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Summer Book Selection

Pick up a title to read on the beach or in the garden. Grab a cool drink and lose yourself in a good book.
Date: 02 July 2018
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Pick up a title to read on the beach or in the garden. Grab a cool drink and lose yourself in a good book.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Memory Cafe

Memory café is run by Dartmouth caring, a friendly and informal meeting for people with memory problems and their families. Meetings are weekly, but on the first Tuesday of each month Dartmouth Library is offering a Book Club with shared reading of poems and short extracts from books with a ‘feel good’ factor.
Date: 10 July 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Memory café is run by Dartmouth caring, a friendly and informal meeting for people with memory problems and their families. Meetings are weekly, but on the first Tuesday of each month Dartmouth Library is offering a Book Club with shared reading of poems and short extracts from books with a ‘feel good’ factor.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Fun Book Quiz

Rediscover your library at our fun book quiz and pit your literary wits against the librarians questions. Come with a friend to make a team of two
Date: 12 July 2018
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Description: Rediscover your library at our fun book quiz and pit your literary wits against the librarians questions. Come with a friend to make a team of two
Audience: Adult
Cost: £3.50
Theme: Rediscover your Library

Stitchery

A local sewing bee which meets on Wednesday fortnightly. Bring your own handicraft projects (sewing, crochet, knitting etc) and share tips and inspiration. Contact Rose Williams 01803 833017 for more details
Date: 16 July 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: A local sewing bee which meets on Wednesday fortnightly. Bring your own handicraft projects (sewing, crochet, knitting etc) and share tips and inspiration. Contact Rose Williams 01803 833017 for more details
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Dartmouth Library Book Club

Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month. If you feel “Stuck in a rut” with your book choices we hope to introduce you to new authors and broaden your reading experience. For enthusiastic readers.
Date: 19 July 2018
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month. If you feel “Stuck in a rut” with your book choices we hope to introduce you to new authors and broaden your reading experience. For enthusiastic readers.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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VIP Reading Group

VIP Reading Group. Led by staff member for readers with visual impairment
Date: 26 July 2018
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: VIP Reading Group. Led by staff member for readers with visual impairment
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Mischief Makers Treasure Hunt

From 27th July to 1st September. Hunt around the Library for the Beano characters. One entry per child. At the end of the summer we will announce three winners. £10 WHSmith gift card for winner and 2 runners-up will receive a £5 gift card each.
Date: 27 July 2018
Time: 9:00 - 18:00
Description: From 27th July to 1st September. Hunt around the Library for the Beano characters. One entry per child. At the end of the summer we will announce three winners. £10 WHSmith gift card for winner and 2 runners-up will receive a £5 gift card each.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Mischief Makers

Hayridge Cinema Club

:Last Saturday of the month. Join us for free film. Aimed at under 12's. Younger children accompanied by an adult.
Date: 28 July 2018
Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Description: :Last Saturday of the month. Join us for free film. Aimed at under 12's. Younger children accompanied by an adult.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Dartmouth Evening Reading Group

Meeting on the 1st Thursday of the month. The Dartmouth Evening Reading Group read one selected title a month (usually my choice!) then meet in the library to discuss it. Most of our choices are contemporary fiction, often from prize shortlists, but with occasional forays into translated work, non-fiction, poetry or biography. For keen readers
Date: 02 August 2018
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 1st Thursday of the month. The Dartmouth Evening Reading Group read one selected title a month (usually my choice!) then meet in the library to discuss it. Most of our choices are contemporary fiction, often from prize shortlists, but with occasional forays into translated work, non-fiction, poetry or biography. For keen readers
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Handa's Surprise - story and crafts

Hear about the mischievous animals in Handa's walk and make your own cheeky creatures. Drop in, suitable for 2 years plus
Date: 02 August 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: Hear about the mischievous animals in Handa's walk and make your own cheeky creatures. Drop in, suitable for 2 years plus
Audience: Child
Cost: 50p
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

V.I.P Reading Group

Meeting on the 1st Thursday of every month. The Visually Impaired Book Club offers an opportunity to discuss books (supplied as audiobook or large print book) in an informal and supportive atmosphere. Organised in partnership with Dartmouth Caring, refreshments are supplied and transport may be available. There will be occasional visits from healthcare experts
Date: 02 August 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Meeting on the 1st Thursday of every month. The Visually Impaired Book Club offers an opportunity to discuss books (supplied as audiobook or large print book) in an informal and supportive atmosphere. Organised in partnership with Dartmouth Caring, refreshments are supplied and transport may be available. There will be occasional visits from healthcare experts
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Top of Town Book Club

Meeting on the 1st Saturday of each month. An informal book club, meeting over a cup of tea at Sainsbury's Café, Dartmouth, to discuss one book per month
Date: 04 August 2018
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 1st Saturday of each month. An informal book club, meeting over a cup of tea at Sainsbury's Café, Dartmouth, to discuss one book per month
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Really Wild Mischief Makers

Come and meet some real life animal mischief makers. All children will have a chance to learn about and handle snakes, frogs, geckos and a bearded dragon! Suitable for 4-14 year olds. Please book in advance
Date: 06 August 2018
Time: 13:30 - 15:30
Description: Come and meet some real life animal mischief makers. All children will have a chance to learn about and handle snakes, frogs, geckos and a bearded dragon! Suitable for 4-14 year olds. Please book in advance
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.50
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Story Time

Come and listen to stories read by James and Zoe - suitable for little ones and their carers
Date: 06 August 2018
Time: 14:15 - 14:45
Description: Come and listen to stories read by James and Zoe - suitable for little ones and their carers
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Summer Reading Challenge

Be a Mischief Maker! From Saturday 14th July, all through the summer come into the library and sign up to this year's Summer Reading Challenge. Collect your Beano Town map, read six books, collect all the stickers to complete the challenge.
Date: 06 August 2018
Time: 9:15 - 16:45
Description: Be a Mischief Maker! From Saturday 14th July, all through the summer come into the library and sign up to this year's Summer Reading Challenge. Collect your Beano Town map, read six books, collect all the stickers to complete the challenge.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Hayridge Job Club

Supported by Keystone Job Club, help and support for jobseekers in preparing a CV, interview techniques, access to computers to search for jobs, etc.
Date: 07 August 2018
Time: 11:30 - 13:30
Description: Supported by Keystone Job Club, help and support for jobseekers in preparing a CV, interview techniques, access to computers to search for jobs, etc.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Knitting and Craft Group

New members always welcome at our friendly group. Bring along your current craft project every Friday afternoon to the library. Have a chat with like minded crafters over refreshments
Date: 07 August 2018
Time: 16:00 - 17:30
Description: New members always welcome at our friendly group. Bring along your current craft project every Friday afternoon to the library. Have a chat with like minded crafters over refreshments
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time

Come along and join in some old favourites and learn some new ones as well. Fun informal drop in music session for under 5 and their carers every Wednesday
Date: 08 August 2018
Time: 9:30 - 10:00
Description: Come along and join in some old favourites and learn some new ones as well. Fun informal drop in music session for under 5 and their carers every Wednesday
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Britain from above

Meetings held every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Would you like to see how places have changed? Have you memories of places that you would like to share? This free to view website archive provides a marvellous view of the changing face of British Heritage in the twentieth century. The group aims to further awareness & knowledge of the archive as a resource for research. No charge but participants should be members of U3A. No computer experience necessary. Computers available or bring your own laptop.
Date: 08 August 2018
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Description: Meetings held every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Would you like to see how places have changed? Have you memories of places that you would like to share? This free to view website archive provides a marvellous view of the changing face of British Heritage in the twentieth century. The group aims to further awareness & knowledge of the archive as a resource for research. No charge but participants should be members of U3A. No computer experience necessary. Computers available or bring your own laptop.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:

Crafty Pranks - SOLD OUT

From catapults tp pea shooters, choose from a wide selection of crafty pranks to make and take home.
Date: 08 August 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: From catapults tp pea shooters, choose from a wide selection of crafty pranks to make and take home.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge Events