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Shipwreck Sam - Boo to a Goose Theatre
<p> </p>A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for chocolate treasure... but will the terrible-naughty-bad pirate Big Bill Bucketbelly get there first? <p> </p>This is an exciting, highly interactive and multi-sensory show with puppetry, singing, dancing and games - includes a shark encounter - they will get a little wet! <p> </p> Tickets are available to purchase from the library at £3 per person.
Date: 09 August 2022
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description:

A tidal wave of imagination sweeps up an audience of children, landing them on far away Dead Ghost Island. There, together with their new friends Shipwreck Sam and Bonnie Betty, they join in a quest for chocolate treasure... but will the terrible-naughty-bad pirate Big Bill Bucketbelly get there first?

This is an exciting, highly interactive and multi-sensory show with puppetry, singing, dancing and games - includes a shark encounter - they will get a little wet!

Tickets are available to purchase from the library at £3 per person.
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.00
Theme: Theatre
Laser-cut Bookmark Workshop - With FabLab Devon
<p> </p> Create a design for a laser-cut and laser-engraved bookmark. The Digital Making Tutor will guide your child/ren through a design workshop explaining how laser cutting works and will support them to create their own design. Graphics and text will be combined to make their design. <p> </p> The bookmarks will be cut from 3mm plywood and the workshop includes 1 bookmark in their design. <p> </p> Tickets are £12.50 per child, suitable for ages 8-16. For more information and to purchase tickets, head to fablabdevon.eventbrite.com <p> </p> <p> </p>
Date: 23 July 2022
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description:

Create a design for a laser-cut and laser-engraved bookmark. The Digital Making Tutor will guide your child/ren through a design workshop explaining how laser cutting works and will support them to create their own design. Graphics and text will be combined to make their design.

The bookmarks will be cut from 3mm plywood and the workshop includes 1 bookmark in their design.

Tickets are £12.50 per child, suitable for ages 8-16. For more information and to purchase tickets, head to fablabdevon.eventbrite.com

Audience: Child
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: Workshop
Knit and Natter - Newton Abbot
<p> </p>Come along with your knitting projects or get started on a new one. Have a good natter with other knitters! <p> </p>Booking is required to attend, please do contact us in advance to secure your free place. <p> </p><p> </p>
Date: 12 July 2022
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description:

Come along with your knitting projects or get started on a new one. Have a good natter with other knitters!

Booking is required to attend, please do contact us in advance to secure your free place.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Arts & Crafts/Socialising
Lego Club - Newton Abbot
<p> </p> A creative drop-in session for children to make and build with LEGO at the library, with over 1000 bricks to play with! Play official LEGO games, take on some of our fun design challenges, and socialise with other budding builders! <p> </p> <p> </p> No booking necessary, just pop along on the day.</p> <p>Suitable for children aged 5+ and their parents/guardians. </p> <p> </p>
Date: 09 July 2022
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Description:

A creative drop-in session for children to make and build with LEGO at the library, with over 1000 bricks to play with! Play official LEGO games, take on some of our fun design challenges, and socialise with other budding builders!

No booking necessary, just pop along on the day.

Suitable for children aged 5+ and their parents/guardians.

Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Lego
Summer Reading Challenge Launch Party - Newton Abbot
<p> </p>Newton Abbot Library has been selected to host a launch party for the Summer Reading Challenge, which officially begins on Saturday 9th July.<p> </p> We've got a jam packed day full of fun events to kick off a summer of science and innovation. There'll be something for everyone to enjoy!<p> </p> So save the date, visit our lovely library to join the Gadgeteers for the Summer Reading Challenge and get stuck in to some fab activities! Check out the full programme of events here: facebook.com/newtonabbotlibrary <p> </p> <p> </p>
Date: 09 July 2022
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Description:

Newton Abbot Library has been selected to host a launch party for the Summer Reading Challenge, which officially begins on Saturday 9th July.

We've got a jam packed day full of fun events to kick off a summer of science and innovation. There'll be something for everyone to enjoy!

So save the date, visit our lovely library to join the Gadgeteers for the Summer Reading Challenge and get stuck in to some fab activities! Check out the full programme of events here: facebook.com/newtonabbotlibrary

Audience: Child
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: Science and Technology
Bounce & Rhyme - Newton Abbot
<p> </p> Bring in your little ones for music, nursery rhymes and to make friends! Suitable for children under 5. <p> </p> Booking is essential and is now online through Eventbrite. Slots become available at 12pm, 7 days before each session from here: bit.ly/NAeventbrite <p> </p> <p> </p>
Date: 08 July 2022
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description:

Bring in your little ones for music, nursery rhymes and to make friends! Suitable for children under 5.

Booking is essential and is now online through Eventbrite. Slots become available at 12pm, 7 days before each session from here: bit.ly/NAeventbrite

Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Music
Knit and Natter - Newton Abbot
<p> </p> Come along with your knitting projects or get started on a new one. Have a good natter with other knitters! <p> </p> Booking is required to attend, please do contact us in advance to secure your free place.<p> </p> <p> </p>
Date: 08 July 2022
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description:

Come along with your knitting projects or get started on a new one. Have a good natter with other knitters!

Booking is required to attend, please do contact us in advance to secure your free place.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Arts & Crafts/Socialising
Baby Self-weigh Station - Newton Abbot
<p> </p> We are one of 16 Devon Libraries now providing free drop-in self-weigh facilities! The scales are self service and really easy to use. <p> </p> Please note: Bounce and Rhyme runs from 10:00-10:30am, you are welcome to use the facilities at this time but it may be a bit busy in the library! <p> </p> <p> </p>
Date: 08 July 2022
Time: 9:30 - 11:30
Description:

We are one of 16 Devon Libraries now providing free drop-in self-weigh facilities! The scales are self service and really easy to use.

Please note: Bounce and Rhyme runs from 10:00-10:30am, you are welcome to use the facilities at this time but it may be a bit busy in the library!

Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Health and wellbeing
Bounce & Rhyme - Newton Abbot
<p> </p> Bring in your little ones for music, nursery rhymes and to make friends! Suitable for children under 5.<p> </p> Booking is essential and is now online through Eventbrite. Slots become available at 12pm, 7 days before each session here: bit.ly/NAeventbrite <p> </p> <p> </p>
Date: 06 July 2022
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description:

Bring in your little ones for music, nursery rhymes and to make friends! Suitable for children under 5.

Booking is essential and is now online through Eventbrite. Slots become available at 12pm, 7 days before each session here: bit.ly/NAeventbrite

Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Music
Baby Self-weigh Station - Newton Abbot
<p> </p> We are one of 16 Devon Libraries now providing free drop-in self-weigh facilities! The scales are self service and really easy to use. <p> </p>Please note: Bounce and Rhyme runs from 10:00-10:30am, you are welcome to use the facilities at this time but it may be a bit busy in the library! <p> </p><p> </p>
Date: 06 July 2022
Time: 9:30 - 11:30
Description:

We are one of 16 Devon Libraries now providing free drop-in self-weigh facilities! The scales are self service and really easy to use.

Please note: Bounce and Rhyme runs from 10:00-10:30am, you are welcome to use the facilities at this time but it may be a bit busy in the library!

Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Health and wellbeing
Work Club - Newton Abbot
<p> </p>Are you currently looking for employment? Our Work Club team can help you with writing a CV, applying for jobs, finding local courses and much more. <p> </p>For more information and to book your free 1:1 session, contact the library directly. <p> </p><p> </p>
Date: 06 July 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description:

Are you currently looking for employment? Our Work Club team can help you with writing a CV, applying for jobs, finding local courses and much more.

For more information and to book your free 1:1 session, contact the library directly.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Job Support
Digital Devon
<p> </p>Digital Devon is a project that provides community learning to Devon residents, upskilling participants in basic online digital skills. <p> </p>Bring in your laptops, tablets and smartphones! We will help with setup, App installation and general help. No booking required.<p> </p><p> </p>
Date: 05 July 2022
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description:

Digital Devon is a project that provides community learning to Devon residents, upskilling participants in basic online digital skills.

Bring in your laptops, tablets and smartphones! We will help with setup, App installation and general help. No booking required.

Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Digital Skills
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