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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.

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Content with Events Books and Poetry .

Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 07 March 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: Adult
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 March 2020
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:

Readathon

From 1-21st March ask friends and family to sponsor you per book or per minute you read. Every penny raised will go towards funding library services. Help our libraries thrive. We'll celebrate with our Readthon day with guest readers all day, activities and a bake sale.
Date: 21 March 2020
Time: 9:30 - 16:00
Description: From 1-21st March ask friends and family to sponsor you per book or per minute you read. Every penny raised will go towards funding library services. Help our libraries thrive. We'll celebrate with our Readthon day with guest readers all day, activities and a bake sale.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 04 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: Adult
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: 14 April 2020
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:

Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 02 May 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: Adult
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: 12 May 2020
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:

Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 06 June 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: Adult
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: 09 June 2020
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:

Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 04 July 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: Adult
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: 14 July 2020
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:

Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 01 August 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: Adult
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: 11 August 2020
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:

Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 05 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: Adult
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 September 2020
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:

Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 03 October 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: Adult
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: 13 October 2020
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:

Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 07 November 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: Adult
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 November 2020
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:

Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 05 December 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: Adult
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 714460

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Paignton Library
Great Western Road
Paignton
Devon
TQ4 5AG