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Sidmouth Library is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday (until 1pm). On Tuesday mornings the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) are in residence for drop in and appointments.

The library offers books (standard and large print), audiobooks and DVD hire, all of which can be issued at the self-service points. There is a bright, engaging children's library on the ground floor and a separate teen area. There are 12 computers which are free to use for up to 2 hours a day and printing and photocopying facilities are also available. The quiet room can be hired depending on availability.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Display space
  • Self-service machines
  • Home library service
Sidmouth Library events Sidmouth Library events

Archie the Space Dog

One small paw, one giant leap! Meet Archie the Space Dog. Local author Jo Earlam will read from her illustrated picture book for 4 to 7-year-olds about a tiny terrier with short legs and a funny face, who has a big dream of going to the moon. Plus meet the real life terrier Archie, who inspired the book. To book a place call 512192, pop in or message us on Facebook.
Date: 25 July 2019
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: One small paw, one giant leap! Meet Archie the Space Dog. Local author Jo Earlam will read from her illustrated picture book for 4 to 7-year-olds about a tiny terrier with short legs and a funny face, who has a big dream of going to the moon. Plus meet the real life terrier Archie, who inspired the book. To book a place call 512192, pop in or message us on Facebook.
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

Jane Corry- Author Talk & Cream Tea

Join bestselling Sidmouth author Jane Corry to hear about her latest book
Date: 30 July 2019
Time: 15:30 - 16:30
Description: Join bestselling Sidmouth author Jane Corry to hear about her latest book "I Looked Away" & her path to becoming a writer with advice for anyone interested in starting out as a writer themselves. A cream tea is included. Tickets are £5 from the library.
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
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Space Cats by Boo to a Goose Theatre

wo curious kittens, Gumdrop and Spider, discover a spaceship while exploring Professor Agena B. Armstrong's secret laboratory... IGNITION SEQUENCE START! 3, 2, 1... Meanwhile, back on Earth, cat-loving hippy Grandad Houston Collins is wondering why his adventure hungry kittens are late for supper. It's rocket science, grandad, but not as you knew it... A sensory delight for all the family! The Space Cats are here to inspire you to keep collecting your Space Chase stickers for the Summer Reading Challenge by reading 6 books over the summer. Tickets are £3 per child. To book a place call 512192, pop in or message us on Facebook.
Date: 13 August 2019
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: wo curious kittens, Gumdrop and Spider, discover a spaceship while exploring Professor Agena B. Armstrong's secret laboratory... IGNITION SEQUENCE START! 3, 2, 1... Meanwhile, back on Earth, cat-loving hippy Grandad Houston Collins is wondering why his adventure hungry kittens are late for supper. It's rocket science, grandad, but not as you knew it... A sensory delight for all the family! The Space Cats are here to inspire you to keep collecting your Space Chase stickers for the Summer Reading Challenge by reading 6 books over the summer. Tickets are £3 per child. To book a place call 512192, pop in or message us on Facebook.
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.00
Theme:

Fire & Rescue Drop-in

Come along to a public 'drop-in' event, where you can ask questions about the options for changes to your local fire service. Please drop by between 1-5pm to speak to members of Fire and Rescue service and express your views.
Date: 15 August 2019
Time: 13:00 - 17:00
Description: Come along to a public 'drop-in' event, where you can ask questions about the options for changes to your local fire service. Please drop by between 1-5pm to speak to members of Fire and Rescue service and express your views.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Police drop-in

As part of our Emergency Services Week meet some of our local police team. They'll be here answering queries & giving out advice.
Date: 16 August 2019
Time: 10:00 - 14:00
Description: As part of our Emergency Services Week meet some of our local police team. They'll be here answering queries & giving out advice.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Make a Moon Monster

Make a moon monster! As part of the Summer Reading Challenge Space Chase make your very own moon monster to keep you company while you read. Plus, don't forget to tell us how many books you've read so far and collect your Space Chase stickers. Free event and no need to book.
Date: 17 August 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Make a moon monster! As part of the Summer Reading Challenge Space Chase make your very own moon monster to keep you company while you read. Plus, don't forget to tell us how many books you've read so far and collect your Space Chase stickers. Free event and no need to book.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Lion King Storytime & Savannah Search

Join us for a special story time and trail inspired by Sidmouth in Bloom's summer theme- The Lion King. There'll be lion inspired stories and songs followed by a
Date: 22 August 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Join us for a special story time and trail inspired by Sidmouth in Bloom's summer theme- The Lion King. There'll be lion inspired stories and songs followed by a "savannah search" to track down animals around the library. Free and no need to book, just come along and join in!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Moon Storytime

Zoom zoom zoom, we're going to the moon! As part of the Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge come along to a special moon themed storytime. It is also a great time to tell us how many books you've read & collect your Space Chase stickers! Free event & no need to book.
Date: 31 August 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Zoom zoom zoom, we're going to the moon! As part of the Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge come along to a special moon themed storytime. It is also a great time to tell us how many books you've read & collect your Space Chase stickers! Free event & no need to book.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

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Opening hours:

Mon 09:00 - 18:00
Tue Closed
Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 13:00

 

Contact us:

Carol Pentecost

Email: Sidmouth Library
Tel: 01395 512192

Find us:

Blackmore Drive
Sidmouth
Devon
EX10 8LA