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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

Lego Club

All ages Lego enthusiasts and builders welcome at our weekly club. No need to book, just come along and join in.
Date: 25 January 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
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Yarn Craft

Maybe you want to learn to knit or crochet, or already know how but wanted to have a chat while doing so or want to have fun being creative with yarn; it's free so come and join in every last Saturday of the month.
Date: 25 January 2020
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Maybe you want to learn to knit or crochet, or already know how but wanted to have a chat while doing so or want to have fun being creative with yarn; it's free so come and join in every last Saturday of the month.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Book Group

Contact us to find which book is up for discussion and also to let us know you wish to come along. £2 to incl. next book and refreshments.
Date: 27 January 2020
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Contact us to find which book is up for discussion and also to let us know you wish to come along. £2 to incl. next book and refreshments.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £2.00
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Bounce and Rhyme

Bring your baby and/or toddler along to this relaxed and friendly singing session - make some noise with rattles, sing some favourite nursery rhymes and meet other parents and carers.
Date: 28 January 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Bring your baby and/or toddler along to this relaxed and friendly singing session - make some noise with rattles, sing some favourite nursery rhymes and meet other parents and carers.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Walking Group with Fitness4LivingND

Join Roger for walks with company every Tue morning around South Molton. Meet at the library for 9am, then after the walk head back to the library for refreshments. Free.
Date: 28 January 2020
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Description: Join Roger for walks with company every Tue morning around South Molton. Meet at the library for 9am, then after the walk head back to the library for refreshments. Free.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life, Active Mind

Tai Chi Taster

Last year's taster proved so popular that it formed into a regular group - Ian will be back in the library for this one of session. Limited places so book with the library to take part.
Date: 29 January 2020
Time: 13:30 - 14:30
Description: Last year's taster proved so popular that it formed into a regular group - Ian will be back in the library for this one of session. Limited places so book with the library to take part.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Active Life, Active Mind

Better Together

A group promoting well-being and helping you connect with the community. There for you if you just need to talk to someone or have 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. Every Thursday morning.
Date: 30 January 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: A group promoting well-being and helping you connect with the community. There for you if you just need to talk to someone or have 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. Every Thursday morning.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Classic Film Night

FREE entry to our Classic Film Night but please support by giving a donation. Film showing; 'All the Kings Men' (1949) starring Broderick Crawford as a corrupt politician from a small county seat who faces the temptation of power and his rise and fall.
Date: 30 January 2020
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Description: FREE entry to our Classic Film Night but please support by giving a donation. Film showing; 'All the Kings Men' (1949) starring Broderick Crawford as a corrupt politician from a small county seat who faces the temptation of power and his rise and fall.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Active Life. Active Mind

Seated Exercises with Fitness4LivingND

Based on current NHS guidelines, sessions will look at ways of improving strength, balance and flexibility. These will be exercises you can carry on at home and the session might be best for those who have limited mobility, although all are welcome.
Date: 30 January 2020
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Description: Based on current NHS guidelines, sessions will look at ways of improving strength, balance and flexibility. These will be exercises you can carry on at home and the session might be best for those who have limited mobility, although all are welcome.
Audience: Senior
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Active Life, Active Mind

Spanish Conversation Group

Group for beginners or intermediate speakers. Email Mary for more details and other classes on cm.i.tait@googlemail.com.
Date: 01 February 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
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Games Sale Week

*From Tue 4th-Sat 8th, during opening hours* Buy board games, puzzles and/or books. Raising money for the library.
Date: 04 February 2020
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: *From Tue 4th-Sat 8th, during opening hours* Buy board games, puzzles and/or books. Raising money for the library.
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
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Board Games Club

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: 06 February 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
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Creative Writing Group

New members welcome; encouraged to put pen to paper with ideas and writing generated on the day. Every 2nd Saturday of the month.
Date: 08 February 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
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Harry Potter Day

6th February is Harry Potter Night - join us on Saturday 8th to enjoy a morning of magical crafts, quizzes and games. Dress up.
Date: 08 February 2020
Time: 9:00 - 12:30
Description: 6th February is Harry Potter Night - join us on Saturday 8th to enjoy a morning of magical crafts, quizzes and games. Dress up.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Harry Potter Night

Storytime

New group starting for under 5's; listen to stories, sing some songs, be creative and play. Chance for mums/carers to meet and chat. Meeting once a month. Free, donations welcomed towards craft materials and please book with library staff.
Date: 21 February 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: New group starting for under 5's; listen to stories, sing some songs, be creative and play. Chance for mums/carers to meet and chat. Meeting once a month. Free, donations welcomed towards craft materials and please book with library staff.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Story time

Classic Film Night

'The Maltese Falcon' is a stylish film noir from 1941 starring Humphrey Bogart as a private detective dealing with three unscrupulous adventurers, who are competing to obtain a jewel-encrusted falcon statuette. With Mary Astor staring alongside as the femme fatale client. The free screening starts at 18:30pm so please arrive in time to help yourself to refreshments for a donation & get seated. These films nights are run by volunteers - your donations ensure it can carry on. Flyer with full season of films available from the library.
Date: 27 February 2020
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Description: 'The Maltese Falcon' is a stylish film noir from 1941 starring Humphrey Bogart as a private detective dealing with three unscrupulous adventurers, who are competing to obtain a jewel-encrusted falcon statuette. With Mary Astor staring alongside as the femme fatale client. The free screening starts at 18:30pm so please arrive in time to help yourself to refreshments for a donation & get seated. These films nights are run by volunteers - your donations ensure it can carry on. Flyer with full season of films available from the library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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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