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Fun Palace - Torrington Library

FREE FUN & LEARNING FOR ALL AGES-Just turn up! No booking required. *Make a badge of your own design and decorate a kite with staff from the Burton Art Gallery, Bideford. * Help create a community painting with Creative Mojo North Devon. * Go wild with wax resistant painting! Have fun using wax crayons and waterbased paint to create your own underwater landscape with the Proseprint team. * Knit or crochet a poppy to decorate Great Torrington Town & Community Hall to commemorate WWI.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Description: FREE FUN & LEARNING FOR ALL AGES-Just turn up! No booking required. *Make a badge of your own design and decorate a kite with staff from the Burton Art Gallery, Bideford. * Help create a community painting with Creative Mojo North Devon. * Go wild with wax resistant painting! Have fun using wax crayons and waterbased paint to create your own underwater landscape with the Proseprint team. * Knit or crochet a poppy to decorate Great Torrington Town & Community Hall to commemorate WWI.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Lego Challenge

Come along and take part in our monthly lego challenge. See how creative and inventive you can be with lego!
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 11:30 - 12:30
Description: Come along and take part in our monthly lego challenge. See how creative and inventive you can be with lego!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Walk The Plank

Lego Club

All ages welcome every Saturday morning. Let your children's imagination run wild with our collection of Lego and Duplo.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: All ages welcome every Saturday morning. Let your children's imagination run wild with our collection of Lego and Duplo.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Lego Club

Do you love Lego? Yes! Then you need to join Lego Club! Every Saturday at Exmouth Library we host a morning of Lego Fun! Take part in one of our challenges or just get creative with those bricks! It's completely free with no need to book and all ages are welcome.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Do you love Lego? Yes! Then you need to join Lego Club! Every Saturday at Exmouth Library we host a morning of Lego Fun! Take part in one of our challenges or just get creative with those bricks! It's completely free with no need to book and all ages are welcome.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Lego Club

Get creative at our Lego Club.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Get creative at our Lego Club.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Crafts

Lego Club

Held every Saturday throughout the year. Drop in and let your imagination run riot. Unsupervised sessions. Children 5 and over.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Held every Saturday throughout the year. Drop in and let your imagination run riot. Unsupervised sessions. Children 5 and over.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Met Office workshops for kids

The Met Office will be in the Children's Library running weather related workshops all day! Come along and have a go. This event is pat of Exeter Library's Fun Palaces programme.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: The Met Office will be in the Children's Library running weather related workshops all day! Come along and have a go. This event is pat of Exeter Library's Fun Palaces programme.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun Palaces

MicroScience: Plastic in Action

Come along to a Saturday science workshop at the Fun Palaces in Exeter Public Library to increase your awareness of the planet’s microplastic pollution problem! Do you want to learn about the tiny invisible plastics that are floating around in our oceans? We, the Exeter iGEM team from the University of Exeter, are developing a filter to catch and breakdown the microplastics that leave our washing machines when we wash our clothes. Come along to our workshop to experiment with some live biology and find out more about plastic pollution. 10am - 12pm: Extract some DNA from strawberries! Using supplies you can find in your own home see if you can remove the DNA from this popular summer snack! 1pm - 3pm: Investigate our microplastics! Sift through a water tank to find some microplastic hidden under the surface and have a closer look at what you find under our microscope. All day: Plastic collage! Explore your creative side and take inspiration from artists who have made sculptures out of single use plastics. Come along and use plastics that would have otherwise been thrown away to make a collage.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Come along to a Saturday science workshop at the Fun Palaces in Exeter Public Library to increase your awareness of the planet’s microplastic pollution problem! Do you want to learn about the tiny invisible plastics that are floating around in our oceans? We, the Exeter iGEM team from the University of Exeter, are developing a filter to catch and breakdown the microplastics that leave our washing machines when we wash our clothes. Come along to our workshop to experiment with some live biology and find out more about plastic pollution. 10am - 12pm: Extract some DNA from strawberries! Using supplies you can find in your own home see if you can remove the DNA from this popular summer snack! 1pm - 3pm: Investigate our microplastics! Sift through a water tank to find some microplastic hidden under the surface and have a closer look at what you find under our microscope. All day: Plastic collage! Explore your creative side and take inspiration from artists who have made sculptures out of single use plastics. Come along and use plastics that would have otherwise been thrown away to make a collage.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun Palaces

Ockment Valley Handbell Ringers

HAVE A GO ON HANDBELLS, HANDCHIMES, BELLEPLATES® NO NEED TO BE ABLE TO READ MUSIC ACCESSIBLE AND INCLUSIVE TO ALL WORK AS A TEAM AND BE IMMERSED IN MUSIC Ockment Valley Handbell Ringers are a team in the South West Region. Contact them to learn about handbells, how you can be involved and become a handbell musician. http://www.sw.hrgb.org.uk. Handbells are less of a dong and more of a ding. Come along and have a go as you here the bells ring. Event in the Rougemont Room at Exeter Library.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 13:00 - 17:00
Description: HAVE A GO ON HANDBELLS, HANDCHIMES, BELLEPLATES® NO NEED TO BE ABLE TO READ MUSIC ACCESSIBLE AND INCLUSIVE TO ALL WORK AS A TEAM AND BE IMMERSED IN MUSIC Ockment Valley Handbell Ringers are a team in the South West Region. Contact them to learn about handbells, how you can be involved and become a handbell musician. http://www.sw.hrgb.org.uk. Handbells are less of a dong and more of a ding. Come along and have a go as you here the bells ring. Event in the Rougemont Room at Exeter Library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun Palaces

Okehampton Library Fun Palace

09:30-12:00 Embroidery 09:30-12:00 Crochet Get some hands on experience with Alice and Pam 10:00-12.30 Ukulele, drop in to hear some ukulele music & learn a few basics. All these FREE activities are being provided by your community for you at Okehampton Library
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 9:30 - 12:30
Description: 09:30-12:00 Embroidery 09:30-12:00 Crochet Get some hands on experience with Alice and Pam 10:00-12.30 Ukulele, drop in to hear some ukulele music & learn a few basics. All these FREE activities are being provided by your community for you at Okehampton Library
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun Palaces

Quiz Evening

A general knowledge quiz hosted by FOOL (Friends of Ottery Library) to raise funds for the library. £6 per person including a ploughman's supper.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Description: A general knowledge quiz hosted by FOOL (Friends of Ottery Library) to raise funds for the library. £6 per person including a ploughman's supper.
Audience: All
Cost: £6.00
Theme:

Raspberry Pi Jam

Get together and share ideas with other enthusiasts. All welcome
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Get together and share ideas with other enthusiasts. All welcome
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Raspberry Pi Jam

The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer that has infinite possibilities. On the first Saturday of every month, come along and get involved with this session run by 2.times do. This is a drop-in event, no booking required. For further information visit the contact form at <a href=2timesdo.co.uk/" />
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 11:30 - 13:30
Description: The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer that has infinite possibilities. On the first Saturday of every month, come along and get involved with this session run by 2.times do. This is a drop-in event, no booking required. For further information visit the contact form at 2timesdo.co.uk/
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Redvers Ramble

Guided Redvers Ramble – Enjoy exploring Crediton’s footpaths and views with Redvers Ramble guide Heather Sansom pointing out places of interest and historical significance. The route is of moderate difficulty and not suitable for pushchairs so please note that Friday's guided walk is an accessible walk. Meet at Crediton Library.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Description: Guided Redvers Ramble – Enjoy exploring Crediton’s footpaths and views with Redvers Ramble guide Heather Sansom pointing out places of interest and historical significance. The route is of moderate difficulty and not suitable for pushchairs so please note that Friday's guided walk is an accessible walk. Meet at Crediton Library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun Palace

Saturday story time

Come and listen to stories for the under 5s.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Come and listen to stories for the under 5s.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Books and poetry

Smoothie Bike

A Smoothie bike is a stationary bike that is fitted with a special blender that spins as you pedal. Just sit on the bike and pedal away to power the blender and create a delicious smoothie. The Smoothie bike has been kindly provided by ReROOTed.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 9:30 - 12:30
Description: A Smoothie bike is a stationary bike that is fitted with a special blender that spins as you pedal. Just sit on the bike and pedal away to power the blender and create a delicious smoothie. The Smoothie bike has been kindly provided by ReROOTed.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun Palace

The Rhythm of Life Choir

The Rhythm of Life choir, who hail from Exeter, are one of Exeter’s most popular rock/pop choirs! With boundless energy and an array of songs from Paul Simon, Elton John and Stevie Wonder through to Muse, Sia and Coldplay, they won’t fail to entertain! They are a ‘sing for your city’ award winning choir, with many performances under their belts. This is a choir not to be missed!’ Event in the foyer at Exeter Library.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: The Rhythm of Life choir, who hail from Exeter, are one of Exeter’s most popular rock/pop choirs! With boundless energy and an array of songs from Paul Simon, Elton John and Stevie Wonder through to Muse, Sia and Coldplay, they won’t fail to entertain! They are a ‘sing for your city’ award winning choir, with many performances under their belts. This is a choir not to be missed!’ Event in the foyer at Exeter Library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun Palaces

Top of Town Book Club

Meeting on the 1st Saturday of each month. An informal book club, meeting over a cup of tea at Sainsbury's Café, Dartmouth, to discuss one book per month
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 1st Saturday of each month. An informal book club, meeting over a cup of tea at Sainsbury's Café, Dartmouth, to discuss one book per month
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

UrbanFlow Street Dance workshop

Urbanflow is a movement and culture of streetdance. Come along to a free workshop to give it a try. The session will be in the foyer of Exeter Library as part of the Fun Palaces programme.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Urbanflow is a movement and culture of streetdance. Come along to a free workshop to give it a try. The session will be in the foyer of Exeter Library as part of the Fun Palaces programme.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun Palaces

Writing Group: Ideas Gang

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: 05 October 2019
Time: 13:30 - 15:30
Description: 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
Theme: