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Knit and Yarn

Join our monthly knitting group and chat, share patterns, skills and fun with our lovely group of knitters.
Date: 07 March 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Join our monthly knitting group and chat, share patterns, skills and fun with our lovely group of knitters.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Friends of Totnes Library

The Friends plan events to fundraise and support Totnes Library. All are welcome.
Date: 08 March 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: The Friends plan events to fundraise and support Totnes Library. All are welcome.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Library Lions Book Group

A fun and informal book group for children aged 7-10. A chance to chat about books, make things - and eat biscuits! Contact staff at Holsworthy Library for more information or to book a place.
Date: 08 March 2018
Time: 16:00 - 16:45
Description: A fun and informal book group for children aged 7-10. A chance to chat about books, make things - and eat biscuits! Contact staff at Holsworthy Library for more information or to book a place.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Non-Fiction Night

Meet the Authors Richard Lappas (Fleet Street Photographer) and Mark Norman (Researcher and Writer). Learn what is involved in writing factual books and articles. Buy signed copies of their books.
Date: 08 March 2018
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Description: Meet the Authors Richard Lappas (Fleet Street Photographer) and Mark Norman (Researcher and Writer). Learn what is involved in writing factual books and articles. Buy signed copies of their books.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking turns a photo album into art with decorative backgrounds, added souvenirs and embellishments.
Date: 08 March 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Scrapbooking turns a photo album into art with decorative backgrounds, added souvenirs and embellishments.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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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. Members pay a yearly subscription. There is currently a waiting list, please ask library staff for more details.
Date: 08 March 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:

Women, Work and Gin

Join us and other like minded women, on International Women's Day. We will hear from Sue Wallis (CEO NDADA)and colleaguesabout their journey to where they are today, as well as a local gin company about the story of their business. We'll even get to try some gin over some light networking! booking is essential. Book your ticket here: www.womenworkgin.eventbrite.co.uk
Date: 08 March 2018
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
Description: Join us and other like minded women, on International Women's Day. We will hear from Sue Wallis (CEO NDADA)and colleaguesabout their journey to where they are today, as well as a local gin company about the story of their business. We'll even get to try some gin over some light networking! booking is essential. Book your ticket here: www.womenworkgin.eventbrite.co.uk
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
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Pinhoe Library Reading Group

Meets on the 2nd Friday of every month whilst library is closed to the public. There is no set book although the members tend to read the same type of books - mainly Crime. There are normally 6 -8 titles discussed at anyone time and books are usually swapped at the end of the meeting as the reviews always sound so good. New members welcomed.
Date: 09 March 2018
Time: 12:30 - 13:30
Description: Meets on the 2nd Friday of every month whilst library is closed to the public. There is no set book although the members tend to read the same type of books - mainly Crime. There are normally 6 -8 titles discussed at anyone time and books are usually swapped at the end of the meeting as the reviews always sound so good. New members welcomed.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Book Group

Sign and Chat Group with Total Communication NOW

Total Communication Now is a Speech and Language Therapy led service, operating across Devon. Join in with their Sign and Chat group with the theme of pets, with some spring time signs to learn too! This is a drop-in session.
Date: 09 March 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Total Communication Now is a Speech and Language Therapy led service, operating across Devon. Join in with their Sign and Chat group with the theme of pets, with some spring time signs to learn too! This is a drop-in session.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Creative Writing Group

This friendly and informal group meet every second Saturday of the month to share work in progress and discuss ideas.
Date: 10 March 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: This friendly and informal group meet every second Saturday of the month to share work in progress and discuss ideas.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Raspberry Pi Jam

Get together and share ideas with other enthusiasts. All welcome.
Date: 10 March 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Get together and share ideas with other enthusiasts. All welcome.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Scrabble Saturday 1

A Scrabble Club for players of all levels. Friendly group everyone welcome.
Date: 10 March 2018
Time: 13:00 - 16:00
Description: A Scrabble Club for players of all levels. Friendly group everyone welcome.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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M@x's Book Dreamers Children's Reading Group

A reading group for children aged 8-11. Please check with library for space availability.
Date: 12 March 2018
Time: 15:45 - 16:45
Description: A reading group for children aged 8-11. Please check with library for space availability.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Tiny Tales

Come and join us for lots of fun at our story telling session. This lively interactive session also involves a simple craft activity.
Date: 12 March 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Come and join us for lots of fun at our story telling session. This lively interactive session also involves a simple craft activity.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Memory Cafe

Memory café is run by Dartmouth caring, a friendly and informal meeting for people with memory problems and their families. Meetings are weekly, but on the 2nd Tuesday of each month Dartmouth Library is offering a Book Club with shared reading of poems and short extracts from books with a ‘feel good’ factor.
Date: 13 March 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Memory café is run by Dartmouth caring, a friendly and informal meeting for people with memory problems and their families. Meetings are weekly, but on the 2nd Tuesday of each month Dartmouth Library is offering a Book Club with shared reading of poems and short extracts from books with a ‘feel good’ factor.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Next Steps

Second Tuesday of the month. 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 a chat to others who understand the situation. Speakers are invited from time to time to talk about relevant issues. Drop in basis. Contact Jan on 07742609968 for more information.
Date: 13 March 2018
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Second Tuesday of the month. 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 a chat to others who understand the situation. Speakers are invited from time to time to talk about relevant issues. Drop in basis. Contact Jan on 07742609968 for more information.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Sing-Along-A-Library

For anyone who wants to sing for fun, we're not a choir so don't worry about being a good singer just come along for a good sing song and a cuppa.
Date: 13 March 2018
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: For anyone who wants to sing for fun, we're not a choir so don't worry about being a good singer just come along for a good sing song and a cuppa.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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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: 13 March 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
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Afternoon reading group

A group for anyone who would like to read and discuss books with other like-minded people
Date: 14 March 2018
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Description: A group for anyone who would like to read and discuss books with other like-minded people
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Bounce and Rhyme

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.
Date: 14 March 2018
Time: 10:00 - 10:45
Description: 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.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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