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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. member pay a year subscription. There is a currently a waiting list, please ask library staff for 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. member pay a year subscription. There is a currently a waiting list, please ask library staff for 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 has written 11 heartwarming family sagas set in the war years. Jenny Kane's debut novel
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 has written 11 heartwarming 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: Adult
Cost: £4.00
Theme: Tiverton Lit Fest

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 slaces 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.
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 slaces 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
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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
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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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Book Group

A friendly group discussing a range of contemporary literature - please ask at the library for more details or if you would like to join this group. There is a small monthly cost to cover book group sets.
Date: 21 June 2018
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: A friendly group discussing a range of contemporary literature - please ask at the library for more details or if you would like to join this group. There is a small monthly cost to cover book group sets.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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A 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! £2.50 - £5.00 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! £2.50 - £5.00 Book here: https://bit.ly/2GfpzX2
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
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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! £2.50 - £5.00 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! £2.50 - £5.00 Book here: https://bit.ly/2GfpzX2
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
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:

Learn how to use Mintel Market Research

Mintel provides a range of market reports for UK, across a number of industries. It is available from Exeter Library public computers and on your own device via the free Exeter Library Wi-Fi. This workshop will cover an introduction to Mintel which is a world leading market intelligence product, accounting for 90 % of all consumer research and the four Mintel elements: Market Research, Market Analysis, Competitive Intelligence, Product Intelligence. Tickets are free but for further information and to book a place, please visit <a href=Eventbrite." />
Date: 26 June 2018
Time: 17:30 - 18:30
Description: Mintel provides a range of market reports for UK, across a number of industries. It is available from Exeter Library public computers and on your own device via the free Exeter Library Wi-Fi. This workshop will cover an introduction to Mintel which is a world leading market intelligence product, accounting for 90 % of all consumer research and the four Mintel elements: Market Research, Market Analysis, Competitive Intelligence, Product Intelligence. Tickets are free but for further information and to book a place, please visit Eventbrite.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Author Visit

Meet Anne Willingale, author of The Key to the Street and member of the society of authors. Anne is prolific in writing novels, children's stories, article and short stories. Come and join us for a morning of literary fun.
Date: 27 June 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Meet Anne Willingale, author of The Key to the Street and member of the society of authors. Anne is prolific in writing novels, children's stories, article and short stories. Come and join us for a morning of literary fun.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

An Evening of Crime with Mark Billingham and Martyn Waites

Join us for an evening of crime fiction with authors Mark Billingham and Martyn Waites. Mark will be discussing his new Thorne thriller 'The Killing Habit', while Martyn will be chatting about his latest book 'The Old Religion'. The evening includes a cream tea and copies of both books will be for sale. Tickets can be bought from the Exeter Library help point for £7.50 or through <a href=Eventbrite for £8.29." />
Date: 28 June 2018
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Description: Join us for an evening of crime fiction with authors Mark Billingham and Martyn Waites. Mark will be discussing his new Thorne thriller 'The Killing Habit', while Martyn will be chatting about his latest book 'The Old Religion'. The evening includes a cream tea and copies of both books will be for sale. Tickets can be bought from the Exeter Library help point for £7.50 or through Eventbrite for £8.29.
Audience: All
Cost: £7.50
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Max's Marvellous Book Munchers Book Club

Meet together to chat about the book club choice and other books you have been reading. Join in activities and ahve fun! Age 9-12. Meets every 6 weeks on a Friday. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 772578 for details.
Date: 06 July 2018
Time: 16:00 - 16:45
Description: Meet together to chat about the book club choice and other books you have been reading. Join in activities and ahve fun! Age 9-12. Meets every 6 weeks on a Friday. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 772578 for details.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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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 07742 609968 for more information.
Date: 10 July 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 07742 609968 for more information.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Walking Book Group

Just like a regular book group except that the discussion takes place on a walk - and usually continues over a post walk refreshment. Contact the Holsworthy library for the date and time of the next walk.
Date: 10 July 2018
Time: 10:30 - 13:00
Description: Just like a regular book group except that the discussion takes place on a walk - and usually continues over a post walk refreshment. Contact the Holsworthy library for the date and time of the next walk.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Ann Widdecombe

Friends of Ottery Library present a talk by Ann Widdecombe at The Institute, Ottery St Mary. Limited Places available
Date: 12 July 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Friends of Ottery Library present a talk by Ann Widdecombe at The Institute, Ottery St Mary. Limited Places available
Audience: All
Cost: £7.00
Theme:

Ann Widdecombe

Friends of Ottery Library present a talk with Ann Widdecombe at The Institute, Ottery St Mary. Limited places available. Speak to your library today for more information and tickets.
Date: 12 July 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Friends of Ottery Library present a talk with Ann Widdecombe at The Institute, Ottery St Mary. Limited places available. Speak to your library today for more information and tickets.
Audience: All
Cost: £7.00
Theme:

Sense Abilities Pop-Up Sensory Room

Sense Abilities will be bringing along their Pop-Up Sensory Room for a session in the Children's Library on Thursday 12th July. The event is a free drop-in so no need to book. PLEASE NOTE: This event will coincide with the weekly 'Quiet Time in the Children's Library' so it will be a quiet session.
Date: 12 July 2018
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Description: Sense Abilities will be bringing along their Pop-Up Sensory Room for a session in the Children's Library on Thursday 12th July. The event is a free drop-in so no need to book. PLEASE NOTE: This event will coincide with the weekly 'Quiet Time in the Children's Library' so it will be a quiet session.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

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: 12 July 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: