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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
Paignton Library events Paignton Library events

Local History Group

For those interested in learning more about the local area.
Date: 03 September 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 September 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: 07 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

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: 10 September 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
Theme:

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: 10 September 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
Theme:

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: 12 September 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
Theme:

Crafty Chatters fun 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: 17 September 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
Theme:

FoPL Reading Group

Read a new book and meet up with some new friends to discuss. A great way to read something different and socialise.
Date: 17 September 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
Theme:

Code Club

A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Date: 21 September 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:

Local History Group

For those interested in learning more about the local area.
Date: 01 October 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: For those interested in learning more about the local area.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

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: 08 October 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
Theme:

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: 08 October 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
Theme:

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: 10 October 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
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: 12 October 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: 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: 15 October 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
Theme:

FoPL Reading Group

Read a new book and meet up with some new friends to discuss. A great way to read something different and socialise.
Date: 15 October 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
Theme:

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
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:

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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