Good news! Contrary to previous information, Torquay Library will not be closing early on the afternoon of Wednesday 14 March, but open as per our usual Wednesday hours, from 9.30am to 6.00pm.
Research has shown that reading for pleasure is important for children's cognitive development. Children who read books often at age 10 and more than once a week at age 16 gain higher results in maths, vocabulary and spelling tests at age 16 than those who read less regularly. And the earlier you introduce your child to books and reading, the better
Have a look at how our services for children can help get your child into the reading habit.
There's a whole world of learning, leisure and community waiting for you at your local library. You're never too young to join the library or too old to enjoy it. Membership is free - but the rewards are priceless.