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Cancellation of events

In line with the Prime Minister's speech on Monday 23rd March and to keep our staff, volunteers and customers safe and healthy, events in our libraries are cancelled. We are running some activities online, so please check with your local library to see what's on.

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Storytime

Settle down and listen to some lovely stories read by our library staff every week. If you want a reminder click on the <a href='https://www.facebook.com/events/2249715958670233/'>event</a> on our Facebook page and then click on the 'interested' button. If you miss us don't worry, loads of our libraries have story times running throughout the week. Just tune in to the <a href='https://www.facebook.com/TotnesLibrary/'>Totnes Library Facebook page</a> and the stories will be uploaded at this time.
Date: 14 August 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Settle down and listen to some lovely stories read by our library staff every week. If you want a reminder click on the event on our Facebook page and then click on the 'interested' button. If you miss us don't worry, loads of our libraries have story times running throughout the week. Just tune in to the Totnes Library Facebook page and the stories will be uploaded at this time.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

*POSTPONED* Bounce and Rhyme

Come along and join in the fun at this free session of nursery rhymes and songs for under 5s. Tea and Coffee are available for a small charge. Helen (a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor) offers support from 10am-12pm. *Helen is away from Wednesday 4th March to Wednesday 25th March inclusive and will be attending Bounce and Rhyme again from Wednesday 1st April onwards*. While she is away you can email helenshoebrook@icloud.com 1-2-1 antenatal breastfeeding support or postnatal support.
Date: 11 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Come along and join in the fun at this free session of nursery rhymes and songs for under 5s. Tea and Coffee are available for a small charge. Helen (a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor) offers support from 10am-12pm. *Helen is away from Wednesday 4th March to Wednesday 25th March inclusive and will be attending Bounce and Rhyme again from Wednesday 1st April onwards*. While she is away you can email helenshoebrook@icloud.com 1-2-1 antenatal breastfeeding support or postnatal support.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

*POSTPONED* Bounce and Rhyme

Come along and join in the fun at this free session of nursery rhymes and songs for under 5s. Tea and Coffee are available for a small charge. Helen (a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor) offers support from 10am-12pm. *Helen is away from Wednesday 4th March to Wednesday 25th March inclusive and will be attending Bounce and Rhyme again from Wednesday 1st April onwards*. While she is away you can email helenshoebrook@icloud.com 1-2-1 antenatal breastfeeding support or postnatal support.
Date: 11 September 2020
Time: 11:15 - 11:45
Description: Come along and join in the fun at this free session of nursery rhymes and songs for under 5s. Tea and Coffee are available for a small charge. Helen (a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor) offers support from 10am-12pm. *Helen is away from Wednesday 4th March to Wednesday 25th March inclusive and will be attending Bounce and Rhyme again from Wednesday 1st April onwards*. While she is away you can email helenshoebrook@icloud.com 1-2-1 antenatal breastfeeding support or postnatal support.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

*POSTPONED* Tiny Tales

Join us for lots of fun at our lively storytelling session and make a simple craft to take home. *This story-time is free but there will be a charge of 50p per child to make the craft.
Date: 11 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Join us for lots of fun at our lively storytelling session and make a simple craft to take home. *This story-time is free but there will be a charge of 50p per child to make the craft.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: 50p
Theme:

Lego Club Weekly Online Challenge

Join us for our weekly lego challenge on our Facebook page.
Date: 12 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Join us for our weekly lego challenge on our Facebook page.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

*POSTPONED* Bounce and Rhyme

Come along and join in the fun at this free session of nursery rhymes and songs for under 5s. Helen (a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor) offers support from 10am-12pm. *Helen is away from Wednesday 4th March to Wednesday 25th March inclusive and will be attending Bounce and Rhyme again from Wednesday 1st April onwards*. While she is away you can email helenshoebrook@icloud.com 1-2-1 antenatal breastfeeding support or postnatal support.
Date: 18 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Come along and join in the fun at this free session of nursery rhymes and songs for under 5s. Helen (a NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor) offers support from 10am-12pm. *Helen is away from Wednesday 4th March to Wednesday 25th March inclusive and will be attending Bounce and Rhyme again from Wednesday 1st April onwards*. While she is away you can email helenshoebrook@icloud.com 1-2-1 antenatal breastfeeding support or postnatal support.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

*POSTPONED* Tiny Tales

Join us for lots of fun at our lively storytelling session and make a simple craft to take home. *This story-time is free but there will be a charge of 50p per child to make the craft.
Date: 18 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Join us for lots of fun at our lively storytelling session and make a simple craft to take home. *This story-time is free but there will be a charge of 50p per child to make the craft.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: 50p
Theme:

*POSTPONED* Tiny Tales

Join us for lots of fun at our lively storytelling session and make a simple craft to take home. *This story-time is free but there will be a charge of 50p per child to make the craft.
Date: 21 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Join us for lots of fun at our lively storytelling session and make a simple craft to take home. *This story-time is free but there will be a charge of 50p per child to make the craft.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: 50p
Theme:

Dartmouth Evening Reading Group By Zoom Invitation

Normally meeting on the 1st Thursday of the month. Due to Covid-19 restrictions meeting on Zoom by invitation. 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. If you need any further information please contact the library.
Date: 05 November 2020
Time: 17:00 - 17:45
Description: Normally meeting on the 1st Thursday of the month. Due to Covid-19 restrictions meeting on Zoom by invitation. 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. If you need any further information please contact the library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

VIP Book Group

Due to Covid-19 restrictions we are not currently having our meetings. We keep listening to audio books delivered by Dartmouth Caring volunteer and discuss them over the phone or with the DC volunteer. Normally 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: 05 November 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Due to Covid-19 restrictions we are not currently having our meetings. We keep listening to audio books delivered by Dartmouth Caring volunteer and discuss them over the phone or with the DC volunteer. Normally 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: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce & Rhyme online.

Visit Tavistock Library's Face book page on Tuesdays at 1.30pm to check out our weekly Bounce & Rhyme post. For babies, toddlers and their grown ups. Songs, rhymes and stories to make you smile. <iframe src=" />
Date: 10 November 2020
Time: 13:30 - 14:00
Description: Visit Tavistock Library's Face book page on Tuesdays at 1.30pm to check out our weekly Bounce & Rhyme post. For babies, toddlers and their grown ups. Songs, rhymes and stories to make you smile.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

eBooks, eAudiobooks and Online Magazines available

Available 24/7 with your Devon Library card and PIN you can borrow free eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines from Overdrive & Libby, Borrowbox and RB Digital. Please visit this link for more details on downloading the apps to your phone or tablet or view in your computer internet browser. https://www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena/ebooks #247Library.
Date: 10 November 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: Available 24/7 with your Devon Library card and PIN you can borrow free eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines from Overdrive & Libby, Borrowbox and RB Digital. Please visit this link for more details on downloading the apps to your phone or tablet or view in your computer internet browser. https://www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena/ebooks #247Library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

November Cryptic Quiz

A cryptic quiz available for November; the theme is shops and brands. Get quiz sheets either: from the library with your books when you make a Choose and Collect appointment or, online - email us to send you the questions. Find our email address on this website. You can then return your answers to be included in the prize draw to win a £5 Sainsbury's voucher and pay the £1 for taking part. Return your answers before or on Sat 28th November 2020.
Date: 10 November 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: A cryptic quiz available for November; the theme is shops and brands. Get quiz sheets either: from the library with your books when you make a Choose and Collect appointment or, online - email us to send you the questions. Find our email address on this website. You can then return your answers to be included in the prize draw to win a £5 Sainsbury's voucher and pay the £1 for taking part. Return your answers before or on Sat 28th November 2020.
Audience: All
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Quiz

Bounce and Rhyme Online

Every Saturday, watch a new recorded Bounce and Rhyme, with songs for your under 5. Available all week, so watch when you can.
Date: 14 November 2020
Time: 14:00 - 11:30
Description: Every Saturday, watch a new recorded Bounce and Rhyme, with songs for your under 5. Available all week, so watch when you can.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Online

Book Track

AVAILABLE NOW For children aged 6+. When your child reads a book email us their name, the title of the book, the author and tell us why they liked the book; what happend in the story that you liked, or that you didn't like. Did you have a favourite character and why? You can tell us about non-fiction books, comics, ebooks or audiobooks. Contact southmolton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk, for more details or with any questions.
Date: 17 November 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: AVAILABLE NOW For children aged 6+. When your child reads a book email us their name, the title of the book, the author and tell us why they liked the book; what happend in the story that you liked, or that you didn't like. Did you have a favourite character and why? You can tell us about non-fiction books, comics, ebooks or audiobooks. Contact southmolton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk, for more details or with any questions.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Book Track

Bounce and Rhyme - FACEBOOK LIVE

Bounce and Rhyme is now LIVE via Facebook - check out our live sessions with James every Thursday at 10:30. Access via: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stthomaslibrary/live'>St Thomas Library Live</a>
Date: 19 November 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is now LIVE via Facebook - check out our live sessions with James every Thursday at 10:30. Access via: St Thomas Library Live
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE

Storytime Online

Tune in to a video recording and enjoy hearing 'The Runaway Pea' by Kjartan Poskitt and Alex Willmore. A fun story all about a pea that goes on an adventure. The video will be kept up until the following Friday 27th November 2020.
Date: 20 November 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Tune in to a video recording and enjoy hearing 'The Runaway Pea' by Kjartan Poskitt and Alex Willmore. A fun story all about a pea that goes on an adventure. The video will be kept up until the following Friday 27th November 2020.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Story Time SATURDAYS - FACEBOOK LIVE

Facebook Live! - Wipe the blues away and listen to stories read by James or Zoe. For little ones and their big ones on Saturdays at 11:30. Access via: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stthomaslibrary/live'>St Thomas Library Live</a>
Date: 21 November 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Facebook Live! - Wipe the blues away and listen to stories read by James or Zoe. For little ones and their big ones on Saturdays at 11:30. Access via: St Thomas Library Live
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE

Bounce and Rhyme Online

We've pooled the expertise of our teams from Devon and Torbay Libraries to bring you a varied programme of Bounce & Rhyme sessions from across the county. Join in the action with songs and rhymes and enjoy meeting staff from different libraries. https://www.facebook.com/pg/BarnstapleLibrary
Date: 24 November 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: We've pooled the expertise of our teams from Devon and Torbay Libraries to bring you a varied programme of Bounce & Rhyme sessions from across the county. Join in the action with songs and rhymes and enjoy meeting staff from different libraries. https://www.facebook.com/pg/BarnstapleLibrary
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

In Conversation with Henry Hamming

Karen at Exeter Library will be in conversation online with bestselling author Henry Hemming. Henry Hemming is the bestselling author of six books including 'M', he has written for The Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, The Times, The Economist, FT Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post.
Date: 24 November 2020
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Karen at Exeter Library will be in conversation online with bestselling author Henry Hemming. Henry Hemming is the bestselling author of six books including 'M', he has written for The Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, The Times, The Economist, FT Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Online

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