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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.


  • 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
  • Meeting room available

Tavistock Library events

Content with Events Books and Poetry .

Tavy Tales Reading Group
Single title discussion by local group of avid adult readers, recommendations, reviews and revelations.
Date: 07 February 2022
Time: 16:00 - 16:30
Description: Single title discussion by local group of avid adult readers, recommendations, reviews and revelations.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Email or ring 01822 612218 for more details

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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:

Jan Horrell

Email: Tavistock Library
Tel: 01822 612218

Find us:

Tavistock Library
The Quay
Plymouth Road,
PL19 8AB


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0345 155 1001

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Supported by

Devon County Council Arts Council England Torbay Council Exeter Live Better

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Libraries Unlimited

Libraries in Devon are run by Libraries Unlimited

Bringing ideas, imagination, creativity and knowledge to enrich people’s lives and build thriving communities.

Libraries Unlimited South West, a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Registered company number: 9822597. Registered charity number:1170092. Registered office: Exeter Library, Castle Street, Exeter, Devon , EX4 3PQ.