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New Book Arrivals

Every month the book selection group meets to choose new books to add to our collection.


Fiction - 'Autumn' by Ali Smith, 'The Travelling Bag' by Susan Hill, 'The Three Daughters Of Eve' by Elif Shafak, 'The Frozen Woman' by Jon Michelet, 'The Valentine House' by Emma Henderson and 'Death Of An Airman' by Christopher St.John Sprigg.

Non Fiction - 'Ma'am Darling' by Craig Brown, 'Citizen Clem' by John Bew, 'Fifty Things That Made The Modern Economy' by Tim Harford and 'Air Force Blue' by Max Hastings.


Fiction - Swing Time by Zadie Smith, After The Crash by Michel Bussi, At Hawthorn Time by Melissa Harrison, Tell Tale by Mark Sennen, Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Melody, Rather Be The Devil by Ian Rankin, My Husband's Wife by Jane Corry and The Vets At Hope Green by Sheila Norton. Best Wishes John.

Non- Fiction - Angel Dorothy by Jane Brown, The Last Wolf by Robert Winder and Jo Cox by Brendan Cox.

Opening Hours

Monday 10.30am to 7.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am to 12.30pm
Wednesday Closed all day
Thursday 10.00am to 12.30pm
Friday 10.00am to 12.30pm
Saturday 10.00am to 12.30pm
Sunday Closed all day

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January 2018


Mon 08 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


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With a library you are free, not confined by temporary political climates. It is the most democratic of institutions because no one - but no one at all - can tell you what to read and when and how.

Doris Lessing (1919-2013)


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William Cookworthy

Memoir of William Cookworthy
By his grandson


Historic Books and tea in the drawing room
Plymouth History Festival 2017