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Tiverton Library is one of the busiest libraries in Devon with over 90,000 visits a year and 100,000 items borrowed. The library is located near the bus station and shares the building on Phoenix Lane with Mid Devon District Council and Tiverton Job Centre Plus. As well as fiction and non-fiction books for adults there is a busy children’s library; a teen area with PCs and a Wii; study space; a meeting room for hire; 19 public computers and free Wi-Fi access for all.

Library members enjoy participating in the many activities that take place in the library every week for the young and young at heart: from under 5s sessions to knitting and nattering. The library is known for being a vibrant, lively and fun place to be.

Services

  • Meeting room for hire
  • 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
Tiverton Library events Tiverton Library events

Christmas Coffee, Crafts & Choir Morning

Join us for some festive fun. Take Note Community Choir will be in the library singing carols. Free craft activity and picture activity for children. Tiverton Library Friends Group will be offering hot drinks and home-made cakes as well as a raffle and handmade gifts for sale.
Date: 15 December 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Join us for some festive fun. Take Note Community Choir will be in the library singing carols. Free craft activity and picture activity for children. Tiverton Library Friends Group will be offering hot drinks and home-made cakes as well as a raffle and handmade gifts for sale.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Christmas Bounce and Rhyme

Join us for nursery rhymes and songs at this Christmas themed session with special guest Father Christmas. Free to attend.
Date: 20 December 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Join us for nursery rhymes and songs at this Christmas themed session with special guest Father Christmas. Free to attend.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Adult Craft Club

A relaxed and friendly craft group for adults. Come along to chat and craft over coffee and biscuits. Free event, donations welcome.
Date: 07 January 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: A relaxed and friendly craft group for adults. Come along to chat and craft over coffee and biscuits. Free event, donations welcome.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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One Small Step

OneSmallStep is a free, healthy lifestyle service, which delivers motivational, informative and guided small steps towards a happier and healthier lifestyle. They'll be in the library to chat and offer advice.
Date: 08 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: OneSmallStep is a free, healthy lifestyle service, which delivers motivational, informative and guided small steps towards a happier and healthier lifestyle. They'll be in the library to chat and offer advice.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

Code Club

Our coding club for 7-12yr olds that runs every Friday. Come along to learn basic programming skills in Scratch. Free to attend, please phone or speak to a member of staff at the desk before attending.
Date: 11 January 2019
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Description: Our coding club for 7-12yr olds that runs every Friday. Come along to learn basic programming skills in Scratch. Free to attend, please phone or speak to a member of staff at the desk before attending.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Tiverton Repair Cafe

Bring along broken items that you want mended (small electrical appliances, sewing, toys etc.)
Date: 19 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Description: Bring along broken items that you want mended (small electrical appliances, sewing, toys etc.)
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Adult Craft Club

A relaxed and friendly craft group for adults. Come along to chat and craft over coffee and biscuits. Free event, donations welcome.
Date: 21 January 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: A relaxed and friendly craft group for adults. Come along to chat and craft over coffee and biscuits. Free event, donations welcome.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Sight Coffee Morning

Pop in for a cup of coffee and hear from Devon InSight, The Macular Society and Mid Devon Messenger
Date: 26 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Pop in for a cup of coffee and hear from Devon InSight, The Macular Society and Mid Devon Messenger
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Idle Women of the Wartime Waterways

Tales of cargo, calamities and cocoa! A double bill of theatre, poetry and music to whisk you back to the days of World War II when a shortage of crews to keep the working boats going brought a new breed of boater to the canal. Young women, later nicknamed the Idle Women, took on 72′ narrow boats with 55 tons of war supplies and a whole new way of life. Tickets £10 for adults or £8 for over 65s available at the Library or via Eventbrite.
Date: 27 February 2019
Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Description: Tales of cargo, calamities and cocoa! A double bill of theatre, poetry and music to whisk you back to the days of World War II when a shortage of crews to keep the working boats going brought a new breed of boater to the canal. Young women, later nicknamed the Idle Women, took on 72′ narrow boats with 55 tons of war supplies and a whole new way of life. Tickets £10 for adults or £8 for over 65s available at the Library or via Eventbrite.
Audience: All
Cost: £10.00
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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:

Jenny Bell

Email: Tiverton Library
Tel: 01884 244644

Find us:

Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton
Devon
EX16 6SA