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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

Memory Scrapbooks with Learn Devon

A craft based workshop in which learners will be able to make a personal and meaningful scrapbook in which to collect memories about their own lives to pass on to the next generation or to help with memory. Learn Devon will provide the materials for decorating the scrap book. Learners need to bring photographs and newspaper cuttings, certificates or souvenirs – whatever items they would like to include in the scrapbook. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment
Date: 22 January 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A craft based workshop in which learners will be able to make a personal and meaningful scrapbook in which to collect memories about their own lives to pass on to the next generation or to help with memory. Learn Devon will provide the materials for decorating the scrap book. Learners need to bring photographs and newspaper cuttings, certificates or souvenirs – whatever items they would like to include in the scrapbook. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life, Active Mind

POA Learning

POA learning are a nationwide Unionlearn initiative, offering fully funded learning opportunities to both individuals and organisations in the community. If you are looking for a change in career, would like to add some qualifications to your CV or would simply like to learn something new, call in for a chat.
Date: 27 January 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: POA learning are a nationwide Unionlearn initiative, offering fully funded learning opportunities to both individuals and organisations in the community. If you are looking for a change in career, would like to add some qualifications to your CV or would simply like to learn something new, call in for a chat.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life, Active Mind

Meet the Reporter

Come and meet Okehampton Times reporter Sarah Pitt at the library, share your stories and find out about her job. Discover what makes a good news story and how to present your community stories to the press.
Date: 30 January 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and meet Okehampton Times reporter Sarah Pitt at the library, share your stories and find out about her job. Discover what makes a good news story and how to present your community stories to the press.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life, Active Mind

Triwizard Tournament

Wizards, Witches and Muggles from around the world are invited to take part in a tournament of their own, testing their skills with an array of magical activities. Wands at the ready….let the magic begin! Optional dress code of best wizarding robes or fancy dress. Bookings must be made in advance, spaces limited. Recommended for ages 7+
Date: 06 February 2020
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Description: Wizards, Witches and Muggles from around the world are invited to take part in a tournament of their own, testing their skills with an array of magical activities. Wands at the ready….let the magic begin! Optional dress code of best wizarding robes or fancy dress. Bookings must be made in advance, spaces limited. Recommended for ages 7+
Audience: Child
Cost: £2.50
Theme: Harry Potter Book Night

Lego Lego Lego!

Lego fun for families. Test your skills! Lego Builders, Lego Speed Building and a Lego Animation demonstration. Recommended for ages 5+ No booking required
Date: 21 February 2020
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Lego fun for families. Test your skills! Lego Builders, Lego Speed Building and a Lego Animation demonstration. Recommended for ages 5+ No booking required
Audience: All
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

My Account

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