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Torquay Library is a welcoming community library situated just around the corner from Torquay Town Hall. There is a lot going on for all generations, including regular Music Rhythm and Rhyme sessions and holiday craft activities.  

There is free Wi-Fi as well as PCs for public use. You can also book time with IT volunteers if you require assistance.  As well as space for study, there is plenty of comfortable seating for relaxing.

Services

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

Prostate Cancer UK

Free – booking essential Prostate Cancer UK Listen to professionals talk through the ambition of shifting the science over the next 10 years to focus on radical improvements in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and support.
Date: 07 January 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Free – booking essential Prostate Cancer UK Listen to professionals talk through the ambition of shifting the science over the next 10 years to focus on radical improvements in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and support.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

Family History And Ancestry Group

Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Date: 04 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Family History

Poetry For Pleasure

Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Date: 14 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Local History Group

Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Date: 21 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Family History And Ancestry Group

Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Date: 02 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Poetry For Pleasure

Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Date: 12 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Local History Group

Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Date: 19 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Asterix 60th Anniversary Story and Craft

Story and craft session to celebrate 60 years of the Gaulish hero. Find out how Obelix fell into the magic potion as a boy! For 3-11 year olds. Booking essential either in the library or on 01803 208300
Date: 21 October 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Story and craft session to celebrate 60 years of the Gaulish hero. Find out how Obelix fell into the magic potion as a boy! For 3-11 year olds. Booking essential either in the library or on 01803 208300
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Giraffes Can't Dance! Story and craft

We will be reading the wonderful book together , creating crafts and dancing!! Age group 3-11 years. Booking is essential either at the desk or on 01803 208300.
Date: 26 October 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: We will be reading the wonderful book together , creating crafts and dancing!! Age group 3-11 years. Booking is essential either at the desk or on 01803 208300.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Family History And Ancestry Group

Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Date: 06 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Poetry For Pleasure

Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Date: 09 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Local History Group

Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Date: 16 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Family History And Ancestry Group

Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Date: 04 December 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Poetry For Pleaure

Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Date: 14 December 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Local History Group

Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Date: 21 December 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Poetry For Pleasure

Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Date: 11 January 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Local Studies Group

Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Date: 18 January 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Family History And Ancestry Group

Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Date: 05 February 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Poetry For Pleasure

Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Date: 08 February 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Local History Group

Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Date: 15 February 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

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Opening hours:

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

 

Contact us:

Rachel Kidd

Email: Torquay Library
Tel: 01803 208300

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Torquay Library
Lymington Road
Torquay
Devon
TQ1 3DT