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Newton Abbot Library sits within The Passmore Edwards Centre, a focal point for the local community. As well as the wide range of books, music, films, magazines and other resources, visitors to the area can enjoy the Owl and the Pussycat café and courtyard, while community organisations and commercial companies can hire the Centre’s meeting rooms for events and meetings. To find out more about the range of meeting rooms and event spaces available for hire, click here

The friendly library staff are on hand to help and support you with any queries, and regularly host a range of events and activities from storytimes for children, author events, book groups and IT support. 

Newton Abbot Library is also home to the UK’s second largest collection of railway studies books and reference materials after York's National Railway Museum and is an access point for adult learning.

Services

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Knit and Natter

Bring your own knitting project to work on and have a natter! No booking necessary and it's completely free, just pop in between 2pm and 4pm.
Date: 18 September 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Bring your own knitting project to work on and have a natter! No booking necessary and it's completely free, just pop in between 2pm and 4pm.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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The Book Dragons Book Group

Do you love books? Want to meet other bookish young people? Our new book group is perfect for confident readers aged 8-12 years who enjoy chatting about books. Led by a member of the library team, The Book Dragons will meet on the 3rd Wednesday of every month for book discussions and themed activities. Please contact the library to sign up.
Date: 18 September 2019
Time: 15:45 - 16:30
Description: Do you love books? Want to meet other bookish young people? Our new book group is perfect for confident readers aged 8-12 years who enjoy chatting about books. Led by a member of the library team, The Book Dragons will meet on the 3rd Wednesday of every month for book discussions and themed activities. Please contact the library to sign up.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Bounce and Rhyme

Bring your baby or toddler to our popular Bounce and Rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Date: 19 September 2019
Time: 9:45 - 10:15
Description: Bring your baby or toddler to our popular Bounce and Rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Bring your baby or toddler to our popular Bounce and Rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Date: 19 September 2019
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bring your baby or toddler to our popular Bounce and Rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Bring your baby or toddler to our popular Bounce and Rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Date: 20 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Bring your baby or toddler to our popular Bounce and Rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Lego Club

Pop along for our new Lego Club, a creative space for children to construct their own Lego designs, and socialise with other budding builders. No booking required. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Age 5+
Date: 21 September 2019
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Pop along for our new Lego Club, a creative space for children to construct their own Lego designs, and socialise with other budding builders. No booking required. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Age 5+
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Fun Palace

Join us for a day of activities, run by and for the local community. We'll be hosting lots of drop in, totally free activities and events on the day which will include a mixture of art, science, craft, tech, digital, heritage and sports. There will be a variety of things going on for all ages! Watch this space - we'll be releasing a programme of events closer to the time. We're also on the lookout for people who are interested in hosting an activity - do you have an interest or special subject that you'd like to share with the community? Please drop us a message, give us a call on 01626 886223 or email us on newtonabbot.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk if you'd like to get involved. For more information about Fun Palaces, take a look on their website on http://funpalaces.co.uk/.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Description: Join us for a day of activities, run by and for the local community. We'll be hosting lots of drop in, totally free activities and events on the day which will include a mixture of art, science, craft, tech, digital, heritage and sports. There will be a variety of things going on for all ages! Watch this space - we'll be releasing a programme of events closer to the time. We're also on the lookout for people who are interested in hosting an activity - do you have an interest or special subject that you'd like to share with the community? Please drop us a message, give us a call on 01626 886223 or email us on newtonabbot.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk if you'd like to get involved. For more information about Fun Palaces, take a look on their website on http://funpalaces.co.uk/.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Opening hours:

Mon 09:00 - 18:00
Tue 09:00 - 18:00
Wed 09:00 - 18:00
Thu 09:00 - 18:00
Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 16:00

 

Contact us:

Email: Newton Abbot Library
Tel: 01626 886223

Find us:

Passmore Edwards Centre
Market Street
Newton Abbot
Devon
TQ12 2RJ