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Robot Wars

A brilliant hands-on space robot making workshop! Each child will design and build their own space-themed vibrobot to take home and the session will end with robot drag racing and jousting!
Date: 31 July 2019
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: A brilliant hands-on space robot making workshop! Each child will design and build their own space-themed vibrobot to take home and the session will end with robot drag racing and jousting!
Audience: Child
Cost: £8.00
Theme: Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge

SPACE CATS at St Thomas Library, Exeter (Boo to a Goose Theatre)

Two curious kittens, Gumdrop and Spider, discover a spaceship while exploring Professor Agena B. Armstrong's secret laboratory... IGNITION SEQUENCE START! 3, 2, 1..
Date: 31 July 2019
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Two curious kittens, Gumdrop and Spider, discover a spaceship while exploring Professor Agena B. Armstrong's secret laboratory... IGNITION SEQUENCE START! 3, 2, 1.. "Interactive and engaging from start to finish" - Exeter Daily "Beguiles and engages all the way" - PRSD Please contact the library for tickets.
Audience: Child
Cost: Please see event description
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Stroke Survivors Club

Friendly help and support with rehabilitation. Pass on your survival tips. Refreshment provided.
Date: 31 July 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Friendly help and support with rehabilitation. Pass on your survival tips. Refreshment provided.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Summer Reading Challenge Craft -3D Space Pictures and Space Dancing

Come and join the fun making space craft! Today we will be making a 3D space picture and learning a fun Space dance. Let your imagination go!
Date: 31 July 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Come and join the fun making space craft! Today we will be making a 3D space picture and learning a fun Space dance. Let your imagination go!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Craft

Crafts with Northam Burrows Rangers

Join us to make and race paper snails
Date: 01 August 2019
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: Join us to make and race paper snails
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Dartmouth Evening Reading Group

Meeting on the 1st Thursday of the month. The Dartmouth Evening Reading Group read one selected title a month (usually my choice!) then meet in the library to discuss it. Most of our choices are contemporary fiction, often from prize shortlists, but with occasional forays into translated work, non-fiction, poetry or biography. For keen readers
Date: 01 August 2019
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 1st Thursday of the month. The Dartmouth Evening Reading Group read one selected title a month (usually my choice!) then meet in the library to discuss it. Most of our choices are contemporary fiction, often from prize shortlists, but with occasional forays into translated work, non-fiction, poetry or biography. For keen readers
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Exeter Reading Group

Every first Thursday of the month offers the opportunity to get together and discuss the 'Book of the Month'. Refreshments available. The group does have a waiting list - Please ring 0345 155 1001 for details.
Date: 01 August 2019
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Description: Every first Thursday of the month offers the opportunity to get together and discuss the 'Book of the Month'. Refreshments available. The group does have a waiting list - Please ring 0345 155 1001 for details.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Ottery Woolgathering

Crochet, knit or stitch. Bring your stitches to Ottery St Mary Library on the first Thursday of every month. All abilities welcome; the absolute beginner, expert crafter or anyone in between.
Date: 01 August 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Crochet, knit or stitch. Bring your stitches to Ottery St Mary Library on the first Thursday of every month. All abilities welcome; the absolute beginner, expert crafter or anyone in between.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Princesshay Pop up Storytime and Bounce and Rhyme

Come along to a special Thursday storytime and bounce and rhyme in the Princesshay shopping centre.
Date: 01 August 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Come along to a special Thursday storytime and bounce and rhyme in the Princesshay shopping centre.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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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: 01 August 2019
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
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Ready for Blast off (Learn Devon)

Create your own Happy Families matching game, make rockets and have a thrilling space chase! Our friends at Learn Devon will be running this workshop for you and your children. Key Stage One children only. One adult per child. Please get in touch with cullompton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk, or call 01884 824555 to book your space.
Date: 01 August 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Create your own Happy Families matching game, make rockets and have a thrilling space chase! Our friends at Learn Devon will be running this workshop for you and your children. Key Stage One children only. One adult per child. Please get in touch with cullompton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk, or call 01884 824555 to book your space.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

The Plough Theatre Workshop – Aliens Love Underpants

Come along to bring this silly story to life through drama using fun props and costume with The Plough Theatre. Suitable for ages 3-6. Book and pay at the library.
Date: 01 August 2019
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Come along to bring this silly story to life through drama using fun props and costume with The Plough Theatre. Suitable for ages 3-6. Book and pay at the library.
Audience: Child
Cost: £6.50
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge : Space Chase

V.I.P Reading Group

Meeting on the 1st Thursday of every month. The Visually Impaired Book Club offers an opportunity to discuss books (supplied as audiobook or large print book) in an informal and supportive atmosphere. Organised in partnership with Dartmouth Caring, refreshments are supplied and transport may be available. There will be occasional visits from healthcare experts
Date: 01 August 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Meeting on the 1st Thursday of every month. The Visually Impaired Book Club offers an opportunity to discuss books (supplied as audiobook or large print book) in an informal and supportive atmosphere. Organised in partnership with Dartmouth Caring, refreshments are supplied and transport may be available. There will be occasional visits from healthcare experts
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Alien Invaders Cartoon ICT Workshop

Create your own Alien Character using our Chromebooks.
Date: 02 August 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Create your own Alien Character using our Chromebooks.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge 2019

Alien Invaders Cartoon ICT Workshop

Create your own Alien Invaders using our chromebooks
Date: 02 August 2019
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Description: Create your own Alien Invaders using our chromebooks
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge 2019

Alien Slime! Sciencedipity Workshop

Children will learn the Chemistry behind SLIME, and make lots of different & glorious types such as Moon-goo, Alien Sludge and Galactic Glop! There are three workshops; 10:00-11:00, 11:15-12:15, 13:15-14:15. Tickets £5 per child. Ages 4-12. Please speak to a member of staff to book your place.
Date: 02 August 2019
Time: 10:00 - 14:15
Description: Children will learn the Chemistry behind SLIME, and make lots of different & glorious types such as Moon-goo, Alien Sludge and Galactic Glop! There are three workshops; 10:00-11:00, 11:15-12:15, 13:15-14:15. Tickets £5 per child. Ages 4-12. Please speak to a member of staff to book your place.
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
Theme:

Alien Spaceship and Planet 2nd session - Booking Essential!

Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make an alien in a space ship and a hanging patterned planet. Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 02 August 2019
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Craft sessions suitable for 3+ Join Cassie / Lee for some spacey fun. Make an alien in a space ship and a hanging patterned planet. Free but donations towards cost of materials appreciated. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as we have limited space. Message us, tel: 01392 407061 or email: stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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CoderDojo

CoderDojo is a place where children can meet, socialise and play with coding and computers. FabLab from Barnstaple will be visiting with laptops, a Coderpillar and other cool gadgets. Free, no need to book.
Date: 02 August 2019
Time: 10:45 - 11:45
Description: CoderDojo is a place where children can meet, socialise and play with coding and computers. FabLab from Barnstaple will be visiting with laptops, a Coderpillar and other cool gadgets. Free, no need to book.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Coffee Morning

Coffee morning organised by the Friends of Honiton Library. Tombola, craft table and delicious homemade cakes. Small charge for refreshments.
Date: 02 August 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Coffee morning organised by the Friends of Honiton Library. Tombola, craft table and delicious homemade cakes. Small charge for refreshments.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Early Years Storytime – 1st Session

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: 02 August 2019
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, donations welcome
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