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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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Family Focus - Baby drop-in & Weighing (Thursdays)

Chat about your baby to professionals and weigh him/her while your there.
Date: 12 March 2020
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Chat about your baby to professionals and weigh him/her while your there.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Baby Yoga (2 of 2)

Baby massage with Lyn. £10 for 2 sessions 9 and 16 March. Booking essential and payment in advance.
Date: 16 March 2020
Time: 13:30 - 14:30
Description: Baby massage with Lyn. £10 for 2 sessions 9 and 16 March. Booking essential and payment in advance.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Tai Chi and Qigong Class (every Wednesday)

Tai Chi has positive effects on posture, balance, concentration and quality of life in general, reducing tension and stress. It can be practiced by anyone regardless of age or level of fitness. Qigong is closely related to Tai Chi, specifically helping energy, health and strength. Please ask at the front desk re cost.
Date: 18 March 2020
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Description: Tai Chi has positive effects on posture, balance, concentration and quality of life in general, reducing tension and stress. It can be practiced by anyone regardless of age or level of fitness. Qigong is closely related to Tai Chi, specifically helping energy, health and strength. Please ask at the front desk re cost.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
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Dartmouth VIP 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: 02 April 2020
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: Adult
Cost: Free
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Memory Cafe

Memory café Memory café is run by Dartmouth Caring, a friendly and informal meeting for people with memory problems and their families. Meetings are weekly, but on the first Tuesday of each month Dartmouth Library is offering a Book Club with shared reading of poems and short extracts from books with a ‘feel good’ factor.
Date: 14 April 2020
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Memory café Memory café is run by Dartmouth Caring, a friendly and informal meeting for people with memory problems and their families. Meetings are weekly, but on the first Tuesday of each month Dartmouth Library is offering a Book Club with shared reading of poems and short extracts from books with a ‘feel good’ factor.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Better Together - POSTPONED

A group meeting every Thursday morning promoting well-being and helping you connect with the community. There for you if you just need to talk to someone or would like some company, perhaps you're new to the area and would like advice on what's going on. We can't promise to have the answers but we can promise to listen with a cup of tea or coffee.
Date: 11 June 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: A group meeting every Thursday morning promoting well-being and helping you connect with the community. There for you if you just need to talk to someone or would like some company, perhaps you're new to the area and would like advice on what's going on. We can't promise to have the answers but we can promise to listen with a cup of tea or coffee.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Mindfulness

Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Our taster in January was so popular that we are offering weekly Mindfulness Meditation sessions with Sue Keane from The Boost. Bring focus and clarity to your life and improve your sense of well-being. £4 per session. Payable at time of booking. Please book at the library.
Date: 23 June 2020
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Our taster in January was so popular that we are offering weekly Mindfulness Meditation sessions with Sue Keane from The Boost. Bring focus and clarity to your life and improve your sense of well-being. £4 per session. Payable at time of booking. Please book at the library.
Audience: All
Cost: £4.00
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Wednesday Wanderers

Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Are you aged 55 and over? Want to enjoy the outdoors more? Want to be a bit more active? Join us for a friendly walk exploring the walking routes around Barnstaple and over the 12 weeks maybe make some new friends too. Please share with friends and family! Programme funded by Connecting Actively to Nature with Active Devon. Suggested donation of £2 per session to help cover costs. To find out more and book your place via barnstaple.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk or on 01271 318780 or in person at the library.
Date: 24 June 2020
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Are you aged 55 and over? Want to enjoy the outdoors more? Want to be a bit more active? Join us for a friendly walk exploring the walking routes around Barnstaple and over the 12 weeks maybe make some new friends too. Please share with friends and family! Programme funded by Connecting Actively to Nature with Active Devon. Suggested donation of £2 per session to help cover costs. To find out more and book your place via barnstaple.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk or on 01271 318780 or in person at the library.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Sustainable Sundays

The Friends of Crediton Library welcome local families and friends to these new monthly community events with shared tea & refreshments, talks & ideas and collaborative projects. Sustainable Sundays will take place at Crediton Library on the 3rd Sunday of the month 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm starting next Sunday, 19th January. If you would like to share ideas to improve our sustainable behaviour and help create proposals for local decision makers then please come along. Please also bring home-made food to share. The sessions are free but donations are welcome for Friends of Crediton Library projects.
Date: 20 September 2020
Time: 16:00 - 17:30
Description: The Friends of Crediton Library welcome local families and friends to these new monthly community events with shared tea & refreshments, talks & ideas and collaborative projects. Sustainable Sundays will take place at Crediton Library on the 3rd Sunday of the month 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm starting next Sunday, 19th January. If you would like to share ideas to improve our sustainable behaviour and help create proposals for local decision makers then please come along. Please also bring home-made food to share. The sessions are free but donations are welcome for Friends of Crediton Library projects.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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