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South Molton Library was built in 2008 as part of the Amory Centre which also houses the town council and North Devon District council. The library is open 5 days a week and caters to the market town of South Molton and the surrounding rural area. South Molton library holds a wide selection of books, audiobooks, DVDs and local studies stock. The library hosts a number of regular events including Lego Club, Bounce and Rhyme, computer and gadget help, reading, writing and well being groups.

The children and teen area is located at the far end of the library and has a range of stock suitable for all ages, as well as offering computer access. There are 9 computers available to access free of charge for two hours per day with printing and copying facilities. There is also a separate computer training suite which can be hired.

Services

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

Walking for Health

Gentle 10-15 minute walks designed for people 55+ with memory loss and their carers. See more of South Molton; enjoy the outdoors with social time and activities every week. Ongoing for 12wks until 17th July. Following dates in June 5th, 12th, 19th. 26th. Free of charge, start and finish at South Molton library.
Date: 05 June 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Gentle 10-15 minute walks designed for people 55+ with memory loss and their carers. See more of South Molton; enjoy the outdoors with social time and activities every week. Ongoing for 12wks until 17th July. Following dates in June 5th, 12th, 19th. 26th. Free of charge, start and finish at South Molton library.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Knit and Natter

If you like knitting, sewing or crochet and would like to make new friends and be social then our Knit and Natter Group is for you. With refreshments provided, relax in the library while working on your craft project.
Date: 14 June 2019
Time: 16:00 - 17:30
Description: If you like knitting, sewing or crochet and would like to make new friends and be social then our Knit and Natter Group is for you. With refreshments provided, relax in the library while working on your craft project.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Lego Club

Every Saturday morning bring your imagination and love for building to the library Lego Club. All ages & abilities drop in & build with our collection of LEGO. Every week there is a theme to inspire or ignore!
Date: 15 June 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Every Saturday morning bring your imagination and love for building to the library Lego Club. All ages & abilities drop in & build with our collection of LEGO. Every week there is a theme to inspire or ignore!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Bounce and Rhyme

Half an hour of singing nursery rhymes with your under 5. Come and make a noise! On some sessions there will also be stories and craft, keep an eye on our Facebook page for more details. Every Tuesday morning.
Date: 18 June 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Half an hour of singing nursery rhymes with your under 5. Come and make a noise! On some sessions there will also be stories and craft, keep an eye on our Facebook page for more details. Every Tuesday morning.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Learn about Lorna

Learn more about the life of author R.D.Blackmore and his famous book set on Exmoor, Lorna Doone. Talk delivered by Jonathan Edmunds.
Date: 18 June 2019
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Description: Learn more about the life of author R.D.Blackmore and his famous book set on Exmoor, Lorna Doone. Talk delivered by Jonathan Edmunds.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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IT Assistance

A free drop in every Wednesday morning for people struggling with laptop, tablet or other IT problems, queries and questions.
Date: 19 June 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: A free drop in every Wednesday morning for people struggling with laptop, tablet or other IT problems, queries and questions.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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CoderDojo

CoderDojo is a place where children can meet, socialise and play with coding and computers. Learn new skills making computer games, websites and more! It will take place in the library IT Suite once a month and is free. It's fine if you wanted to bring along a laptop instead. Please book through us.
Date: 21 June 2019
Time: 16:30 - 17:45
Description: CoderDojo is a place where children can meet, socialise and play with coding and computers. Learn new skills making computer games, websites and more! It will take place in the library IT Suite once a month and is free. It's fine if you wanted to bring along a laptop instead. Please book through us.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Yarn Craft Saturday

We will now have yarn craft for the last Saturday of the month - run by Sally Angel. Maybe you wanted to learn to knit, or already know but wanted to have a chat while doing so or want to have fun doing something creative with yarn, it's free so come in and join us.
Date: 29 June 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: We will now have yarn craft for the last Saturday of the month - run by Sally Angel. Maybe you wanted to learn to knit, or already know but wanted to have a chat while doing so or want to have fun doing something creative with yarn, it's free so come in and join us.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Unseen James Ravilious Photo Exhibition

Display in the library until the 11th July, celebrating the work of photographer James Ravilious from beaford archive showing South Molton and Kings Nympton in the 1970’s and 80’s. With many never before seen photos and a chance to show any photos you may have of the area. During library opening hours.
Date: 02 July 2019
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Display in the library until the 11th July, celebrating the work of photographer James Ravilious from beaford archive showing South Molton and Kings Nympton in the 1970’s and 80’s. With many never before seen photos and a chance to show any photos you may have of the area. During library opening hours.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Celebrate your Heritage Craft

Drop in, free, family crafts; bring along a photo you don't mind using for craft or which we can photocopy. It could be of you, of family, or friends, an old house, or school days, or the local area. Part of the Celebrate Your Heritage events in conjunction with beaford.
Date: 06 July 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Drop in, free, family crafts; bring along a photo you don't mind using for craft or which we can photocopy. It could be of you, of family, or friends, an old house, or school days, or the local area. Part of the Celebrate Your Heritage events in conjunction with beaford.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Celebrate your Heritage Evening

Social evening offering a chance to share memories and photos with talks, audio clips and more. If you have old photos of the South Molton and Kings Nympton area, then please bring them along to share. The event is in conjunction with beaford.
Date: 10 July 2019
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Description: Social evening offering a chance to share memories and photos with talks, audio clips and more. If you have old photos of the South Molton and Kings Nympton area, then please bring them along to share. The event is in conjunction with beaford.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Summer Reading Challenge Launch

Prepare for the Summer Reading Challenge 2019 - make rockets for blast off in craft and sign up for the Challenge.
Date: 13 July 2019
Time: 9:00 - 13:00
Description: Prepare for the Summer Reading Challenge 2019 - make rockets for blast off in craft and sign up for the Challenge.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Airdry clay Space Models

It will be the 5oth Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing and we'll be making clay models; moons, rockets, spacemen, flags, aliens...
Date: 20 July 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: It will be the 5oth Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing and we'll be making clay models; moons, rockets, spacemen, flags, aliens...
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Moon

Sciencedipity

10:00-11:00; Alien Slime + Lava Lamps. 11:30-12:00; Lightsaber cards/pictures. 13:30-14:30; Robots. For Ages 8+. Limited places. Please book with the library. Each workshop is £6 per child.
Date: 24 July 2019
Time: 10:00 - 14:30
Description: 10:00-11:00; Alien Slime + Lava Lamps. 11:30-12:00; Lightsaber cards/pictures. 13:30-14:30; Robots. For Ages 8+. Limited places. Please book with the library. Each workshop is £6 per child.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Robots, Craft, Slime

Space Rocks

With South Molton Rocks, £1 a rock for you to decorate space style!
Date: 26 July 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: With South Molton Rocks, £1 a rock for you to decorate space style!
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
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My Account

Opening hours:

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

 

Contact us:

Jane Petch

Email: South Molton Library
Tel: 01769 572128

Find us:

South Molton Library
The Amory Centre
125 East Street
South Molton
Devon
EX36 3BU