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Book Buzz – February.

Louise Grainger. At the beginning of December Library staff were shocked and immensely saddened by the sudden death of their friend and colleague Louise Grainger. Louise took over as supervisor at Bideford in 2011 at a time when reductions in … 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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