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Mischief Catchers

AND 14:00-16:00. Design and make your own fiendish Mischief Catcher using hoops, wool, string, beads and feathers. Perfect to keep children 7+ entertained, please book with the library. £5 to pay.
Date: 16 August 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: AND 14:00-16:00. Design and make your own fiendish Mischief Catcher using hoops, wool, string, beads and feathers. Perfect to keep children 7+ entertained, please book with the library. £5 to pay.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
Theme:

Mischief Makers - Maggots (Cake Decorating)

Make mischief and decorate maggot infected brownies at the library this summer.
Date: 16 August 2018
Time: 14:15 - 15:45
Description: Make mischief and decorate maggot infected brownies at the library this summer.
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Mischief Makers

Nature Tales Trail

Nature Trail family friendly, interactive fun - linking libraries with the great outdoors. The Nature Tales trail will be set up for you to enjoy between 11 am and 4 pm, ask a member of staff in the Children's Library for your map and nature spotting board. Free. Suitable for younger children. Please note this event takes place on Castle Green, please dress appropriately for the weather. Children must be accompanied at all times.
Date: 16 August 2018
Time: 11:00 - 14:00
Description: Nature Trail family friendly, interactive fun - linking libraries with the great outdoors. The Nature Tales trail will be set up for you to enjoy between 11 am and 4 pm, ask a member of staff in the Children's Library for your map and nature spotting board. Free. Suitable for younger children. Please note this event takes place on Castle Green, please dress appropriately for the weather. Children must be accompanied at all times.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Nature Tales Trail

Nature Trail family friendly, interactive fun - linking libraries with the great outdoors. The Nature Tales trail will be set up for you to enjoy between 11 am and 4 pm, ask a member of staff in the Children's Library for your map and nature spotting board. Free. Suitable for younger children. Please note this event takes place on Castle Green, please dress appropriately for the weather. Children must be accompanied at all times.
Date: 16 August 2018
Time: 11:00 - 14:00
Description: Nature Trail family friendly, interactive fun - linking libraries with the great outdoors. The Nature Tales trail will be set up for you to enjoy between 11 am and 4 pm, ask a member of staff in the Children's Library for your map and nature spotting board. Free. Suitable for younger children. Please note this event takes place on Castle Green, please dress appropriately for the weather. Children must be accompanied at all times.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Practical Jokes Workshop

Join us making horrid things to scare and disgust your friends and family. Drop in for 4 years plus
Date: 16 August 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: Join us making horrid things to scare and disgust your friends and family. Drop in for 4 years plus
Audience: Child
Cost: 50p
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Quiet Time in the Children's Library

Every Thursday is a great chance for children with their parents or carers to relax with a book in the fantastic environment of the children's library.
Date: 16 August 2018
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Description: Every Thursday is a great chance for children with their parents or carers to relax with a book in the fantastic environment of the children's library.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Reading Group – **Currently Full - with waiting list**

An opportunity to get together and discuss a 'Book of the Month' on every third Thursday of the month. The group is currently full with a waiting list. Please email colin.bray@librariesunlimited.org.uk for further details.
Date: 16 August 2018
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Description: An opportunity to get together and discuss a 'Book of the Month' on every third Thursday of the month. The group is currently full with a waiting list. Please email colin.bray@librariesunlimited.org.uk for further details.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Amy Winfield's Creative Writing Workshop

Find out what inspired children's author Amy Winfield to become a writer, then have fun creating your own story with a storyboard workshop.
Date: 17 August 2018
Time: 12:00 - 14:00
Description: Find out what inspired children's author Amy Winfield to become a writer, then have fun creating your own story with a storyboard workshop.
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Bounce & Rhyme

A chance for parents, carers and young children to get together and enjoy singing songs and rhymes. Every Friday morning.
Date: 17 August 2018
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: A chance for parents, carers and young children to get together and enjoy singing songs and rhymes. Every Friday morning.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Dennis the Menace Jumping Jacks

Craft event for children, suggested age 6 upwards. Drop-in session, just turn up!
Date: 17 August 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Craft event for children, suggested age 6 upwards. Drop-in session, just turn up!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Mischief Makers

Early Years Storytime - Session 1

Every Friday come along to our Storytime, for families with younger children. This is a drop-in event and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 17 August 2018
Time: 11:30 - 12:00
Description: Every Friday come along to our Storytime, for families with younger children. This is a drop-in event and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Early Years Storytime - Session 2

Every Friday come along to our Storytime, for families with younger children. This is a drop-in event and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 17 August 2018
Time: 14:00 - 14:30
Description: Every Friday come along to our Storytime, for families with younger children. This is a drop-in event and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

FabLab workshop - Design and make a slogan t-shirt

Come along to a FabLab workshop where you will learn how to design and make your own slogan t-shirt. Workshops cost £7.50 per child and are designed for children ages 8-16. Parents are not required to stay and supervise. To book go to: fablabdevon.org/events-workshops
Date: 17 August 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come along to a FabLab workshop where you will learn how to design and make your own slogan t-shirt. Workshops cost £7.50 per child and are designed for children ages 8-16. Parents are not required to stay and supervise. To book go to: fablabdevon.org/events-workshops
Audience: All
Cost: £7.50
Theme:

FREE Wellbeing course - Live Wise Age Well

A six weeks course for people aged over 50 who would like to develop coping strategies to face life's transitions.
Date: 17 August 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: A six weeks course for people aged over 50 who would like to develop coping strategies to face life's transitions.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Well Being

Fun & Games

Come along and make new friends and play board games and cards. Every Friday afternoon. Board games and refreshments provided.
Date: 17 August 2018
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
Theme:

Make Paper Poppies for Charter Day

This is a craft activity: Make paper poppies for Charter Day. Materials and guidance will be provided. Advanced booking is essential. Please collect your ticket at Topsham Library.
Date: 17 August 2018
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Description: This is a craft activity: Make paper poppies for Charter Day. Materials and guidance will be provided. Advanced booking is essential. Please collect your ticket at Topsham Library.
Audience: Child
Cost: £2.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Holiday Craft Activities

Come and join Zoe and Cassie for some Summer Reading Challenge-themed craft fun!
Date: 17 August 2018
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and join Zoe and Cassie for some Summer Reading Challenge-themed craft fun!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Beano Treasure Hunt

All summer Beano characters will be hidden around the library for you to find.
Date: 18 August 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: All summer Beano characters will be hidden around the library for you to find.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

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.
Date: 18 August 2018
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.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Every Saturday morning. Join us with your pre-schoolers for Songs and rhymes.
Date: 18 August 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Every Saturday morning. Join us with your pre-schoolers for Songs and rhymes.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: