Crediton Parish Library Revealed

Talk and display about the 16th-18th Century books from Crediton parish library currently cared for by Exeter University.

When: to June  2019
Where:University of Exeter, Old Library, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, EX4 4SB
Who:Anna-Lujz Gilbert

A chance to find out more about this historical library bequeathed to the parish in 1721. PhD student Anna-Lujz Gilbert will give an introduction to the library and its place in a major national movement to supply books to the clergy. Attendees will then get the chance to explore the history of the books further through a temporary display of some of the fascinating volumes from the library, which are cared for by the University of Exeter's Special Collections.

This event is open to people local to Crediton who are interested in finding out more about its history. Spaces are limited and booking is essential, through Eventbrite:

Step-free access is available.