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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 may be running some activities online, so please check with your local library to see what's on.

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Bring and Share FACEBOOK LIVE

Come and join James for a weekly Bring and Share with a different theme each week. Email your pictures for sharing (no children's faces please) to stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk The theme for Thursday 7 May, is WEATHER. Access via: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stthomaslibrary/live'>St Thomas Library Live</a>
Date: 21 May 2020
Time: 14:30 - 14:45
Description: Come and join James for a weekly Bring and Share with a different theme each week. Email your pictures for sharing (no children's faces please) to stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk The theme for Thursday 7 May, is WEATHER. Access via: St Thomas Library Live
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE

Online events

Whilst our library building remains closed, we have suspended all events and clubs at the present time. However, why not check out our Facebook page for regular suggestions of activities to try with all the family? We are planning online events so please keep a look out on Facebook for further details.
Date: 22 May 2020
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: Whilst our library building remains closed, we have suspended all events and clubs at the present time. However, why not check out our Facebook page for regular suggestions of activities to try with all the family? We are planning online events so please keep a look out on Facebook for further details.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Story Time Fridays FACEBOOK LIVE

Wipe the Lockdown blues away and come and listen to Cassie read a selection of stories on Fridays at 14:00. Access via: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stthomaslibrary/live'>St Thomas Library Live</a>
Date: 22 May 2020
Time: 14:00 - 14:30
Description: Wipe the Lockdown blues away and come and listen to Cassie read a selection of stories on Fridays at 14:00. Access via: St Thomas Library Live
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Story Time

Bring your little ones and listen to a variety of children's stories. Every Wednesday morning.
Date: 23 May 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Bring your little ones and listen to a variety of children's stories. Every Wednesday morning.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Lego Challenge online

Join us online on our library Facebook page every Saturday morning. Different challenge each week. We would love you to post pictures of what you create. facebook.com/teignmouthlibrary
Date: 23 May 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Join us online on our library Facebook page every Saturday morning. Different challenge each week. We would love you to post pictures of what you create. facebook.com/teignmouthlibrary
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Lego Club Online

Lego Club Online - Every Saturday between 10am and 5pm. Visit our Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/339312070363813/?source_id=503636033151760 to take part
Date: 23 May 2020
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Lego Club Online - Every Saturday between 10am and 5pm. Visit our Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/339312070363813/?source_id=503636033151760 to take part
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Story Time TUESDAYS and SATURDAYS - FACEBOOK LIVE

Facebook Live! - Wipe the Lockdown blues away and listen to stories read by Lee and Zoe. For little ones and their big ones. Also on Saturdays at 11:30. Access via: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stthomaslibrary/live'>St Thomas Library Live</a>
Date: 23 May 2020
Time: 11:30 - 12:00
Description: Facebook Live! - Wipe the Lockdown blues away and listen to stories read by Lee and Zoe. For little ones and their big ones. Also on Saturdays at 11:30. Access via: St Thomas Library Live
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE

St Thomas Library Saturday Round-Up FACEBOOK LIVE

So what has St Thomas Library been up to this week? Tune in at 10:30 each Saturday to hear Lee or Zoe fill you in on the latest news and highlights of the week - not to be missed! Access via: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stthomaslibrary/live'>St Thomas Library Live</a>
Date: 23 May 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: So what has St Thomas Library been up to this week? Tune in at 10:30 each Saturday to hear Lee or Zoe fill you in on the latest news and highlights of the week - not to be missed! Access via: St Thomas Library Live
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Facebook LIVE

Bounce and Rhyme - FACEBOOK LIVE

Bounce and Rhyme is now LIVE via Facebook - check out our live sessions with James every Monday at 10:30. Access via: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stthomaslibrary/live'>St Thomas Library Live</a>
Date: 25 May 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is now LIVE via Facebook - check out our live sessions with James every Monday at 10:30. Access via: St Thomas Library Live
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE

Bounce and Rhyme Online

Visit our Facebook page, like and follow us to get updates on events and news. Sing along to Bounce and Rhyme tunes led by Lizzy every Saturday morning from 11am. Look forward to seeing you there.
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:15
Description: Visit our Facebook page, like and follow us to get updates on events and news. Sing along to Bounce and Rhyme tunes led by Lizzy every Saturday morning from 11am. Look forward to seeing you there.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - After School Raspberry Pi & Coding Club

Understand coding whilst having fun. Drink and biscuits provided together with appropriate equipment. Every other Wednesday.
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 15:45 - 16:30
Description: Understand coding whilst having fun. Drink and biscuits provided together with appropriate equipment. Every other Wednesday.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Daily Book Talk

Do you miss talking all things bookish with your book groups, friends or library staff ? Why not join in our daily book talk group? We will talk about favourite reads, current reads, recommendations, all things bookish or just connect with people who share the love of reading. Every day at 4pm grab a cuppa and join us, we will post a book related question to get things started.
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 16:00 - 21:00
Description: Do you miss talking all things bookish with your book groups, friends or library staff ? Why not join in our daily book talk group? We will talk about favourite reads, current reads, recommendations, all things bookish or just connect with people who share the love of reading. Every day at 4pm grab a cuppa and join us, we will post a book related question to get things started.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Online Lego Club

Join us for our fortnightly Lego Club online. There will be a different theme each time. Post your photos of your creations onto our Facebook page.
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Join us for our fortnightly Lego Club online. There will be a different theme each time. Post your photos of your creations onto our Facebook page.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Lego

Pyjamarama Storytime Live!

Settle down and listen to some lovely stories read by our library staff every week. Just tune in to the Totnes Library Facebook page at facebook.com/TotnesLibrary and the event will be showing live from there. If you want a reminder click on the event 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.
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 11:30 - 12:00
Description: Settle down and listen to some lovely stories read by our library staff every week. Just tune in to the Totnes Library Facebook page at facebook.com/TotnesLibrary and the event will be showing live from there. If you want a reminder click on the event 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.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

The Big Bedtime Read

Listen to The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, read by Rob from Barnstaple library. One chapter has been read every day and will remain available until 31st July 2020. find them all in Past Events click the Discussion tab under the image to see the videos. https://www.facebook.com/events
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 18:30 - 19:00
Description: Listen to The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, read by Rob from Barnstaple library. One chapter has been read every day and will remain available until 31st July 2020. find them all in Past Events click the Discussion tab under the image to see the videos. https://www.facebook.com/events
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

The Bunting Project

One day this will all be over. When it is, we at Devon Libraries want to celebrate… and what community event would be complete without swathes of colourful bunting!? So, we are asking our locked-down library friends to help us create bunting flags for the library. Whilst the libraries have been closed to the public during the Coronavirus lockdown it has been easy enough for us to engage with some of our service users online. We are currently running book groups, Lego clubs and creative challenges via library social media accounts. We are also offering free e-books and audio books, online magazines and access to music, Ancestry Library Edition, Medici.TV and online reference resources for all library members via the Devon Libraries website. Many people rely on libraries for social interaction. For many older and isolated customers we have been a friendly voice at the end of the telephone in recent weeks. Our staff have been in regularly contact with our most vulnerable customers providing information, support and calling for a friendly chat. However, apart from ‘phone calls to our customers; we are finding it difficult to interact with those who are not internet users. Our bunting project is a way of helping everyone feel a part of the community under lockdown and for us all to look forward to a brighter (bunting decorated) future. How to make your bunting: We are asking contributors to make triangular flag bunting with dimensions of 5” across the top and 6” from the top to bottom. You can use any fabric, single or double layered, in any colour and sew, glue or staple depending on your level of skill! Once the lockdown is lifted and we reopen you can deliver your bunting flags to your local library. If you are housebound just give your library a call and they will arrange for a volunteer to come and collect the flags from you. Your local library in Devon is managed by Libraries Unlimited, the charity responsible for running Devon and Torbay Libraries. The Bunting Project is just one of the activities in the wide Libraries Unlimited cultural offering. For further information and full contact details for your local library please visit our web page https://www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena.
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: One day this will all be over. When it is, we at Devon Libraries want to celebrate… and what community event would be complete without swathes of colourful bunting!? So, we are asking our locked-down library friends to help us create bunting flags for the library. Whilst the libraries have been closed to the public during the Coronavirus lockdown it has been easy enough for us to engage with some of our service users online. We are currently running book groups, Lego clubs and creative challenges via library social media accounts. We are also offering free e-books and audio books, online magazines and access to music, Ancestry Library Edition, Medici.TV and online reference resources for all library members via the Devon Libraries website. Many people rely on libraries for social interaction. For many older and isolated customers we have been a friendly voice at the end of the telephone in recent weeks. Our staff have been in regularly contact with our most vulnerable customers providing information, support and calling for a friendly chat. However, apart from ‘phone calls to our customers; we are finding it difficult to interact with those who are not internet users. Our bunting project is a way of helping everyone feel a part of the community under lockdown and for us all to look forward to a brighter (bunting decorated) future. How to make your bunting: We are asking contributors to make triangular flag bunting with dimensions of 5” across the top and 6” from the top to bottom. You can use any fabric, single or double layered, in any colour and sew, glue or staple depending on your level of skill! Once the lockdown is lifted and we reopen you can deliver your bunting flags to your local library. If you are housebound just give your library a call and they will arrange for a volunteer to come and collect the flags from you. Your local library in Devon is managed by Libraries Unlimited, the charity responsible for running Devon and Torbay Libraries. The Bunting Project is just one of the activities in the wide Libraries Unlimited cultural offering. For further information and full contact details for your local library please visit our web page https://www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Celebrations

Free access to Ancestry Online!

During April and May take advantage of this brilliant opportunity to use Ancestry UK at home for free through Devon Libraries. All you need is your library card number and PIN. Go to 'My Profile' to log in to your account.
Date: 31 May 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: During April and May take advantage of this brilliant opportunity to use Ancestry UK at home for free through Devon Libraries. All you need is your library card number and PIN. Go to 'My Profile' to log in to your account.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce & Rhyme

If you are missing our regular Bounce & Rhyme then please attend our fun Facebook Live events. Babies, toddlers and their parents/carers are welcome to join in with nursery rhymes and action songs fortnightly on Monday mornings 11.00am – 11.30am. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CreditonLibrary/
Date: 01 June 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: If you are missing our regular Bounce & Rhyme then please attend our fun Facebook Live events. Babies, toddlers and their parents/carers are welcome to join in with nursery rhymes and action songs fortnightly on Monday mornings 11.00am – 11.30am. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CreditonLibrary/
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Bounce & Rhyme

A chance for parents, carers and young children to get together and enjoy singing songs and rhymes. Every Friday morning.
Date: 01 June 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: A chance for parents, carers and young children to get together and enjoy singing songs and rhymes. Every Friday morning.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Craft Activity

Craft Activity in the comfort of your home. A great way for your little ones to use their imagination and get creative. We will be using materials likely to be found in the home. To take part just go to the kingsteignton Facebook page and click on the event at the time stated, if you click going or interested you will receive a notification beforehand. look out for similar events later in the week. lot's of our other libraries will be doing similar activities via their Facebook pages, so take a little look
Date: 01 June 2020
Time: 10:30 - 10:45
Description: Craft Activity in the comfort of your home. A great way for your little ones to use their imagination and get creative. We will be using materials likely to be found in the home. To take part just go to the kingsteignton Facebook page and click on the event at the time stated, if you click going or interested you will receive a notification beforehand. look out for similar events later in the week. lot's of our other libraries will be doing similar activities via their Facebook pages, so take a little look
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: