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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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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: 30 March 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:

Book Group - Cancelled

Contact us to find which book is up for discussion and to let us know you wish to come along. £2 to incl. next book and refreshments. If group is full you may be added to waiting list.
Date: 31 March 2020
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Contact us to find which book is up for discussion and to let us know you wish to come along. £2 to incl. next book and refreshments. If group is full you may be added to waiting list.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £2.00
Theme:

CANCELLED- Discussion Group

This group is held on the last Tuesday in the month Come along for a cup of tea and lively discussion on this month's topic: ‘Children in licenced premises'
Date: 31 March 2020
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Description: This group is held on the last Tuesday in the month Come along for a cup of tea and lively discussion on this month's topic: ‘Children in licenced premises'
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Computer help (every Tuesday)

Friendly computer help from our volunteer. Book a time or drop in.
Date: 31 March 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Friendly computer help from our volunteer. Book a time or drop in.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: I.T.

Family Workshop: Design a Clock

Design a clock with Learn Devon. This family workshop is designed for children & adults to participate in together. Contact library staff for more details and to book a place.
Date: 31 March 2020
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Design a clock with Learn Devon. This family workshop is designed for children & adults to participate in together. Contact library staff for more details and to book a place.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Legal Clinic

Have your legal or financial queries answered by our friendly experts from SW Law
Date: 31 March 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Have your legal or financial queries answered by our friendly experts from SW Law
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:

Online Storytime and Bounce and Rhyme Sessions

Keep your little ones entertained whilst your library is closed, with our programme of online activities for children. Explore the Devon Libraries website and check out individual library Facebook pages for more information.
Date: 31 March 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: Keep your little ones entertained whilst your library is closed, with our programme of online activities for children. Explore the Devon Libraries website and check out individual library Facebook pages for more information.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme LIVE!

We've missed all you Bounce and Rhymers, so from next Wednesday we will be going live on Facebook at 11am every week! Join us with your little ones for a wiggle and a giggle! Suitable for all babies and children 5 and under. Watch out for our other libraries joining in as well on different days so you can digitally travel to some of our other libraries! Visit the Totnes Library Facebook page where the event will be happening live at the listed time.
Date: 01 April 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: We've missed all you Bounce and Rhymers, so from next Wednesday we will be going live on Facebook at 11am every week! Join us with your little ones for a wiggle and a giggle! Suitable for all babies and children 5 and under. Watch out for our other libraries joining in as well on different days so you can digitally travel to some of our other libraries! Visit the Totnes Library Facebook page where the event will be happening live at the listed time.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Grandparent Craft (first Wednesday of the month - term time)

Fun craft activity session for grandparents and grandchildren. Craft, cuppa and story. Pop in session, no need to book. Wednesdays term time only. Free but donations welcome.
Date: 01 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: Fun craft activity session for grandparents and grandchildren. Craft, cuppa and story. Pop in session, no need to book. Wednesdays term time only. Free but donations welcome.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: World Book Day

Lego Club (every Saturday)

Get creative at our Lego Club.
Date: 01 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Get creative at our Lego Club.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Crafts

LEGO Table

LEGO Table available to use in the library throughout the day. A wonderful way to create and build wonderful Lego creations.
Date: 01 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 18:00
Description: LEGO Table available to use in the library throughout the day. A wonderful way to create and build wonderful Lego creations.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

ONLINE Bounce and Rhyme

Join us for an online only bounce and rhyme session, live from the library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library Facebook page or click this link: <a href=Bounce and Rhyme" />
Date: 01 April 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Join us for an online only bounce and rhyme session, live from the library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library Facebook page or click this link: Bounce and Rhyme
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Online Children's Event - The Secret Garden

Come explore this classic story ahead of the new film coming out. This one-off book club session for older children will explore the magic of The Secret Garden through puzzles, readings and downloadable crafts. Recommended for ages 8-12, but everyone is welcome to watch! Copies of the eBook are available to download for free from the Libby app if you want to enjoy the story from home after the session. Check out our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/newtonabbotlibrary to watch the video and join in with the discussion!
Date: 01 April 2020
Time: 15:45 - 16:45
Description: Come explore this classic story ahead of the new film coming out. This one-off book club session for older children will explore the magic of The Secret Garden through puzzles, readings and downloadable crafts. Recommended for ages 8-12, but everyone is welcome to watch! Copies of the eBook are available to download for free from the Libby app if you want to enjoy the story from home after the session. Check out our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/newtonabbotlibrary to watch the video and join in with the discussion!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Story Time

Story Time at Kingsteignton Library. This is a free event that will take place on Wednesday's every week. Children's stories will be read for around 20 minutes to half an hour. A wonderful way to introduce your little one's to books and help their imaginations grow. All are welcome. Please ask in the Library for more information. No need to book.
Date: 01 April 2020
Time: 14:30 - 15:00
Description: Story Time at Kingsteignton Library. This is a free event that will take place on Wednesday's every week. Children's stories will be read for around 20 minutes to half an hour. A wonderful way to introduce your little one's to books and help their imaginations grow. All are welcome. Please ask in the Library for more information. No need to book.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme, online!

Our usual Bounce and Rhyme has moved online while libraries are closed! Join us on our Facebook page for a song and a giggle with your babies and toddlers.
Date: 02 April 2020
Time: 10:45 - 11:15
Description: Our usual Bounce and Rhyme has moved online while libraries are closed! Join us on our Facebook page for a song and a giggle with your babies and toddlers.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Crafty Kids at Bovey Tracey Library

Join
Date: 02 April 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Join "The Crafty Ladies" for an egg-cellent morning of Easter Crafts. Pre-booking essential due to limited space.Tickets cost £5 per child and are available from the Library. Please note this activity is only suitable for Primary school aged children.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
Theme:

Crafty Ladies at Bovey Tracey Library

Join us for a fun evening of crafty relaxation & well being over a cuppa and a chat! No experience or materials needed and open to all. Pre-booking essential due to limited space. Tickets cost £5 including refreshments are available from the library.
Date: 02 April 2020
Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Description: Join us for a fun evening of crafty relaxation & well being over a cuppa and a chat! No experience or materials needed and open to all. Pre-booking essential due to limited space. Tickets cost £5 including refreshments are available from the library.
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
Theme:

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:

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
Theme:

Hans Christian Anderson inspired kids craft

It's Hans Christian Anderson's birthday on the 2nd April, so if you're looking for something to do with the children, bring them along to this fairy tale inspired, drop-in, free craft.
Date: 02 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: It's Hans Christian Anderson's birthday on the 2nd April, so if you're looking for something to do with the children, bring them along to this fairy tale inspired, drop-in, free craft.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: