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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
Creative Community Fun Palace - Adults
Creative Clubs Relaunch Come and help us relaunch our friendly adults’ craft and scrabble clubs. Just pop in at any time from 1pm to 3pm and make new friends, meet old friends and have some fun.
Date: 01 October 2021
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Creative Clubs Relaunch Come and help us relaunch our friendly adults’ craft and scrabble clubs. Just pop in at any time from 1pm to 3pm and make new friends, meet old friends and have some fun.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun Palaces
Creative Community Fun Palace - Families
Stories, crafts and lots of fun for all the family. Drop in to the library between 10.30am and 12.30pm.
Date: 02 October 2021
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Stories, crafts and lots of fun for all the family. Drop in to the library between 10.30am and 12.30pm.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: craft, fun palaces, minibeasts

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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