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Dartmouth TQ6 9RB




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Dartmouth Library is hosting a talk by Alex Woodcock, author of a fascinating new book, King of Dust, published by Little Toller on Monday 8 July 2019 at 7pm. Tickets booked at the library cost £2.50 to include wine and refreshments. Dartmouth Community Bookshop is supporting the event and will sell the book on the night.

Alex is a writer and stonemason from the South West of England, who became an archaeologist and scholar of medieval sculpture before beginning to carve himself in his 30s. He worked as a stonemason at Exeter Cathedral for 6 years. The books traces his personal quest for knowledge and understanding through buildings and sculpture in the South West.


SCRATCH at the library

Local author Billy 'Scratch' Hitchen will be at Dartmouth library on Tuesday March 26 talking about his exciting life - as a boy from Salcombe who ran away to sea aged just 14. He travelled the world before returning home to become a fisherman.

Tickets cost £3.50 from Dartmouth library, to include refreshments, and the talk starts at 5.30pm. We will sell his book afterwards and Billy will sign them. See you there!



For Winnie-the-Pooh fans

We stock modern copies of the famous Winnie-the-Pooh books by AA Milne, illustrated by EH Shepard, and celebrate Dartmouth's connections to his son, Christopher Robin Milne who ran the Harbour Bookshop in Dartmouth for 20 years from the 1950s.

Come and see our books and Pooh postcards and prints, and talk to our manager, Andrea, who remembers Christopher at the Harbour bookshop.

We also have many interesting books maps and guides for visitors to help them make the most of our lovely historic  town.

Our children's corner and Pooh in the shop.


Robin Ince at the Flavel

We sold Robin Ince's latest book with Brian Cox, How to build a Universe, at his recent performance at the Flavel. here he is signing the books. A great Christmas present for fans of the Infinite Monkey Cage - buy the book from the shop.





Dartmouth Community Bookshop, with the Friends of Dartmouth Library, is supporting a talk on the book, Britannia's Voices, 60 years of training at the BRNC, by its authour Joslin Fiennes.

The event is on Tuesday 19 September at Dartmouth Library at 17.30, tickets £2.50, from the library, including refreshments. We will be selling signed copies of the book which costs £7.00