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Kingsbridge Library serves the market town of Kingsbridge and the many surrounding villages, and has between 250 and 450 visitors a day. It is located near the main car park and bus station, with easy level access.

The library is open five days a week and there is a bright and cheerful children’s library and an area for teens, with a listening post and computer. In addition to books, DVDs and audiobooks there are a wide range of events for children and adults. The library offers a warm welcome to all, with at least one activity every day and hot drinks available for a donation.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Self-service machines
  • Art wall - display or buy local artwork
  • Home library service
  • Meeting space available out of hours
Kingsbridge Library events Kingsbridge Library events

Afternoon Tea Party

Every Tuesday afternoon join us for a cup of tea and a slice of home made cake. Free with a suggested donation of £1.50
Date: 23 April 2019
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Every Tuesday afternoon join us for a cup of tea and a slice of home made cake. Free with a suggested donation of £1.50
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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The Library Stitchers

All are welcome to this lively friendly group, who meet every other Tuesday. Bring a project and join in.
Date: 23 April 2019
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Description: All are welcome to this lively friendly group, who meet every other Tuesday. Bring a project and join in.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Storytime

Bring your little ones and listen to a variety of children's stories. Every Wednesday morning.
Date: 24 April 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Bring your little ones and listen to a variety of children's stories. Every Wednesday morning.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Sing a Song

Come along and join us the last Thursday of each month. We are not a choir, we are a group who get together to sing old favourites and stimulate the brain. No ability needed. Refreshments provided.
Date: 25 April 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Come along and join us the last Thursday of each month. We are not a choir, we are a group who get together to sing old favourites and stimulate the brain. No ability needed. Refreshments provided.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Bounce & Rhyme

A chance for parents, carers and young children to get together and enjoy singing songs and rhymes.
Date: 26 April 2019
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: A chance for parents, carers and young children to get together and enjoy singing songs and rhymes.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Fun and Games

Come along and make new friends and play board games and cards. Every Friday afternoon. Board games and refreshments provided.
Date: 26 April 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Come along and make new friends and play board games and cards. Every Friday afternoon. Board games and refreshments provided.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Knitting Bee

Free to all, make new friends and knit bees for Kingsbridge in Bloom. Refreshments provided.
Date: 29 April 2019
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Description: Free to all, make new friends and knit bees for Kingsbridge in Bloom. Refreshments provided.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Lego Club

Every Monday after school. See what you can build with lego. Refreshments and Lego provided.
Date: 29 April 2019
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Description: Every Monday after school. See what you can build with lego. Refreshments and Lego provided.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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After School Raspberry Pi & Coding Club

Understand coding whilst having fun. Drink and biscuits provided together with appropriate equipment. Every other Wednesday.
Date: 01 May 2019
Time: 15:45 - 16:30
Description: Understand coding whilst having fun. Drink and biscuits provided together with appropriate equipment. Every other Wednesday.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Family History Helpdesk

Interested in tracing your ancestors? Book a half hour appointment with a member of the Devon Family History Society. First Wednesday of every month.
Date: 01 May 2019
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Description: Interested in tracing your ancestors? Book a half hour appointment with a member of the Devon Family History Society. First Wednesday of every month.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Raspberry Pi Club

Understand coding in a social setting. Drink and biscuits provided together with appropriate equipment. Every other Wednesday.
Date: 01 May 2019
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Description: Understand coding in a social setting. Drink and biscuits provided together with appropriate equipment. Every other Wednesday.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Mosaic Workshop

In aid of Dementia Awareness Week. Feeling Creative? Drop in, have a go and help us to make a mosaic. Open to all.
Date: 10 May 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: In aid of Dementia Awareness Week. Feeling Creative? Drop in, have a go and help us to make a mosaic. Open to all.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Meet author John Simes

Come and meet local author John Simes. John Simes writes books for adults and young people that are fantastical, humorous and inspiring. He will be signing copies of his first two books in the 'Dream Factory' trilogy.
Date: 11 May 2019
Time: 10:30 - 13:00
Description: Come and meet local author John Simes. John Simes writes books for adults and young people that are fantastical, humorous and inspiring. He will be signing copies of his first two books in the 'Dream Factory' trilogy.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Legal Clinic

Free Legal Clinic. Drop in for free help and advice. Speak to a professional from Start Point Law. No appointment necessary. Every Third Tuesday of the month.
Date: 21 May 2019
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Description: Free Legal Clinic. Drop in for free help and advice. Speak to a professional from Start Point Law. No appointment necessary. Every Third Tuesday of the month.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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A Book Barter

The Friends of Kingsbridge Library are organising a book barter. Do you love books? Do you have a book that you would love to share with others? Do you love to hear what others have enjoyed reading? Come along and bring a book that you would want to swap and find out what it’s all about. Featuring Guest Authors: Felicity Goodall and Virginia Baily, and Ian Hobbs of Devon Goodreads.
Date: 23 May 2019
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Description: The Friends of Kingsbridge Library are organising a book barter. Do you love books? Do you have a book that you would love to share with others? Do you love to hear what others have enjoyed reading? Come along and bring a book that you would want to swap and find out what it’s all about. Featuring Guest Authors: Felicity Goodall and Virginia Baily, and Ian Hobbs of Devon Goodreads.
Audience: All
Cost: £3.50
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An audience with Ann Cleeves

Harbour Bookshop and Kingsbridge Library are hosting an audience with bestselling author Ann Cleeves. Her popular series include 'Vera Stanhope' and 'Shetland'. Her new book, 'The Long Call' is the captivating first novel in a brand new series set in Devon. Tickets and more information can be obtained from Harbour Bookshop and Kingsbridge Library.
Date: 05 September 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Harbour Bookshop and Kingsbridge Library are hosting an audience with bestselling author Ann Cleeves. Her popular series include 'Vera Stanhope' and 'Shetland'. Her new book, 'The Long Call' is the captivating first novel in a brand new series set in Devon. Tickets and more information can be obtained from Harbour Bookshop and Kingsbridge Library.
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
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My Account

Opening hours:

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

 

Contact us:

Maria Johnson

Email: Kingsbridge Library
Tel: 01548 852315

Find us:

Ilbert Road
Kingsbridge
Devon
TQ7 1EB