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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

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: 12 December 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: 13 December 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!

Supernatural Stories for Christmas

Come and hear Devon Libraries' very own Lee Rawlings and Jez Winship (plus guests) read four short spooky stories - live at St Thomas Library for £2. Ring 01392 407061 for further information.............................
Date: 20 December 2019
Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Description: Come and hear Devon Libraries' very own Lee Rawlings and Jez Winship (plus guests) read four short spooky stories - live at St Thomas Library for £2. Ring 01392 407061 for further information.............................
Audience: Adult
Cost: £2.00
Theme: Christmas at the Library

Winter Craft - Session 1

Arctic Friends and a Magical Snow Globe! Join us for some festive crafting - make a penguin and polar bear and a wintery snow globe. FREE session but donations are welcome. Suitable for ages 3+ BOOKING ESSENTIAL. To book your space message us or call: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 21 December 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Arctic Friends and a Magical Snow Globe! Join us for some festive crafting - make a penguin and polar bear and a wintery snow globe. FREE session but donations are welcome. Suitable for ages 3+ BOOKING ESSENTIAL. To book your space message us or call: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Crafts in the Library

Winter Craft - Session 2

Arctic Friends and a Magical Snow Globe! Join us for some festive crafting - make a penguin and polar bear and a wintery snow globe. FREE session but donations are welcome. Suitable for ages 3+ BOOKING ESSENTIAL. To book your space message us or call: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 23 December 2019
Time: 11:30 - 12:30
Description: Arctic Friends and a Magical Snow Globe! Join us for some festive crafting - make a penguin and polar bear and a wintery snow globe. FREE session but donations are welcome. Suitable for ages 3+ BOOKING ESSENTIAL. To book your space message us or call: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Crafts in the Library

Winter Craft - Session 3

Arctic Friends and a Magical Snow Globe! Join us for some festive crafting - make a penguin and polar bear and a wintery snow globe. FREE session but donations are welcome. Suitable for ages 3+ BOOKING ESSENTIAL. To book your space message us or call: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 03 January 2020
Time: 11:30 - 12:30
Description: Arctic Friends and a Magical Snow Globe! Join us for some festive crafting - make a penguin and polar bear and a wintery snow globe. FREE session but donations are welcome. Suitable for ages 3+ BOOKING ESSENTIAL. To book your space message us or call: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Crafts in the Library

Artificial Intelligence Talk with Q & A

Science in the Library presents a talk on should we be scared of Artificial Intelligence? What’s behind this technology and what are the risks and benefits? presented by (Paul) Leigh Edwards £3 - Contact library to secure your seat 01392 407061 stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 07 January 2020
Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Description: Science in the Library presents a talk on should we be scared of Artificial Intelligence? What’s behind this technology and what are the risks and benefits? presented by (Paul) Leigh Edwards £3 - Contact library to secure your seat 01392 407061 stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Adult
Cost: £3.00
Theme: Science in the Library

Human Crossings - 9 stories about refugees

Join the makers of the book 'Human Crossings' for a night of personal stories and discussion. £1 or more suggested donation entry. The book will be on sale on the night at £10
Date: 16 January 2020
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Description: Join the makers of the book 'Human Crossings' for a night of personal stories and discussion. £1 or more suggested donation entry. The book will be on sale on the night at £10
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: Real Stories at the Library

Exe Nordic Walking - Free Taster Session 1

Nordic Walking is a great way to improve your fitness walking with poles (not trekking poles). Give yourself a full body workout, burn 46% more calories, have fun! We walk in local Valley parks & open spaces in Exeter. Join us at St Thomas Library - There will be two short sessions starting at 1.30pm and 2.30pm approx. Free!
Date: 18 January 2020
Time: 13:30 - 14:30
Description: Nordic Walking is a great way to improve your fitness walking with poles (not trekking poles). Give yourself a full body workout, burn 46% more calories, have fun! We walk in local Valley parks & open spaces in Exeter. Join us at St Thomas Library - There will be two short sessions starting at 1.30pm and 2.30pm approx. Free!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

Exe Nordic Walking Free Taster Session 2

Nordic Walking is a great way to improve your fitness walking with poles (not trekking poles). Give yourself a full body workout, burn 46% more calories, have fun! We walk in local Valley parks & open spaces in Exeter. Join us at St Thomas Library - There will be two short sessions starting at 1.30pm and 2.30pm approx. Free!
Date: 18 January 2020
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Nordic Walking is a great way to improve your fitness walking with poles (not trekking poles). Give yourself a full body workout, burn 46% more calories, have fun! We walk in local Valley parks & open spaces in Exeter. Join us at St Thomas Library - There will be two short sessions starting at 1.30pm and 2.30pm approx. Free!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

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

Invasive Aliens Natural History Talk with Dan Eatherley

BBC Wildlife writer and consultant Dan Eatherley talks about animals that have made it here from over there. £2 7.30pm please book ahead Contact the library 01392 407061 stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 28 January 2020
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Description: BBC Wildlife writer and consultant Dan Eatherley talks about animals that have made it here from over there. £2 7.30pm please book ahead Contact the library 01392 407061 stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: All
Cost: £2.00
Theme: Natural History at 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

Find us:

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