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***Temporary disruption – important information Please note: there will be some temporary disruption to library services, now postponed until 18th November 2019 during opening hours. This is due to planned IT maintenance to improve services for our customers. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused***

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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

Waste Poetry Competition

DEADLINE 30/11/19 Aged between 5 and 18 and living in Devon? Concerned about rubbish and waste? Why not write an exciting and inspiring poem for a Waste Poetry Competition! See zone.recycledevon.org/poetry-competition-2019 for further information. Entries can be returned to St Thomas Library and other participating Devon Libraries.
Date: 04 November 2019
Time: 15:30 - 22:45
Description: DEADLINE 30/11/19 Aged between 5 and 18 and living in Devon? Concerned about rubbish and waste? Why not write an exciting and inspiring poem for a Waste Poetry Competition! See zone.recycledevon.org/poetry-competition-2019 for further information. Entries can be returned to St Thomas Library and other participating Devon Libraries.
Audience: Child
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: 14 November 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: Fun for Little Ones!

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 November 2019
Time: 10:15 - 10:45
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: Fun for Little Ones!

St Thomas Library Book Sale and Christmas Craft Fair

The Friends of St Thomas Library present their annual winter booksale PLUS craft fair. Bargain books, Christmas cakes, handmade gifts and more. Stock up on unique gifts for Christmas while supporting your local library and small businesses. FREE ENTRY
Date: 16 November 2019
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Description: The Friends of St Thomas Library present their annual winter booksale PLUS craft fair. Bargain books, Christmas cakes, handmade gifts and more. Stock up on unique gifts for Christmas while supporting your local library and small businesses. FREE ENTRY
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Christmas at the Library

Cat Care Talk

Calling all cat lovers! We are delighted to have Cats Protection charity at the library to deliver a FREE interactive cat care talk aimed at children. The event will include a story, craft and interactive props to help children learn about caring for a cat. This session is ideal for ages 4-8 yrs old but older/younger siblings can join them too. FREE but please book by messaging us, tel: 01392 407061, email us: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk or pop in.
Date: 19 November 2019
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Description: Calling all cat lovers! We are delighted to have Cats Protection charity at the library to deliver a FREE interactive cat care talk aimed at children. The event will include a story, craft and interactive props to help children learn about caring for a cat. This session is ideal for ages 4-8 yrs old but older/younger siblings can join them too. FREE but please book by messaging us, tel: 01392 407061, email us: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk or pop in.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Weather Forecasting at the Met Office

Science in the Library presents 'Weather forecasting at the Met Office' With Martin Young, Chief Meteorologist, all for £3 Martin's talk will focus on how we forecast the weather from a few hours to many days ahead, including episodes of severe weather and importantly, how the Met office communicate the information to a wide range of customers, Tickets available at the desk or ring 01392 407061/ email stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 03 December 2019
Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Description: Science in the Library presents 'Weather forecasting at the Met Office' With Martin Young, Chief Meteorologist, all for £3 Martin's talk will focus on how we forecast the weather from a few hours to many days ahead, including episodes of severe weather and importantly, how the Met office communicate the information to a wide range of customers, Tickets available at the desk or ring 01392 407061/ email stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Adult
Cost: £3.00
Theme: Science in the Library

St Thomas Local History Day

The ever popular Free St Thomas Local History day is back! Now in its sixth year we are opening up the doors to anyone who would like to exhibit there own collections of anything connected to the history of St Thomas. If you have items of antiquary, a photo collection, postcards, news clippings or anything of any aspect of St Thomas history and would like to display and talk to people about them please contact the library to book your space. We are limited in space but it is free to book. Come along on the day and talk to the experts and perhaps bring your own stories and photos to show them! St Thomas Library - Church Rd - Exeter - EX2 9AZ - 01392 407061
Date: 26 January 2020
Time: 11:00 - 15:00
Description: The ever popular Free St Thomas Local History day is back! Now in its sixth year we are opening up the doors to anyone who would like to exhibit there own collections of anything connected to the history of St Thomas. If you have items of antiquary, a photo collection, postcards, news clippings or anything of any aspect of St Thomas history and would like to display and talk to people about them please contact the library to book your space. We are limited in space but it is free to book. Come along on the day and talk to the experts and perhaps bring your own stories and photos to show them! St Thomas Library - Church Rd - Exeter - EX2 9AZ - 01392 407061
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: History in the Library

Author Talk: Justin Newland - the Coronation

The Great Enlightenment: Is This How It was Meant to Be? 7.30–9.00P.M. THURSDAY 30TH JANUARY In this illustrated talk, Somerset novelist Justin Newland will explore the secret history of the event that shaped the modern world – the Industrial Revolution ¬– and how this inspired his latest novel, The Coronation. Justin writes history with a supernatural twist. St Thomas Library 35, Church Street, Exeter EX2 9AZ Tickets cost £2.00. Book at the Library Reception or telephone 01392 407 061.
Date: 30 January 2020
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Description: The Great Enlightenment: Is This How It was Meant to Be? 7.30–9.00P.M. THURSDAY 30TH JANUARY In this illustrated talk, Somerset novelist Justin Newland will explore the secret history of the event that shaped the modern world – the Industrial Revolution ¬– and how this inspired his latest novel, The Coronation. Justin writes history with a supernatural twist. St Thomas Library 35, Church Street, Exeter EX2 9AZ Tickets cost £2.00. Book at the Library Reception or telephone 01392 407 061.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £2.00
Theme: St Thomas Library Author Talks

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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

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