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St Thomas Library is open five days a week and holds a variety of adult and children’s books, audiobooks and DVDs. The library can reserve items from other libraries in Devon accessing millions of books for a small fee. There is a range of children’s picture books, fiction, comic books, and audiobooks, as well as weekly singing sessions for toddlers and frequent children’s events including craft days. Book Track and the Summer Reading Challenge are active at this branch.

There are 6 computers available for free for up to two hours per day and printing, copying and scanning facilities are available with free WiFi throughout. The library can be hired for events and meetings.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Self-service machines
  • Home library service
  • Meeting space available out of hours
St Thomas Library events St Thomas Library events

Story Time

Come and listen to stories read by James, Cassie or Joe. For little ones and their big ones. Also on Fridays at 10:15.
Date: 15 July 2019
Time: 14:15 - 14:45
Description: Come and listen to stories read by James, Cassie or Joe. For little ones and their big ones. Also on Fridays at 10:15.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Apollo 11 installation and talk

Come and meet Devon-based sound artist Simon Belshaw as he talks about his work and unveils his latest creation! Refreshments available throughout
Date: 16 July 2019
Time: 18:30 - 19:30
Description: Come and meet Devon-based sound artist Simon Belshaw as he talks about his work and unveils his latest creation! Refreshments available throughout
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Come and sing your favourite children's songs with James - for little ones and their carers. Second session at 11:30
Date: 18 July 2019
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Come and sing your favourite children's songs with James - for little ones and their carers. Second session at 11:30
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Alien Spaceship and Planet - Booking Essential!

Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make an alien in a space ship and a hanging patterned planet. Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 30 July 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make an alien in a space ship and a hanging patterned planet. Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

SPACE CATS at St Thomas Library, Exeter (Boo to a Goose Theatre)

Two curious kittens, Gumdrop and Spider, discover a spaceship while exploring Professor Agena B. Armstrong's secret laboratory... IGNITION SEQUENCE START! 3, 2, 1..
Date: 31 July 2019
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Two curious kittens, Gumdrop and Spider, discover a spaceship while exploring Professor Agena B. Armstrong's secret laboratory... IGNITION SEQUENCE START! 3, 2, 1.. "Interactive and engaging from start to finish" - Exeter Daily "Beguiles and engages all the way" - PRSD Please contact the library for tickets.
Audience: Child
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:

Alien Spaceship and Planet 2nd session - Booking Essential!

Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make an alien in a space ship and a hanging patterned planet. Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 02 August 2019
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make an alien in a space ship and a hanging patterned planet. Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Make your own T-Shirt!

Come along and design and print your own FabLab T-Shirt. There will be two sessions: Session One: Space themed - 10am-12pm Session two: Anything! - 1-3pm £10.50 (Inc T-shirt) 8 -15yrs Please ring to reserve your space
Date: 07 August 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come along and design and print your own FabLab T-Shirt. There will be two sessions: Session One: Space themed - 10am-12pm Session two: Anything! - 1-3pm £10.50 (Inc T-shirt) 8 -15yrs Please ring to reserve your space
Audience: Child
Cost: £10.50
Theme:

Make your own T-Shirt! Session 2

Come along and design and print your own FabLab T-Shirt. There will be two sessions: Session One: Space themed - 10am-12pm Session two: Anything! - 1-3pm £10.50 (Inc T-shirt) 8 -15yrs Please ring to reserve your space
Date: 07 August 2019
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Come along and design and print your own FabLab T-Shirt. There will be two sessions: Session One: Space themed - 10am-12pm Session two: Anything! - 1-3pm £10.50 (Inc T-shirt) 8 -15yrs Please ring to reserve your space
Audience: Child
Cost: £10.50
Theme:

Jon Davey BBC'S Doctor Who Monster Man

DOCTOR WHO MONSTER ACTOR Jon Davey will be along to show you what he gets up to on the BBC TV series Doctor Who. This one hour presentation is fast packed with time for a questions and answers session at the end! Ticket only event £5 Adults £3 Children Max 35 tickets Please buy in advance from St Thomas Library.
Date: 10 August 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: DOCTOR WHO MONSTER ACTOR Jon Davey will be along to show you what he gets up to on the BBC TV series Doctor Who. This one hour presentation is fast packed with time for a questions and answers session at the end! Ticket only event £5 Adults £3 Children Max 35 tickets Please buy in advance from St Thomas Library.
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:

Space Rocket and Happy Alien Craft *Booking Essential*

Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make a Super space craft and happy alien. Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 13 August 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make a Super space craft and happy alien. Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Space Rocket and Happy Alien Craft *Booking Essential*

Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make a Super space craft and happy alien. Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 16 August 2019
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make a Super space craft and happy alien. Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Teddy Bear Sleepover!

Drop off your teddy bear for a teddy bear's sleepover at St Thomas Library! Look out for facebook updates on how much fun they are having and safely pick them up again on Saturday 17 August from 9:00. What more could a bear wish for?
Date: 16 August 2019
Time: 18:30 - 9:00
Description: Drop off your teddy bear for a teddy bear's sleepover at St Thomas Library! Look out for facebook updates on how much fun they are having and safely pick them up again on Saturday 17 August from 9:00. What more could a bear wish for?
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: The Bear Necessities

Really Wild Learning!

Come and meet Kim and some of his animal friends for some fantastic really wild learning! Tickets £3 available from St Thomas Library - booking essential. Please ring 01392 407061 for further information
Date: 21 August 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and meet Kim and some of his animal friends for some fantastic really wild learning! Tickets £3 available from St Thomas Library - booking essential. Please ring 01392 407061 for further information
Audience: All
Cost: £3.00
Theme:

Galaxy wall hanging and Kaleidoscope Craft *Booking Essential*

Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make a galaxy wall hanging and Kaleidoscope Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 27 August 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make a galaxy wall hanging and Kaleidoscope Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Galaxy wall hanging and Kaleidoscope Craft *Booking Essential*

Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make a galaxy wall hanging and Kaleidoscope Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 30 August 2019
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make a galaxy wall hanging and Kaleidoscope Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Summer Reading Challenge Finishers Party!

FOR SRC FINISHERS ONLY The Summer Reading Challenge (read 6 books over the summer and receive prizes all the way!) ends in September. If you have completed the challenge you are invited to attend our big party on Sunday September the 15th at St Thomas Church Hall Church Road. There will be two times to choose from so please let us know when you have finished the challenge!
Date: 15 September 2019
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Description: FOR SRC FINISHERS ONLY The Summer Reading Challenge (read 6 books over the summer and receive prizes all the way!) ends in September. If you have completed the challenge you are invited to attend our big party on Sunday September the 15th at St Thomas Church Hall Church Road. There will be two times to choose from so please let us know when you have finished the challenge!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

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Opening hours:

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

 

Contact us:

Lee Rawlings

Email: St Thomas Library
Tel: 01392 407061

Find us:

St Thomas Library
35 Church Road
St Thomas
Exeter
Devon
EX2 9AZ