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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. 

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Self-service machines
  • Home library service
  • Room hire available

South Molton Library events

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Bounce and Rhyme South Molton
Every Tuesday morning bring along your toddler or baby for a fun session to learn and enjoy rhymes old and new! A chance to meet other parents and carers. Free, no need to book.
Date: 22 March 2022
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Every Tuesday morning bring along your toddler or baby for a fun session to learn and enjoy rhymes old and new! A chance to meet other parents and carers. Free, no need to book.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Children's Book Group South Molton
Do you enjoy reading? Do you like talking about books you've read? If the answers to both is yes then this is a group for you. We meet the first Friday of the month, discuss the book we've all read and collect the one for next month. For children 7-9 years. Please let a member of staff know you are interested in coming along.
Date: 01 March 2022
Time: 16:30 - 17:15
Description: Do you enjoy reading? Do you like talking about books you've read? If the answers to both is yes then this is a group for you. We meet the first Friday of the month, discuss the book we've all read and collect the one for next month. For children 7-9 years. Please let a member of staff know you are interested in coming along.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Reading Group
Creative Writing Group South Molton
A small, friendly group which welcomes new writers. Please message col.and.sue.smith@gmail.com for more information.
Date: 11 March 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A small, friendly group which welcomes new writers. Please message col.and.sue.smith@gmail.com for more information.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Writing Group
Lego Club South Molton
Do you love Lego? Yes?! Then you need to come along to Lego Club! Every Saturday at South Molton Library we host a morning of Lego fun! Take part in one of our challenges or get creative with those bricks! It's completely free with no need to book and all ages are welcome.
Date: 26 February 2022
Time: 9:30 - 12:30
Description: Do you love Lego? Yes?! Then you need to come along to Lego Club! Every Saturday at South Molton Library we host a morning of Lego fun! Take part in one of our challenges or get creative with those bricks! It's completely free with no need to book and all ages are welcome.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Book Group
Collect the monthly book from the library then meet to discuss at the end of the month. Please speak to staff if you are interested in joining in.
Date: 22 February 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Collect the monthly book from the library then meet to discuss at the end of the month. Please speak to staff if you are interested in joining in.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Tech Troubles? South Molton
Are you confused with a new phone, tablet or laptop. Do you have questions about how to send an email, fill out an online form and are wondering what exactly are cookies? Then please book an appointment with our friendly and knowledgeable volunteer who will aim to help set your tech troubles at bay. Meeting every Tuesday from 2pm. Speak to staff to book.
Date: 22 February 2022
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Are you confused with a new phone, tablet or laptop. Do you have questions about how to send an email, fill out an online form and are wondering what exactly are cookies? Then please book an appointment with our friendly and knowledgeable volunteer who will aim to help set your tech troubles at bay. Meeting every Tuesday from 2pm. Speak to staff to book.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Gadget help
Our Jubilee Queen - The life of the Queen in pictures
Jonathan Edmunds will give an interesting and engaging talk on the Queen's as shown in photo's through her life and reign. No need to book just come along. It's free but please consider a small donation to the library.
Date: 31 May 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Jonathan Edmunds will give an interesting and engaging talk on the Queen's as shown in photo's through her life and reign. No need to book just come along. It's free but please consider a small donation to the library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Bunting making for Queens Jubilee at South Molton
CONTINUES ALL WEEK until 28th May- materials will be laid out in the library to decorate bunting to be displayed for our Jubilee celebration on the 4th June.
Date: 24 May 2022
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: CONTINUES ALL WEEK until 28th May- materials will be laid out in the library to decorate bunting to be displayed for our Jubilee celebration on the 4th June.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
The Queens Jubilee Celebration at South Molton Library
Join us on this historic occassion for a morning of family fun in the GARDEN OUTSIDE THE LIBRARY. Enjoy food and drinks, see the Birds of Prey from 10-12pm, try your luck and skill with a game of Shove Ha'penny, as well as other popular games from the 1950's. Children are encouraged to submit entries to our colouring competition (sheets available from the library from the 21st May) and our fun picture trail. Fun continues with a Lucky dip, a Raffle, guess the number of sweets in the jar and a 1950's quiz.
Date: 04 June 2022
Time: 9:00 - 12:30
Description: Join us on this historic occassion for a morning of family fun in the GARDEN OUTSIDE THE LIBRARY. Enjoy food and drinks, see the Birds of Prey from 10-12pm, try your luck and skill with a game of Shove Ha'penny, as well as other popular games from the 1950's. Children are encouraged to submit entries to our colouring competition (sheets available from the library from the 21st May) and our fun picture trail. Fun continues with a Lucky dip, a Raffle, guess the number of sweets in the jar and a 1950's quiz.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: #TheQueen #Jubilie #Celebration
Crown making craft at South Molton
Get creative and make your own crown with card, colouring and gems. Part of our Queen Jubilee celebrations. Free but donations welcome.
Date: 28 May 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Get creative and make your own crown with card, colouring and gems. Part of our Queen Jubilee celebrations. Free but donations welcome.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: #Royal #crown #crafts
Jubilee Colouring Competition at South Molton
Collect Jubilee coluring sheets from the library - available for two weeks (from 21/05/2022-04/06/2022) Closing date 04/06/2022, winners announced and prizes given on the day. FREE to enter but donations appreciated.
Date: 21 May 2022
Time: 9:00 - 13:00
Description: Collect Jubilee coluring sheets from the library - available for two weeks (from 21/05/2022-04/06/2022) Closing date 04/06/2022, winners announced and prizes given on the day. FREE to enter but donations appreciated.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Wed 09:00 - 13:00
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Fri 09:00 - 18:00
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Alice Haynes

Email: South Molton Library
Tel: 01769 572128

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The Amory Centre
125 East Street
South Molton
Devon
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