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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 enjoy the Centre’s Café and courtyard, while community organisations and commercial companies can hire the Centre’s meeting rooms for events and meetings.

The Centre houses 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

  • Cafe and courtyard
  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Exhibition and display space
  • Self-service machines
  • Learning Disability Service Day Centre
  • Railway Studies Library
Newton Abbot Library events Newton Abbot Library events

Thursday Evening Reading Group

This Reading Group meets on the first Thursday of every month. Please note that is group is currently full.
Date: 03 May 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Description: This Reading Group meets on the first Thursday of every month. Please note that is group is currently full.
Audience: Adult
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: 18 May 2018
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:

Storytime

We pick one of our lovely picture books and read it to you, followed by themed crafts! Suitable for children aged between 2 and 7.
Date: 19 May 2018
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: We pick one of our lovely picture books and read it to you, followed by themed crafts! Suitable for children aged between 2 and 7.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Knit & Natter

Whether you want to learn the skill from scratch.. or knit in the company of others.. do join us for two hours of conversation and laughter and to make new friends. Absolutely everyone welcome! Wednesdays 2-4pm in Room G4 in the Passmore Edwards Centre.
Date: 23 May 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Whether you want to learn the skill from scratch.. or knit in the company of others.. do join us for two hours of conversation and laughter and to make new friends. Absolutely everyone welcome! Wednesdays 2-4pm in Room G4 in the Passmore Edwards Centre.
Audience: Adult
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: 24 May 2018
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: Under 5
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: 24 May 2018
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: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

The Duck Trail Author Visit

Join us for a very special Storytime, where Author Steven G. Matthews will be reading his own book, The Duck Trail! There will be loads of fun activities to take part in, including skittles, hook a duck and colouring! There will be free postcards and bookmarks to take home too. There's no need to book and it's completely free!
Date: 26 May 2018
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Join us for a very special Storytime, where Author Steven G. Matthews will be reading his own book, The Duck Trail! There will be loads of fun activities to take part in, including skittles, hook a duck and colouring! There will be free postcards and bookmarks to take home too. There's no need to book and it's completely free!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime

We pick one of our lovely picture books and read it to you, followed by themed crafts! Suitable for children aged between 2 and 7.
Date: 02 June 2018
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: We pick one of our lovely picture books and read it to you, followed by themed crafts! Suitable for children aged between 2 and 7.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

My Account

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:

Cheryl Marshall

Email: Newton Abbot Library
Tel: 01626 886223

Find us:

Passmore Edwards Centre
Market Street
Newton Abbot
Devon
TQ12 2RJ