The Thomas Poole Library - Nether Stowey
The Thomas Poole Library - Nether Stowey

Castle Street
Nether Stowey, TA5 1LN

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Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00-1:00 pm Thur 4:00 – 7:00 pm Fri 2:00-5:00 pm Sat, 10:00 – 1:00 pm
Tue, Sun Closed

Phone number
01278 741732

News

Brain Peaks

Brain Peaks

A talk by Angela Patmore Angela Patmore is a former international Fulbright Scholar with a first class honours degree in English and an MA from the College of William and Mary in Virginia. As a UEA environmental sciences research fellow she analysed the clinical...

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Caves of the Cheddar Catchment

Caves of the Cheddar Catchment

A talk by Peter Glanvill The Rushing Water and the Frozen Deep Peter Glanvill, who has been caving for over 50 years, visited the Library on 11th October to tell us about the cave systems beneath the Mendip Hills. We were treated to countless illustrations as he...

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Quantock U3a Local History Group

Quantock U3a Local History Group

Visit Nether Stowey on 17th April 2023 A group of 14 people from the recently formed Quantock U3a Local History Group visited the village on the afternoon of 17th April for a "walk through time". The group assembled at The Thomas Poole Library, where Roger Stacey gave...

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Somerset Historic Environment Record

Somerset Historic Environment Record

Somerset Historic Environment Record (HER) Our application At a Management Committee meeting in March 2022, it was noted that The Thomas Poole Library would have the requirements needed to be added to the Local Heritage List. A nomination form was completed and sent...

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The Science of Climate Change

The Science of Climate Change

The Thomas Poole Library Wednesday, January 11th 2023, 7.30 pm The Science of Climate Change – talk by Terry Abbiss The talk was well attended in spite of the atrocious weather. We were pleased to be welcomed with a warming cup of tea on arrival. Terry has had a...

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The Birth of Photography

The Birth of Photography

The Birth of Photography A talk given by Terence Sackett at the Thomas Poole Library Terence Sackett gave a lavishly illustrated talk in the Thomas Poole Library about the birth of photography with its trials and triumphs: from the first human being ever to be...

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Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge

Get curious about reading with the Summer Reading Challenge! For this year’s Challenge, The Reading Agency has partnered with the Science Museum Group to create ‘Gadgeteers’, inspiring children to use their curiosity and creativity to discover the science behind every...

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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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