Christmas Books Table

CALL in at Crediton Library from Monday, December 18 to Saturday, December 23 to choose a book from the Christmas Books Table (as well as borrowing books from the library for the holidays). 

On the Christmas Books Table there will be nearly new books for children and adults that have been donated by the public and wrapped up by library staff and volunteers. 

Apart from a brief description on the outside it will be a surprise for you to take away and keep! 

Anyone is welcome to choose one.

If you would like to donate any of your nearly new books for the table you can bring them in to the library until Monday, December 11 and library staff will wrap them ready for the following week.

Christmas Colouring Competition

Children aged from three to seven years can enter a competition to win a copy of “Through the North Pole Snow” by drawing a Christmas themed picture. 

This delightful picture book is signed by the illustrator Richard Jones. 

Please could all entries have the name and age of the child written on the back of their picture and their library card number. 

The final date for entries is Thursday, December 21 and the winner will be drawn on Friday, December 22.

Christmas Craft

On Monday, December 18, from 11am to 1pm you can drop in to the library and participate in a paper Christmas tree craft activity. 

This is a free event. Staff request that children under eight years are accompanied by an adult.

Christmas Trail and Colouring

The library will have a Christmas trail in place from Saturday, December 16, where children can find the pictures hidden around the library. 

There will also be Christmas colouring available.

Crediton Library Opening Hours

Crediton Library is open Monday 9am to 6pm, Tuesday 9am to 5pm, Thursday 9am to 5pm, Friday 9am to 6pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm. 

The library will be closed from Monday, December 25 to Thursday, December 28, reopening on Friday, December 29. 

It will then close from Saturday, December 30 to Monday, January 1, reopening on Tuesday, January 2.

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