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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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Dartmouth Library Book Club

Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month. If you feel “Stuck in a rut” with your book choices we hope to introduce you to new authors and broaden your reading experience. For enthusiastic readers.
Date: 19 March 2020
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month. If you feel “Stuck in a rut” with your book choices we hope to introduce you to new authors and broaden your reading experience. For enthusiastic readers.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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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: 02 April 2020
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
Theme:

Storytime Live!

Settle down and listen to some lovely stories read by our library staff every week. Watch out for other libraries doing the same each day! Make sure you click on the 'going' button so you know when the livestream is starting! Maybe post a picture of you enjoying storytime where you are and send us some comments so we know you are watching. Visit the Totnes Library Facebook page where the event will be happening live at the listed time.
Date: 03 April 2020
Time: 11:30 - 12:00
Description: Settle down and listen to some lovely stories read by our library staff every week. Watch out for other libraries doing the same each day! Make sure you click on the 'going' button so you know when the livestream is starting! Maybe post a picture of you enjoying storytime where you are and send us some comments so we know you are watching. Visit the Totnes Library Facebook page where the event will be happening live at the listed time.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Saturday story Club

Join our lovely volunteer Sharon and her puppets for a monthly story and craft session. This month Sharon is reading
Date: 04 April 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Join our lovely volunteer Sharon and her puppets for a monthly story and craft session. This month Sharon is reading "Dear Greenpeace" by Simon James. Donations welcome.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Top of Town Book Club

Meeting on the 1st Saturday of each month. An informal book club, meeting over a cup of tea at Sainsbury's Café, Dartmouth, to discuss one book per month
Date: 04 April 2020
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 1st Saturday of each month. An informal book club, meeting over a cup of tea at Sainsbury's Café, Dartmouth, to discuss one book per month
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

READ TO YOUR PET

Share the magic of stories with your special animal friend, then upload a photo to the Bideford Library Facebook page. If you don't have any pets then why not read to your favourite toys, we would love to see your pictures.
Date: 06 April 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: Share the magic of stories with your special animal friend, then upload a photo to the Bideford Library Facebook page. If you don't have any pets then why not read to your favourite toys, we would love to see your pictures.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Story Time - FACEBOOK LIVE

Facebook Live! - Come and listen to stories read by Lee, Cassie or Zoe. For little ones and their big ones. Also on Saturdays at 11:30
Date: 07 April 2020
Time: 11:30 - 12:00
Description: Facebook Live! - Come and listen to stories read by Lee, Cassie or Zoe. For little ones and their big ones. Also on Saturdays at 11:30
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Fun for Little Ones!

Bounce and Rhyme, online!

Our usual Bounce and Rhyme is moving online while libraries are closed! Join us for a song and a giggle with your babies and toddlers.
Date: 09 April 2020
Time: 10:45 - 11:15
Description: Our usual Bounce and Rhyme is moving online while libraries are closed! Join us for a song and a giggle with your babies and toddlers.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Library Lions

A fun and informal book group for primary school aged children. 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: 09 April 2020
Time: 16:00 - 16:45
Description: A fun and informal book group for primary school aged children. 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
Theme:

Storytime, online!

Join Cath on our Facebook page for some stories suitable for little ones.
Date: 09 April 2020
Time: 11:30 - 12:00
Description: Join Cath on our Facebook page for some stories suitable for little ones.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

eBooks, eAudiobooks and Online Magazines available

With your Devon Library card and PIN you can borrow free eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines from Overdrive and 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: 11 April 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: With your Devon Library card and PIN you can borrow free eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines from Overdrive and 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:

ONLINE Storytime

Cuddle up with your little ones for an online only storytime, live from the Exeter Library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library’s Facebook page or click this link: <a href=Storytime" />
Date: 11 April 2020
Time: 14:00 - 14:30
Description: Cuddle up with your little ones for an online only storytime, live from the Exeter Library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library’s Facebook page or click this link: Storytime
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

ONLINE Storytime

Cuddle up with your little ones for an online only storytime, live from the Exeter Library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library’s Facebook page or click this link: <a href=Storytime" />
Date: 12 April 2020
Time: 13:30 - 14:00
Description: Cuddle up with your little ones for an online only storytime, live from the Exeter Library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library’s Facebook page or click this link: Storytime
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Fairytale Time, online

Fairytales retold with Cath and Dennis the Baby Dinosaur
Date: 13 April 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:15
Description: Fairytales retold with Cath and Dennis the Baby Dinosaur
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime LIVE! - Every Wednesday

Join Ellie for a story! We'll be reading stories every week on Facebook Live. Huge thanks to the following publishers for allowing staff at Libraries Unlimited to read some of their fantastic books to you: https://www.barefootbooks.com http://www.walker.co.uk https://usborne.com https://www.penguin.co.uk https://www.panmacmillan.com/mcb Look out for other local Libraries holding similar events! Disclaimer: These live streams will not be stored due to copyright restrictions. Please do not attempt to record or retain these story recordings.
Date: 15 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Join Ellie for a story! We'll be reading stories every week on Facebook Live. Huge thanks to the following publishers for allowing staff at Libraries Unlimited to read some of their fantastic books to you: https://www.barefootbooks.com http://www.walker.co.uk https://usborne.com https://www.penguin.co.uk https://www.panmacmillan.com/mcb Look out for other local Libraries holding similar events! Disclaimer: These live streams will not be stored due to copyright restrictions. Please do not attempt to record or retain these story recordings.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: #StaySafeStayHome

ONLINE Storytime

Cuddle up with your little ones for an online only storytime, live from the Exeter Library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library’s Facebook page or click this link: <a href=Storytime" />
Date: 18 April 2020
Time: 14:00 - 14:30
Description: Cuddle up with your little ones for an online only storytime, live from the Exeter Library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library’s Facebook page or click this link: Storytime
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

ONLINE Storytime

Cuddle up with your little ones for an online only storytime, live from the Exeter Library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library’s Facebook page or click this link: <a href=Storytime" />
Date: 19 April 2020
Time: 13:30 - 14:00
Description: Cuddle up with your little ones for an online only storytime, live from the Exeter Library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library’s Facebook page or click this link: Storytime
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Crafty Tales

Storytime and craft activities for pre-school children and their carers. Come and join us on Facebook Live to listen to stories followed by a simple craft activity using paper, colouring pencils and glue. Fortnightly on Monday mornings 11.00am – 11.30am. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CreditonLibrary/
Date: 20 April 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Storytime and craft activities for pre-school children and their carers. Come and join us on Facebook Live to listen to stories followed by a simple craft activity using paper, colouring pencils and glue. Fortnightly on Monday mornings 11.00am – 11.30am. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CreditonLibrary/
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Live Quiz Night! World Book Night

Join us in a national celebration of books and reading with our first ever Live Quiz Night! Thursday 23rd April is World Book Night. Work as a team or individually - will you be crowned the Literary Wizard/s of the Century? Come and give it a go, kicking off at 7:30pm sharp! Mark yourself as 'Going' at https://www.facebook.com/events/542994643284389/ and you'll be notified of when we go live!
Date: 24 April 2020
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Description: Join us in a national celebration of books and reading with our first ever Live Quiz Night! Thursday 23rd April is World Book Night. Work as a team or individually - will you be crowned the Literary Wizard/s of the Century? Come and give it a go, kicking off at 7:30pm sharp! Mark yourself as 'Going' at https://www.facebook.com/events/542994643284389/ and you'll be notified of when we go live!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

ONLINE Storytime

Cuddle up with your little ones for an online only storytime, live from the Exeter Library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library’s Facebook page or click this link: <a href=Storytime" />
Date: 25 April 2020
Time: 14:00 - 14:30
Description: Cuddle up with your little ones for an online only storytime, live from the Exeter Library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library’s Facebook page or click this link: Storytime
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

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