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Monday, 5 September 2016

An Up Coming Event In September


Friends of Torquay Library are pleased to announce a talk by Lorna Smith to be held at Torquay Library on Tuesday 27th September. Please note this is a change from the original date published earlier.

An Up Coming Event in November

In November, Friends of Torquay Library will be showing the acclaimed film by Franco Zeffireli, Tea With Mussolini.

Places are limited so it is important to book in advance. This can be done at Torquay Library any time you are there. Sooner the better.

Saturday, 20 August 2016

September to Christmas

At a committee meeting this week the following was decided.

On 22 Sept Lorna Smith, who was one of the Three Ladies who entertained us at the AGM will present a talk on Lorna Doone. The date is to be comfirned in the next week or so. I will email either way.

We are also looking to run a coach trip to Seaton sometime early in October, we are still waiting to hear from the coach company at this time. If interested please let the committee know.

In November there will be a film afternoon, Tea With Mussolini is the suggested film. Date as soon as we know.

December we are planing a Carol session on the 8th.

More details will be sent out as soon as the times and dates have been arranged.

David C Banks 

Friday, 3 June 2016


The Torquay Landmarks Cat.


One of 20 cats situated around Torbay. This one is the Torquay Landmarks cat and is presently here in the library in Torquay.

They are part of The English Riviera Cats Trail, a full list of the names and locations of the other cats is available in the library.

An event to be held at the library that may be of interest. This is part of a series of talks on our very varied local history. 

Tea and coffee will be available at this event.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016


A Local History talk, part of the Celebrating Torbay Season.

These talks are supported by FoTL.


Friday, 13 May 2016

A Local History Salon for Torbay


An upcoming season of talks to be held in the library supported by FoTL

All start at 2:30 pm on Tuesday afternoons.