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Author Visit: Michael Jecks

Michael joins us for a talk and Q&A on his latest book, The Dead Don't Wait. This book, the fourth in Michael's Jack Blackjack series, follows the disreputable pickpocket and reluctant assassin as he tries to escape an accusation of murder. Michael will talk about his books, his career and the life of a writer in the 21st Century. Tickets must be booked in advance from the Library and include afternoon tea. There will be books for sale from Waterstones at the event.
Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Michael joins us for a talk and Q&A on his latest book, The Dead Don't Wait. This book, the fourth in Michael's Jack Blackjack series, follows the disreputable pickpocket and reluctant assassin as he tries to escape an accusation of murder. Michael will talk about his books, his career and the life of a writer in the 21st Century. Tickets must be booked in advance from the Library and include afternoon tea. There will be books for sale from Waterstones at the event.
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
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Board Game Cafe

New weekly Board Game Café group. Bring a friend or make new ones at this informal, friendly, free, drop in session for board game enthusiasts. Bring your own favorite game or choose from our selection as you enjoy a hot drink. No need to book, just drop by! Library Foyer.
Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: New weekly Board Game Café group. Bring a friend or make new ones at this informal, friendly, free, drop in session for board game enthusiasts. Bring your own favorite game or choose from our selection as you enjoy a hot drink. No need to book, just drop by! Library Foyer.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Bounce & Rhyme

Every Tuesday come along to share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies and toddlers. This is a free drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This event is run in partnership with the Estuary League of Friends. This will be the final session before the school summer holidays. We will be back in September 2019!
Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Every Tuesday come along to share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies and toddlers. This is a free drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This event is run in partnership with the Estuary League of Friends. This will be the final session before the school summer holidays. We will be back in September 2019!
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Half an hour of singing nursery rhymes with your under 5. Come and make a noise! On some sessions there will also be stories and craft, keep an eye on our Facebook page for more details. Every Tuesday morning.
Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Half an hour of singing nursery rhymes with your under 5. Come and make a noise! On some sessions there will also be stories and craft, keep an eye on our Facebook page for more details. Every Tuesday morning.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme - 1st Session

Every Tuesday come along to the Rougemont Room and share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies and toddlers. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 10:15 - 10:45
Description: Every Tuesday come along to the Rougemont Room and share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies and toddlers. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme - 2nd Session

Every Tuesday come along to the Rougemont Room and share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies and toddlers. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 11:15 - 11:45
Description: Every Tuesday come along to the Rougemont Room and share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies and toddlers. This is a drop-in event with no booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Computer Help

Friendly computer help from our volunteer. Book a time or drop in.
Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Friendly computer help from our volunteer. Book a time or drop in.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: I.T.

Create your own Space Monster

Drop in and get creative. What will your Space Monster look like? Open to all children.
Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Drop in and get creative. What will your Space Monster look like? Open to all children.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Home Educator drop-in

Come to our drop in session for all home educated children, young people and their carers. We will provide LEGO, some board games and a friendly smile and a space to make new friends and to share ideas.
Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Come to our drop in session for all home educated children, young people and their carers. We will provide LEGO, some board games and a friendly smile and a space to make new friends and to share ideas.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Knitwits

Come and join this friendly group of ‘Witty Knitters’ to share ideas, get advice and inspiration over a hot drink. All abilities welcome.
Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: Come and join this friendly group of ‘Witty Knitters’ to share ideas, get advice and inspiration over a hot drink. All abilities welcome.
Audience: Senior
Cost: Free
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Library Lego Club

Do you love Lego? Then come and join our themed builds: take part in a teamwork project or let your imagination fly on your own creation! Join us every other Tuesday.
Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 15:45 - 16:45
Description: Do you love Lego? Then come and join our themed builds: take part in a teamwork project or let your imagination fly on your own creation! Join us every other Tuesday.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Open Access Code-a-pillars at the Barnstaple FabLab

Come enjoy an awesome open access play with our Code-a-pillars! There will be a few obstacles for you to practice the code-a-pillars moves on and hopefully you will reach the finish line. For all Ages and free but donations are welcome. Drop in at any time during 10 am until 1pm. Please note that booking onto this workshop isn't required but it will help us manage numbers.To book visit here: https://bit.ly/2LtareI (image courtesy of Maurizio Pesce from Milan, Italia) Licensed under creative commons 2.0)
Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Come enjoy an awesome open access play with our Code-a-pillars! There will be a few obstacles for you to practice the code-a-pillars moves on and hopefully you will reach the finish line. For all Ages and free but donations are welcome. Drop in at any time during 10 am until 1pm. Please note that booking onto this workshop isn't required but it will help us manage numbers.To book visit here: https://bit.ly/2LtareI (image courtesy of Maurizio Pesce from Milan, Italia) Licensed under creative commons 2.0)
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Virginia Baily author talk

Virginia Baily will be talking about her latest book,
Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Description: Virginia Baily will be talking about her latest book, "The Fourth Shore". The fourth shore refers to the sliver of fertile land along the Tripoli coast where in 1929 Liliana Cattaneo arrives from Rome, on a ship filled with eager colonists, to join her brother and his new wife. Liliana becomes enmeshed in a dark liaison which has terrible consequences for both her and those she loves most. Tickets cost £3 to include wine or a soft drink. Tickets from the library or on 01395443245 or by email budleigh.library@ librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: All
Cost: £3.50
Theme: Literature

After School Raspberry Pi & Coding Club

Understand coding whilst having fun. Drink and biscuits provided together with appropriate equipment. Every other Wednesday.
Date: 24 July 2019
Time: 15:45 - 16:30
Description: Understand coding whilst having fun. Drink and biscuits provided together with appropriate equipment. Every other Wednesday.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Barnstaple Work Club

Free, friendly, independent drop-in service. Job search, support with CVs and job applications, IT courses, support and email account set up.
Date: 24 July 2019
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Free, friendly, independent drop-in service. Job search, support with CVs and job applications, IT courses, support and email account set up.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

This a free session where we sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce, clap and have a good time. The activities will also help your child to develop confidence, co-ordination and listening skills. Helen, a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor, will be offering support throughout and after these sessions until 12pm. You can email also email Helen at helenshoebrook@icloud.com to organise one to one antenatal breastfeeding information sessions or postnatal support.
Date: 24 July 2019
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: This a free session where we sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce, clap and have a good time. The activities will also help your child to develop confidence, co-ordination and listening skills. Helen, a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor, will be offering support throughout and after these sessions until 12pm. You can email also email Helen at helenshoebrook@icloud.com to organise one to one antenatal breastfeeding information sessions or postnatal support.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

This a free session where we sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce, clap and have a good time. The activities will also help your child to develop confidence, co-ordination and listening skills. Helen, a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor, will be offering support throughout and after these sessions until 12pm. You can email also email Helen at helenshoebrook@icloud.com to organise one to one antenatal breastfeeding information sessions or postnatal support.
Date: 24 July 2019
Time: 11:15 - 11:45
Description: This a free session where we sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce, clap and have a good time. The activities will also help your child to develop confidence, co-ordination and listening skills. Helen, a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor, will be offering support throughout and after these sessions until 12pm. You can email also email Helen at helenshoebrook@icloud.com to organise one to one antenatal breastfeeding information sessions or postnatal support.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Colouring and Coffee

Colouring for grown-ups. A friendly group and a nice way to relax for a couple of hours. Tea and coffee for a small donation. All materials supplied.
Date: 24 July 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Colouring for grown-ups. A friendly group and a nice way to relax for a couple of hours. Tea and coffee for a small donation. All materials supplied.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Computer Assistance

Assistance with technology for those needing extra help. One to One sessions. To book please call 01271 318780 or come in to the library.
Date: 24 July 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Assistance with technology for those needing extra help. One to One sessions. To book please call 01271 318780 or come in to the library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Dogs Trust Talk

Join Amy from the Dogs Trust to hear about the charity's work. £2.50 in advance, £3 on the door. Tea and cake included. Space is limited, so book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Date: 24 July 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Join Amy from the Dogs Trust to hear about the charity's work. £2.50 in advance, £3 on the door. Tea and cake included. Space is limited, so book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: