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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, family history, knit and natter and reading and writing 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
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Author Rosy Teale Visit

Local author Rosy Teale will be here talking about her 6 fiction titles currently available, the perils & pitfalls to publication, her passion for compiling Family histories & their importance in today's society & invites questions. Tickets £2 to include refreshments.
Date: 18 October 2018
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Local author Rosy Teale will be here talking about her 6 fiction titles currently available, the perils & pitfalls to publication, her passion for compiling Family histories & their importance in today's society & invites questions. Tickets £2 to include refreshments.
Audience: All
Cost: £2.00
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Better Together

Recuperating? Unsure of your next step? New to the area or simply fancy a friendly chat? Join us every Thursday between 10.30 & 11.30 in the room next to the library. We can't promise to have all the answers but we can promise to care. Free refreshments provided.
Date: 18 October 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Recuperating? Unsure of your next step? New to the area or simply fancy a friendly chat? Join us every Thursday between 10.30 & 11.30 in the room next to the library. We can't promise to have all the answers but we can promise to care. Free refreshments provided.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Knit & Natter

Friendly craft group that always welcomes new members. Bring your knitting, stitching, crochet or other portable project to the library, for a chat with like minded crafters and a cup of tea or coffee.
Date: 19 October 2018
Time: 16:00 - 17:30
Description: Friendly craft group that always welcomes new members. Bring your knitting, stitching, crochet or other portable project to the library, for a chat with like minded crafters and a cup of tea or coffee.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Lego Club

Popular Lego Club for children and adults every Saturday morning. Each week there is a theme, usually selected by the children themselves. It's drop in so no need to book, come along and get building!
Date: 20 October 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Popular Lego Club for children and adults every Saturday morning. Each week there is a theme, usually selected by the children themselves. It's drop in so no need to book, come along and get building!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Claire Barker Visit

Come dressed as a witch or a schoolboy to welcome Claire back to South Molton Library with her brand new book for 7-10s 'Picklewitch & Jack'. Claire will be chatting about her work and have copies to buy and sign. Tickets available from the library £2 per child (unless dressed as a witch or schoolboy then it is absolutely free)
Date: 24 October 2018
Time: 9:30 - 10:30
Description: Come dressed as a witch or a schoolboy to welcome Claire back to South Molton Library with her brand new book for 7-10s 'Picklewitch & Jack'. Claire will be chatting about her work and have copies to buy and sign. Tickets available from the library £2 per child (unless dressed as a witch or schoolboy then it is absolutely free)
Audience: Child
Cost: £2.00
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Small Screen Cinema

Our free small screen cinema at the library is back so you can get your fix of another set of classic films. Next showing; 'All about Eve' on Thursday 25th October, staring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter and Marilyn Monroe, in one of her earliest film roles. Donations welcomed towards refreshments.
Date: 25 October 2018
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Description: Our free small screen cinema at the library is back so you can get your fix of another set of classic films. Next showing; 'All about Eve' on Thursday 25th October, staring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter and Marilyn Monroe, in one of her earliest film roles. Donations welcomed towards refreshments.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Rock Decorating

South Molton Rocks will be back in the library during half term - this time with glow in the dark paint for you make your Halloween rocks stand out. £1 a rock and no need to book.
Date: 26 October 2018
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Description: South Molton Rocks will be back in the library during half term - this time with glow in the dark paint for you make your Halloween rocks stand out. £1 a rock and no need to book.
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
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Shadow Play

Halloween Shadow Craft with Katy, have fun playing with shadows and shadow puppets, and create a simple moving image that will be filmed at the end of the workshop. Book a session 10.30-11 or 11.30-12. £1 per child suitable for all ages.
Date: 27 October 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Halloween Shadow Craft with Katy, have fun playing with shadows and shadow puppets, and create a simple moving image that will be filmed at the end of the workshop. Book a session 10.30-11 or 11.30-12. £1 per child suitable for all ages.
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

Creative Writing Workshops

Bestselling author, Jenny Kane presents a series of creative writing workshops. Always wanted to write? Now's your chance. 30th October - Character: Who will you write about? 27th November - Location: Where will you write about? The workshops are confined to 5 students per class with £25 per person, per session. You can book a one off workshop, or join Jenny every month for 8 months. (Discount for 4 or more sessions) All ages and abilities welcome. Pre-booking is essential. Please email Jenny at imaginecreativewriting@gmail.com
Date: 30 October 2018
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Description: Bestselling author, Jenny Kane presents a series of creative writing workshops. Always wanted to write? Now's your chance. 30th October - Character: Who will you write about? 27th November - Location: Where will you write about? The workshops are confined to 5 students per class with £25 per person, per session. You can book a one off workshop, or join Jenny every month for 8 months. (Discount for 4 or more sessions) All ages and abilities welcome. Pre-booking is essential. Please email Jenny at imaginecreativewriting@gmail.com
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
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Spanish Conversation Group

Have you ever wanted to learn to speak some Spanish? Now is your chance with our Spanish Conversation Group. It's free, all levels welcome and no need to book. Takes place on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month.
Date: 03 November 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Have you ever wanted to learn to speak some Spanish? Now is your chance with our Spanish Conversation Group. It's free, all levels welcome and no need to book. Takes place on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Writing Group

Do you like writing? Perhaps you got ideas for a novel or poem you would like feedback on? Or writing you'd like to share. Every Wednesday our Writing group meet to discuss work in progress with time for writing practice on the day.
Date: 07 November 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Do you like writing? Perhaps you got ideas for a novel or poem you would like feedback on? Or writing you'd like to share. Every Wednesday our Writing group meet to discuss work in progress with time for writing practice on the day.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Quiz

Quiz teams on your marks…and head to South Molton Library for our general knowledge quiz. Always popular and an evening of fun, teams maximum of six and £2 per person. Also a raffle and refreshments.
Date: 14 November 2018
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Description: Quiz teams on your marks…and head to South Molton Library for our general knowledge quiz. Always popular and an evening of fun, teams maximum of six and £2 per person. Also a raffle and refreshments.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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South Molton Friends Meeting

Everyone welcome to the Friends of South Molton Library Meeting. Hear about what the library has been up to and plans for future events.
Date: 20 November 2018
Time: 17:30 - 18:30
Description: Everyone welcome to the Friends of South Molton Library Meeting. Hear about what the library has been up to and plans for future events.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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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:

Email: South Molton Library
Tel: 01769 572128

Find us:

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