The Devon Collection of Children’s Books at Exeter Library

Open during library hours throughout exetreme imagination and until the end of 2016
Exeter Library display cases – first floor Quiet Area
Free – drop in event no ticket required
For all ages

During exetreme imagination, Exeter Library will be showcasing some of the rare and beautiful children’s books from the Special Collections.

The Devon Collection of Children’s Books contains about 2,000 items, mainly dating from before 1940. The books are kept behind the scenes in a specially designed secure room to preserve these rare and unique items for future generations.

The exhibition will run from October to December 2016. At other times, items from the Special Collections may be viewed by appointment only. Contact Exeter Library for more information: or telephone 01392 384218.