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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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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:

Ottery Woolgathering - Cancelled until further notice

Crochet, knit or stitch. Bring your stitches to Ottery St Mary Library on the first Thursday of every month.
Date: 02 April 2020
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Crochet, knit or stitch. Bring your stitches to Ottery St Mary Library on the first Thursday of every month.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme is a great way to introduce your little ones to music and to help with their development and social skills. A free event that is held every Friday. It starts at 9:30 but the doors are open from 9:00 where tea and coffee is available for a small donation and a chance to chat to other parents and carers.
Date: 03 April 2020
Time: 9:30 - 10:00
Description: Bounce and Rhyme is a great way to introduce your little ones to music and to help with their development and social skills. A free event that is held every Friday. It starts at 9:30 but the doors are open from 9:00 where tea and coffee is available for a small donation and a chance to chat to other parents and carers.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Free Legal Clinic

Would you like to speak to a professional? Rebecca Weare and Beccy Bristow are solicitors specialising in wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning and disputes. Drop in for a chat - no appointment necessary.
Date: 03 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Would you like to speak to a professional? Rebecca Weare and Beccy Bristow are solicitors specialising in wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning and disputes. Drop in for a chat - no appointment necessary.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

LEGO Table

LEGO Table available to use all day in the library. A wonderful way to create and build some great Lego creations
Date: 03 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Description: LEGO Table available to use all day in the library. A wonderful way to create and build some great Lego creations
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

LIVE Bounce and Rhyme!

Join Shelley for a live performance of Bounce and Rhyme! Shelley will be performing your favourite tunes from home, for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home too! Sing and dance, bounce and have a great time! Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1562026287281691/ to tune in
Date: 03 April 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Join Shelley for a live performance of Bounce and Rhyme! Shelley will be performing your favourite tunes from home, for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home too! Sing and dance, bounce and have a great time! Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1562026287281691/ to tune in
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Songs & Stories - Cancelled until further notice

A session for parents and carers with children under 5 years old. Stories, songs and lots of fun! Fortnightly on a Friday from 09.30 - 10am.
Date: 03 April 2020
Time: 9:30 - 10:00
Description: A session for parents and carers with children under 5 years old. Stories, songs and lots of fun! Fortnightly on a Friday from 09.30 - 10am.
Audience: Under 5
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
Theme:

Craft Club, online

Look out for Cath's posts on our Facebook page to tell you what you'll need to take part in this week's craft!
Date: 04 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Look out for Cath's posts on our Facebook page to tell you what you'll need to take part in this week's craft!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Disney Heroes card swap (every Saturday)

Swap your unwanted cards and make new friends
Date: 04 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Swap your unwanted cards and make new friends
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Social

Easter Fair - CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Crafts, cakes, book sale and more, all at St Thomas Library!
Date: 04 April 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Crafts, cakes, book sale and more, all at St Thomas Library!
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Easter Fun at St Thomas Library

Get close to Harris Hawks

Get close to a bird of prey! Meet Lady Macbeth and Cassius, kindly brought along by Nigel from North Devon Hawk Walks. And join in making a birds nest with our craft for kids from 10:30-12pm. Sculpt the nest from string and PVA glue.
Date: 04 April 2020
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Get close to a bird of prey! Meet Lady Macbeth and Cassius, kindly brought along by Nigel from North Devon Hawk Walks. And join in making a birds nest with our craft for kids from 10:30-12pm. Sculpt the nest from string and PVA glue.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Nature

Lego Club

Join us for a fun and informal fortnightly LEGO building session - with a different theme each time. Children of all ages and their parents are welcome to come and play with the selection of LEGO we have (Duplo is also available for younger ones). LEGO models are displayed in the children's area of the library until the next LEGO club. Children remain responsibility of supervising parent/carer. There is a suggested donation of 50p per person for this event. Libraries Unlimited is a charity and we rely on donations to help us provide a range of activities.
Date: 04 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: Join us for a fun and informal fortnightly LEGO building session - with a different theme each time. Children of all ages and their parents are welcome to come and play with the selection of LEGO we have (Duplo is also available for younger ones). LEGO models are displayed in the children's area of the library until the next LEGO club. Children remain responsibility of supervising parent/carer. There is a suggested donation of 50p per person for this event. Libraries Unlimited is a charity and we rely on donations to help us provide a range of activities.
Audience: Child
Cost: 50p
Theme:

LEGO Table

LEGO Table available to use throughout all opening hours in the library. A great way to create and build some wonderful Lego creations.
Date: 04 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: LEGO Table available to use throughout all opening hours in the library. A great way to create and build some wonderful Lego creations.
Audience: Child
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: 04 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: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Saturday Lego Club - Cancelled until further notice

Join us for our Saturday Lego Club on the first Saturday of every month, 10:00 - 12:00. Lego & Duplo available. Parents are required to stay.
Date: 04 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Join us for our Saturday Lego Club on the first Saturday of every month, 10:00 - 12:00. Lego & Duplo available. Parents are required to stay.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

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:

Saturday story time (every Saturday)

Come and listen to stories for the under 5s.
Date: 04 April 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Come and listen to stories for the under 5s.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Books & poetry

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:

ONLINE Bounce and Rhyme

Join us for an online only Bounce and Rhyme session, live from the Exeter Library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library’s Facebook page or click this link: <a href=Bounce and Rhyme" />
Date: 05 April 2020
Time: 13:30 - 14:00
Description: Join us for an online only Bounce and Rhyme session, live from the Exeter Library Facebook account. Login to Facebook and go to the library’s Facebook page or click this link: Bounce and Rhyme
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: