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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 and 1646, a historically themed cafe. 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 Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) 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

Bounce and Rhyme Storytime
Join us for songs, stories and smiles! A 30 minute drop-in session for pre-schoolers and their adults. Free to join but donations welcome. Every Tuesday during term time.
Date:
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Join us for songs, stories and smiles! A 30 minute drop-in session for pre-schoolers and their adults. Free to join but donations welcome. Every Tuesday during term time.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Walk and Talk in Torrington
Join us for a friendly walk exploring the routes around Torrington. These gentle walks are suitable for people who have not walked much before, are looking to be more active, or are returning from injury or illness. After the walk relax with a cuppa at a local cafe. We meet every Thursday outside the library in Sydney House Car Park. Walks are free, but a donation of £1 is appreciated. If you would like to join please contact the library for more information and to book a place.
Date:
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Join us for a friendly walk exploring the routes around Torrington. These gentle walks are suitable for people who have not walked much before, are looking to be more active, or are returning from injury or illness. After the walk relax with a cuppa at a local cafe. We meet every Thursday outside the library in Sydney House Car Park. Walks are free, but a donation of £1 is appreciated. If you would like to join please contact the library for more information and to book a place.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Seek and Find Nature Hunt
This half term at Torrington Library we are celebrating and learning about nature. Join us for a Nature Hunt in the Secret Garden (all week during opening hours). Pick up your nature hunt sheets from the library. We also have an autumn craft drop-in session on Saturday 30th October, 10.30 - 11.30 for children. Come along to create a seasonal masterpiece! We have a special collection of nature books for you to enjoy too.
Date:
Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Description: This half term at Torrington Library we are celebrating and learning about nature. Join us for a Nature Hunt in the Secret Garden (all week during opening hours). Pick up your nature hunt sheets from the library. We also have an autumn craft drop-in session on Saturday 30th October, 10.30 - 11.30 for children. Come along to create a seasonal masterpiece! We have a special collection of nature books for you to enjoy too.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:
One 2 One Digital Support
Would you or anyone you know like to gain confidence with using a tablet, smart phone or laptop? Book a one-to-one session with our IT volunteer and jolly nice person, Perry, who can offer guidance and support with your digital devices. Thursday mornings by appointment. Please visit the library or phone 01805 622107 during opening hours for more info.
Date:
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Would you or anyone you know like to gain confidence with using a tablet, smart phone or laptop? Book a one-to-one session with our IT volunteer and jolly nice person, Perry, who can offer guidance and support with your digital devices. Thursday mornings by appointment. Please visit the library or phone 01805 622107 during opening hours for more info.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: IT

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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