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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
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Story Time

Come and listen to stories read by James, Cassie or Zoe. For little ones and their big ones. Also on Fridays at 10:15.
Date: 21 February 2020
Time: 10:15 - 10:45
Description: Come and listen to stories read by James, Cassie or Zoe. 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!

Author Talk - Cathie Hartigan

Exeter Writer member Cathie Hartigan has just published her second novel, 'Notes from the Lost' Set in WW2 Italy and Exeter in 2000. Come along and hear her talk about the book, her writing process and a reading. Visual presentation also included. St Thomas Library 27th Feb - 7.30pm £2 entry to go to the library Refreshments available
Date: 27 February 2020
Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Description: Exeter Writer member Cathie Hartigan has just published her second novel, 'Notes from the Lost' Set in WW2 Italy and Exeter in 2000. Come along and hear her talk about the book, her writing process and a reading. Visual presentation also included. St Thomas Library 27th Feb - 7.30pm £2 entry to go to the library Refreshments available
Audience: Adult
Cost: £2.00
Theme: Author Talks at the Library

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: 27 February 2020
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!

We need a new spaceship!

The enigmatically titled 'We Need a New Spaceship' What does that mean exactly? Come and find out at the next Science in the Library in March. Paul is a Systems Engineer that has worked in a number of industries. Now mostly retired, he spends time at various Tech-Jam events and as a STEM Ambassador.
Date: 03 March 2020
Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Description: The enigmatically titled 'We Need a New Spaceship' What does that mean exactly? Come and find out at the next Science in the Library in March. Paul is a Systems Engineer that has worked in a number of industries. Now mostly retired, he spends time at various Tech-Jam events and as a STEM Ambassador.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £3.00
Theme: Science in the Library

Lost in the Woods - The Dark Side of the Fairy Tale Tradition

Part of Chris Brooks' series of talks on the history and evolution of folklore and fairy tales. Abandoned children. Ravenous wolves. Witches' houses suspended on chicken legs. Are these just the woodland remnants of old wives' tales spun in the nursery or are they part of a universal storytelling tradition that the modern world ignores at a cost. Book via: http://www.chrisbrooksunlimited.uk/talks/
Date: 12 March 2020
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Description: Part of Chris Brooks' series of talks on the history and evolution of folklore and fairy tales. Abandoned children. Ravenous wolves. Witches' houses suspended on chicken legs. Are these just the woodland remnants of old wives' tales spun in the nursery or are they part of a universal storytelling tradition that the modern world ignores at a cost. Book via: http://www.chrisbrooksunlimited.uk/talks/
Audience: Adult
Cost: £3.00
Theme: Stories in the Library

Further and beyond the ancestry of fairytale - talk and discussion

Part of Chris Brooks' series of talks on the history and evolution of folklore and fairy tales. This talk will examine whether these universal and enduring tales have been solely dispersed over time and vast distances by travelling storytellers or do they spontaneously arise from the deep well of the human unconscious? Please book online at http://www.chrisbrooksunlimited.uk/talks/
Date: 14 May 2020
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Description: Part of Chris Brooks' series of talks on the history and evolution of folklore and fairy tales. This talk will examine whether these universal and enduring tales have been solely dispersed over time and vast distances by travelling storytellers or do they spontaneously arise from the deep well of the human unconscious? Please book online at http://www.chrisbrooksunlimited.uk/talks/
Audience: Adult
Cost: £4.00
Theme: Stories in the Library

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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