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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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Bounce & Rhyme online.

Visit Tavistock Library's Face book page on Tuesdays at 2pm to check out our weekly Bounce & Rhyme post. For babies, toddlers and their grown ups. Songs, rhymes and stories to make you smile. <iframe src=" />
Date: 14 July 2020
Time: 14:00 - 14:30
Description: Visit Tavistock Library's Face book page on Tuesdays at 2pm to check out our weekly Bounce & Rhyme post. For babies, toddlers and their grown ups. Songs, rhymes and stories to make you smile.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Fortnightly Zoom Meeting by Invitation - Dartmouth Evening Reading Group

Meeting normally 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. Please contact library by email for details of Zoom meetings.
Date: 16 July 2020
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting normally 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. Please contact library by email for details of Zoom meetings.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Cancelled Until Further Notice - Saturday Story Club

Join our lovely volunteer Sharon and her puppets for a monthly story and craft session. This month Sharon is reading
Date: 25 July 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
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Writing Group: Ideas Gang

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Each Month the workshop is led by a different member of the group, giving a variety of writing experiences. Different forms and genres are covered and plenty of time is given for writing practice on the day.
Date: 01 August 2020
Time: 13:30 - 15:30
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. Each Month the workshop is led by a different member of the group, giving a variety of writing experiences. Different forms and genres are covered and plenty of time is given for writing practice on the day.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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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: 06 August 2020
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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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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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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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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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

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
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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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Writing Group: Writing for Children

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. If you write for children come along to our group where we will support one another's writing and share information.
Date: 19 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. If you write for children come along to our group where we will support one another's writing and share information.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Book Club

An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Monthly on the last Friday of the month. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Date: 25 September 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Monthly on the last Friday of the month. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: 50p
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Teen Book Group

Meet with like-minded, book-loving contemporaries in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere to discuss monthly book choices and other books of interest. Every 6 weeks on a Friday 3.45pm – 4.30pm. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Date: 25 September 2020
Time: 15:45 - 16:30
Description: Meet with like-minded, book-loving contemporaries in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere to discuss monthly book choices and other books of interest. Every 6 weeks on a Friday 3.45pm – 4.30pm. Please drop in or ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 for details.
Audience: Teen
Cost: Free
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Poetry Corner

Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. A chance to share and discuss favourite poems in a relaxed setting.
Date: 26 September 2020
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Note this is a provisional date, please check nearer the time. A chance to share and discuss favourite poems in a relaxed setting.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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