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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
  • Home library service

Okehampton Library events

Doing online transactions - Okehampton Library
This short course is a great place to start if you want to start to do online transactions, to access goods and services online. Find out more and enrol through Learn Devon: www.learndevon.co.uk/course-details/course/ITB817/
Date: 04 February 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: This short course is a great place to start if you want to start to do online transactions, to access goods and services online. Find out more and enrol through Learn Devon: www.learndevon.co.uk/course-details/course/ITB817/
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Learn Devon
Digital skills for life and work (beeline) - Okehampton Library
This short, 10-hour course will give you the basic digital skills you need in today’s online world. Session every Friday. End date 1 April 2022. Booking in advance is essential. Find out more and enrol through Learn Devon: www.learndevon.co.uk/course-details/course/ITB818/
Date: 04 March 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: This short, 10-hour course will give you the basic digital skills you need in today’s online world. Session every Friday. End date 1 April 2022. Booking in advance is essential. Find out more and enrol through Learn Devon: www.learndevon.co.uk/course-details/course/ITB818/
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Learn Devon
BookTrust Storytime - The Whales on the Bus - Okehampton Library
Join us for a story and craft supplied by BookTrust and hosted by lovely library staff. FREE EVENT! #LoveLibraries
Date: 19 February 2022
Time: 10:30 - 11:15
Description: Join us for a story and craft supplied by BookTrust and hosted by lovely library staff. FREE EVENT! #LoveLibraries
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: BookTrust
BookTrust Storytime - No! Said Rabbit - Okehampton Library
Join us for a story and craft supplied by BookTrust and hosted by lovely library staff. FREE EVENT! #LoveLibraries
Date: 11 February 2022
Time: 14:30 - 15:15
Description: Join us for a story and craft supplied by BookTrust and hosted by lovely library staff. FREE EVENT! #LoveLibraries
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: BookTrust
BookTrust Storytime - Octopus Shocktopus! - Okehampton Library
Join us for a story and craft supplied by BookTrust and hosted by lovely library staff. FREE EVENT! #LoveLibraries
Date: 03 February 2022
Time: 10:30 - 11:15
Description: Join us for a story and craft supplied by BookTrust and hosted by lovely library staff. FREE EVENT! #LoveLibraries
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: BookTrust
Owl Hunt at Okehampton Library
We have six BookTrust Owls hiding in the library. Can you find them? Saturday 8th Jan - Saturday 19th Feb No booking necessary - just drop in during our opening hours.
Date: 08 January 2022
Time: 9:00 - 13:00
Description: We have six BookTrust Owls hiding in the library. Can you find them? Saturday 8th Jan - Saturday 19th Feb No booking necessary - just drop in during our opening hours.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: BookTrust
Bounce & Rhyme at Okehampton Library
Every Tuesday. Songs and movement for under 5's and their carers. Booking in advance is essential! Tel: 01837 52805
Date: 01 February 2022
Time: 10:00 - 10:15
Description: Every Tuesday. Songs and movement for under 5's and their carers. Booking in advance is essential! Tel: 01837 52805
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun & Wellbeing
Bounce & Rhyme at Okehampton Library
Every Tuesday. Songs and movement for under 5's and their carers. Booking in advance is essential! Tel: 01837 52805
Date: 01 February 2022
Time: 11:00 - 11:15
Description: Every Tuesday. Songs and movement for under 5's and their carers. Booking in advance is essential! Tel: 01837 52805
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun & Wellbeing
Colourful Chameleons at Okehampton Library
Make a colour changing chameleon! Booking essential. Suitable for ages 5+. Under 8s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Date: 21 February 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Make a colour changing chameleon! Booking essential. Suitable for ages 5+. Under 8s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Half Term
Duplo Storytime at Okehampton Library
Every Wednesday. Join us for a story and some Duplo building. Suitable for under 5's and their carers. No booking necessary.
Date: 02 February 2022
Time: 9:30 - 10:15
Description: Every Wednesday. Join us for a story and some Duplo building. Suitable for under 5's and their carers. No booking necessary.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Regular Event
Lego Builders at Okehampton Library
Every Saturday! Get creative at our weekly Lego Builders sessions. Fun for all the family. No booking necessary. Just drop in.
Date: 29 January 2022
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Every Saturday! Get creative at our weekly Lego Builders sessions. Fun for all the family. No booking necessary. Just drop in.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Regular Event
Digital Days at Okehampton Library
Fridays - Booking in advance is essential! If you or someone you know is struggling with their digital device, book a session on one of our #DigitalDays at Okehampton Library.
Date: 28 January 2022
Time: 9:00 - 16:00
Description: Fridays - Booking in advance is essential! If you or someone you know is struggling with their digital device, book a session on one of our #DigitalDays at Okehampton Library.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Lifelong Learning

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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