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Northam Library

National Lockdown

Devon has been placed in National Lockdown, Libraries Unlimited has decided to temporarily close our buildings.

Mobile library and computer services have been suspended until further notice. Learn more on our Covid-19 updates page.

New arrivals

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.


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

Temporary opening hours

Mon 10:00 - 12:30
Tue Closed
Wed 10:00 - 13:00
  14:00 - 16:00
Thu Closed
Fri 10:00 - 13:00
  14:00 - 16:00
Sat 10:00 - 12:30


My Account

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
EX39 1AW