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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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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: 21 March 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
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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: 21 March 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: 22 March 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: 23 March 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: 27 March 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: 27 March 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:

Lego Robot Wars Workshop

In this incredible two-hour workshop, teams of four will build their own LEGO robots to compete in an epic robot battle. Join as a team, or enter individually to make new friends. Tickets are just £5 per person, available from the library desk. Children competing will need to be aged 8+ and accompanied by a paying adult.
Date: 16 April 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: In this incredible two-hour workshop, teams of four will build their own LEGO robots to compete in an epic robot battle. Join as a team, or enter individually to make new friends. Tickets are just £5 per person, available from the library desk. Children competing will need to be aged 8+ and accompanied by a paying adult.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
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We're Going On a Bear Hunt Anniversary Storytime

Come along and enjoy a swishy swashy, splashy sploshy, squelchy squerchy story time at the Passmore Edwards Centre, celebrating the 30th anniversary of this charming book. There will be crafts to enjoy after the story too!
Date: 27 April 2019
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Come along and enjoy a swishy swashy, splashy sploshy, squelchy squerchy story time at the Passmore Edwards Centre, celebrating the 30th anniversary of this charming book. There will be crafts to enjoy after the story too!
Audience: Child
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