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Paignton Library is a busy community hub, situated near the station and town centre. The library offers a fun and vibrant environment and offers a warm welcome to everyone. There are lots of activities for children including Music, Rhythm and Rhyme for babies and toddlers, Saturday morning Lego Club, Code Club as well as craft activities in the holidays.

The library also hosts a Local History Group, a Poetry group and several reading groups.  The Friends of Paignton Library run a scrabble group and Crafty Chatters.  The library offers support with IT through our IT volunteers and provides public access computers, Wi-Fi, printing and photocopying.

Services

  • Children’s events
  • Book groups and events
  • Free public computers and Wi-Fi
  • Printing, copying and scanning facilities
  • Room hire

Friends Group

Paignton Library has an active Friends Group who support the library, to find out more please visit their Facebook group.

Paignton Library events Paignton Library events

Music, Rhythm and Rhyme

A free, fun and musical session for the under 5's. A good way to meet other parents and make new friends (both young and old) too. Pre-booking is required on 01803 208321
Date: 17 October 2019
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: A free, fun and musical session for the under 5's. A good way to meet other parents and make new friends (both young and old) too. Pre-booking is required on 01803 208321
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Code Club

A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Date: 19 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Lego Club

A fun drop-in session to create your own Lego masterpieces!! All creations will then be put on show in our display cabinet.
Date: 19 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A fun drop-in session to create your own Lego masterpieces!! All creations will then be put on show in our display cabinet.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Music, Rhythm and Rhyme

A free, fun and musical session for the under 5's. A good way to meet other parents and make new friends (both young and old) too. Pre-booking is required on 01803 208321
Date: 21 October 2019
Time: 9:45 - 10:15
Description: A free, fun and musical session for the under 5's. A good way to meet other parents and make new friends (both young and old) too. Pre-booking is required on 01803 208321
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Asterix Story and Craft

Join us for some fun Asterix craft, story and bingo! Booking essential - call or come in - 01803 208321
Date: 22 October 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Join us for some fun Asterix craft, story and bingo! Booking essential - call or come in - 01803 208321
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Music, Rhythm and Rhyme

A free, fun and musical session for the under 5's. A good way to meet other parents and make new friends (both young and old) too. Pre-booking is required on 01803 208321
Date: 28 October 2019
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: A free, fun and musical session for the under 5's. A good way to meet other parents and make new friends (both young and old) too. Pre-booking is required on 01803 208321
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Code Club

A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Date: 02 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 02 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Local History Group

For those interested in learning more about the local area.
Date: 05 November 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: For those interested in learning more about the local area.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

South Devon Tech Jam

South Devon Tech Jam, is a small group of enthusiasts, who organise monthly informal and friendly sessions for anyone interested in technology, regardless of age or ability. We hope you will enjoy learning new skills and sharing experiences about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM). Bring your own projects, equipment and questions to enjoy a couple of hours with some like-minded people.
Date: 09 November 2019
Time: 11:00 - 15:00
Description: South Devon Tech Jam, is a small group of enthusiasts, who organise monthly informal and friendly sessions for anyone interested in technology, regardless of age or ability. We hope you will enjoy learning new skills and sharing experiences about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM). Bring your own projects, equipment and questions to enjoy a couple of hours with some like-minded people.
Audience: All
Cost: £2.00
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Scrabble Group ran by FoPL

Come and join our Scrabble group to keep your mind active or to have a bit of fun with some new friends.
Date: 12 November 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Come and join our Scrabble group to keep your mind active or to have a bit of fun with some new friends.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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VIP Book Club

A book club for visually impaired people. Listen to one of the RNIB's spoken word books then meet up to talk about what you thought. A fun way to hear new books and make new friends.
Date: 12 November 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: A book club for visually impaired people. Listen to one of the RNIB's spoken word books then meet up to talk about what you thought. A fun way to hear new books and make new friends.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Legal Surgery

The sessions require no financial obligation. Surgeries are held on the second Thursday of every month between 10:30am - 12:30pm. For further information, or to reserve your slot, please speak to a member of the library reception team or call 01803 208321.
Date: 14 November 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: The sessions require no financial obligation. Surgeries are held on the second Thursday of every month between 10:30am - 12:30pm. For further information, or to reserve your slot, please speak to a member of the library reception team or call 01803 208321.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Code Club

A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Date: 16 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Crafty Chatters run by FoPL

Enjoy needle crafts in company. Learn a new skill or just come along to make some new friends. Every 3rd Tuesday of each month, upstairs in the library building.
Date: 19 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Enjoy needle crafts in company. Learn a new skill or just come along to make some new friends. Every 3rd Tuesday of each month, upstairs in the library building.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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FoPL

Read a new book and meet up with some new friends to discuss. A great way to read something different and socialise.
Date: 19 November 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Read a new book and meet up with some new friends to discuss. A great way to read something different and socialise.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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FoPL - Prime Time

Stories, Rhymes + Anecdotes by Dave Harding relating to his career in the police force. Admissions Free to Friends of Paignton Library, Non-members admission £2.
Date: 19 November 2019
Time: 13:45 - 15:15
Description: Stories, Rhymes + Anecdotes by Dave Harding relating to his career in the police force. Admissions Free to Friends of Paignton Library, Non-members admission £2.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Christmas Market @ Paignton Library

We are holding our first ever Christmas Market on Thursday 28th November 2.00-5.00. There will be craft stalls and gifts including Lego, sweets & treats, soap & candles, books, cards, hats, coasters plus much more. Cafe Cosi are giving 20% off a hot drink and cake with any purchase at the market.
Date: 28 November 2019
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Description: We are holding our first ever Christmas Market on Thursday 28th November 2.00-5.00. There will be craft stalls and gifts including Lego, sweets & treats, soap & candles, books, cards, hats, coasters plus much more. Cafe Cosi are giving 20% off a hot drink and cake with any purchase at the market.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Local History Group

For those interested in learning more about the local area.
Date: 03 December 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: For those interested in learning more about the local area.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Code Club

A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Date: 07 December 2019
Time: 10:00 - 10:00
Description: A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Opening hours:

Mon 09:30 - 17:00
Tue 09:30 - 18:00
Wed 09:30 - 13:00
Thu 09:30 - 18:00
Fri 09:30 - 17:00
Sat 09:30 - 16:00

 

Contact us:

Charlotte Sumner

Email: Paignton Library
Tel: 01803 208321

Find us:

Paignton Library
Great Western Road
Paignton
Devon
TQ4 5AG