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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

Stories and Craft

To celebrate Mothering Sunday and all the special women in your child’s life, join us for stories and a fun, simple craft. 50p per child, no booking necessary. For under 5’s and their carers.
Date: 29 March 2019
Time: 9:45 - 10:45
Description: To celebrate Mothering Sunday and all the special women in your child’s life, join us for stories and a fun, simple craft. 50p per child, no booking necessary. For under 5’s and their carers.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: 50p
Theme:

Handa's Surprise Story & Craft

To celebrate 25 years of Eileen Browne’s book and International Children’s Book Day, join us for a special story & craft. One lucky attendee will win a copy of Handa’s Surprise! Suitable for under 5’s and their carers.
Date: 02 April 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: To celebrate 25 years of Eileen Browne’s book and International Children’s Book Day, join us for a special story & craft. One lucky attendee will win a copy of Handa’s Surprise! Suitable for under 5’s and their carers.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: £1.00
Theme: International Children's Book Day

Permaculture Talk

Using permaculture design, North Devon Permaculture will show you how to establish and maintain low maintenance, abundant growing systems which work closely with nature and help to provide individual and social benefits for wellbeing.
Date: 02 April 2019
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Description: Using permaculture design, North Devon Permaculture will show you how to establish and maintain low maintenance, abundant growing systems which work closely with nature and help to provide individual and social benefits for wellbeing.
Audience: All
Cost: £3.50
Theme:

Easter Egg Book Hunt

Saturday 6 - Saturday 20 April during library opening hours. Find the ten egg related book covers that are hidden in the library and fill in their missing titles. Pick up an entry form from the counter. 20p per entry - all entries will receive a small Easter treat and all correct entries will be entered into a prize draw.
Date: 06 April 2019
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Saturday 6 - Saturday 20 April during library opening hours. Find the ten egg related book covers that are hidden in the library and fill in their missing titles. Pick up an entry form from the counter. 20p per entry - all entries will receive a small Easter treat and all correct entries will be entered into a prize draw.
Audience: Child
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: Easter

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Join us as we celebrate 30 years of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen. We will be going on our very own bear hunt, getting creative and holding a raffle to win a copy of the book.
Date: 29 April 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Join us as we celebrate 30 years of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen. We will be going on our very own bear hunt, getting creative and holding a raffle to win a copy of the book.
Audience: Under 5
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