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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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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: 08 August 2020
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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Cancelled Until Further Notice - 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: 11 August 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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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: 11 August 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
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:

Around the world Storytelling

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Stories and crafts from around the world.Travelling without leaving Devon.
Date: 13 August 2020
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Stories and crafts from around the world.Travelling without leaving Devon.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Work Club

Every Friday - Get help and advice on C.V. writing, interview techniques, volunteering opportunities and online application forms, plus computer access to search for vacancies.
Date: 14 August 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Every Friday - Get help and advice on C.V. writing, interview techniques, volunteering opportunities and online application forms, plus computer access to search for vacancies.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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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: 15 August 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
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, donations welcome
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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: 18 August 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
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:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - 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: 20 August 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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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: 22 August 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
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, donations welcome
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: 25 August 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
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:

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: 29 August 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
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, 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: 01 September 2020
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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Knitwits

This fun, friendly group of ‘Witty Knitters’ meet every Tuesday. All levels welcome. Hot drinks are available at 50p.
Date: 01 September 2020
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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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: 02 September 2020
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
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Stitchery

A local sewing bee which meets on Wednesday fortnightly. Bring your own handicraft projects (sewing, crochet, knitting etc) and share tips and inspiration. Contact Rose Williams 01803 833017 for more details
Date: 02 September 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: A local sewing bee which meets on Wednesday fortnightly. Bring your own handicraft projects (sewing, crochet, knitting etc) and share tips and inspiration. Contact Rose Williams 01803 833017 for more details
Audience: All
Cost: £3.50
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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: 02 September 2020
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
Theme:

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: 02 September 2020
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
Theme:

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: 02 September 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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Work Club

Drop in to use computers for CV writing, job searching and online application forms and check the job pages of the local newspapers. Every Wednesday. No need to book, just drop in.
Date: 02 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Drop in to use computers for CV writing, job searching and online application forms and check the job pages of the local newspapers. Every Wednesday. No need to book, just drop in.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

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: 03 September 2020
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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