Boogie Books
Experience the magic of stories through music and movement! Suitable for under 5s. Places are currently limited so please book to avoid disappointment. £2 for the first child, £1 for siblings.
Date: 12 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 10:45
Description: Experience the magic of stories through music and movement! Suitable for under 5s. Places are currently limited so please book to avoid disappointment. £2 for the first child, £1 for siblings.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
Bounce and Rhyme
Bounce and Rhyme is back! Come along with your baby or toddler, join in with songs and rhymes, choose some books and chat to other parents. Every Thursday during term time.
Date: 11 November 2021
Time: 10:45 - 11:15
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is back! Come along with your baby or toddler, join in with songs and rhymes, choose some books and chat to other parents. Every Thursday during term time.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Colouring Club
Call in to create some lovely pictures! Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 20 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Call in to create some lovely pictures! Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Lego Club
Let your imagination run riot with our huge selection of Lego! Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 30 October 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Let your imagination run riot with our huge selection of Lego! Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Lego Club
Let your imagination run riot with our huge selection of Lego! Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 13 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Let your imagination run riot with our huge selection of Lego! Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Lego Club
Let your imagination run riot with our huge selection of Lego! Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 27 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Let your imagination run riot with our huge selection of Lego! Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Bounce and Rhyme
Bounce and Rhyme is back! Come along with your baby or toddler, join in with songs and rhymes, choose some books and chat to other parents. Every Thursday during term time.
Date: 18 November 2021
Time: 10:45 - 11:15
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is back! Come along with your baby or toddler, join in with songs and rhymes, choose some books and chat to other parents. Every Thursday during term time.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Boogie Books
Experience the magic of stories through music and movement! Suitable for under 5s. Places are currently limited so please book to avoid disappointment. £2 for the first child, £1 for siblings.
Date: 19 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 10:45
Description: Experience the magic of stories through music and movement! Suitable for under 5s. Places are currently limited so please book to avoid disappointment. £2 for the first child, £1 for siblings.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
Film Club
Film Club is returning! Dates for screenings will be: October 22nd, December 17th, February 25th, April 29th, June 24th. Wine and soft drinks provided for a donation, details of films TBC - watch this space!
Date: 17 December 2021
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Description: Film Club is returning! Dates for screenings will be: October 22nd, December 17th, February 25th, April 29th, June 24th. Wine and soft drinks provided for a donation, details of films TBC - watch this space!
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Get Creative
A craft group for adults with a different craft every month - why not try your hand at something new? First Wednesday of every month, let Cath know if you'd like to come along. (Please note December's meeting will be on 8/12/21)
Date: 03 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A craft group for adults with a different craft every month - why not try your hand at something new? First Wednesday of every month, let Cath know if you'd like to come along. (Please note December's meeting will be on 8/12/21)
Audience: All
Cost: £2.00
Theme:
Colouring Club
Call in to create some lovely pictures! Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 06 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Call in to create some lovely pictures! Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Bounce and Rhyme
Bounce and Rhyme is back! Come along with your baby or toddler, join in with songs and rhymes, choose some books and chat to other parents. Every Thursday during term time.
Date: 04 November 2021
Time: 10:45 - 11:15
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is back! Come along with your baby or toddler, join in with songs and rhymes, choose some books and chat to other parents. Every Thursday during term time.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Opening hours:

Mon 09:00 - 13:00
Tue 09:00 - 17:00
Wed Closed
Thu 09:00 - 18:00
Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 13:00

 

Contact us:

Anna Wanigasekara

Email: Ilfracombe Library
Tel: 01271 862388

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Ilfracombe Library
The Candar
Ilfracombe
EX34 9DS