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Holsworthy Reading Group

Our informal, friendly group meets to discuss a chosen book each month. Coffee and biscuits provided. Please contact staff at Holsworthy Library for more information.
Date: 05 March 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Our informal, friendly group meets to discuss a chosen book each month. Coffee and biscuits provided. Please contact staff at Holsworthy Library for more information.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Paper Capers: Interactive Dance Theatre

Interactive dance theatre to ignite children's imaginations. 'Fidget is bored. Surrounded by doodles and drawings, he begins to daydream. Wind rustles the paper around him ...something is happening... Breathing life into pen and paper, Paper Capers is a playful exploration of story making through dance, words and puppetry. Book tickets here, https://tinyurl.com/ycn8ghdu limited space available.
Date: 05 March 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Interactive dance theatre to ignite children's imaginations. 'Fidget is bored. Surrounded by doodles and drawings, he begins to daydream. Wind rustles the paper around him ...something is happening... Breathing life into pen and paper, Paper Capers is a playful exploration of story making through dance, words and puppetry. Book tickets here, https://tinyurl.com/ycn8ghdu limited space available.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Teen Book Group

Relax and socialise with some biscuits and a chat about a book everyone has read. Open to 13-18s
Date: 05 March 2018
Time: 16:30 - 17:30
Description: Relax and socialise with some biscuits and a chat about a book everyone has read. Open to 13-18s
Audience: Teen
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: 05 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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A Talk by Novelist Anne Allen

We are pleased to announce that Friends of Dawlish Library have organised a talk by novelist Anne Allen. Tickets are £4 and should be purchased in advance from Dawlish Library or book by emailing d.a.gore@ex.ac.uk Anne’s novels are set in Guernsey which she knows well, having lived there for nearly fourteen years, when she fell in love with the island and its people. She has written six Guernsey novels and a seventh – ‘The Inheritance’ will be published in 2018. They are a mix of family drama, mystery and love and her books have a wide appeal to readers of all ages. Anne’s books do form a series but each is a stand alone story. In effect they form a saga of Guernsey from the German occupation to the present day. Anne Allen lives in Devon by the sea, which she loves.
Date: 06 March 2018
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Description: We are pleased to announce that Friends of Dawlish Library have organised a talk by novelist Anne Allen. Tickets are £4 and should be purchased in advance from Dawlish Library or book by emailing d.a.gore@ex.ac.uk Anne’s novels are set in Guernsey which she knows well, having lived there for nearly fourteen years, when she fell in love with the island and its people. She has written six Guernsey novels and a seventh – ‘The Inheritance’ will be published in 2018. They are a mix of family drama, mystery and love and her books have a wide appeal to readers of all ages. Anne’s books do form a series but each is a stand alone story. In effect they form a saga of Guernsey from the German occupation to the present day. Anne Allen lives in Devon by the sea, which she loves.
Audience: All
Cost: £4.00
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Books With Buggies

A reading group for parents and carers to attend with young children to discuss adult books. This month we are reading 'White Queen by Philippa Gregory'.
Date: 06 March 2018
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: A reading group for parents and carers to attend with young children to discuss adult books. This month we are reading 'White Queen by Philippa Gregory'.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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The Library Stitchers

All are welcome to this lively friendly group, who meet every other Tuesday. Bring a project and join in.
Date: 06 March 2018
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Description: All are welcome to this lively friendly group, who meet every other Tuesday. Bring a project and join in.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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After School Raspberry Pi & Coding Club

Understand coding whilst having fun. Drink and biscuits provided. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL
Date: 07 March 2018
Time: 15:45 - 16:45
Description: Understand coding whilst having fun. Drink and biscuits provided. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL
Audience: Child
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: 07 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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Family History Helpdesk

Interested in tracing your ancestors? Book a half hour appointment with a member of the Devon Family History Society. First Wednesday of every month.
Date: 07 March 2018
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Description: Interested in tracing your ancestors? Book a half hour appointment with a member of the Devon Family History Society. First Wednesday of every month.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Get Creative

Come along to this adult craft group and try your hand at a variety of craft activities.
Date: 07 March 2018
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come along to this adult craft group and try your hand at a variety of craft activities.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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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
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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

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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