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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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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: 25 May 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
Theme:

I.T. Drop-In

Come along for our drop-in I.T. session every Wednesday afternoon, where we have a volunteer on hand for one-to-one support, located by the entrance to the I.T. suite. Get help with your I.T. enquiries, from basic computer skills, to using the internet and creating email accounts. No need to book, just pop along on the day. Please note: during busy periods there may be a wait while our volunteer aims to assist as many people as possible.
Date: 29 May 2019
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Come along for our drop-in I.T. session every Wednesday afternoon, where we have a volunteer on hand for one-to-one support, located by the entrance to the I.T. suite. Get help with your I.T. enquiries, from basic computer skills, to using the internet and creating email accounts. No need to book, just pop along on the day. Please note: during busy periods there may be a wait while our volunteer aims to assist as many people as possible.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

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: 29 May 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
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: 30 May 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: 30 May 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:

'The Tide' Book Launch with Clare Helen Welsh

Join author Clare Helen Welsh as she launches her brand new book, The Tide - a story about families, laughter, and how we can help a loved one with dementia live well. Claire will be reading her book in a very special Storytime session, followed by a memory beach craft and sand art keepsake for you to take home! Tickets are £2 per child, with accompanying adults going free, and are available from the front desk. Booking is essential!
Date: 31 May 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Join author Clare Helen Welsh as she launches her brand new book, The Tide - a story about families, laughter, and how we can help a loved one with dementia live well. Claire will be reading her book in a very special Storytime session, followed by a memory beach craft and sand art keepsake for you to take home! Tickets are £2 per child, with accompanying adults going free, and are available from the front desk. Booking is essential!
Audience: Child
Cost: £2.00
Theme:

'The Tide' Book Launch with Clare Helen Welsh

Join author Clare Helen Welsh as she launches her brand new book, The Tide - a story about families, laughter, and how we can help a loved one with dementia live well. Claire will be reading her book in a very special Storytime session, followed by a memory beach craft and sand art keepsake for you to take home! Tickets are £2 per child, with accompanying adults going free, and are available from the front desk. Booking is essential!
Date: 31 May 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Join author Clare Helen Welsh as she launches her brand new book, The Tide - a story about families, laughter, and how we can help a loved one with dementia live well. Claire will be reading her book in a very special Storytime session, followed by a memory beach craft and sand art keepsake for you to take home! Tickets are £2 per child, with accompanying adults going free, and are available from the front desk. Booking is essential!
Audience: Child
Cost: £2.00
Theme: Reading

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: 31 May 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:

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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