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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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Reset. Restart: How to Thrive, Not Just Survive - 4 Week Course

Has 2020 left you feeling like your business is in survival mode? Transform your business from surviving into thriving in 2021. This 4-week course delivered by James White will help you to dig deep, take an honest look at your business and understand how you can start growing your business in a direction you want. The course is FREE through BIPC Devon, so sign up today to access a wealth of knowledge which will enable you to pivot your business and start 2021 off on the path to thriving. Thursdays for 4 weeks. Book here: https://bit.ly/3cHQ8YX
Date: 04 February 2021
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Description: Has 2020 left you feeling like your business is in survival mode? Transform your business from surviving into thriving in 2021. This 4-week course delivered by James White will help you to dig deep, take an honest look at your business and understand how you can start growing your business in a direction you want. The course is FREE through BIPC Devon, so sign up today to access a wealth of knowledge which will enable you to pivot your business and start 2021 off on the path to thriving. Thursdays for 4 weeks. Book here: https://bit.ly/3cHQ8YX
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Custom 3D Printed Cameo - Barnstaple FabLab

Keep your profile, or a loved ones profile, forever as a 3D printed Cameo. Cameos are traditionally, beautifully carved images used to adorn ones person. They have been around for many years and to celebrate the month of February we are giving you the opportunity to have your own custom 3D printed version. There is a lot of history and folklore to suggest that cameos attract health and good fortune, so what better gift to give or make yourself. For this event all you will need to do is send us a photo of the person's profile (side on view), a simple background or clear difference would be preferred to get a clear line. You will also need to pick from the colour options given. These details can be included in an email. Once you purchase this event you will be able to view a document with more details and examples. After we have received your choices via email we will get printing! The Cameo will be approximately 8cm on the longest length as this differs for each frame. Your cameo will be posted 1st class. Only available for UK postage. Available until 1 May 2021, 00:00 Cost £8.68 Book here: https://bit.ly/3p2SuUF Book Here
Date: 08 February 2021
Time: 10:00 - 22:00
Description: Keep your profile, or a loved ones profile, forever as a 3D printed Cameo. Cameos are traditionally, beautifully carved images used to adorn ones person. They have been around for many years and to celebrate the month of February we are giving you the opportunity to have your own custom 3D printed version. There is a lot of history and folklore to suggest that cameos attract health and good fortune, so what better gift to give or make yourself. For this event all you will need to do is send us a photo of the person's profile (side on view), a simple background or clear difference would be preferred to get a clear line. You will also need to pick from the colour options given. These details can be included in an email. Once you purchase this event you will be able to view a document with more details and examples. After we have received your choices via email we will get printing! The Cameo will be approximately 8cm on the longest length as this differs for each frame. Your cameo will be posted 1st class. Only available for UK postage. Available until 1 May 2021, 00:00 Cost £8.68 Book here: https://bit.ly/3p2SuUF Book Here
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
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Laser Cut Wooden Candle Holder - Barnstaple FabLab

Design your own beautifully cut wooden candle holder Create you own design for a Laser Cut Wooden Candle Holder. After purchasing a ticket you will be directed to a tutorial video in order to make your design. For the design you will need the software Inkscape which is free to download, but you will need internet (for the download) and a computer. Once you have finished please email us the design to fablab@librariesunlimited.org.uk with the subject text
Date: 08 February 2021
Time: 10:00 - 22:00
Description: Design your own beautifully cut wooden candle holder Create you own design for a Laser Cut Wooden Candle Holder. After purchasing a ticket you will be directed to a tutorial video in order to make your design. For the design you will need the software Inkscape which is free to download, but you will need internet (for the download) and a computer. Once you have finished please email us the design to fablab@librariesunlimited.org.uk with the subject text "Laser Cut Wooden Candle Holder Barnstaple Fablab - Your Name/Eventbrite username", including the postal address. Once we have received the finished file we will get making. Your holder will be posted out 1st class (UK only), and the item will come flat packed with simple instructions to put together. We hope you enjoy the workshop! Available until 1 May 2021 01.30 Cost £11.37 Book here: https://bit.ly/36YGa1p
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
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Red Vinyl Fabric Patch - Barnstaple FabLab

Digital workshop Create your own design to become a red patch that you can iron on to fabric at home. In this workshop you will be shown, using Inkscape, how to create a black and white image. Inkscape is free to download from inkscape.org. You can use other software that you are comfortable with as long as you can send this as a JPEG/PNG. Once you have decided on your design you will email us and this will be made. The longest side of your design will be approximately 10/15cm, unless you have a specific size that you would like. We ask for the image you send to be black and white. The black will end up being red and the white will be negative space. We will then post this to you 1st class (UK only). Available until Saturday 1st May 00:30 Cost £7.59 Book here: https://bit.ly/3cVSPpJ
Date: 08 February 2021
Time: 10:00 - 22:00
Description: Digital workshop Create your own design to become a red patch that you can iron on to fabric at home. In this workshop you will be shown, using Inkscape, how to create a black and white image. Inkscape is free to download from inkscape.org. You can use other software that you are comfortable with as long as you can send this as a JPEG/PNG. Once you have decided on your design you will email us and this will be made. The longest side of your design will be approximately 10/15cm, unless you have a specific size that you would like. We ask for the image you send to be black and white. The black will end up being red and the white will be negative space. We will then post this to you 1st class (UK only). Available until Saturday 1st May 00:30 Cost £7.59 Book here: https://bit.ly/3cVSPpJ
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
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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. https://www.facebook.com/pg/BarnstapleLibrary
Date: 02 March 2021
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. https://www.facebook.com/pg/BarnstapleLibrary
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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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: 02 March 2021
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
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Virtual Wanderings Group Barnstaple Library Facebook

Virtual Wanderings group is for us all to stay connected, stay safe and stay active. Please share images of the beautiful world we live in as it comes alive during Spring whilst we are limited in our daily activity. All activity and pictures posted in this group are subject to government guidelines regarding social distancing and outdoor activity allowances. Please refer to the latest advice via: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus Find the group on our Facebook page by copying and pasting the link: https://bit.ly/34TV0nE
Date: 03 March 2021
Time: 8:00 - 22:00
Description: Virtual Wanderings group is for us all to stay connected, stay safe and stay active. Please share images of the beautiful world we live in as it comes alive during Spring whilst we are limited in our daily activity. All activity and pictures posted in this group are subject to government guidelines regarding social distancing and outdoor activity allowances. Please refer to the latest advice via: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus Find the group on our Facebook page by copying and pasting the link: https://bit.ly/34TV0nE
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Exeter Library in conversation: Fiona Gibson & Hannah Sunderland

Join Supervisor Karen from Exeter Library in conversation with authors Fiona Gibson and Hannah Sunderland. Fiona was born in a youth hostel in Yorkshire. She started working on teen magazine Jackie at age 17, then went on to join Just Seventeen and More! Fiona now lives in Scotland with her husband Jimmy, their three children and a wayward rescue collie cross called Jack. Hannah was born and bred in Sutton Coldfield, where she still lives with her menagerie of animals. She has a BA Hons degree in Fine Art and now runs her own business, a company that makes props for crime scene reconstruction. She has an obsessional love of stationery, cats and Sour Patch Kids. Fiona and Hannah will be chatting to Karen about their upcoming books Dog Share and At First Sight. Find it here: https://bit.ly/2Mhg0js
Date: 09 March 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join Supervisor Karen from Exeter Library in conversation with authors Fiona Gibson and Hannah Sunderland. Fiona was born in a youth hostel in Yorkshire. She started working on teen magazine Jackie at age 17, then went on to join Just Seventeen and More! Fiona now lives in Scotland with her husband Jimmy, their three children and a wayward rescue collie cross called Jack. Hannah was born and bred in Sutton Coldfield, where she still lives with her menagerie of animals. She has a BA Hons degree in Fine Art and now runs her own business, a company that makes props for crime scene reconstruction. She has an obsessional love of stationery, cats and Sour Patch Kids. Fiona and Hannah will be chatting to Karen about their upcoming books Dog Share and At First Sight. Find it here: https://bit.ly/2Mhg0js
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Exeter Library in conversation: Ali Benjamin

Join Karen for an in conversation event with Ali Benjamin. Ali is the author of the young adult novel The Thing About Jellyfish, an international bestseller and a National Book Award finalist. The Next Great Paulie Fink was named a top children’s book of the year by Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, the New York Public Library, and the Los Angeles Public Library. Her work has been published in more than twenty-five languages in more than thirty countries. Originally from the New York City area, she now lives in Massachusetts. Ambitious, startling, witty, and wise, Ali Benjamin’s debut adult novel offers the shock of recognition as it deftly tackles some of the biggest issues of our time. Taking inspiration from a classic Edith Wharton tale about a small-town love triangle, The Smash-Up is a wholly contemporary exploration of how the things we fail to see can fracture a life, a family, a community, and a nation. Photo: Sharona Jacobs find it here: https://bit.ly/3sfGsJx
Date: 16 March 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join Karen for an in conversation event with Ali Benjamin. Ali is the author of the young adult novel The Thing About Jellyfish, an international bestseller and a National Book Award finalist. The Next Great Paulie Fink was named a top children’s book of the year by Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, the New York Public Library, and the Los Angeles Public Library. Her work has been published in more than twenty-five languages in more than thirty countries. Originally from the New York City area, she now lives in Massachusetts. Ambitious, startling, witty, and wise, Ali Benjamin’s debut adult novel offers the shock of recognition as it deftly tackles some of the biggest issues of our time. Taking inspiration from a classic Edith Wharton tale about a small-town love triangle, The Smash-Up is a wholly contemporary exploration of how the things we fail to see can fracture a life, a family, a community, and a nation. Photo: Sharona Jacobs find it here: https://bit.ly/3sfGsJx
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Exeter Library in conversation: Felicia Yap

Join Exeter Library's Karen for an in conversation with Felicia Yap. Felicia grew up in Kuala Lumpur. She read biochemistry at Imperial College London, followed by a doctorate in history (and a half-blue in competitive ballroom dancing) at Cambridge University. She has written for The Economist and the Business Times. She has also been a radioactive-cell biologist, a war historian, a university lecturer, a technology journalist, a theatre critic, a flea-market trader and a catwalk model. Felicia's debut thriller Yesterday has been translated into multiple languages around the world. She will be chatting to Karen about her second novel Fuure Perfect, published in March. find it here:
Date: 23 March 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join Exeter Library's Karen for an in conversation with Felicia Yap. Felicia grew up in Kuala Lumpur. She read biochemistry at Imperial College London, followed by a doctorate in history (and a half-blue in competitive ballroom dancing) at Cambridge University. She has written for The Economist and the Business Times. She has also been a radioactive-cell biologist, a war historian, a university lecturer, a technology journalist, a theatre critic, a flea-market trader and a catwalk model. Felicia's debut thriller Yesterday has been translated into multiple languages around the world. She will be chatting to Karen about her second novel Fuure Perfect, published in March. find it here:
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Poetry Corner

This is an online event for now. A chance to share and discuss favourite poems in a relaxed setting.
Date: 27 March 2021
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: This is an online event for now. A chance to share and discuss favourite poems in a relaxed setting.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Exeter Library in conversation: Naomi Ishiguro Facebook live

Join Exeter Library's Karen for an in conversation event with author Naomi Ishiguro. From the acclaimed author of the story collection Escape Routes comes a timely, bittersweet and beautifully observed coming of age story about a friendship that defines two lives, and about the value of loyalty in a divided world. A former bookseller and bibliotherapist at Mr B.’s Emporium in Bath, Naomi now lives and writes in London. Common Ground is her first novel. You can order a copy of Naomi's book from our friends at Crediton Community Bookshop: https://www.creditoncommunitybookshop.co.uk/.../common.../ or from Devon Libraries https://www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena Find the event here: https://tinyurl.com/5fuc6yjz
Date: 30 March 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join Exeter Library's Karen for an in conversation event with author Naomi Ishiguro. From the acclaimed author of the story collection Escape Routes comes a timely, bittersweet and beautifully observed coming of age story about a friendship that defines two lives, and about the value of loyalty in a divided world. A former bookseller and bibliotherapist at Mr B.’s Emporium in Bath, Naomi now lives and writes in London. Common Ground is her first novel. You can order a copy of Naomi's book from our friends at Crediton Community Bookshop: https://www.creditoncommunitybookshop.co.uk/.../common.../ or from Devon Libraries https://www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena Find the event here: https://tinyurl.com/5fuc6yjz
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Audio Book Group

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. For anyone who likes to listen to audio books. An informal group to chat about the books you've enjoyed.
Date: 01 April 2021
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. For anyone who likes to listen to audio books. An informal group to chat about the books you've enjoyed.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Toddler Time

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Stories, songs and crafts for children aged 2 and over.
Date: 01 April 2021
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Stories, songs and crafts for children aged 2 and over.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Bounce & Rhyme

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Come along, have fun, join in with some old favourite rhymes and learn some new ones.
Date: 02 April 2021
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Come along, have fun, join in with some old favourite rhymes and learn some new ones.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Library Lego Builders

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Build a Lego creation to display in the library. We will choose a different theme each week for you to create your masterpiece.
Date: 03 April 2021
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Build a Lego creation to display in the library. We will choose a different theme each week for you to create your masterpiece.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Writing Group: Ideas Gang

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Each Month the workshop is led by a different member of the group, giving a variety of writing experiences. Different forms and genres are covered and plenty of time is given for writing practice on the day.
Date: 03 April 2021
Time: 13:30 - 15:30
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Each Month the workshop is led by a different member of the group, giving a variety of writing experiences. Different forms and genres are covered and plenty of time is given for writing practice on the day.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Writing Group: Writing for Children

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. If you write for children come along to our group where we will support one another's writing and share information.
Date: 03 April 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. If you write for children come along to our group where we will support one another's writing and share information.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Knit and Mix

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Come and join our social knitting group. Beginners or more experienced knitters welcome. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Date: 05 April 2021
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Come and join our social knitting group. Beginners or more experienced knitters welcome. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Board Game Cafe

Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Bring a friend or make new ones at this informal, friendly, free, drop in session for board game enthusiasts. Bring your own favourite game or choose from our selection as you enjoy a hot drink. No need to book, just drop by! Library Foyer.
Date: 06 April 2021
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Bring a friend or make new ones at this informal, friendly, free, drop in session for board game enthusiasts. Bring your own favourite game or choose from our selection as you enjoy a hot drink. No need to book, just drop by! Library Foyer.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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