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Railway Studies and Modellers Show
Join us at the Railway Studies and Modellers Show on Saturday 4th December, for our celebration of all things Railway. Featuring: 🚂 Railwayana stallholders 🚂 Model layouts 🚂 'Treasure from the Tracks', white glove experience 🚂 Railway photograph exhibition 🚂 Children's activities. Entry via donation on the door. Follow our event page for regular updates: bit.ly/NARailwayShow
Date: 04 December 2021
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Description: Join us at the Railway Studies and Modellers Show on Saturday 4th December, for our celebration of all things Railway. Featuring: 🚂 Railwayana stallholders 🚂 Model layouts 🚂 'Treasure from the Tracks', white glove experience 🚂 Railway photograph exhibition 🚂 Children's activities. Entry via donation on the door. Follow our event page for regular updates: bit.ly/NARailwayShow
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: Railway
Get Creative
A craft group for adults with a different craft every month - why not try your hand at something new? First Wednesday of every month, let Cath know if you'd like to come along.
Date: 01 December 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A craft group for adults with a different craft every month - why not try your hand at something new? First Wednesday of every month, let Cath know if you'd like to come along.
Audience: All
Cost: £2.00
Theme:
In Conversation with Jessica Thorne
Join us for an online Exeter Library In Conversation event with Jessica Thorne, writer of sword and sorcery, urban fantasy, and paranormal romance for adults and young adults.</br> Jessica saw Star Wars at an impressionable age and life was never the same. She’s loved fantasy, romance and science fiction ever since and spends her time looking for adventure – in the pages of her books.</br> Sometimes she is Ruth Frances Long and won the European Science Fiction Society Spirit of Dedication Award for Best Author of Children’s Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2015. Jessica will be talking to us about her latest novel The Book Binders Daughter.</br></br> For more information about the event and to join us live on Facebook, click <a href='https://www.facebook.com/events/380125446989905/'>here</a>.</br></br>
Date: 29 November 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join us for an online Exeter Library In Conversation event with Jessica Thorne, writer of sword and sorcery, urban fantasy, and paranormal romance for adults and young adults.
Jessica saw Star Wars at an impressionable age and life was never the same. She’s loved fantasy, romance and science fiction ever since and spends her time looking for adventure – in the pages of her books.
Sometimes she is Ruth Frances Long and won the European Science Fiction Society Spirit of Dedication Award for Best Author of Children’s Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2015. Jessica will be talking to us about her latest novel The Book Binders Daughter.

For more information about the event and to join us live on Facebook, click here.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Lego Club
Let your imagination run riot with our huge selection of Lego! Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 27 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Let your imagination run riot with our huge selection of Lego! Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Teen Book Group
Meet together to chat about books you have been reading. Join in activities and have fun! Age 12+. Meets once every half-term on a Friday. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details.
Date: 26 November 2021
Time: 16:30 - 17:15
Description: Meet together to chat about books you have been reading. Join in activities and have fun! Age 12+. Meets once every half-term on a Friday. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:
Bounce & Rhyme at Honiton Library
An informal fun event for babies/toddles and their parents/carers. Just turn up, no booking necessary. We sing rhymes, songs, play with shakers and bells, and read a story.
Date: 24 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: An informal fun event for babies/toddles and their parents/carers. Just turn up, no booking necessary. We sing rhymes, songs, play with shakers and bells, and read a story.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
In Conversation with Dominic Nolan
Join us for an online In Conversation with crime writer Dominic Nolan.</br> Dominic is the author of the widely acclaimed novels Past Life and After Dark both of which received glowing reviews from press and fellow authors alike. Dominic has been shortlisted for a CWA Short Story Dagger 2021.</br></br> Dominic will be talking to us about his new book Vine Street. Vine Street, set in 1930s Soho, blends caustic wit, rich characterisation and emotional punch – mixing fact and fiction, people real and imagined – to achieve a dazzling literary crime novel.</br></br> For more information about the event and to join us live on Facebook, click <a href='https://www.facebook.com/events/368593851387759/'>here</a>. </br></br>
Date: 22 November 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join us for an online In Conversation with crime writer Dominic Nolan.
Dominic is the author of the widely acclaimed novels Past Life and After Dark both of which received glowing reviews from press and fellow authors alike. Dominic has been shortlisted for a CWA Short Story Dagger 2021.

Dominic will be talking to us about his new book Vine Street. Vine Street, set in 1930s Soho, blends caustic wit, rich characterisation and emotional punch – mixing fact and fiction, people real and imagined – to achieve a dazzling literary crime novel.

For more information about the event and to join us live on Facebook, click here.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Colouring Club
Call in to create some lovely pictures! Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 20 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Call in to create some lovely pictures! Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
The Munch Mission! by Brave Bold Drama at Exeter Library
The Munch Mission is a playable family theatre show in a ‘choose-your-own-adventure’ style.</br></br> Do you possess the wit, nerve and skill to become the next CIA agent?</br> Work with Agents Kahlo and Dali of the Company of International Artists to solve a fiendishly sneaky art heist. Help them to chase leads, decipher clues and interrogate suspects to retrieve the stolen artwork.</br> Full of mystery, intrigue and a hearty dollop of comedy thrown in for good measure, The Munch Mission offers a glimpse into the world of the CIA (just not as you know it…)</br></br> This show is best suited to those aged 6+ due to the pace of the storytelling however the content is suitable for younger audiences with lots for them to enjoy.</br></br> Advance tickets are £7.50 per person (Adults & Children) available via <a href='https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-munch-mission-by-brave-bold-drama-exeter-library-tickets-186982498687'>Eventbrite</a> (plus booking fee).</br> Alternatively tickets can be purchased in person at Exeter Library.</br></br> Duration: 65 minutes</br></br> <a href='https://www.bravebolddrama.co.uk/'>bravebolddrama.co.uk</a>.</br></br>
Date: 20 November 2021
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: The Munch Mission is a playable family theatre show in a ‘choose-your-own-adventure’ style.

Do you possess the wit, nerve and skill to become the next CIA agent?
Work with Agents Kahlo and Dali of the Company of International Artists to solve a fiendishly sneaky art heist. Help them to chase leads, decipher clues and interrogate suspects to retrieve the stolen artwork.
Full of mystery, intrigue and a hearty dollop of comedy thrown in for good measure, The Munch Mission offers a glimpse into the world of the CIA (just not as you know it…)

This show is best suited to those aged 6+ due to the pace of the storytelling however the content is suitable for younger audiences with lots for them to enjoy.

Advance tickets are £7.50 per person (Adults & Children) available via Eventbrite (plus booking fee).
Alternatively tickets can be purchased in person at Exeter Library.

Duration: 65 minutes

bravebolddrama.co.uk.

Audience: Child
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
The Munch Mission! by Brave Bold Drama at Exeter Library
The Munch Mission is a playable family theatre show in a ‘choose-your-own-adventure’ style.</br></br> Do you possess the wit, nerve and skill to become the next CIA agent?</br> Work with Agents Kahlo and Dali of the Company of International Artists to solve a fiendishly sneaky art heist. Help them to chase leads, decipher clues and interrogate suspects to retrieve the stolen artwork.</br> Full of mystery, intrigue and a hearty dollop of comedy thrown in for good measure, The Munch Mission offers a glimpse into the world of the CIA (just not as you know it…)</br></br> This show is best suited to those aged 6+ due to the pace of the storytelling however the content is suitable for younger audiences with lots for them to enjoy.</br></br> Advance tickets are £7.50 per person (Adults & Children) available via <a href='https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-munch-mission-by-brave-bold-drama-exeter-library-tickets-186982498687'>Eventbrite</a> (plus booking fee).</br> Alternatively tickets can be purchased in person at Exeter Library.</br></br> Duration: 65 minutes</br></br> <a href='https://www.bravebolddrama.co.uk/'>bravebolddrama.co.uk</a>.</br></br>
Date: 20 November 2021
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: The Munch Mission is a playable family theatre show in a ‘choose-your-own-adventure’ style.

Do you possess the wit, nerve and skill to become the next CIA agent?
Work with Agents Kahlo and Dali of the Company of International Artists to solve a fiendishly sneaky art heist. Help them to chase leads, decipher clues and interrogate suspects to retrieve the stolen artwork.
Full of mystery, intrigue and a hearty dollop of comedy thrown in for good measure, The Munch Mission offers a glimpse into the world of the CIA (just not as you know it…)

This show is best suited to those aged 6+ due to the pace of the storytelling however the content is suitable for younger audiences with lots for them to enjoy.

Advance tickets are £7.50 per person (Adults & Children) available via Eventbrite (plus booking fee).
Alternatively tickets can be purchased in person at Exeter Library.

Duration: 65 minutes

bravebolddrama.co.uk.

Audience: Child
Cost: £7.50
Theme:
Bounce & Rhyme at Honiton Library
An informal fun event for babies/toddles and their parents/carers. Just turn up, no booking necessary. We sing rhymes, songs, play with shakers and bells, and read a story.
Date: 17 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: An informal fun event for babies/toddles and their parents/carers. Just turn up, no booking necessary. We sing rhymes, songs, play with shakers and bells, and read a story.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Michael Morpurgo Petroc Official
Award-winning author Michael Morpurgo will be talking about his latest books at The Stanbury Hall, Petroc. Pre-signed copies of Michael's books will be available to purchase on the day. Please note: Michael is unable to sign books at the event. Tickets previously booked for the postponed event in 2020 will be valid (unless you have received a refund). Photo credit: Phil Crow Tickets £6.50 per person, book here: https://bit.ly/3tOyKrH
Date: 13 November 2021
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Award-winning author Michael Morpurgo will be talking about his latest books at The Stanbury Hall, Petroc. Pre-signed copies of Michael's books will be available to purchase on the day. Please note: Michael is unable to sign books at the event. Tickets previously booked for the postponed event in 2020 will be valid (unless you have received a refund). Photo credit: Phil Crow Tickets £6.50 per person, book here: https://bit.ly/3tOyKrH
Audience: All
Cost: £6.50
Theme:
Lego Club
Let your imagination run riot with our huge selection of Lego! Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 13 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Let your imagination run riot with our huge selection of Lego! Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Spanish Conversation
Come along and meet with others wanting to use their Spanish conversation skills. This monthly session is led by Alicia but it is informal and not a lesson. For more details contact alicapenadelpozo@hotmail.com.
Date: 12 November 2021
Time: 12:00 - 13:30
Description: Come along and meet with others wanting to use their Spanish conversation skills. This monthly session is led by Alicia but it is informal and not a lesson. For more details contact alicapenadelpozo@hotmail.com.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
Boogie Books
Experience the magic of stories through music and movement! Suitable for under 5s. Places are currently limited so please book to avoid disappointment. £2 for the first child, £1 for siblings.
Date: 12 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 10:45
Description: Experience the magic of stories through music and movement! Suitable for under 5s. Places are currently limited so please book to avoid disappointment. £2 for the first child, £1 for siblings.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
Bounce and Rhyme
Bounce and Rhyme is back! Come along with your baby or toddler, join in with songs and rhymes, choose some books and chat to other parents. Every Thursday during term time.
Date: 11 November 2021
Time: 10:45 - 11:15
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is back! Come along with your baby or toddler, join in with songs and rhymes, choose some books and chat to other parents. Every Thursday during term time.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Dartmouth Library Book Club
Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month (2nd Thursday in November). 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: 11 November 2021
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month (2nd Thursday in November). 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: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Bounce & Rhyme at Honiton Library
An informal fun event for babies/toddles and their parents/carers. Just turn up, no booking necessary. We sing rhymes, songs, play with shakers and bells, and read a story.
Date: 10 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: An informal fun event for babies/toddles and their parents/carers. Just turn up, no booking necessary. We sing rhymes, songs, play with shakers and bells, and read a story.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Free Legal Clinic
Kingsbridge Library every second Tuesday of the month. Free help and advice with a professional from Start Point Law. Please contact the library for an appointment.
Date: 09 November 2021
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Kingsbridge Library every second Tuesday of the month. Free help and advice with a professional from Start Point Law. Please contact the library for an appointment.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Help and Advice
In Conversation with Kathryn Hughes
We are excited to be holding an online In Conversation with million-copy-bestselling author Kathryn Hughes.</br> Kathryn's first novel, The Letter, was a self-published word of mouth sensation, a Kindle number one bestseller for forty consecutive days before later being published by Headline. </br> Kathryn will be talking to us about her new book The Memory Box a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that an unforgettable epic story of love and war.</br></br> For more information about the event and to join us live on Facebook, click <a href='https://www.facebook.com/events/682426742713864/'>here</a>.</br></br>
Date: 09 November 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: We are excited to be holding an online In Conversation with million-copy-bestselling author Kathryn Hughes.
Kathryn's first novel, The Letter, was a self-published word of mouth sensation, a Kindle number one bestseller for forty consecutive days before later being published by Headline.
Kathryn will be talking to us about her new book The Memory Box a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that an unforgettable epic story of love and war.

For more information about the event and to join us live on Facebook, click here.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: