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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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Duplo and Lego Club

No instructions, just imagination! Access to thousands of Lego and Duplo elements and interesting pieces. Come along and joins us for some brilliant building, crazy creations and incredible inventions! Adults will get a chance to chill out with a cup of tea. Every Monday.
Date: 04 January 2021
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Description: No instructions, just imagination! Access to thousands of Lego and Duplo elements and interesting pieces. Come along and joins us for some brilliant building, crazy creations and incredible inventions! Adults will get a chance to chill out with a cup of tea. Every Monday.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Board Game Cafe

Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Bring a friend or make new ones at this informal, friendly, free, drop in session for board game enthusiasts. Bring your own favourite game or choose from our selection as you enjoy a hot drink. No need to book, just drop by! Library Foyer.
Date: 05 January 2021
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Bring a friend or make new ones at this informal, friendly, free, drop in session for board game enthusiasts. Bring your own favourite game or choose from our selection as you enjoy a hot drink. No need to book, just drop by! Library Foyer.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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French

“Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Crediton & District U3A French group. Angela Moore leads the French Conversation classes fortnightly and the group meets informally on the alternate Tuesdays. The classes follow school term times. There is a small charge for the session. For more information please contact Angela from U3A on 01363 84553 or by email on a.d.moore@btinternet.com
Date: 05 January 2021
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: “Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Crediton & District U3A French group. Angela Moore leads the French Conversation classes fortnightly and the group meets informally on the alternate Tuesdays. The classes follow school term times. There is a small charge for the session. For more information please contact Angela from U3A on 01363 84553 or by email on a.d.moore@btinternet.com
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
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Knitwits

This fun, friendly group of ‘Witty Knitters’ meet every Tuesday. All levels welcome. Hot drinks are available at 50p.
Date: 05 January 2021
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: This fun, friendly group of ‘Witty Knitters’ meet every Tuesday. All levels welcome. Hot drinks are available at 50p.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
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Audio Book Group

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. For anyone who likes to listen to audio books. An informal group to chat about the books you've enjoyed.
Date: 07 January 2021
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. For anyone who likes to listen to audio books. An informal group to chat about the books you've enjoyed.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Stories & Verse

Enjoy listening to short stories and verse over a hot drink and biscuit. This session is delivered by Upstream volunteer Lucy Berridge with the aim “To help older adults in Devon achieve a more independent, enjoyable and longer life within their communities”. Drop in to find out more. Held on 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Suggested donation for refreshments £1.
Date: 07 January 2021
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Enjoy listening to short stories and verse over a hot drink and biscuit. This session is delivered by Upstream volunteer Lucy Berridge with the aim “To help older adults in Devon achieve a more independent, enjoyable and longer life within their communities”. Drop in to find out more. Held on 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Suggested donation for refreshments £1.
Audience: Senior
Cost: Please see event description
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CoderDojo

A Coder Dojo is a free computer club for young people aged 7 – 17. Young people explore technology and learn how to code in a fun, relaxed environment. The various coding programs such as Scratch, Python and MakeCode Editor make the CoderDojo accessible to all levels of experience. To book please follow this link: https://zen.coderdojo.com/dojos/gb/crediton/crediton-crediton-library-1
Date: 08 January 2021
Time: 16:00 - 17:30
Description: A Coder Dojo is a free computer club for young people aged 7 – 17. Young people explore technology and learn how to code in a fun, relaxed environment. The various coding programs such as Scratch, Python and MakeCode Editor make the CoderDojo accessible to all levels of experience. To book please follow this link: https://zen.coderdojo.com/dojos/gb/crediton/crediton-crediton-library-1
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Evening Book Group

An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Every 2 months on the first Friday of the month. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Date: 08 January 2021
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Description: An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Every 2 months on the first Friday of the month. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £1.00
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IT Drop-in Support

Monthly IT Drop-in session on the second Saturday of the month with staff and volunteers on hand for one to one support. Find help with basic IT skills, using the internet, creating email accounts, borrowing eBooks and eMagazines, using social media and much more. Bring your own devices or use the library computers.
Date: 08 January 2021
Time: 9:30 - 12:00
Description: Monthly IT Drop-in session on the second Saturday of the month with staff and volunteers on hand for one to one support. Find help with basic IT skills, using the internet, creating email accounts, borrowing eBooks and eMagazines, using social media and much more. Bring your own devices or use the library computers.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Spanish

“Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Spanish group This group is an 'improvers' class for people who wish to become more fluent in Spanish. The primary objective is to have fun whilst learning how to speak Spanish. This is a great opportunity to build your knowledge and confidence. The £10 cost is shared between the attendees.
Date: 08 January 2021
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Description: “Learn, live and laugh” with the friendly Spanish group This group is an 'improvers' class for people who wish to become more fluent in Spanish. The primary objective is to have fun whilst learning how to speak Spanish. This is a great opportunity to build your knowledge and confidence. The £10 cost is shared between the attendees.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
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Scrabble Saturday 1

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time.  A Scrabble Club for players of all levels. Friendly group everyone welcome.
Date: 09 January 2021
Time: 13:00 - 16:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time.  A Scrabble Club for players of all levels. Friendly group everyone welcome.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Knit and Mix

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Come and join our social knitting group. Beginners or more experienced knitters welcome. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Date: 10 January 2021
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Come and join our social knitting group. Beginners or more experienced knitters welcome. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Crafty Tales

Storytime and craft activities for pre-school children and their carers. Come and join us for lots of fun listening to a story or two and then a simple craft activity – sticking, glueing and colouring. Fortnightly on a Monday 11.00am - 11.45am, just drop in, no need to book.
Date: 11 January 2021
Time: 11:00 - 11:45
Description: Storytime and craft activities for pre-school children and their carers. Come and join us for lots of fun listening to a story or two and then a simple craft activity – sticking, glueing and colouring. Fortnightly on a Monday 11.00am - 11.45am, just drop in, no need to book.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Sing-Along-A-Library

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. For anyone who wants to sing for fun, we're not a choir so don't worry about being a good singer, just come along for a good sing song and a cuppa.
Date: 12 January 2021
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. For anyone who wants to sing for fun, we're not a choir so don't worry about being a good singer, just come along for a good sing song and a cuppa.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Bounce & Rhyme Wednesday

Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Come along, have fun, join in with some old favourite rhymes and learn some new ones.
Date: 13 January 2021
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Come along, have fun, join in with some old favourite rhymes and learn some new ones.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Colouring and Coffee

Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Colouring for grown-ups. A friendly group and a nice way to relax for a couple of hours. Tea and coffee for a small donation. All materials supplied.
Date: 13 January 2021
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Colouring for grown-ups. A friendly group and a nice way to relax for a couple of hours. Tea and coffee for a small donation. All materials supplied.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Computer Assistance

Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Free assistance with technology for those needing extra help. One to One sessions. To book please call 01271 318780 or come in to the library.
Date: 13 January 2021
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Free assistance with technology for those needing extra help. One to One sessions. To book please call 01271 318780 or come in to the library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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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: 13 January 2021
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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Toddler Time

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Stories, songs and crafts for children aged 2 and over.
Date: 14 January 2021
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Stories, songs and crafts for children aged 2 and over.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Bounce & Rhyme

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Come along, have fun, join in with some old favourite rhymes and learn some new ones.
Date: 15 January 2021
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Come along, have fun, join in with some old favourite rhymes and learn some new ones.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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