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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
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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:

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

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:

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:

Raspberry Pi Jam Group

Are you missing our regular Raspberry Pi Jams? Join our Facebook group and share some of your ideas and projects. Find it here: https://bit.ly/3aF5dFO copy and paste the link.
Date: 24 November 2020
Time: 13:30 - 14:00
Description: Are you missing our regular Raspberry Pi Jams? Join our Facebook group and share some of your ideas and projects. Find it here: https://bit.ly/3aF5dFO copy and paste the link.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Virtual Wanderings Group Barnstaple Library Facebook

Virtual Wanderings group is for us all to stay connected, stay safe and stay active. Please share images of the beautiful world we live in as it comes alive during Spring whilst we are limited in our daily activity. All activity and pictures posted in this group are subject to government guidelines regarding social distancing and outdoor activity allowances. Please refer to the latest advice via: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus Find the group on our Facebook page by copying and pasting the link: https://bit.ly/34TV0nE
Date: 25 November 2020
Time: 8:00 - 22:00
Description: Virtual Wanderings group is for us all to stay connected, stay safe and stay active. Please share images of the beautiful world we live in as it comes alive during Spring whilst we are limited in our daily activity. All activity and pictures posted in this group are subject to government guidelines regarding social distancing and outdoor activity allowances. Please refer to the latest advice via: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus Find the group on our Facebook page by copying and pasting the link: https://bit.ly/34TV0nE
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

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: 26 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

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: 28 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

An Evening with Dolly Parton-British Library-Living Knowledge Network

Yes really Dolly Parton! This event is a part of the Living Knowledge Network with the British Library. Multiple Grammy award-winning entertainment icon Dolly Parton is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, actor, author, businesswoman, the queen of country and a Glastonbury show-stopper. She was born in a one-room cabin on the banks of the Little Pigeon River in Tennessee, the fourth of 12 children. Her father was a sharecropper who couldn’t read or write, but Dolly credits him as the inspiration for her Imagination Library, a book gifting programme devoted to giving children a love of reading, with over 100 million books distributed so far. Dolly’s prodigious musical output includes such classics as 9 to 5, Coat of Many Colours, I will Always Love You and Jolene. She also loves libraries, a lot. Sara Cox celebrates 25 years of broadcasting by chatting to her all time hero Dolly Parton! Over her career Sara has hosted various shows on BBC Radio 1 and now has her dream job hosting Radio 2’s teatime show. She is also the host of the book discussion show Between The Covers as well as Back in Time and Love in the Countryside for BBC2. She had a Sunday Times bestseller with her memoir about growing up on the family farm Till the Cows Come Home and is currently working on her debut novel.
Date: 02 December 2020
Time: 19:30 - 20:15
Description: Yes really Dolly Parton! This event is a part of the Living Knowledge Network with the British Library. Multiple Grammy award-winning entertainment icon Dolly Parton is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, actor, author, businesswoman, the queen of country and a Glastonbury show-stopper. She was born in a one-room cabin on the banks of the Little Pigeon River in Tennessee, the fourth of 12 children. Her father was a sharecropper who couldn’t read or write, but Dolly credits him as the inspiration for her Imagination Library, a book gifting programme devoted to giving children a love of reading, with over 100 million books distributed so far. Dolly’s prodigious musical output includes such classics as 9 to 5, Coat of Many Colours, I will Always Love You and Jolene. She also loves libraries, a lot. Sara Cox celebrates 25 years of broadcasting by chatting to her all time hero Dolly Parton! Over her career Sara has hosted various shows on BBC Radio 1 and now has her dream job hosting Radio 2’s teatime show. She is also the host of the book discussion show Between The Covers as well as Back in Time and Love in the Countryside for BBC2. She had a Sunday Times bestseller with her memoir about growing up on the family farm Till the Cows Come Home and is currently working on her debut novel.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

In conversation: Jessica Redland

Join us live on Facebook for an In Conversation with Supervisor Karen and author Jessica Redland Tuesday 8th December at 7pm. About the book Cosy up with a mug of hot chocolate for some festive sparkle. Everyone is getting into the festive spirit on Castle Street - snow is falling, fairy lights are glistening, and Christmas shopping is underway. But for Tara Porter, owner of thriving cafe, The Chocolate Pot, this is the most difficult time of the year. From the outside, Tara is a successful businesswoman and pillar of the community. Behind closed doors, she is lonely. Starry Skies Over the Chocolate Pot Café was originally released as Christmas at The Chocolate Pot Café. Now re-released with a new title and new cover, this version has been freshly edited and features several new chapters. Jessica Redland is the author of nine novels, including The Secret to Happiness, which are all set around the fictional location of Whitsborough Bay. Inspired by her hometown of Scarborough, she writes uplifting women’s fiction which has garnered many devoted fans.
Date: 08 December 2020
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join us live on Facebook for an In Conversation with Supervisor Karen and author Jessica Redland Tuesday 8th December at 7pm. About the book Cosy up with a mug of hot chocolate for some festive sparkle. Everyone is getting into the festive spirit on Castle Street - snow is falling, fairy lights are glistening, and Christmas shopping is underway. But for Tara Porter, owner of thriving cafe, The Chocolate Pot, this is the most difficult time of the year. From the outside, Tara is a successful businesswoman and pillar of the community. Behind closed doors, she is lonely. Starry Skies Over the Chocolate Pot Café was originally released as Christmas at The Chocolate Pot Café. Now re-released with a new title and new cover, this version has been freshly edited and features several new chapters. Jessica Redland is the author of nine novels, including The Secret to Happiness, which are all set around the fictional location of Whitsborough Bay. Inspired by her hometown of Scarborough, she writes uplifting women’s fiction which has garnered many devoted fans.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: