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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

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: 22 March 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: 22 March 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
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: 23 March 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: 26 March 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 Devon - digital skills learning at Okehampton Library
Digital Devon is a project that provides community learning to Devon residents, upskilling participants in basic online digital skills. Book onto one of our free digital skills sessions to learn some basics digital skills or improve existing skills. Bring in your own device or use our public access computers. Contact Okehampton Library to have a chat about how we can help you and to book a digital session. Tel: 01837 52805 Email: okehampton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 19 May 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Digital Devon is a project that provides community learning to Devon residents, upskilling participants in basic online digital skills. Book onto one of our free digital skills sessions to learn some basics digital skills or improve existing skills. Bring in your own device or use our public access computers. Contact Okehampton Library to have a chat about how we can help you and to book a digital session. Tel: 01837 52805 Email: okehampton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Digital Devon
Digital Devon - digital skills learning at Okehampton Library
Digital Devon is a project that provides community learning to Devon residents, upskilling participants in basic online digital skills. Book onto one of our free digital skills sessions to learn some basics digital skills or improve existing skills. Bring in your own device or use our public access computers. Contact Okehampton Library to have a chat about how we can help you and to book a digital session. Tel: 01837 52805 Email: okehampton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 05 May 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Digital Devon is a project that provides community learning to Devon residents, upskilling participants in basic online digital skills. Book onto one of our free digital skills sessions to learn some basics digital skills or improve existing skills. Bring in your own device or use our public access computers. Contact Okehampton Library to have a chat about how we can help you and to book a digital session. Tel: 01837 52805 Email: okehampton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Digital Devon
Digital Devon, Digital Library Services - digital skills learning at Okehampton Library
Digital Devon is a project that provides community learning to Devon residents, upskilling participants in basic online digital skills. Find out about our Library catalogue, e-Books, e-Audiobooks, Library App, online reference resources and more. Bring in your own device or use our public access computers. Contact Okehampton Library to have a chat about how we can help you and to book a digital session. Booking essential! Tel: 01837 52805 Email: okehampton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 26 May 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Digital Devon is a project that provides community learning to Devon residents, upskilling participants in basic online digital skills. Find out about our Library catalogue, e-Books, e-Audiobooks, Library App, online reference resources and more. Bring in your own device or use our public access computers. Contact Okehampton Library to have a chat about how we can help you and to book a digital session. Booking essential! Tel: 01837 52805 Email: okehampton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Digital Devon
Local History Resources
Take a look at our historical resources. Various items will be on display during the month. Visitors can also request other items from our stack. Some of our resources include: Okehampton Times archive Parish box-files for Okehampton & the surrounding area Local History collection and memorabilia, reference & lending Oral History tapes and transcripts Selection of historical maps Online resources include: Ancestry Library Edition that can be used within our library John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera can be downloaded Available during library Opening hours
Date: 03 May 2022
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Take a look at our historical resources. Various items will be on display during the month. Visitors can also request other items from our stack. Some of our resources include: Okehampton Times archive Parish box-files for Okehampton & the surrounding area Local History collection and memorabilia, reference & lending Oral History tapes and transcripts Selection of historical maps Online resources include: Ancestry Library Edition that can be used within our library John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera can be downloaded Available during library Opening hours
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Local and Community History Month - May 2022

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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

   

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Email us:

info@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Call us:

0345 155 1001

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Libraries Unlimited

Libraries in Devon are run by Libraries Unlimited

Bringing ideas, imagination, creativity and knowledge to enrich people’s lives and build thriving communities.

Libraries Unlimited South West, a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Registered company number: 9822597. Registered charity number:1170092. Registered office: Exeter Library, Castle Street, Exeter, Devon , EX4 3PQ.