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Lego Club

PLEASE NOTE - There will be no Lego Club on Sat 26th May due to our programme of Exmouth Festival Events. Do you love Lego? Yes! Then you need to join Lego Club! Every other 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: 09 June 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: PLEASE NOTE - There will be no Lego Club on Sat 26th May due to our programme of Exmouth Festival Events. Do you love Lego? Yes! Then you need to join Lego Club! Every other 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: Child
Cost: Free
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Scrabble Saturday 1

A Scrabble Club for players of all levels. Friendly group everyone welcome.
Date: 09 June 2018
Time: 13:00 - 16:00
Description: A Scrabble Club for players of all levels. Friendly group everyone welcome.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Crafty Tales

Storytime and craft activities for pre-school children and their carers. Come and join us for lots of fun listening to a story or two and then a simple craft activity – sticking, glueing and colouring. Fortnightly on a Monday, just drop in, no need to book.
Date: 11 June 2018
Time: 11:00 - 11:45
Description: Storytime and craft activities for pre-school children and their carers. Come and join us for lots of fun listening to a story or two and then a simple craft activity – sticking, glueing and colouring. Fortnightly on a Monday, just drop in, no need to book.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Dawlish Memory Cafe

Dawlish Library Memory Cafe is an enjoyable social event for people who have memory problems and their carers. There is a welcoming atmosphere, friendly faces, tea and cake with some singing, games and often a craft activity. It normally takes place on the second Monday of each month.
Date: 11 June 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Dawlish Library Memory Cafe is an enjoyable social event for people who have memory problems and their carers. There is a welcoming atmosphere, friendly faces, tea and cake with some singing, games and often a craft activity. It normally takes place on the second Monday of each month.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Social event

Next Steps

An informal, friendly support group for parents and carers of young adults who have ongoing special or additional needs. Take a break from the caring, enjoy a coffee and chat to others who understand the situation. Speakers are invited from time to time to talk about relevant issues. Contact Jan on 07742609968 for more information.
Date: 12 June 2018
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: An informal, friendly support group for parents and carers of young adults who have ongoing special or additional needs. Take a break from the caring, enjoy a coffee and chat to others who understand the situation. Speakers are invited from time to time to talk about relevant issues. Contact Jan on 07742609968 for more information.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Crime Night: Mark Billingham & Belinda Bauer

Join bestselling authors Mark Billingham and Belinda Bauer in conversation about their latest books 'The Kiling Habit' and 'Snap'. Mark's debut novel, 'Sleepyhead' was chosen by the Sunday Times as one of the 100 books that had shaped the decade. Belinda was awarded the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year for her first novel Blacklands. Tickets available from the Library, Liznojan Bookshop, Reapers or via Eventbrite (https://tinyurl.com/yaoos9kg)
Date: 13 June 2018
Time: 19:00 - 21:30
Description: Join bestselling authors Mark Billingham and Belinda Bauer in conversation about their latest books 'The Kiling Habit' and 'Snap'. Mark's debut novel, 'Sleepyhead' was chosen by the Sunday Times as one of the 100 books that had shaped the decade. Belinda was awarded the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year for her first novel Blacklands. Tickets available from the Library, Liznojan Bookshop, Reapers or via Eventbrite (https://tinyurl.com/yaoos9kg)
Audience: Adult
Cost: £7.50
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Song Sharing

Song Sharing is a U3A group for members who bring along songs, nursery rhymes, singing games, folk songs, simple rounds and so on, to share with everyone. Song Sharing takes place monthly in Crediton Library on Wednesday afternoons, when the library is shut so we have the sunny children’s space to ourselves. All U3A members are very welcome. You don't have to be a good singer because we're not a choir; we're just sharing songs and memories. Please contact group organiser Laura Conyngham 01363 773000 for more information.
Date: 13 June 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Song Sharing is a U3A group for members who bring along songs, nursery rhymes, singing games, folk songs, simple rounds and so on, to share with everyone. Song Sharing takes place monthly in Crediton Library on Wednesday afternoons, when the library is shut so we have the sunny children’s space to ourselves. All U3A members are very welcome. You don't have to be a good singer because we're not a choir; we're just sharing songs and memories. Please contact group organiser Laura Conyngham 01363 773000 for more information.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £1.50
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Action on Hearing Loss Clinic

Working with Derriford Audiology, friendly trained volunteers will carry out cleaning of hearing aids, supply batteries, and offer help and advice about assistive equipment and adjusting to the use of hearing aids. Advice on hearing queries will be offered where possible. FREE.
Date: 14 June 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Working with Derriford Audiology, friendly trained volunteers will carry out cleaning of hearing aids, supply batteries, and offer help and advice about assistive equipment and adjusting to the use of hearing aids. Advice on hearing queries will be offered where possible. FREE.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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City of Plymouth Credit Union

A real alternative to Banks and Building Societies. Come along for free expert financial advice on managing your savings.
Date: 14 June 2018
Time: 9:30 - 12:00
Description: A real alternative to Banks and Building Societies. Come along for free expert financial advice on managing your savings.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Jane Corry - Writing Workshop

How to write a thriller in ten steps! A workshop with Sunday Times bestselling author Jane Corry. Jane Corry is a writer and journalist who has spent time working as the writer in residence of a high security prison for men - an experience that helped inspire her Sunday Times bestsellers 'My Husband's Wife' and 'Blood Sisters'. Jane runs regular writing workshops and speaks at literary festivals all over the world. She has been a tutor for creative writing at Oxford University and is a regular writer for The Daily Telegraph. Tickets £20 and available from the Library, Liznojan Bookshop, Reapers or via Eventbrite (https://tinyurl.com/yaoos9kg)
Date: 14 June 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: How to write a thriller in ten steps! A workshop with Sunday Times bestselling author Jane Corry. Jane Corry is a writer and journalist who has spent time working as the writer in residence of a high security prison for men - an experience that helped inspire her Sunday Times bestsellers 'My Husband's Wife' and 'Blood Sisters'. Jane runs regular writing workshops and speaks at literary festivals all over the world. She has been a tutor for creative writing at Oxford University and is a regular writer for The Daily Telegraph. Tickets £20 and available from the Library, Liznojan Bookshop, Reapers or via Eventbrite (https://tinyurl.com/yaoos9kg)
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:

Library Lions Book Group

A fun and informal book group for children aged 7-10. A chance to chat about books, make things - and eat biscuits! Contact staff at Holsworthy Library for more information or to book a place.
Date: 14 June 2018
Time: 16:00 - 16:45
Description: A fun and informal book group for children aged 7-10. A chance to chat about books, make things - and eat biscuits! Contact staff at Holsworthy Library for more information or to book a place.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Totnes Reading Group

Members decide on the choice of books, which are provided by the library, and all read the same title. Discussion is always lively, with widely differing views expressed with both conviction and humour, and the chosen book is often the jumping-off point for wider discussion. Both fiction and non-fiction are considered. Members pay a yearly subscription. There is currently a waiting list, please ask library staff for more details.
Date: 14 June 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Members decide on the choice of books, which are provided by the library, and all read the same title. Discussion is always lively, with widely differing views expressed with both conviction and humour, and the chosen book is often the jumping-off point for wider discussion. Both fiction and non-fiction are considered. Members pay a yearly subscription. There is currently a waiting list, please ask library staff for more details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:

Author Talk: Lizzie Lane & Jenny Kane

Historical writer Lizzie Lane in conversation with Jenny Kane with tea and cake included. Lizzie Lane has written 11 heart-warming family sagas set in the war years. Jenny Kane's debut novel 'Another Cup of Coffee' was an online bestseller and the first book in her new series 'Abi’s House', hit no.1 in the Amazon Romance, Contemporary Fiction, and Women’s Fiction charts.
Date: 15 June 2018
Time: 14:30 - 17:00
Description: Historical writer Lizzie Lane in conversation with Jenny Kane with tea and cake included. Lizzie Lane has written 11 heart-warming family sagas set in the war years. Jenny Kane's debut novel 'Another Cup of Coffee' was an online bestseller and the first book in her new series 'Abi’s House', hit no.1 in the Amazon Romance, Contemporary Fiction, and Women’s Fiction charts.
Audience: All
Cost: £4.00
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British Trade in Black Labour - Live Screening

Join us for a live screening of The British Library's lecture on 'British Trade in Black Labour: The Windrush Passage.' After World War Two Caribbean people re-crossed the Atlantic Ocean, this time not as chattel slaves but in response to the push of colonial oppression and exploitation, and the demand for their labour in the UK. Professor Sir Hilary Beckles examines the circumstances which lead to this ‘second Middle Passage’ in this keynote lecture. This is a Free drop-in event, alternatively you can find further information and book via <a href=Eventbrite." />
Date: 15 June 2018
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Description: Join us for a live screening of The British Library's lecture on 'British Trade in Black Labour: The Windrush Passage.' After World War Two Caribbean people re-crossed the Atlantic Ocean, this time not as chattel slaves but in response to the push of colonial oppression and exploitation, and the demand for their labour in the UK. Professor Sir Hilary Beckles examines the circumstances which lead to this ‘second Middle Passage’ in this keynote lecture. This is a Free drop-in event, alternatively you can find further information and book via Eventbrite.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Living Knowledge Network

Book Group

We meet in Ashburton library on the third Monday of the month. Pop into the library during staffed hours to join the group.
Date: 18 June 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: We meet in Ashburton library on the third Monday of the month. Pop into the library during staffed hours to join the group.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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City of Plymouth Credit Union

A real alternative to Banks and Building Societies. Come along for free expert financial advice on managing your savings.
Date: 18 June 2018
Time: 9:30 - 12:00
Description: A real alternative to Banks and Building Societies. Come along for free expert financial advice on managing your savings.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Poetry for Pleasure

Join us on the third Monday of the month for an afternoon of reading, writing or listening to poetry. Bring poems to read – your own or any you enjoy.
Date: 18 June 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:45
Description: Join us on the third Monday of the month for an afternoon of reading, writing or listening to poetry. Bring poems to read – your own or any you enjoy.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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An Introduction to the Business & IP Centre - Barnstaple Library

Wondering whether to start your own business? Come to us for some advice: An Introduction to the Business & Intellectual Property (IP) Centre – find out how to start or grow your business. This appointment is for anyone who is thinking about starting up or has recently started up a business. A member of the library staff can show you how to look for business information, market research, and intellectual property advice. The session consists of:- · a 25 minute appointment with one of the Barnstaple Library team who will introduce the services available in the centre and signpost you to business support resources. · a 25 minute telephone appointment with Stephens Scown Intellectual Property team at a mutually convenient time We look forward to welcoming you to the centre! Book here: https://bit.ly/2GfpzX2
Date: 26 June 2018
Time: 14:15 - 14:45
Description: Wondering whether to start your own business? Come to us for some advice: An Introduction to the Business & Intellectual Property (IP) Centre – find out how to start or grow your business. This appointment is for anyone who is thinking about starting up or has recently started up a business. A member of the library staff can show you how to look for business information, market research, and intellectual property advice. The session consists of:- · a 25 minute appointment with one of the Barnstaple Library team who will introduce the services available in the centre and signpost you to business support resources. · a 25 minute telephone appointment with Stephens Scown Intellectual Property team at a mutually convenient time We look forward to welcoming you to the centre! Book here: https://bit.ly/2GfpzX2
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

An Introduction to the Business & IP Centre - Barnstaple Library

Wondering whether to start your own business? Come to us for some advice: An Introduction to the Business & Intellectual Property (IP) Centre – find out how to start or grow your business. This appointment is for anyone who is thinking about starting up or has recently started up a business. A member of the library staff can show you how to look for business information, market research, and intellectual property advice. The session consists of:- · a 25 minute appointment with one of the Barnstaple Library team who will introduce the services available in the centre and signpost you to business support resources. · a 25 minute telephone appointment with Stephens Scown Intellectual Property team at a mutually convenient time We look forward to welcoming you to the centre! Book here: https://bit.ly/2GfpzX2
Date: 26 June 2018
Time: 14:45 - 15:15
Description: Wondering whether to start your own business? Come to us for some advice: An Introduction to the Business & Intellectual Property (IP) Centre – find out how to start or grow your business. This appointment is for anyone who is thinking about starting up or has recently started up a business. A member of the library staff can show you how to look for business information, market research, and intellectual property advice. The session consists of:- · a 25 minute appointment with one of the Barnstaple Library team who will introduce the services available in the centre and signpost you to business support resources. · a 25 minute telephone appointment with Stephens Scown Intellectual Property team at a mutually convenient time We look forward to welcoming you to the centre! Book here: https://bit.ly/2GfpzX2
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cyber Crime Awareness for your Business

Cyber Crime Awareness for your Business. The aim of the session is to provide an overview of cyber-crime threats at both a local and national level as well as tips on how to keep yourself and your business safe. Laura Cowie is the Cyber Protect Officer for Devon & Cornwall Police. £5.00 - £2.50
Date: 26 June 2018
Time: 16:30 - 17:30
Description: Cyber Crime Awareness for your Business. The aim of the session is to provide an overview of cyber-crime threats at both a local and national level as well as tips on how to keep yourself and your business safe. Laura Cowie is the Cyber Protect Officer for Devon & Cornwall Police. £5.00 - £2.50
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: