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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

Marble Mischief

14 July - 8 September during library opening hours. Guess how many marbles are in the jar, the nearest guess drawn on 8 September wins the jar of marbles.
Date: 14 July 2018
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: 14 July - 8 September during library opening hours. Guess how many marbles are in the jar, the nearest guess drawn on 8 September wins the jar of marbles.
Audience: All
Cost: 50p
Theme: Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge

Ghost Stories

An evening of live readings of traditional and local stories, from well-known authors, local authors and other less well known pieces, performed by a trio of deceased Victorian Librarians. The performers will also be selling their books after the show. Tickets £5 in advance or £6 on the door.
Date: 30 November 2018
Time: 20:00 - 22:00
Description: An evening of live readings of traditional and local stories, from well-known authors, local authors and other less well known pieces, performed by a trio of deceased Victorian Librarians. The performers will also be selling their books after the show. Tickets £5 in advance or £6 on the door.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £5.00
Theme:

Ghost Stories

An evening of live readings of traditional stories, from well known authors, local authors and other less well known pieces, performed by a trio of deceased Victorian Librarians. Refreshments included. Tickets £5 in advance from Okehampton Library, £6 on the door.
Date: 30 November 2018
Time: 8:00 - 10:00
Description: An evening of live readings of traditional stories, from well known authors, local authors and other less well known pieces, performed by a trio of deceased Victorian Librarians. Refreshments included. Tickets £5 in advance from Okehampton Library, £6 on the door.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £5.00
Theme:

Christmas Angel Craft

Come along and create your very own Christmas angel. Suitable for children aged 5+. No booking necessary.
Date: 03 December 2018
Time: 15:45 - 16:45
Description: Come along and create your very own Christmas angel. Suitable for children aged 5+. No booking necessary.
Audience: Child
Cost: 50p
Theme: Christmas

Crafty Creations Workshop

Learn to create beautiful paper flowers with Charlie's crafty creations, and take home what you make. £10 per person. Tickets available in advance.
Date: 03 December 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Learn to create beautiful paper flowers with Charlie's crafty creations, and take home what you make. £10 per person. Tickets available in advance.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £10.00
Theme:

Christmas Card Making

Come along with your child and make a Christmas card. No booking necessary.
Date: 06 December 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Come along with your child and make a Christmas card. No booking necessary.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: 50p
Theme: Christmas

Christmas Card Making

Come along with your child and make a Christmas card. No booking necessary.
Date: 07 December 2018
Time: 9:30 - 10:30
Description: Come along with your child and make a Christmas card. No booking necessary.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: 50p
Theme: Christmas

Christmas Angel Craft

Come along and create your very own Christmas angel. Suitable for children aged 5+. No booking necessary.
Date: 08 December 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Come along and create your very own Christmas angel. Suitable for children aged 5+. No booking necessary.
Audience: Child
Cost: 50p
Theme: Christmas

Christmas Storytime

Christmas storytime for children of all ages. Festive outfits and accessories optional! No booking necessary.
Date: 15 December 2018
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Christmas storytime for children of all ages. Festive outfits and accessories optional! No booking necessary.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Christmas

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