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Torrington Library is located within the heart of the market town, conveniently located next to a large car park and sharing the site with the local Tourist Information Centre, Fork 'n' Feast cafe and the town council offices. The library is open on four days a week and boasts a bright and busy children's area plus a wide range of books and resources, free WiFi and computer access.

The Library offers regular children's activities, hosts numerous local reading groups and has active Home Library Service volunteers offering a home delivery service for those no longer able to access the library themselves. Staff look forward to offering all users a warm welcome.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and WiFi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Home library service

Torrington Library events

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Unlocking the Cage augmented reality experience, Torrington Library (14th-28th Oct)
<br> <img src='https://librariesunlimitedsw-my.sharepoint.com/personal/olivia_desborough_librariesunlimited_org_uk/Documents/Desktop/Installation%20Unlocking%20the%20Cage%20sml.jpg?Web=1' alt=> <br> Come to Torrington Library (14th-28th October) and experience an augmented reality installation, which brings to life the captivating stories of female writers whose work lies in 'the cage' - a place beneath the floor of Exeter library where its special collection is housed. Unlocking the Cage is an immersive visual and audio journey through the lives and works of four of these women. <br> <br> Unlocking the Cage has been researched, written and narrated by award-winning author Kim Sherwood. Shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award 2019, she is known for her debut novel Testament and is the first woman to have written a James Bond novel with the first book in her trilogy due for publication in September 2022. <br> <br> Unlocking the Cage can be enjoyed alone, or in groups of up to 4 people at a time and takes approximately 28 minutes to experience in full. <br> <br> No need to book - accessible during the library's opening hours. <br>
Date: 14 October 2022
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description:

Come to Torrington Library (14th-28th October) and experience an augmented reality installation, which brings to life the captivating stories of female writers whose work lies in 'the cage' - a place beneath the floor of Exeter library where its special collection is housed. Unlocking the Cage is an immersive visual and audio journey through the lives and works of four of these women.

Unlocking the Cage has been researched, written and narrated by award-winning author Kim Sherwood. Shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award 2019, she is known for her debut novel Testament and is the first woman to have written a James Bond novel with the first book in her trilogy due for publication in September 2022.

Unlocking the Cage can be enjoyed alone, or in groups of up to 4 people at a time and takes approximately 28 minutes to experience in full.

No need to book - accessible during the library's opening hours.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Art installation

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Opening hours:

Mon Closed
Tue 10:00 - 18:00
Wed Closed
Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 13:00
Sat 10:00 - 13:00

 

Contact us:

Kate Greaves

Email: Torrington Library
Tel: 01805 622107

Find us:

Torrington Library
Castle Hill
Torrington
EX38 8AA

 

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Supported by

Devon County Council Arts Council England Torbay Council Exeter Live Better

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