Tag Archives: Bideford Library

Book Buzz.

What’s happening at your local library? It’s National Bookstart Week from 4th to 10th June. Aimed at encouraging a love of books in children under 5, all Devon libraries will have a limited number of free books to give away. … Continue reading

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Bideford’s Newfoundland links & the Chope Collection.

Devon has strong historic links with the Canadian Province of Newfoundland dating back to the 16th Century, when boats from local ports sailed to the waters of Newfoundland to fish for cod. Initially men left Devon in April and returned … Continue reading

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‘The Book of Hartland’.

While Bideford Library has marched boldly into the 21st Century with its Wi-Fi and e-book service, we shouldn’t forget the wealth of historical material also kept here. We have a wonderful set of old photographs and also an impressive collection … Continue reading

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