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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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Cancelled Until Further Notice - 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: 04 September 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
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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: 04 September 2020
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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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: 04 September 2020
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
Theme:

Cancelled Until Further Notice - Informal IT session

Are you struggling with something on your tablet/laptop/phone? Need basic advice on apps, emails, etc? We will try to help at this informal drop in session
Date: 05 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Are you struggling with something on your tablet/laptop/phone? Need basic advice on apps, emails, etc? We will try to help at this informal drop in session
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Libraries Week

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: 05 September 2020
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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Library Lego Builders

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Build a Lego creation to display in the library. We will choose a different theme each week for you to create your masterpiece.
Date: 05 September 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Build a Lego creation to display in the library. We will choose a different theme each week for you to create your masterpiece.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce & Rhyme

Babies, toddlers and their parents/carers are welcome to come and enjoy nursery rhymes and action songs together fortnightly on Monday morning, just drop in, no need to book.
Date: 07 September 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Babies, toddlers and their parents/carers are welcome to come and enjoy nursery rhymes and action songs together fortnightly on Monday morning, just drop in, no need to book.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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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: 07 September 2020
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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Tavy Tales Reading Group

Single title discussion by local group of avid adult readers. Recommendations, reviews and revelations.
Date: 07 September 2020
Time: 16:00 - 16:30
Description: Single title discussion by local group of avid adult readers. Recommendations, reviews and revelations.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Email tavistock.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details of Zoom meeting

Barnstaple Work Club

Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Free, friendly, independent drop in service. Job search, support with CVs and job applications> IT courses, support and email account set up.
Date: 08 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check back nearer the time. Free, friendly, independent drop in service. Job search, support with CVs and job applications> IT courses, support and email account set up.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

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: 08 September 2020
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
Theme:

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: 08 September 2020
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
Theme:

Better Together

Will hopefully resume later in the year. Follow us on Facebook for events and news. We're here to help our customers so please get in contact via email or social media and if we can we'll try and direct you to a service in the community that can help you.
Date: 10 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Will hopefully resume later in the year. Follow us on Facebook for events and news. We're here to help our customers so please get in contact via email or social media and if we can we'll try and direct you to a service in the community that can help you.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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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: 11 September 2020
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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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: 12 September 2020
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
Theme:

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: 14 September 2020
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
Theme:

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: 15 September 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
Theme:

Craft

This group meets in the library every third Thursday of each month to craft and chat. Please bring your own project and join in.
Date: 17 September 2020
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Description: This group meets in the library every third Thursday of each month to craft and chat. Please bring your own project and join in.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Max's Marvellous Book Munchers Book Club

Meet together to chat about the book club choice and other books you have been reading. Join in activities and have fun! Age 9-12. Meets every 6 weeks on a Friday. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Date: 18 September 2020
Time: 16:00 - 16:45
Description: Meet together to chat about the book club choice and other books you have been reading. Join in activities and have fun! Age 9-12. Meets every 6 weeks on a Friday. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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BFGs Coffee Morning

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Barnstaple Friends Group are holding a coffee morning to raise funds for future events at the library. Coffee tea and soft drinks available, along with cakes and biscuits. Take a little time out from Saturday’s hectic routine.
Date: 19 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Barnstaple Friends Group are holding a coffee morning to raise funds for future events at the library. Coffee tea and soft drinks available, along with cakes and biscuits. Take a little time out from Saturday’s hectic routine.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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