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Tavistock Library is located opposite the bus station, close to the Wharf and town centre. The library offers a fun and vibrant environment, with a warm welcome to everyone. There are lots of activities for children including story time, Bounce and Rhyme for babies and toddlers and after school Lego Club. The Home Ed group meets at the library every Tuesday morning and there is a regular Chatterbooks reading group, plus lots more going on over the summer holidays.

For older customers there are scrabble groups, several Reading groups that meet regularly and one to one support with IT. The library also provides 18 public access computers, Wi-Fi, printing and photocopying and tea and coffee is available for a small donation.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Display/exhibition space
  • Self-service machines
  • Home library service
Tavistock Library events Tavistock Library events

The Magic Garden with Boo to a Goose.

A magical story adventure with Aunt Mimi and Mr Forget-me-not. For ages 5 and under (Older siblings very welcome, under 1s free) Book at the desk or give us a call on 01822 612218
Date: 10 August 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:15
Description: A magical story adventure with Aunt Mimi and Mr Forget-me-not. For ages 5 and under (Older siblings very welcome, under 1s free) Book at the desk or give us a call on 01822 612218
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.00
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Cartoon Character Workshop

In this workshop you'll discover what makes a great cartoon character,learn some top drawing tips and come up with your own brilliant creation . Perhaps you'll design the next Dennis the Menace ? Materials are provided and you get to keep your character at the end. For ages 12 and under .Free , but places are limited .Book at the desk or give the library a ring. PLEASE NOTE: There is a second session on the same date at 2.00 p.m.
Date: 07 August 2018
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: In this workshop you'll discover what makes a great cartoon character,learn some top drawing tips and come up with your own brilliant creation . Perhaps you'll design the next Dennis the Menace ? Materials are provided and you get to keep your character at the end. For ages 12 and under .Free , but places are limited .Book at the desk or give the library a ring. PLEASE NOTE: There is a second session on the same date at 2.00 p.m.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Family History Session

Interested in seeing which direction your ancestors took.Come along and see whether we can help shed some light on your past. Please bring along anything that may help such as birth cerificates etc.
Date: 04 August 2018
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Interested in seeing which direction your ancestors took.Come along and see whether we can help shed some light on your past. Please bring along anything that may help such as birth cerificates etc.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Rhythm Sticks Drumming Workshop

The last time Rhythm Sticks came to Tavistock Library we couldn't stop singing and dancing ! Come and join us for a high energy knees up .For ages 12 and under .Sponsored by The Supporters of Tavistock Library (Donations welcome ).
Date: 03 August 2018
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: The last time Rhythm Sticks came to Tavistock Library we couldn't stop singing and dancing ! Come and join us for a high energy knees up .For ages 12 and under .Sponsored by The Supporters of Tavistock Library (Donations welcome ).
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Talons Owltimate Encounters

A chance to meet some wonderful creatures.From awesome owls to scary spiders!Sponsored by The Supporters of Tavistock Library. (Donations welcome)
Date: 30 July 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: A chance to meet some wonderful creatures.From awesome owls to scary spiders!Sponsored by The Supporters of Tavistock Library. (Donations welcome)
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Animation Workshop

Come along to our family learning workshop and create a short Mischief making animation. Places limited, book at the desk or call Learn Devon on 01822 613701.
Date: 27 July 2018
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Description: Come along to our family learning workshop and create a short Mischief making animation. Places limited, book at the desk or call Learn Devon on 01822 613701.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Rock Painting

Time to chuck away your fidget spinners-the latest craze sweeping the UK is a lot more creative (and cheaper too).Rock painting with the Tavistock Scrapstore.Materials provided.
Date: 24 July 2018
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Description: Time to chuck away your fidget spinners-the latest craze sweeping the UK is a lot more creative (and cheaper too).Rock painting with the Tavistock Scrapstore.Materials provided.
Audience: All
Cost: £1.00
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Opening Hours:

Mon 09:00 - 18:00
Tue 09:00 - 18:00
Wed Closed
Thu 09:00 - 18:00
Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 16:00

 

Contact us:

Email: Tavistock Library
Tel: 01822 612218

Find us:

Tavistock Library
The Quay
Plymouth Road,
Tavistock
Devon
PL19 8AB