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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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Cancelled Until Further Notice - Story Time

Bring your little ones and listen to a variety of children's stories. Every Wednesday morning.
Date: 18 March 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Bring your little ones and listen to a variety of children's stories. Every Wednesday morning.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

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: 19 March 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
Theme:

Story Time - CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Come and listen to stories read by James, Cassie or Zoe. For little ones and their big ones. Also on Fridays at 10:15.
Date: 20 March 2020
Time: 10:15 - 10:45
Description: Come and listen to stories read by James, Cassie or Zoe. For little ones and their big ones. Also on Fridays at 10:15.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Fun for Little Ones!

Storytime - POSTPONED

Date: 20 March 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description:
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Story time

CANCELLED- Book Group

The Book Club meets monthly every 4th Thursday of the month. Come and chat over Tea and biscuits. This month we have been reading 'Stranger Diaries' by Elly Griffiths. New members are always welcome- do come along!
Date: 26 March 2020
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: The Book Club meets monthly every 4th Thursday of the month. Come and chat over Tea and biscuits. This month we have been reading 'Stranger Diaries' by Elly Griffiths. New members are always welcome- do come along!
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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:

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:

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:

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:

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 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 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: 05 April 2020
Time: 13:30 - 14:00
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: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Fairytale time, online.

Fairytales retold on our Facebook page with Cath and Dennis the Baby Dinosaur.
Date: 06 April 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:15
Description: Fairytales retold on our Facebook page with Cath and Dennis the Baby Dinosaur.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Holsworthy Reading Group

Our informal, friendly group meets to discuss a chosen book each month. Coffee and biscuits provided. Please contact staff at Holsworthy Library for more information. Participants pay a small fee towards the cost of refreshments plus a small yearly subscription.
Date: 06 April 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Our informal, friendly group meets to discuss a chosen book each month. Coffee and biscuits provided. Please contact staff at Holsworthy Library for more information. Participants pay a small fee towards the cost of refreshments plus a small yearly subscription.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £1.00
Theme:

Storytime LIVE! Bog Baby

Join us for regular live Storytime sessions on Facebook! This week, we're reading Bog Baby by Jeanne Willis. Have you ever gone fishing in a magic pond? Then you might have met ... a bog baby. Come along to this tale of magical creatures and wonder of nature all around us. Followed by crafts and activities, where we'll talk about how we can look after wildlife in our local area. For more information and to tune in, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/215132616237315/, click on the 'discussion' tab and you can view the video from here!
Date: 06 April 2020
Time: 11:30 - 12:00
Description: Join us for regular live Storytime sessions on Facebook! This week, we're reading Bog Baby by Jeanne Willis. Have you ever gone fishing in a magic pond? Then you might have met ... a bog baby. Come along to this tale of magical creatures and wonder of nature all around us. Followed by crafts and activities, where we'll talk about how we can look after wildlife in our local area. For more information and to tune in, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/215132616237315/, click on the 'discussion' tab and you can view the video from here!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Reading

Bounce and Rhyme, online!

Our usual Bounce and Rhyme is moving online while libraries are closed! Join us for a song and a giggle with your babies and toddlers.
Date: 09 April 2020
Time: 10:45 - 11:15
Description: Our usual Bounce and Rhyme is moving online while libraries are closed! Join us for a song and a giggle with your babies and toddlers.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Library Lions

A fun and informal book group for primary school aged children. A chance to chat about books, make things - and eat biscuits! Contact staff at Holsworthy Library for more information or to book a place.
Date: 09 April 2020
Time: 16:00 - 16:45
Description: A fun and informal book group for primary school aged children. A chance to chat about books, make things - and eat biscuits! Contact staff at Holsworthy Library for more information or to book a place.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Storytime, online!

Join Cath on our Facebook page for some stories suitable for little ones.
Date: 09 April 2020
Time: 11:30 - 12:00
Description: Join Cath on our Facebook page for some stories suitable for little ones.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

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