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Cancellation of events

In line with the Prime Minister's speech on Monday 23rd March and to keep our staff, volunteers and customers safe and healthy, events in our libraries are cancelled. We are running some activities online, so please check with your local library to see what's on.

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Storytime

Settle down and listen to some lovely stories read by our library staff every week. If you want a reminder click on the <a href='https://www.facebook.com/events/2249715958670233/'>event</a> on our Facebook page and then click on the 'interested' button. If you miss us don't worry, loads of our libraries have story times running throughout the week. Just tune in to the <a href='https://www.facebook.com/TotnesLibrary/'>Totnes Library Facebook page</a> and the stories will be uploaded at this time.
Date: 14 August 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Settle down and listen to some lovely stories read by our library staff every week. If you want a reminder click on the event on our Facebook page and then click on the 'interested' button. If you miss us don't worry, loads of our libraries have story times running throughout the week. Just tune in to the Totnes Library Facebook page and the stories will be uploaded at this time.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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eBooks, eAudiobooks and Online Magazines available

Available 24/7 with your Devon Library card and PIN you can borrow free eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines from Overdrive & Libby, Borrowbox and RB Digital. Please visit this link for more details on downloading the apps to your phone or tablet or view in your computer internet browser. https://www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena/ebooks #247Library.
Date: 19 August 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: Available 24/7 with your Devon Library card and PIN you can borrow free eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines from Overdrive & Libby, Borrowbox and RB Digital. Please visit this link for more details on downloading the apps to your phone or tablet or view in your computer internet browser. https://www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena/ebooks #247Library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Book Track

AVAILABLE NOW For children aged 6+. When your child reads a book email us their name, the title of the book, the author and tell us why they liked the book; what happend in the story that you liked, or that you didn't like. Did you have a favourite character and why? You can tell us about non-fiction books, comics, ebooks or audiobooks. Contact southmolton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk, for more details or with any questions.
Date: 29 August 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: AVAILABLE NOW For children aged 6+. When your child reads a book email us their name, the title of the book, the author and tell us why they liked the book; what happend in the story that you liked, or that you didn't like. Did you have a favourite character and why? You can tell us about non-fiction books, comics, ebooks or audiobooks. Contact southmolton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk, for more details or with any questions.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Book Track

Make your mark for International Dot Day

Kids make your mark! For International Dot Day on 15th September and all through September. Draw, paint, collage, knit, tie-die fabric; however you want to make your dot, we'd LOVE to see them. BRING your dot to the library during opening hours, or EMAIL us a photo of it, for our Dot Day display board!! Include your name with your dot if you'd like. Look on http://www.thedotclub.org/dotday/ for an idea of what it's all about.
Date: 01 September 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: Kids make your mark! For International Dot Day on 15th September and all through September. Draw, paint, collage, knit, tie-die fabric; however you want to make your dot, we'd LOVE to see them. BRING your dot to the library during opening hours, or EMAIL us a photo of it, for our Dot Day display board!! Include your name with your dot if you'd like. Look on http://www.thedotclub.org/dotday/ for an idea of what it's all about.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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South Molton September Quiz Sheets

Available from 1st-30th September when the library is open. Quiz sheet for a minimum donation of a £1. Collect a sheet, fill out as many of the cryptic clues to make the names of 20 different towns and cities in Great Britain, and return to the library no later than the 30th September. Good luck!!
Date: 01 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Description: Available from 1st-30th September when the library is open. Quiz sheet for a minimum donation of a £1. Collect a sheet, fill out as many of the cryptic clues to make the names of 20 different towns and cities in Great Britain, and return to the library no later than the 30th September. Good luck!!
Audience: Adult
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Quiz

Spanish Conversation Group Online

AVAILABLE NOW! Search for 'South Molton Library Spanish Conversation Group' on Facebook and join Mary's group. They are currently meeting on Zoom the 1st and 3rd Sat of the month. Please contact Mary for more details via email: cm.i.tait@googlemail.com.
Date: 05 September 2020
Time: 11:30 - 11:30
Description: AVAILABLE NOW! Search for 'South Molton Library Spanish Conversation Group' on Facebook and join Mary's group. They are currently meeting on Zoom the 1st and 3rd Sat of the month. Please contact Mary for more details via email: cm.i.tait@googlemail.com.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

*POSTPONED* Bounce and Rhyme

Come along and join in the fun at this free session of nursery rhymes and songs for under 5s. Tea and Coffee are available for a small charge. Helen (a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor) offers support from 10am-12pm. *Helen is away from Wednesday 4th March to Wednesday 25th March inclusive and will be attending Bounce and Rhyme again from Wednesday 1st April onwards*. While she is away you can email helenshoebrook@icloud.com 1-2-1 antenatal breastfeeding support or postnatal support.
Date: 11 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Come along and join in the fun at this free session of nursery rhymes and songs for under 5s. Tea and Coffee are available for a small charge. Helen (a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor) offers support from 10am-12pm. *Helen is away from Wednesday 4th March to Wednesday 25th March inclusive and will be attending Bounce and Rhyme again from Wednesday 1st April onwards*. While she is away you can email helenshoebrook@icloud.com 1-2-1 antenatal breastfeeding support or postnatal support.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

*POSTPONED* Bounce and Rhyme

Come along and join in the fun at this free session of nursery rhymes and songs for under 5s. Tea and Coffee are available for a small charge. Helen (a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor) offers support from 10am-12pm. *Helen is away from Wednesday 4th March to Wednesday 25th March inclusive and will be attending Bounce and Rhyme again from Wednesday 1st April onwards*. While she is away you can email helenshoebrook@icloud.com 1-2-1 antenatal breastfeeding support or postnatal support.
Date: 11 September 2020
Time: 11:15 - 11:45
Description: Come along and join in the fun at this free session of nursery rhymes and songs for under 5s. Tea and Coffee are available for a small charge. Helen (a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor) offers support from 10am-12pm. *Helen is away from Wednesday 4th March to Wednesday 25th March inclusive and will be attending Bounce and Rhyme again from Wednesday 1st April onwards*. While she is away you can email helenshoebrook@icloud.com 1-2-1 antenatal breastfeeding support or postnatal support.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

*POSTPONED* Tiny Tales

Join us for lots of fun at our lively storytelling session and make a simple craft to take home. *This story-time is free but there will be a charge of 50p per child to make the craft.
Date: 11 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Join us for lots of fun at our lively storytelling session and make a simple craft to take home. *This story-time is free but there will be a charge of 50p per child to make the craft.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: 50p
Theme:

Lego Club Weekly Online Challenge

Join us for our weekly lego challenge on our Facebook page.
Date: 12 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Join us for our weekly lego challenge on our Facebook page.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

*POSTPONED* Bounce and Rhyme

Come along and join in the fun at this free session of nursery rhymes and songs for under 5s. Helen (a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor) offers support from 10am-12pm. *Helen is away from Wednesday 4th March to Wednesday 25th March inclusive and will be attending Bounce and Rhyme again from Wednesday 1st April onwards*. While she is away you can email helenshoebrook@icloud.com 1-2-1 antenatal breastfeeding support or postnatal support.
Date: 18 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Come along and join in the fun at this free session of nursery rhymes and songs for under 5s. Helen (a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor) offers support from 10am-12pm. *Helen is away from Wednesday 4th March to Wednesday 25th March inclusive and will be attending Bounce and Rhyme again from Wednesday 1st April onwards*. While she is away you can email helenshoebrook@icloud.com 1-2-1 antenatal breastfeeding support or postnatal support.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

*POSTPONED* Tiny Tales

Join us for lots of fun at our lively storytelling session and make a simple craft to take home. *This story-time is free but there will be a charge of 50p per child to make the craft.
Date: 18 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Join us for lots of fun at our lively storytelling session and make a simple craft to take home. *This story-time is free but there will be a charge of 50p per child to make the craft.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: 50p
Theme:

*POSTPONED* Tiny Tales

Join us for lots of fun at our lively storytelling session and make a simple craft to take home. *This story-time is free but there will be a charge of 50p per child to make the craft.
Date: 21 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Join us for lots of fun at our lively storytelling session and make a simple craft to take home. *This story-time is free but there will be a charge of 50p per child to make the craft.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: 50p
Theme:

Bounce & Rhyme online.

Visit Tavistock Library's Face book page on Tuesdays at 1.30pm to check out our weekly Bounce & Rhyme post. For babies, toddlers and their grown ups. Songs, rhymes and stories to make you smile. <iframe src=" />
Date: 22 September 2020
Time: 13:30 - 14:00
Description: Visit Tavistock Library's Face book page on Tuesdays at 1.30pm to check out our weekly Bounce & Rhyme post. For babies, toddlers and their grown ups. Songs, rhymes and stories to make you smile.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Book Club

An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Monthly on the last Friday of the month. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Date: 25 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Monthly on the last Friday of the month. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: 50p
Theme:

Story Time SATURDAYS - FACEBOOK LIVE

Facebook Live! - Wipe the blues away and listen to stories read by James or Zoe. For little ones and their big ones on Saturdays at 11:30. Access via: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stthomaslibrary/live'>St Thomas Library Live</a>
Date: 26 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Facebook Live! - Wipe the blues away and listen to stories read by James or Zoe. For little ones and their big ones on Saturdays at 11:30. Access via: St Thomas Library Live
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE

Boogie Books

Boogie Books is back for a run of 5 sessions. Helen has changed the format of the sessions to ensure they are run in the safest way possible. The cost is £1 per session and the block of 5 must be booked and paid for in advance. This can be done at the library, please bring the correct money to minimise cash-handling. Places are limited. Please note that to further ensure safety we request that parents and children do not attend a session if they have any symptoms of Coronavirus, that hands are sanitized on entry to Boogie Books sessions and, in line with guidelines, adults will need to wear face coverings throughout sessions. Please note: the sessions will take place on the third floor of the building, accessible by stairs or lift. Due to current restrictions the lift can only be used by one person or family at a time, please ensure you arrive early enough to allow for the time it will take to access the room.
Date: 28 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:15
Description: Boogie Books is back for a run of 5 sessions. Helen has changed the format of the sessions to ensure they are run in the safest way possible. The cost is £1 per session and the block of 5 must be booked and paid for in advance. This can be done at the library, please bring the correct money to minimise cash-handling. Places are limited. Please note that to further ensure safety we request that parents and children do not attend a session if they have any symptoms of Coronavirus, that hands are sanitized on entry to Boogie Books sessions and, in line with guidelines, adults will need to wear face coverings throughout sessions. Please note: the sessions will take place on the third floor of the building, accessible by stairs or lift. Due to current restrictions the lift can only be used by one person or family at a time, please ensure you arrive early enough to allow for the time it will take to access the room.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

Barnstaple Work Club

Available by booking only, please contact the Library for details of how to book an appointment. Tel 01271 318780. Numbers will be very limited for social distancing. Free, friendly, independent drop in service. Job search, support with CVs and job applications> IT courses, support and email account set up.
Date: 29 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Available by booking only, please contact the Library for details of how to book an appointment. Tel 01271 318780. Numbers will be very limited for social distancing. Free, friendly, independent drop in service. Job search, support with CVs and job applications> IT courses, support and email account set up.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme Online

We've pooled the expertise of our teams from Devon and Torbay Libraries to bring you a varied programme of Bounce & Rhyme sessions from across the county. Join in the action with songs and rhymes and enjoy meeting staff from different libraries. Let's all have some silly summer fun! https://www.facebook.com/pg/BarnstapleLibrary
Date: 29 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: We've pooled the expertise of our teams from Devon and Torbay Libraries to bring you a varied programme of Bounce & Rhyme sessions from across the county. Join in the action with songs and rhymes and enjoy meeting staff from different libraries. Let's all have some silly summer fun! https://www.facebook.com/pg/BarnstapleLibrary
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Raspberry Pi Jam Group

Are you missing our regular Raspberry Pi Jams? Join our Facebook group and share some of your ideas and projects. Find it here: https://bit.ly/3aF5dFO copy and paste the link.
Date: 29 September 2020
Time: 13:30 - 14:00
Description: Are you missing our regular Raspberry Pi Jams? Join our Facebook group and share some of your ideas and projects. Find it here: https://bit.ly/3aF5dFO copy and paste the link.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

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