Our libraries will be closed on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June for the Spring Bank Holiday and Jubilee. (Topsham Library will also be closed on Saturday 4th June).

Services may differ per library. Learn more on our Covid-19 updates page.

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Moretonhampstead Library can be found close to the centre of this busy Dartmoor town, on the ground floor of the old Bowring library building. Moretonhampstead in a welcoming library and full of character, open 9 hours a week, 3 of which are run by the very active Friends Group.

Moretonhampstead Library holds a good assortment of books, large print, spoken word, DVDs and an extensive local history selection. The cosy and colourful children's area is well stocked with teen, junior fiction and picture books.


  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Home library service

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Moretonhampstead Library will be closd for a little while for vital repair work to its roof. The library will be closed from Tuesday 1st March and will hopefully reopen in early July.

We aim to open a pop-up library on Wednesday afternoons at the Community Club, starting on Wednesday 2nd March, 3-5pm. We will be continuing our Bounce & Rhyme session as well as supplying a selection of books for customers of all ages to choose from. Do pop in and say hello.
Book loans will be extended to cover the closure period and customers are encouraged to use online services to reserve, renew and browse or to visit their nearest libraries at Chagford, Bovey Tracey, Okehampton and Exeter.

Opening hours:

Mon Closed
Tue 10:00 - 12:00
Wed 14:00 - 15:00*
  15:00 - 17:00
  17:00 - 18:00*
Thu Closed
Fri Closed
Sat 10:00 - 12:00
  12:00 - 13:00*


*Library Extra sessions run with support by Moreton Friends Group volunteers.  A limited range of services will be available during these times.

Contact us:

Denise Gatley

Email: Moretonhampstead Library
Tel: 01647 440523

Find us:

Moretonhampstead Library
Fore Street
TQ13 8LL


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0345 155 1001

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Devon County Council Arts Council England Torbay Council Exeter Live Better

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