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Okehampton Library

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Nestled in the heart of town, situated just off the main street, Okehampton Library occupies a historic school room and is open six days a week. As well as a regularly updated range of stock and displays to inspire you, the library also offers frequent events for children and adults. Staff are always on hand to help with any queries, and can assist in navigating all services.

Tea and coffee is available for a small fee throughout the day, and the library offers the perfect place to sit and relax, peruse the local newspapers, work online, or catch up on your reading.

Services

  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Self-service machines
  • Returns dropbox at Waitrose Supermarket, Okehampton
  • Home library service
Okehampton Library events Okehampton Library events

Suagar Swap - Change4Life

Make some delicious Chocolate Fudge Bites with us and take part in the Great Fruit and Vegetable Library Challenge! Each child attending will receive an activity book and recipe card to take home. (Fudge Bites are gluten, dairy and nut free) Booking essential Suitable for children over 5+ Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult
Date: 28 May 2019
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Description: Make some delicious Chocolate Fudge Bites with us and take part in the Great Fruit and Vegetable Library Challenge! Each child attending will receive an activity book and recipe card to take home. (Fudge Bites are gluten, dairy and nut free) Booking essential Suitable for children over 5+ Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

Volunteers' Coffee Morning

To celebrate Volunteers' Week and all the wonderful volunteers who help to add value to our Library Service, please join us. If you are interested in volunteering yourself, come along to have a chat over a free cup of coffee. Everyone welcome!
Date: 07 June 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: To celebrate Volunteers' Week and all the wonderful volunteers who help to add value to our Library Service, please join us. If you are interested in volunteering yourself, come along to have a chat over a free cup of coffee. Everyone welcome!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Volunteers' Week

Free Computer Lessons

Are you confused by computers? Sign up to our free IT sessions for beginners! The sessions will be delivered by Elite Training South West. This course runs over two sessions: Wednesday 12th & 19th June. Booking is essential. Sign up at the library desk or phone 01837 52805 or email okehampton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk to book your place.
Date: 12 June 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Description: Are you confused by computers? Sign up to our free IT sessions for beginners! The sessions will be delivered by Elite Training South West. This course runs over two sessions: Wednesday 12th & 19th June. Booking is essential. Sign up at the library desk or phone 01837 52805 or email okehampton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk to book your place.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Artist’s Workshop – Glass Painting

Join local artist, Vicki Highet, to learn the art of glass painting. Using a template or your own design, create a uniquely decorated wine glass or jar to take home. Vicki will also be bringing some pieces of her own artwork which will be available to purchase. Advance booking and payment is essential.
Date: 27 June 2019
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Description: Join local artist, Vicki Highet, to learn the art of glass painting. Using a template or your own design, create a uniquely decorated wine glass or jar to take home. Vicki will also be bringing some pieces of her own artwork which will be available to purchase. Advance booking and payment is essential.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £7.00
Theme:

Dogs Trust Talk

Join Amy from the Dogs Trust to hear about the charity's work. £2.50 in advance, £3 on the door. Tea and cake included. Space is limited, so book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Date: 24 July 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Join Amy from the Dogs Trust to hear about the charity's work. £2.50 in advance, £3 on the door. Tea and cake included. Space is limited, so book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
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Opening hours:

Mon 09:00 - 17:00
Tue 09:00 - 18:00
Wed 09:00 - 13:00
Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 13:00

 

Contact us:

Carole Cornwall

Email: Okehampton Library
Tel: 01837 52805

Find us:

Okehampton Library
4 North Street
Okehampton
Devon
EX20 1AR