The Thomas Poole Library - Nether Stowey

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National Lottery Award

National Lottery Award

The Thomas Poole Library Nether Stowey Lottery success Good News! We have been successful in obtaining £10,000 funding from National Lottery Awards for All to part-fund Sian Stafford’s third year in post as our Events & PR Manager. Her post is part-funded by HPC...

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Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update

The Library service and Covid-19 Update February 2022 Although face coverings are no longer mandatory, volunteers will continue to wear them for the time being and we encourage our borrowers to do the same. Similarly, hand sanitiser continues to be...

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Coleridge and Thomas Poole – a momentous relationship

Coleridge and Thomas Poole – a momentous relationship

Coleridge and Thomas Poole – a momentous relationship The Thomas Poole Library Evening Talk 9th February     Terence Sackett, a local authority on Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Thomas Poole, gave an edifying talk to a sell-out audience on the friendship...

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Somerset Libraries: Outstanding Charges Waived

Somerset Libraries Outstanding Charges Waived! Make a fresh start with Somerset Libraries this year. If you haven’t used your local library in a while, we’d like to welcome you back with some great news! We are running a charges amnesty, up to Thursday 31 March....

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Charlotte Casson Art

Charlotte Casson Art

Charlotte Casson Art In our community cabinet throughout January, we have a fantastic collection of digital art and acrylic paintings by local resident Charlotte Casson. If you would like to display your work in the community cabinet, you can contact Sian at...

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The Market Cross Nether Stowey

The Market Cross Nether Stowey

The Thomas Poole Library's - The Market Cross Nether Stowey. Nether Stowey was formerly a market town with an economy based on textiles and pottery. In 1302, a licence was obtained to hold weekly markets. Every Tuesday, traders would gather at the market cross to sell...

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Robert Parsons Jesuit Priest

Robert Parsons Jesuit Priest

The Thomas Poole Library's July edition for the The Old Gaol. BIRTHPLACE OF ROBERT PARSONS JESUIT PRIEST, NETHER STOWEY 24TH JUNE 1546 A central figure in establishing the 16th century “English Mission” of the Society of Jesus 1546 - Robert Parsons was born to...

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Visit from the High Sheriff

Visit from the High Sheriff

Visit from the High Sheriff On 1st July, we had a visit from the High Sheriff of Somerset, Thomas Sheppard, accompanied by the Chief Executive of the Somerset Community Fund, visited The Thomas Poole Library Nether Stowey. The Library was one of five organisations...

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Can You Help?

Can You Help?

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! - Can you Help? If you would you like to meet more people, make new friends and play an active role in ensuring our library continues to operate successfully, then read on................. Our fantastic volunteers play a variety of roles, so if...

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