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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: 10 June 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
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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: 13 June 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
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Ulrika Igraine - Midsummer Legends

Swedish folklorist performer Ulrika is back at St Thomas Library with a very special Midsummer night's evening performance. Featuring musicians, singers, atmosphere and storytelling! Tickets £8 in advance from St Thomas Library, £10 on the door.
Date: 21 June 2019
Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Description: Swedish folklorist performer Ulrika is back at St Thomas Library with a very special Midsummer night's evening performance. Featuring musicians, singers, atmosphere and storytelling! Tickets £8 in advance from St Thomas Library, £10 on the door.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
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Wildlife Morning

Join us at St Thomas Library for a family friendly event celebrating wildlife in our local area. To link in with the Wildlife Trust’s #30DaysWild challenge we will have a variety of activities for all including stories, craft and wildlife screenings. Cost is just £3 per child with free entry for parents/guardians and children under 2. Book your space at the library, or message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 23 June 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Join us at St Thomas Library for a family friendly event celebrating wildlife in our local area. To link in with the Wildlife Trust’s #30DaysWild challenge we will have a variety of activities for all including stories, craft and wildlife screenings. Cost is just £3 per child with free entry for parents/guardians and children under 2. Book your space at the library, or message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
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Hollywood on a Budget

John Tomkins, local Devon film maker is doing a talk at St Thomas Library, Tuesday 25th June 7.30pm, £3, on making movies on a shoestring budget. Anecdotal, funny and inspiring.
Date: 25 June 2019
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Description: John Tomkins, local Devon film maker is doing a talk at St Thomas Library, Tuesday 25th June 7.30pm, £3, on making movies on a shoestring budget. Anecdotal, funny and inspiring.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £3.00
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Stand Up Comedy Workshops with Chris Brooks

CREATING COMEDY CHARACTERS Great for letting off steam about the world, in a comedy fashion. Great to challenge yourself and improve confidence. Great to meet like minded people. Great to feel the fear and do it anyway. What do the kids say. YOLO! Or if you are James Bond YOLT. Tickets: www.chrisbrooksunlimited.uk/bookings
Date: 01 July 2019
Time: 19:00 - 21:30
Description: CREATING COMEDY CHARACTERS Great for letting off steam about the world, in a comedy fashion. Great to challenge yourself and improve confidence. Great to meet like minded people. Great to feel the fear and do it anyway. What do the kids say. YOLO! Or if you are James Bond YOLT. Tickets: www.chrisbrooksunlimited.uk/bookings
Audience: Adult
Cost: £10.00
Theme: Comedy at the Library - St Thomas Library, Exeter

The Book Keepers children's event

'Meet The Book Keepers - Pippy and Lizzibella - tellers of tantalizing tales and guardians of the intriguingly ingenious StoryGenerator. These intrepid explorers have been travelling the world, chasing clues and bright ideas, hunting for snippets of suspense and stealthily following unusual twists in the plot. Join them to see what secrets the StoryGenerator holds, hear their stories, create your own and bring them to life with movement and play.' Suitable for ages 4-10. Events are free but a suggested donation of between £2 and £5 would be much appreciated.
Date: 06 July 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: 'Meet The Book Keepers - Pippy and Lizzibella - tellers of tantalizing tales and guardians of the intriguingly ingenious StoryGenerator. These intrepid explorers have been travelling the world, chasing clues and bright ideas, hunting for snippets of suspense and stealthily following unusual twists in the plot. Join them to see what secrets the StoryGenerator holds, hear their stories, create your own and bring them to life with movement and play.' Suitable for ages 4-10. Events are free but a suggested donation of between £2 and £5 would be much appreciated.
Audience: Child
Cost: Please see event description
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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
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My Account

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