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Sidmouth Library is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday (until 1pm). 

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.


  • 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

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Bounce and Rhyme
Bounce and Rhyme
Join us at the library for Songs and Rhymes with your little ones.
Date: 03 November 2021
Time: 9:30 - 10:00
Description: Join us at the library for Songs and Rhymes with your little ones.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Story time at Sidmouth Library
Story time suitable for 3-10 years
Date: 11 December 2021
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Story time suitable for 3-10 years
Audience: All
Cost: £3.00
Christmas show at Sidmouth Library
An interactive show suitable for preschool to 8 years of age.
Date: 14 December 2021
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Description: An interactive show suitable for preschool to 8 years of age.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00

Quilt Tour

A quilt inspired by a love of books and reading is going on tour around libraries in Devon.

The quilt has been created by Exmouth & District University of the Third Age (U3A) members and depicts shelves of books and a curious cat.

Year Month Library
2021 Jun Exmouth
2021 Jul Sidmouth
2021 Aug Axminister
2021 Sep Budleigh Salterton
2021 Oct Honiton
2021 Nov Ottery St Mary
2021 Dec St Thomas
2022 Jan Exeter
2022 Feb Teignmouth
2022 Mar Crediton
2022 Apr Topsham
2022 May Seaton
2022 Jun *Raffle Closes*
2022 Jul Exmouth


The beautiful quilt will tour libraries over the next year and it will be raffled to raise money for Libraries Unlimited.

Read more on Libraries Unlimited News

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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
EX10 8LA