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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

***CORONAVIRUS (Covid-19) UPDATE***

In line with the Prime Minister's speech on Monday 23rd March and to keep our staff, volunteers and customers safe and healthy, our physical sites in Devon will remain closed until further notice. We have also suspended our Devon Mobile Library Service and Home Library Service. For more information, please visit our Coronavirus update page >

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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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LIVE Bounce and Rhyme!

Join Shelley for a live performance of Bounce and Rhyme! Shelley will be performing your favourite tunes from home, for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home too! Sing and dance, bounce and have a great time! Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1562026287281691/ to tune in
Date: 03 April 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Join Shelley for a live performance of Bounce and Rhyme! Shelley will be performing your favourite tunes from home, for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home too! Sing and dance, bounce and have a great time! Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1562026287281691/ to tune in
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Live Quiz Night! World Book Night

Join us in a national celebration of books and reading with our first ever Live Quiz Night! Thursday 23rd April is World Book Night. Work as a team or individually - will you be crowned the Literary Wizard/s of the Century? Come and give it a go, kicking off at 7:30pm sharp! Mark yourself as 'Going' at https://www.facebook.com/events/542994643284389/ and you'll be notified of when we go live!
Date: 24 April 2020
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Description: Join us in a national celebration of books and reading with our first ever Live Quiz Night! Thursday 23rd April is World Book Night. Work as a team or individually - will you be crowned the Literary Wizard/s of the Century? Come and give it a go, kicking off at 7:30pm sharp! Mark yourself as 'Going' at https://www.facebook.com/events/542994643284389/ and you'll be notified of when we go live!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Online Book Group (April): Funny, You Don't Look Autistic

Join us this April for our first ever online book group! Borrow a copy of Funny, You Don't Look Autistic by Michael McCreary from our Libby or Overdrive app, and have three weeks to read along with us, joining in with the discussions posted in the event page. This book is the current title chosen by the Big Library Read - this means there will be an unlimited number of copies to access between 30th March and 13th April. So, nobody misses out! For more information about how the book group works, please go to https://www.facebook.com/events/559018904742505/
Date: 30 April 2020
Time: 9:00 - 18:00
Description: Join us this April for our first ever online book group! Borrow a copy of Funny, You Don't Look Autistic by Michael McCreary from our Libby or Overdrive app, and have three weeks to read along with us, joining in with the discussions posted in the event page. This book is the current title chosen by the Big Library Read - this means there will be an unlimited number of copies to access between 30th March and 13th April. So, nobody misses out! For more information about how the book group works, please go to https://www.facebook.com/events/559018904742505/
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Reading

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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