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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 may be running some activities online, so please check with your local library to see what's on.

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Bring and Share FACEBOOK LIVE

Come and join James for a weekly Bring and Share with a different theme each week. Email your pictures for sharing (no children's faces please) to stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk The theme for Thursday 7 May, is WEATHER. Access via: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stthomaslibrary/live'>St Thomas Library Live</a>
Date: 21 May 2020
Time: 14:30 - 14:45
Description: Come and join James for a weekly Bring and Share with a different theme each week. Email your pictures for sharing (no children's faces please) to stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk The theme for Thursday 7 May, is WEATHER. Access via: St Thomas Library Live
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE

Online events

Whilst our library building remains closed, we have suspended all events and clubs at the present time. However, why not check out our Facebook page for regular suggestions of activities to try with all the family? We are planning online events so please keep a look out on Facebook for further details.
Date: 22 May 2020
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Whilst our library building remains closed, we have suspended all events and clubs at the present time. However, why not check out our Facebook page for regular suggestions of activities to try with all the family? We are planning online events so please keep a look out on Facebook for further details.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Story Time Fridays FACEBOOK LIVE

Wipe the Lockdown blues away and come and listen to Cassie read a selection of stories on Fridays at 14:00. Access via: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stthomaslibrary/live'>St Thomas Library Live</a>
Date: 22 May 2020
Time: 14:00 - 14:30
Description: Wipe the Lockdown blues away and come and listen to Cassie read a selection of stories on Fridays at 14:00. Access via: St Thomas Library Live
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Story Time

Bring your little ones and listen to a variety of children's stories. Every Wednesday morning.
Date: 23 May 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Bring your little ones and listen to a variety of children's stories. Every Wednesday morning.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Lego Challenge online

Join us online on our library Facebook page every Saturday morning. Different challenge each week. We would love you to post pictures of what you create. facebook.com/teignmouthlibrary
Date: 23 May 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Join us online on our library Facebook page every Saturday morning. Different challenge each week. We would love you to post pictures of what you create. facebook.com/teignmouthlibrary
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Lego Club Online

Lego Club Online - Every Saturday between 10am and 1pm. Visit our Facebook Page @NorthamLibraryDevon or Twitter @NorthamLibrary to take part. Each week we will be setting a Lego Challenge and ask you to post pictures of your completed challenge to our Facebook or Twitter.
Date: 23 May 2020
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Lego Club Online - Every Saturday between 10am and 1pm. Visit our Facebook Page @NorthamLibraryDevon or Twitter @NorthamLibrary to take part. Each week we will be setting a Lego Challenge and ask you to post pictures of your completed challenge to our Facebook or Twitter.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Story Time TUESDAYS and SATURDAYS - FACEBOOK LIVE

Facebook Live! - Wipe the Lockdown blues away and listen to stories read by Lee and Zoe. For little ones and their big ones. Also on Saturdays at 11:30. Access via: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stthomaslibrary/live'>St Thomas Library Live</a>
Date: 23 May 2020
Time: 11:30 - 12:00
Description: Facebook Live! - Wipe the Lockdown blues away and listen to stories read by Lee and Zoe. For little ones and their big ones. Also on Saturdays at 11:30. Access via: St Thomas Library Live
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE

St Thomas Library Saturday Round-Up FACEBOOK LIVE

So what has St Thomas Library been up to this week? Tune in at 10:30 each Saturday to hear Lee or Zoe fill you in on the latest news and highlights of the week - not to be missed! Access via: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stthomaslibrary/live'>St Thomas Library Live</a>
Date: 23 May 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: So what has St Thomas Library been up to this week? Tune in at 10:30 each Saturday to hear Lee or Zoe fill you in on the latest news and highlights of the week - not to be missed! Access via: St Thomas Library Live
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Facebook LIVE

Bounce and Rhyme - FACEBOOK LIVE

Bounce and Rhyme is now LIVE via Facebook - check out our live sessions with James every Monday at 10:30. Access via: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stthomaslibrary/live'>St Thomas Library Live</a>
Date: 25 May 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is now LIVE via Facebook - check out our live sessions with James every Monday at 10:30. Access via: St Thomas Library Live
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE

Bounce and Rhyme Online

Join Shelley and Charlotte for a live performance of Bounce and Rhyme! Shelley will be performing your favourite tunes from home, for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home too! Sing and dance, bounce and have a great time! <a href='https://www.facebook.com/NewtonAbbotLibrary/'>Follow this link to join in</a>
Date: 29 May 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Join Shelley and Charlotte for a live performance of Bounce and Rhyme! Shelley will be performing your favourite tunes from home, for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home too! Sing and dance, bounce and have a great time! Follow this link to join in
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Online Library Lego Club

Can't get out to your local Lego club, then why not try our online challenges! Every Friday afternoon we'll post on Facebook a themed project for you to work on over the weekend. Don't forget to send us pictures and wow us with your Lego skills! https://m.facebook.com/dartmouthlibrary
Date: 29 May 2020
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Description: Can't get out to your local Lego club, then why not try our online challenges! Every Friday afternoon we'll post on Facebook a themed project for you to work on over the weekend. Don't forget to send us pictures and wow us with your Lego skills! https://m.facebook.com/dartmouthlibrary
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme Online

We are going online for our usual Bounce & Rhyme time . Join us with your little ones for a wiggle and a giggle! Watch out for our other libraries joining in as well on different days so you can digitally travel to some of our other libraries! We will have to pre-record this session as our staff are having connectivity issues but please send us your comments and pictures on the event itself of you joining in! Find it in our events on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/BarnstapleLibrary/events/?ref=page_internal
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: We are going online for our usual Bounce & Rhyme time . Join us with your little ones for a wiggle and a giggle! Watch out for our other libraries joining in as well on different days so you can digitally travel to some of our other libraries! We will have to pre-record this session as our staff are having connectivity issues but please send us your comments and pictures on the event itself of you joining in! Find it in our events on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/BarnstapleLibrary/events/?ref=page_internal
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme Online

Visit our Facebook page, like and follow us to get updates on events and news. Sing along to Bounce and Rhyme tunes led by Lizzy every Saturday morning from 11am. Look forward to seeing you there.
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:15
Description: Visit our Facebook page, like and follow us to get updates on events and news. Sing along to Bounce and Rhyme tunes led by Lizzy every Saturday morning from 11am. Look forward to seeing you there.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - After School Raspberry Pi & Coding Club

Understand coding whilst having fun. Drink and biscuits provided together with appropriate equipment. Every other Wednesday.
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 15:45 - 16:30
Description: Understand coding whilst having fun. Drink and biscuits provided together with appropriate equipment. Every other Wednesday.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Daily Book Talk

Do you miss talking all things bookish with your book groups, friends or library staff ? Why not join in our daily book talk group? We will talk about favourite reads, current reads, recommendations, all things bookish or just connect with people who share the love of reading. Every day at 4pm grab a cuppa and join us, we will post a book related question to get things started.
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 16:00 - 21:00
Description: Do you miss talking all things bookish with your book groups, friends or library staff ? Why not join in our daily book talk group? We will talk about favourite reads, current reads, recommendations, all things bookish or just connect with people who share the love of reading. Every day at 4pm grab a cuppa and join us, we will post a book related question to get things started.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Online Lego Club

Join us for our fortnightly Lego Club online. There will be a different theme each time. Post your photos of your creations onto our Facebook page.
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Join us for our fortnightly Lego Club online. There will be a different theme each time. Post your photos of your creations onto our Facebook page.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Lego

Pyjamarama Storytime Live!

Settle down and listen to some lovely stories read by our library staff every week. Just tune in to the Totnes Library Facebook page at facebook.com/TotnesLibrary and the event will be showing live from there. If you want a reminder click on the event 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.
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 11:30 - 12:00
Description: Settle down and listen to some lovely stories read by our library staff every week. Just tune in to the Totnes Library Facebook page at facebook.com/TotnesLibrary and the event will be showing live from there. If you want a reminder click on the event 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.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

The Big Bedtime Read

Listen to The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, read by Rob from Barnstaple library. One chapter has been read every day and will remain available until 31st July 2020. find them all in Past Events click the Discussion tab under the image to see the videos. https://www.facebook.com/events
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 18:30 - 19:00
Description: Listen to The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, read by Rob from Barnstaple library. One chapter has been read every day and will remain available until 31st July 2020. find them all in Past Events click the Discussion tab under the image to see the videos. https://www.facebook.com/events
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

The Bunting Project

One day this will all be over. When it is, we at Devon Libraries want to celebrate… and what community event would be complete without swathes of colourful bunting!? So, we are asking our locked-down library friends to help us create bunting flags for the library. Whilst the libraries have been closed to the public during the Coronavirus lockdown it has been easy enough for us to engage with some of our service users online. We are currently running book groups, Lego clubs and creative challenges via library social media accounts. We are also offering free e-books and audio books, online magazines and access to music, Ancestry Library Edition, Medici.TV and online reference resources for all library members via the Devon Libraries website. Many people rely on libraries for social interaction. For many older and isolated customers we have been a friendly voice at the end of the telephone in recent weeks. Our staff have been in regularly contact with our most vulnerable customers providing information, support and calling for a friendly chat. However, apart from ‘phone calls to our customers; we are finding it difficult to interact with those who are not internet users. Our bunting project is a way of helping everyone feel a part of the community under lockdown and for us all to look forward to a brighter (bunting decorated) future. How to make your bunting: We are asking contributors to make triangular flag bunting with dimensions of 5” across the top and 6” from the top to bottom. You can use any fabric, single or double layered, in any colour and sew, glue or staple depending on your level of skill! Once the lockdown is lifted and we reopen you can deliver your bunting flags to your local library. If you are housebound just give your library a call and they will arrange for a volunteer to come and collect the flags from you. Your local library in Devon is managed by Libraries Unlimited, the charity responsible for running Devon and Torbay Libraries. The Bunting Project is just one of the activities in the wide Libraries Unlimited cultural offering. For further information and full contact details for your local library please visit our web page https://www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena.
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: One day this will all be over. When it is, we at Devon Libraries want to celebrate… and what community event would be complete without swathes of colourful bunting!? So, we are asking our locked-down library friends to help us create bunting flags for the library. Whilst the libraries have been closed to the public during the Coronavirus lockdown it has been easy enough for us to engage with some of our service users online. We are currently running book groups, Lego clubs and creative challenges via library social media accounts. We are also offering free e-books and audio books, online magazines and access to music, Ancestry Library Edition, Medici.TV and online reference resources for all library members via the Devon Libraries website. Many people rely on libraries for social interaction. For many older and isolated customers we have been a friendly voice at the end of the telephone in recent weeks. Our staff have been in regularly contact with our most vulnerable customers providing information, support and calling for a friendly chat. However, apart from ‘phone calls to our customers; we are finding it difficult to interact with those who are not internet users. Our bunting project is a way of helping everyone feel a part of the community under lockdown and for us all to look forward to a brighter (bunting decorated) future. How to make your bunting: We are asking contributors to make triangular flag bunting with dimensions of 5” across the top and 6” from the top to bottom. You can use any fabric, single or double layered, in any colour and sew, glue or staple depending on your level of skill! Once the lockdown is lifted and we reopen you can deliver your bunting flags to your local library. If you are housebound just give your library a call and they will arrange for a volunteer to come and collect the flags from you. Your local library in Devon is managed by Libraries Unlimited, the charity responsible for running Devon and Torbay Libraries. The Bunting Project is just one of the activities in the wide Libraries Unlimited cultural offering. For further information and full contact details for your local library please visit our web page https://www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Celebrations

Weekly Lego Challenge

Each Saturday, check our Facebook page for the latest Lego challenge! We might ask you to make something in particular or with a restricted number of bricks.... whatever the challenge, see how creative you can be! Post your photos straight to our Facebook post.
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 9:00 - 13:00
Description: Each Saturday, check our Facebook page for the latest Lego challenge! We might ask you to make something in particular or with a restricted number of bricks.... whatever the challenge, see how creative you can be! Post your photos straight to our Facebook post.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Online