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Brick Ideas Motorised Lego
Design, build and test with Lego and motors in this popular and fun session. Suitable for children aged 7-11. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. £5 per child. Booking essential at the library or by phone 01271 318782
Date: 30 August 2022
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Design, build and test with Lego and motors in this popular and fun session. Suitable for children aged 7-11. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. £5 per child. Booking essential at the library or by phone 01271 318782
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
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Let's Draw Some Robots
Fun and FREE drawing workshop for 8+yrs. Booking essential as places are limited. To book call 01271 318782
Date: 26 August 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Fun and FREE drawing workshop for 8+yrs. Booking essential as places are limited. To book call 01271 318782
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Circus Skills Workshop
Circus skills workshop for children aged 5-11 yrs with Circus Berzerkus. £3 booking essential. Bookings can be made at the library or by phone 01271 318782. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Date: 13 August 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Circus skills workshop for children aged 5-11 yrs with Circus Berzerkus. £3 booking essential. Bookings can be made at the library or by phone 01271 318782. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.00
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Shipwreck Sam - Boo to a Goose Theatre
Boo to a Goose Theatre return with a nautical tale for children aged 4-10 and their families. Choose from a morning or afternoon performance. Tickets £3 per child available from library. Please book in advance as spaces are limited. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Date: 10 August 2022
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Boo to a Goose Theatre return with a nautical tale for children aged 4-10 and their families. Choose from a morning or afternoon performance. Tickets £3 per child available from library. Please book in advance as spaces are limited. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.00
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Big Junk Modelling Day
Drop in to create some models from junk. This event will take place in our large room at the top of the building, so plenty of space to think big with your creations.
Date: 29 July 2022
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Description: Drop in to create some models from junk. This event will take place in our large room at the top of the building, so plenty of space to think big with your creations.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Film Making with Matt Young @Barnstaple Library
In this session, Matt will take you through his journey of how producing videos has won and lost him business, but all for the right reasons! Matt will look at how easy it is to produce your own quality videos with your mobile phone, the tips and techniques behind that, and how to present to the camera too. Matt is a Radio Presenter, and a Social Media Specialist, he’s also on a mission to improve Men’s Mental Health through better communication. Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/film-making-with-matt-young-barnstaple-library-tickets-349451307267
Date: 19 July 2022
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: In this session, Matt will take you through his journey of how producing videos has won and lost him business, but all for the right reasons! Matt will look at how easy it is to produce your own quality videos with your mobile phone, the tips and techniques behind that, and how to present to the camera too. Matt is a Radio Presenter, and a Social Media Specialist, he’s also on a mission to improve Men’s Mental Health through better communication. Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/film-making-with-matt-young-barnstaple-library-tickets-349451307267
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Summer Reading Challenge Launch 2022
Summer Reading Challenge Gadgeteers launch day. Come along sign up for the challenge and try out some fun gadgets including VR, AR, Code-a-pillars and Raspberry Pi. There will also be crafts, Lego and a chance to see what goes on in the FabLab. No need to book, just turn up and have fun!
Date: 09 July 2022
Time: 9:00 - 16:00
Description: Summer Reading Challenge Gadgeteers launch day. Come along sign up for the challenge and try out some fun gadgets including VR, AR, Code-a-pillars and Raspberry Pi. There will also be crafts, Lego and a chance to see what goes on in the FabLab. No need to book, just turn up and have fun!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Becoming a Children's Author: A Beginner's Guide to getting Published
Becoming a Children's Author: A beginner's Guide to getting Published. Would you like to try your hand at writing a children's chapter book? Don't know where to start? Claire Barker is the author of two award-winning children's series Knitbone Pepper and Picklewitch and Jack. In this session she will demystify the process of writing a good story and getting it onto the bookshelves. Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/becoming-a-childrens-author-a-beginners-guide-to-getting-published-tickets-361702099717
Date: 07 July 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Becoming a Children's Author: A beginner's Guide to getting Published. Would you like to try your hand at writing a children's chapter book? Don't know where to start? Claire Barker is the author of two award-winning children's series Knitbone Pepper and Picklewitch and Jack. In this session she will demystify the process of writing a good story and getting it onto the bookshelves. Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/becoming-a-childrens-author-a-beginners-guide-to-getting-published-tickets-361702099717
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Health Information Week
Health Information, groups & activities in the foyer of the library in collaboration with North Devon District Hospital Library. More details to follow.
Date: 04 July 2022
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Health Information, groups & activities in the foyer of the library in collaboration with North Devon District Hospital Library. More details to follow.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Art Exhibition - Ivan Pollard & Bill Bromfield
Enjoy this free exhibition of watercolours & acrylics & meet the artists Ivan Pollard & Bill Bromfield in the foyer. Runs 23 - 25 June
Date: 23 June 2022
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Description: Enjoy this free exhibition of watercolours & acrylics & meet the artists Ivan Pollard & Bill Bromfield in the foyer. Runs 23 - 25 June
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Poetry Corner at Barnstaple Library
A chance to share and discuss favourite poems in a relaxed setting. Enquire at the library for more details. 01271 318780 barnstaple.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 18 June 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: A chance to share and discuss favourite poems in a relaxed setting. Enquire at the library for more details. 01271 318780 barnstaple.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Raspberry Pi Jam at Barnstaple Library
We are a friendly bunch of Raspberry Pi enthusiasts who meet once a month to share ideas. All ages and abilities welcome. Bring your Pi if you have one but don't worry if you don't. We have some to share. First or second Saturday of the month.
Date: 11 June 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: We are a friendly bunch of Raspberry Pi enthusiasts who meet once a month to share ideas. All ages and abilities welcome. Bring your Pi if you have one but don't worry if you don't. We have some to share. First or second Saturday of the month.
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
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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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Wednesday Wanderers at Barnstaple Library
Join our friendly welcoming group aimed at over 55s every Wednesday. Enjoy a stroll around the green spaces in Barnstaple and maybe make some new friends too. Booking essential as places are limited. Please book and find out more via phone 01271 318780 or email barnstaple.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk or in person at the library. Please wear suitable clothing appropriate to the weather and suitable shoes for walking.
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Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Join our friendly welcoming group aimed at over 55s every Wednesday. Enjoy a stroll around the green spaces in Barnstaple and maybe make some new friends too. Booking essential as places are limited. Please book and find out more via phone 01271 318780 or email barnstaple.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk or in person at the library. Please wear suitable clothing appropriate to the weather and suitable shoes for walking.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Bounce & Rhyme in the Morning
Bounce & Rhyme is back at Barnstaple Library! A fun session for little ones with their grown ups to learn and enjoy some rhymes old and new! Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in term time. We are starting with bookable sessions so please give us a ring on 01271 318782 to secure your place!
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Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Bounce & Rhyme is back at Barnstaple Library! A fun session for little ones with their grown ups to learn and enjoy some rhymes old and new! Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in term time. We are starting with bookable sessions so please give us a ring on 01271 318782 to secure your place!
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Writing for Children - Creative Writing Group at Barnstaple Library
Come along to this monthly Writing for Children group where the group supports each other's writing for children and shares information and experiences of writing. The group meets the 3rd Saturday of the month.
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Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come along to this monthly Writing for Children group where the group supports each other's writing for children and shares information and experiences of writing. The group meets the 3rd Saturday of the month.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Library Lego Builders at Barnstaple Library
Lego Club is back at Barnstaple Library! Join us in the children's library for some Lego fun for families on a Saturday afternoon! Your imagination is the limit! Not suitable for young children due to small parts. Under 8s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
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Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Lego Club is back at Barnstaple Library! Join us in the children's library for some Lego fun for families on a Saturday afternoon! Your imagination is the limit! Not suitable for young children due to small parts. Under 8s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Come in and Colour
Come in and Colour at Barnstaple Library. If you have a few minutes to spare or a bit longer why not try colouring our beautiful designs. Bring a friend or meet new people. 9am - 6pm every Friday.
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Time: 9:00 - 18:00
Description: Come in and Colour at Barnstaple Library. If you have a few minutes to spare or a bit longer why not try colouring our beautiful designs. Bring a friend or meet new people. 9am - 6pm every Friday.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Work Club at Barnstaple Library
Need a hand polishing up your CV? Online forms baffling you? Want some tips for job searching? Then Work Club can help you! 1-2-1 support with CVs, job searching & job applications and much more. Every Tuesday and Friday. Contact Iain on 07377557916 or email iain.harris@librariesunlimited.org.uk for more information and to book.
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Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Need a hand polishing up your CV? Online forms baffling you? Want some tips for job searching? Then Work Club can help you! 1-2-1 support with CVs, job searching & job applications and much more. Every Tuesday and Friday. Contact Iain on 07377557916 or email iain.harris@librariesunlimited.org.uk for more information and to book.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Digital Assist at Barnstaple Library
Need a bit of help with computers and other devices? Need a hand to get started with emails? Book for one of our 1-2-1 Digital Assist appointments at Barnstaple Library or just drop-in. Every Tuesday. Phone the library on 01271 318780 to book your appointment.
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Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Need a bit of help with computers and other devices? Need a hand to get started with emails? Book for one of our 1-2-1 Digital Assist appointments at Barnstaple Library or just drop-in. Every Tuesday. Phone the library on 01271 318780 to book your appointment.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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