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Tai Chi and Qigong EVERY WEDNESDAY

Beginners' classes starting 18th September. First session is FREE. Please ask at reception for more details.
Date: 18 September 2019
Time: 20:00 - 21:00
Description: Beginners' classes starting 18th September. First session is FREE. Please ask at reception for more details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Teenage Drop-In

Free drop-in for teenagers aged 11-18 every Wednesday. Different theme every week. Come along to chill, relax,& surf.
Date: 18 September 2019
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Description: Free drop-in for teenagers aged 11-18 every Wednesday. Different theme every week. Come along to chill, relax,& surf.
Audience: Teen
Cost: Free
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Better Together

A group promoting well-being and helping you connect with the community. There for you if you just need to talk to someone or have some company, perhaps you're new to the area and would like advice on what's going on. We can't promise to have the answers but we can promise to listen with a cup of tea or coffee. Every Thursday morning.
Date: 19 September 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: A group promoting well-being and helping you connect with the community. There for you if you just need to talk to someone or have some company, perhaps you're new to the area and would like advice on what's going on. We can't promise to have the answers but we can promise to listen with a cup of tea or coffee. Every Thursday morning.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Knit & Stitch

Bring along a current project or come along to be inspired by others. This group runs every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.
Date: 19 September 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Bring along a current project or come along to be inspired by others. This group runs every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Scrabble Club

Join our friendly group in playing some Thursday afternoon scrabble!
Date: 19 September 2019
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Description: Join our friendly group in playing some Thursday afternoon scrabble!
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: social

Stories & Verse

Enjoy listening to short stories and verse over a hot drink and biscuit. This session is delivered by Upstream volunteer Lucy Berridge with the aim “To help older adults in Devon achieve a more independent, enjoyable and longer life within their communities”. Drop in to find out more. Held on 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Suggested donation for refreshments £1.
Date: 19 September 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Enjoy listening to short stories and verse over a hot drink and biscuit. This session is delivered by Upstream volunteer Lucy Berridge with the aim “To help older adults in Devon achieve a more independent, enjoyable and longer life within their communities”. Drop in to find out more. Held on 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Suggested donation for refreshments £1.
Audience: Senior
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Fun & Games

Come along and make new friends and play board games and cards. Every Friday afternoon. Board games and refreshments provided.
Date: 20 September 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Come along and make new friends and play board games and cards. Every Friday afternoon. Board games and refreshments provided.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Knit and Natter

If you like knitting, sewing or crochet and would like to make new friends and be social then our Knit and Natter Group is for you. With refreshments provided, relax in the library while working on your craft project.
Date: 20 September 2019
Time: 16:00 - 17:30
Description: If you like knitting, sewing or crochet and would like to make new friends and be social then our Knit and Natter Group is for you. With refreshments provided, relax in the library while working on your craft project.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Peter Laws

Drop in & meet Peter & have your portrait drawn by him for a donation to South Molton Library. As well as seeing some of his other work displayed. Part of Art Trek Open Studios
Date: 20 September 2019
Time: 9:00 - 16:00
Description: Drop in & meet Peter & have your portrait drawn by him for a donation to South Molton Library. As well as seeing some of his other work displayed. Part of Art Trek Open Studios
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Art Trek

BFGs Coffee Morning

Barnstaple Friends Group are holding a coffee morning to raise funds for future events at the library. Coffee tea and soft drinks available, along with cakes and biscuits. Take a little time out from Saturday’s hectic routine. Very reasonable prices.
Date: 21 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Barnstaple Friends Group are holding a coffee morning to raise funds for future events at the library. Coffee tea and soft drinks available, along with cakes and biscuits. Take a little time out from Saturday’s hectic routine. Very reasonable prices.
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
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Children’s Drop in Crafts Saturday

Come and have fun with our monthly craft session. A different set of craft activities every month.
Date: 21 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and have fun with our monthly craft session. A different set of craft activities every month.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Lego Club

All ages Lego enthusiasts and builders welcome at our weekly club. No need to book, just come along and join in.
Date: 21 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: All ages Lego enthusiasts and builders welcome at our weekly club. No need to book, just come along and join in.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Lego Club

Join us for a fun and informal fortnightly Lego building session with a different theme each time. Children of all ages and their parents are welcome to come and play with the selection of Lego we have. Lego models are displayed in the children's area of the library until the next Lego club. Children remain the responsibility of supervising parent/carer.
Date: 21 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: Join us for a fun and informal fortnightly Lego building session with a different theme each time. Children of all ages and their parents are welcome to come and play with the selection of Lego we have. Lego models are displayed in the children's area of the library until the next Lego club. Children remain the responsibility of supervising parent/carer.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Library Lego Builders

Build a Lego creation to display in the library. We will choose a different theme each week for you to create your masterpiece.
Date: 21 September 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Build a Lego creation to display in the library. We will choose a different theme each week for you to create your masterpiece.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Summer Reading Challenge Finishers Event at Wildwood Escot

Everyone who has completed the Summer Reading Challenge at Ottery St Mary Library is welcome to join us at Wildwood Escot to celebrate completing the Summer Reading Challenge. Children who have completed the challenge get FREE entry, adults accompanying children get a reduced price of £5 per adult. With Thanks to Wildwood Escot
Date: 21 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Description: Everyone who has completed the Summer Reading Challenge at Ottery St Mary Library is welcome to join us at Wildwood Escot to celebrate completing the Summer Reading Challenge. Children who have completed the challenge get FREE entry, adults accompanying children get a reduced price of £5 per adult. With Thanks to Wildwood Escot
Audience: Child
Cost: Please see event description
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Writing Group: Writing for Children

If you write for children come along to our group where we will support one another's writing and share information.
Date: 21 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: If you write for children come along to our group where we will support one another's writing and share information.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Crafty Weekenders Club

Are you crafty? Would you like to meet others who are also creative? Our new crafty weekenders club taking place every 4th Sunday of the month, is free to join and for all ages and will be an opportunity for creative and crafty minded people to come together for a bit of a chat and create session. Please bring along your own craft project you may just be starting or have been working on for a while. Suitable for people of all ages, children and up. Bring along your craft materials and take a seat!
Date: 22 September 2019
Time: 12:00 - 14:00
Description: Are you crafty? Would you like to meet others who are also creative? Our new crafty weekenders club taking place every 4th Sunday of the month, is free to join and for all ages and will be an opportunity for creative and crafty minded people to come together for a bit of a chat and create session. Please bring along your own craft project you may just be starting or have been working on for a while. Suitable for people of all ages, children and up. Bring along your craft materials and take a seat!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Scrabble Club

Do you enjoy word games? Would you like to improve your vocabulary? Come and join our new Scrabble Club! Free to join and for all ages! Our Scrabble club will take place every 4th Sunday of the month. It is suitable for the young and old to play together, we accept all ages (though we do recommend children are aged 7+). Bring a friend or come on your own and meet new people. Boards available on request, please talk to a member of staff and have your library card handy. Please note: Children under the age of 8 must have parental supervision.
Date: 22 September 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Do you enjoy word games? Would you like to improve your vocabulary? Come and join our new Scrabble Club! Free to join and for all ages! Our Scrabble club will take place every 4th Sunday of the month. It is suitable for the young and old to play together, we accept all ages (though we do recommend children are aged 7+). Bring a friend or come on your own and meet new people. Boards available on request, please talk to a member of staff and have your library card handy. Please note: Children under the age of 8 must have parental supervision.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Songs and Stories on Sunday

Join us every Sunday for songs and stories ideal for under 5's, in the children's library.
Date: 22 September 2019
Time: 14:30 - 15:00
Description: Join us every Sunday for songs and stories ideal for under 5's, in the children's library.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Boogie Books

Stories, movement and dance for under 5s
Date: 23 September 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:15
Description: Stories, movement and dance for under 5s
Audience: Under 5
Cost: £1.00
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