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***CORONAVIRUS (Covid-19) UPDATE***

In line with the Prime Minister's speech on Monday 23rd March and to keep our staff, volunteers and customers safe and healthy, our physical sites in Devon will remain closed until further notice. We have suspended our Devon Mobile Library Service and Home Library Service. For more information, please visit our Coronavirus update page >

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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

Storytime - POSTPONED

Date: 20 March 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description:
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Story time

Mother's Day Craft

Mother's Day Craft! Make something lovely to share with a loved one. No need to book. £1 to pay.
Date: 21 March 2020
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Mother's Day Craft! Make something lovely to share with a loved one. No need to book. £1 to pay.
Audience: All
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Mother's Day

Spanish Conversation Group - POSTPONED

Group for beginners or intermediate speakers. Email Mary for more details and other classes on cm.i.tait@googlemail.com.
Date: 21 March 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Group for beginners or intermediate speakers. Email Mary for more details and other classes on cm.i.tait@googlemail.com.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Classic Film Night - CANCELLED

Unfortunately we have had to cancel our film night, (which would have been our last ever showing) and as it is moving into Spring it will be too light to show them in the library from now on. Thank you for your support and donations over the years the club has been running.
Date: 26 March 2020
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Description: Unfortunately we have had to cancel our film night, (which would have been our last ever showing) and as it is moving into Spring it will be too light to show them in the library from now on. Thank you for your support and donations over the years the club has been running.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Book Group - Cancelled

Contact us to find which book is up for discussion and to let us know you wish to come along. £2 to incl. next book and refreshments. If group is full you may be added to waiting list.
Date: 31 March 2020
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Contact us to find which book is up for discussion and to let us know you wish to come along. £2 to incl. next book and refreshments. If group is full you may be added to waiting list.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £2.00
Theme:

Hans Christian Anderson inspired kids craft

It's Hans Christian Anderson's birthday on the 2nd April, so if you're looking for something to do with the children, bring them along to this fairy tale inspired, drop-in, free craft.
Date: 02 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: It's Hans Christian Anderson's birthday on the 2nd April, so if you're looking for something to do with the children, bring them along to this fairy tale inspired, drop-in, free craft.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Get close to Harris Hawks

Get close to a bird of prey! Meet Lady Macbeth and Cassius, kindly brought along by Nigel from North Devon Hawk Walks. And join in making a birds nest with our craft for kids from 10:30-12pm. Sculpt the nest from string and PVA glue.
Date: 04 April 2020
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Get close to a bird of prey! Meet Lady Macbeth and Cassius, kindly brought along by Nigel from North Devon Hawk Walks. And join in making a birds nest with our craft for kids from 10:30-12pm. Sculpt the nest from string and PVA glue.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Nature

LEGO Building Extra

A LEGO extra session. We have had a LEGO kit kindly donated by a customer and we'd love to build it. So come along and help.
Date: 09 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A LEGO extra session. We have had a LEGO kit kindly donated by a customer and we'd love to build it. So come along and help.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: LEGO

Grace for Pollinators Visit

Drop-in and meet Naomi from Grace for Pollinators and find out more about the community green space programme, encouraging biodiversity in South Molton’s green spaces. Contact: graceforpollinators@gmail.com for more info.
Date: 16 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Drop-in and meet Naomi from Grace for Pollinators and find out more about the community green space programme, encouraging biodiversity in South Molton’s green spaces. Contact: graceforpollinators@gmail.com for more info.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cake Sale - POSTPONED

It's Libraries Unlimited's 4th birthday! Celebrate with us by enjoying a cup of tea/coffee and a slice of homemade cake. Squash, homemade cake, biscuits and other sweet treats to buy with all money going to the library. Cakes to be priced individually on the day.
Date: 18 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Description: It's Libraries Unlimited's 4th birthday! Celebrate with us by enjoying a cup of tea/coffee and a slice of homemade cake. Squash, homemade cake, biscuits and other sweet treats to buy with all money going to the library. Cakes to be priced individually on the day.
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: Cake Sale

Board Games Club - POSTPONED

Do like playing board games? Are you a word whizz at Scrabble or master detective at Guess Who, then come along and play! Do you home school and would like to meet others; a group meeting the first Thur of the month. Feel free to bring along your own games as well.
Date: 04 June 2020
Time: 15:00 - 16:30
Description: Do like playing board games? Are you a word whizz at Scrabble or master detective at Guess Who, then come along and play! Do you home school and would like to meet others; a group meeting the first Thur of the month. Feel free to bring along your own games as well.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Lego Club

All ages Lego enthusiasts and builders welcome at our weekly club. No need to book, just come along and join in.
Date: 06 June 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: All ages Lego enthusiasts and builders welcome at our weekly club. No need to book, just come along and join in.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme - POSTPONED

Due to the restrictions on group gatherings we are cancelling this session until further notice.
Date: 09 June 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Due to the restrictions on group gatherings we are cancelling this session until further notice.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Better Together - POSTPONED

A group meeting every Thursday morning promoting well-being and helping you connect with the community. There for you if you just need to talk to someone or would like some company, perhaps you're new to the area and would like advice on what's going on. We can't promise to have the answers but we can promise to listen with a cup of tea or coffee.
Date: 11 June 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: A group meeting every Thursday morning promoting well-being and helping you connect with the community. There for you if you just need to talk to someone or would like some company, perhaps you're new to the area and would like advice on what's going on. We can't promise to have the answers but we can promise to listen with a cup of tea or coffee.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Creative Writing Group - POSTPONED

New members welcome; encouraged to put pen to paper with ideas and writing generated on the day. Every 2nd Saturday of the month.
Date: 11 July 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: New members welcome; encouraged to put pen to paper with ideas and writing generated on the day. Every 2nd Saturday of the month.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

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