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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 & Rhyme online.

Visit Tavistock Library's Face book page on Tuesdays at 1.30pm to check out our weekly Bounce & Rhyme post. For babies, toddlers and their grown ups. Songs, rhymes and stories to make you smile. <iframe src=" />
Date: 09 February 2021
Time: 13:30 - 14:00
Description: Visit Tavistock Library's Face book page on Tuesdays at 1.30pm to check out our weekly Bounce & Rhyme post. For babies, toddlers and their grown ups. Songs, rhymes and stories to make you smile.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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In Conversation - Author Talks

Author Talks is joined by Mel Sherratt; author of thirteen crime novels, all of which have become bestsellers. For the past four years, she has been named as one of her hometown of Stoke-on-Trent’s top 100 influential people. Senior Supervisor Karen from Exeter Library will be leading the discussion about Mel's latest book 'Good Girl'. Watch the event from Facebook. Be reminded of the event by selecting 'going' from the events page.
Date: 09 February 2021
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Description: Author Talks is joined by Mel Sherratt; author of thirteen crime novels, all of which have become bestsellers. For the past four years, she has been named as one of her hometown of Stoke-on-Trent’s top 100 influential people. Senior Supervisor Karen from Exeter Library will be leading the discussion about Mel's latest book 'Good Girl'. Watch the event from Facebook. Be reminded of the event by selecting 'going' from the events page.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Book Track

AVAILABLE NOW For children aged 6+. When your child reads a book email us their name, the title of the book, the author and why they liked the book; what happend in the story that you liked, or that you didn't like.You can tell us about non-fiction books, comics, ebooks or audiobooks. Contact southmolton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk, for more details or with any questions.
Date: 10 February 2021
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: AVAILABLE NOW For children aged 6+. When your child reads a book email us their name, the title of the book, the author and why they liked the book; what happend in the story that you liked, or that you didn't like.You can tell us about non-fiction books, comics, ebooks or audiobooks. Contact southmolton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk, for more details or with any questions.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Book Track

In Conversation - Author Talks

Exeter Libraries Karen will be joined by James Oswald, author of the Sunday Times-bestselling Inspector McLean series and the new DC Constance Fairchild series. James’s first two books, Natural Causes and The Book of Souls, were both short-listed for the prestigious CWA Debut Dagger Award. Bury them Deep is the tenth book in the Inspector Mclean Series. James farms Highland cows and Romney sheep by day and writes disturbing fiction by night. For more details visit our Facebook page and view the 'events' page.
Date: 16 February 2021
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Description: Exeter Libraries Karen will be joined by James Oswald, author of the Sunday Times-bestselling Inspector McLean series and the new DC Constance Fairchild series. James’s first two books, Natural Causes and The Book of Souls, were both short-listed for the prestigious CWA Debut Dagger Award. Bury them Deep is the tenth book in the Inspector Mclean Series. James farms Highland cows and Romney sheep by day and writes disturbing fiction by night. For more details visit our Facebook page and view the 'events' page.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Story Time SATURDAYS - FACEBOOK

Wipe the blues away and listen to children's stories read by James, Lee or Cassie. For little ones and their big ones on Saturdays at 10:30.
Date: 27 February 2021
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Wipe the blues away and listen to children's stories read by James, Lee or Cassie. For little ones and their big ones on Saturdays at 10:30.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE

Tavy Tales Reading Group

Single title discussion by local group of avid adult readers via Zoom. Recommendations, reviews and revelations.
Date: 01 March 2021
Time: 16:00 - 16:30
Description: Single title discussion by local group of avid adult readers via Zoom. Recommendations, reviews and revelations.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Email tavistock.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk or ring 01822 612218 for more details

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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Bounce and Rhyme - FACEBOOK

Pre-recorded or live Bounce and Rhyme children's sing-along sessions with James each Thursday at 10:30 on our Facebook page
Date: 04 March 2021
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Pre-recorded or live Bounce and Rhyme children's sing-along sessions with James each Thursday at 10:30 on our Facebook page
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE

World Book Day Zana Fraillon author event

Join Carnegie shortlisted, multi-award winning author Zana Fraillon and Crediton Library in celebrating World Book Day. Learn how to lure imps, create worlds, and discover the monsters that wait in the shadows...Bring all your burning questions to the Q&A event, and come prepared with a paper and pen to bring your own creatures to life. This event will take place online on Thursday 4 March at 10am and is a rare chance for children to be able to directly question a highly respected children's author. Tickets are free, but must be booked online via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/world-book-day-with-the-award-winning-author-zana-fraillon-tickets-142230203367?fbclid=IwAR1TmWWRT4GR_D3QU1okrTxvpLGExAGtcag_mRuL4RZPL_0CSkdxBsR0NwA
Date: 04 March 2021
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Join Carnegie shortlisted, multi-award winning author Zana Fraillon and Crediton Library in celebrating World Book Day. Learn how to lure imps, create worlds, and discover the monsters that wait in the shadows...Bring all your burning questions to the Q&A event, and come prepared with a paper and pen to bring your own creatures to life. This event will take place online on Thursday 4 March at 10am and is a rare chance for children to be able to directly question a highly respected children's author. Tickets are free, but must be booked online via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/world-book-day-with-the-award-winning-author-zana-fraillon-tickets-142230203367?fbclid=IwAR1TmWWRT4GR_D3QU1okrTxvpLGExAGtcag_mRuL4RZPL_0CSkdxBsR0NwA
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: World Book Day

Evening Book Club

An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Bimonthly on Friday evening, presently being held online. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details.
Date: 05 March 2021
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Description: An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Bimonthly on Friday evening, presently being held online. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Storytime

Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Date: 06 March 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
Date: 09 March 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is live every Tuesday at 11am through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Treat your little ones to a bounce and sing song.
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
Theme:

Storytime

Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary'>Facebook Live.</a> Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Date: 13 March 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Storytime for young readers is live every Saturday morning through the Exeter Library Facebook Live. Cuddle up with your little ones and enjoy a fun tale or two read by a friendly librarian.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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