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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 Ilfracombe Library events

Half term fun - 3D Autumn collage

Join us for some crafty fun this half-term, making a 3D Autumn picture! Please book your place at the library.
Date: 24 October 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Join us for some crafty fun this half-term, making a 3D Autumn picture! Please book your place at the library.
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

Film Club

Love films? Come along and watch a FREE film with a friendly group and discuss it afterwards. Ask at the library for your free ticket. Last Friday of the month.
Date: 25 October 2019
Time: 18:00 - 20:30
Description: Love films? Come along and watch a FREE film with a friendly group and discuss it afterwards. Ask at the library for your free ticket. Last Friday of the month.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Crafty Saturdays

Stuck for something to do on a Saturday? Come along and take part in a free craft. Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 26 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Stuck for something to do on a Saturday? Come along and take part in a free craft. Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme (EVERY THURSDAY)

Come along to this fun, lively session with your baby or toddler and join in with some songs and rhymes. No need to book, just turn up! Every Thursday during term time.
Date: 31 October 2019
Time: 10:45 - 11:15
Description: Come along to this fun, lively session with your baby or toddler and join in with some songs and rhymes. No need to book, just turn up! Every Thursday during term time.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Boogie Books (EVERY FRIDAY)

Explore the exciting world of stories through music, movement and dance, suitable for under 5s. No need to book, just turn up! Every Friday during term time.
Date: 01 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 10:45
Description: Explore the exciting world of stories through music, movement and dance, suitable for under 5s. No need to book, just turn up! Every Friday during term time.
Audience: All
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

Lego Club

Do you love Lego? Come along to this free club and get creative! Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 02 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Do you love Lego? Come along to this free club and get creative! Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Get Creative

A monthly craft group for adults - try your hand at something new! First Wednesday of the month.
Date: 06 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A monthly craft group for adults - try your hand at something new! First Wednesday of the month.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme (EVERY THURSDAY)

Come along to this fun, lively session with your baby or toddler and join in with some songs and rhymes. No need to book, just turn up! Every Thursday during term time.
Date: 07 November 2019
Time: 10:45 - 11:15
Description: Come along to this fun, lively session with your baby or toddler and join in with some songs and rhymes. No need to book, just turn up! Every Thursday during term time.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Finding your Voice

As a senior adult do you feel as if you're not being heard? That well-meaning people are trying to take control of your life? If you would like to talk about these and other issues in a non-judgmental group, join Sue on the first Thursday of the month.
Date: 07 November 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: As a senior adult do you feel as if you're not being heard? That well-meaning people are trying to take control of your life? If you would like to talk about these and other issues in a non-judgmental group, join Sue on the first Thursday of the month.
Audience: Senior
Cost: Free
Theme:

Boogie Books (EVERY FRIDAY)

Explore the exciting world of stories through music, movement and dance, suitable for under 5s. No need to book, just turn up! Every Friday during term time.
Date: 08 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 10:45
Description: Explore the exciting world of stories through music, movement and dance, suitable for under 5s. No need to book, just turn up! Every Friday during term time.
Audience: All
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

Crafty Saturdays

Stuck for something to do on a Saturday? Come along and take part in a free craft. Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 09 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Stuck for something to do on a Saturday? Come along and take part in a free craft. Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme (EVERY THURSDAY)

Come along to this fun, lively session with your baby or toddler and join in with some songs and rhymes. No need to book, just turn up! Every Thursday during term time.
Date: 14 November 2019
Time: 10:45 - 11:15
Description: Come along to this fun, lively session with your baby or toddler and join in with some songs and rhymes. No need to book, just turn up! Every Thursday during term time.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Boogie Books (EVERY FRIDAY)

Explore the exciting world of stories through music, movement and dance, suitable for under 5s. No need to book, just turn up! Every Friday during term time.
Date: 15 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 10:45
Description: Explore the exciting world of stories through music, movement and dance, suitable for under 5s. No need to book, just turn up! Every Friday during term time.
Audience: All
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

Lego Club

Do you love Lego? Come along to this free club and get creative! Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 16 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Do you love Lego? Come along to this free club and get creative! Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Book Group

A friendly group discussing a range of contemporary literature - please ask at the library for more details or if you would like to join this group. There is a small monthly cost to cover book group sets
Date: 21 November 2019
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: A friendly group discussing a range of contemporary literature - please ask at the library for more details or if you would like to join this group. There is a small monthly cost to cover book group sets
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme (EVERY THURSDAY)

Come along to this fun, lively session with your baby or toddler and join in with some songs and rhymes. No need to book, just turn up! Every Thursday during term time.
Date: 21 November 2019
Time: 10:45 - 11:15
Description: Come along to this fun, lively session with your baby or toddler and join in with some songs and rhymes. No need to book, just turn up! Every Thursday during term time.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Boogie Books (EVERY FRIDAY)

Explore the exciting world of stories through music, movement and dance, suitable for under 5s. No need to book, just turn up! Every Friday during term time.
Date: 22 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 10:45
Description: Explore the exciting world of stories through music, movement and dance, suitable for under 5s. No need to book, just turn up! Every Friday during term time.
Audience: All
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

Crafty Saturdays

Stuck for something to do on a Saturday? Come along and take part in a free craft. Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 23 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Stuck for something to do on a Saturday? Come along and take part in a free craft. Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme (EVERY THURSDAY)

Come along to this fun, lively session with your baby or toddler and join in with some songs and rhymes. No need to book, just turn up! Every Thursday during term time.
Date: 28 November 2019
Time: 10:45 - 11:15
Description: Come along to this fun, lively session with your baby or toddler and join in with some songs and rhymes. No need to book, just turn up! Every Thursday during term time.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Boogie Books (EVERY FRIDAY)

Explore the exciting world of stories through music, movement and dance, suitable for under 5s. No need to book, just turn up! Every Friday during term time.
Date: 29 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 10:45
Description: Explore the exciting world of stories through music, movement and dance, suitable for under 5s. No need to book, just turn up! Every Friday during term time.
Audience: All
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

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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