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Northam Library is situated on the main road through the town and has free car parking for library users and easy access to the library. There is a wide selection of books and audiobooks available, whilst DVDs and music CDs can be requested free of charge. The library has a lively sewing group that meets once a week, a fortnightly Scrabble group and a monthly newspaper discussion group. Volunteers are available for one to one help with Ancestry and laptops/ tablets.

The children’s area has a selection of board and picture books, junior fiction and non-fiction and story CDs. Bounce and Rhyme sessions are held weekly during term times, there is a fortnightly Lego Club and various children’s events are held during school holidays.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Free parking
  • Home library service

Northam Library events

Poetry Pin
Northam Library Poetry Pin! If the marvellous landscape, people and history of Northam / Westward Ho! / Appledore are stirring your creativity... visit https://northam.poetrypin.info/ on your mobile phone* when you're in any of those places and leave us a poem. It will then be geotagged to the location so that future visitors can read and enjoy! *no need to register or log in
Date: 30 July 2021
Time: 13:00 - 16:00
Description: Northam Library Poetry Pin! If the marvellous landscape, people and history of Northam / Westward Ho! / Appledore are stirring your creativity... visit https://northam.poetrypin.info/ on your mobile phone* when you're in any of those places and leave us a poem. It will then be geotagged to the location so that future visitors can read and enjoy! *no need to register or log in
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Poetry, People, Environment, History, Heritage, literature
Saturday Clubs at Northam Library
Fun, creative activities at Northam Library every Saturday. Lego Club and Craft Club on alternating weeks.
Date: 09 October 2021
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Fun, creative activities at Northam Library every Saturday. Lego Club and Craft Club on alternating weeks.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Creative, Lego, Craft
Scrabble Club
Fun and friendly Scrabble club for adults at Northam Library. Free to join but suggested donation of £1 for hot drinks and biscuits. Every other Friday between 1pm and 3pm. 15 October, 5 November, 19 November, 3 December, 17 December. Please contact us to book your space.
Date: 15 October 2021
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Fun and friendly Scrabble club for adults at Northam Library. Free to join but suggested donation of £1 for hot drinks and biscuits. Every other Friday between 1pm and 3pm. 15 October, 5 November, 19 November, 3 December, 17 December. Please contact us to book your space.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: board games
Monday Bounce and Rhyme at Northam Library
Come along to Northam Library every Monday morning (during term time) for fun singing and stories for under 5s and their parents/carers. 9.15 to 9.45. Free sessions but donations always welcome to Libraries Unlimited, the charity that runs your local library.
Date:
Time: 9:15 - 9:45
Description: Come along to Northam Library every Monday morning (during term time) for fun singing and stories for under 5s and their parents/carers. 9.15 to 9.45. Free sessions but donations always welcome to Libraries Unlimited, the charity that runs your local library.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: toddlers, stories, singing, nursery rhymes
Monday Bounce and Rhyme at Northam Library
Stories and singing for under 5s at Northam Library every Monday during term time. Drop in - no need to book. Free but donations always welcome.
Date:
Time: 9:15 - 9:45
Description: Stories and singing for under 5s at Northam Library every Monday during term time. Drop in - no need to book. Free but donations always welcome.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: bounce and rhyme, singing, stories, preschool, toddlers

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Opening hours:

Mon 10:00 - 13:00
Tue Closed
Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Thu Closed
Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 13:00

 

Contact us:

Jennie Smithson

Email: Northam Library
Tel: 01237 475111

Find us:

Northam Library
Fore Street
Northam
EX39 1AW