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Scrabble Club
Fun and friendly Scrabble club for adults at Northam Library. Free to join but suggested donation of £1 for hot drinks and biscuits. Every other Friday between 1pm and 3pm. Please contact us to book your space.
Date:
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Fun and friendly Scrabble club for adults at Northam Library. Free to join but suggested donation of £1 for hot drinks and biscuits. Every other Friday between 1pm and 3pm. Please contact us to book your space.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: board games
Knit and Sew Every Friday
A weekly group for people to enjoy knitting, sewing or crocheting, in a relaxed and friendly environment over a hot drink and a biscuit. Please bring your own materials.
Date:
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A weekly group for people to enjoy knitting, sewing or crocheting, in a relaxed and friendly environment over a hot drink and a biscuit. Please bring your own materials.
Audience: All
Cost: £1.00
Theme: social
Home Ed Lego Group - The last Tuesday in every month
A group for home schoolers to come and get creative with LEGO. The last Tuesday of every month
Date:
Time: 13:30 - 14:30
Description: A group for home schoolers to come and get creative with LEGO. The last Tuesday of every month
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Bounce and Rhyme Storytime
Join us for songs, stories and smiles! A 30 minute drop-in session for pre-schoolers and their adults. Stay afterwards to chat to others whilst the children play. Free to join but donations welcome. Every Tuesday during term time.
Date:
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Join us for songs, stories and smiles! A 30 minute drop-in session for pre-schoolers and their adults. Stay afterwards to chat to others whilst the children play. Free to join but donations welcome. Every Tuesday during term time.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Walk and Talk in Torrington
Join us for a friendly walk exploring the routes around Torrington. These gentle walks are suitable for people who have not walked much before, are looking to be more active, or are returning from injury or illness. After the walk relax with a cuppa at a local cafe. We meet every Thursday outside the library in Sydney House Car Park. Walks are free, but a donation of £1 is appreciated. If you would like to join please contact the library for more information and to book a place.
Date:
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Join us for a friendly walk exploring the routes around Torrington. These gentle walks are suitable for people who have not walked much before, are looking to be more active, or are returning from injury or illness. After the walk relax with a cuppa at a local cafe. We meet every Thursday outside the library in Sydney House Car Park. Walks are free, but a donation of £1 is appreciated. If you would like to join please contact the library for more information and to book a place.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
One 2 One Digital Support
Would you or anyone you know like to gain confidence with using a tablet, smart phone or laptop? Book a one-to-one session with our IT volunteer and jolly nice person, Perry, who can offer guidance and support with your digital devices. Thursday mornings by appointment. Please visit the library or phone 01805 622107 during opening hours for more info.
Date:
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Would you or anyone you know like to gain confidence with using a tablet, smart phone or laptop? Book a one-to-one session with our IT volunteer and jolly nice person, Perry, who can offer guidance and support with your digital devices. Thursday mornings by appointment. Please visit the library or phone 01805 622107 during opening hours for more info.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: IT
Saturday Lego Club - Every Saturday
Come and join in the building fun. Every Saturday Morning.
Date:
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Description: Come and join in the building fun. Every Saturday Morning.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Pop-Up Cafe
Our popular Pathfield School pop-up cafe is back! Every Friday during term time. Delicious homemade cakes, biscuits and refreshments all available in the library foyer.
Date:
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Our popular Pathfield School pop-up cafe is back! Every Friday during term time. Delicious homemade cakes, biscuits and refreshments all available in the library foyer.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Acoustic Guitar Group
Acoustic guitar for beginners and intermediate. Every Wednesday. Improve your playing skills in a friendly and informal setting. Tuition free, small donation towards room costs welcome. For more information call: 01271 318780.
Date:
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Description: Acoustic guitar for beginners and intermediate. Every Wednesday. Improve your playing skills in a friendly and informal setting. Tuition free, small donation towards room costs welcome. For more information call: 01271 318780.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Barnstaple Library Group
Barnstaple Library Group in partnership with Age Concern. Come and catch up with friends over a cuppa and listen to interesting and entertaining talks. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Call 01271 318780 for more information
Date:
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Barnstaple Library Group in partnership with Age Concern. Come and catch up with friends over a cuppa and listen to interesting and entertaining talks. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Call 01271 318780 for more information
Audience: Senior
Cost: Free
Theme:
Bounce & Rhyme at Okehampton Library
Every Tuesday. Songs and movement for under 5's and their carers. No booking necessary, just drop in! Tel: 01837 52805
Date:
Time: 10:00 - 10:15
Description: Every Tuesday. Songs and movement for under 5's and their carers. No booking necessary, just drop in! Tel: 01837 52805
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun & Wellbeing
Bounce & Rhyme at Okehampton Library
Every Tuesday. Songs and movement for under 5's and their carers. No booking necessary, just drop in! Tel: 01837 52805
Date:
Time: 11:00 - 11:15
Description: Every Tuesday. Songs and movement for under 5's and their carers. No booking necessary, just drop in! Tel: 01837 52805
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun & Wellbeing
Duplo Storytime at Okehampton Library
Every Wednesday. Join us for a story and some Duplo building. Suitable for under 5's and their carers. No booking necessary.
Date:
Time: 9:30 - 10:15
Description: Every Wednesday. Join us for a story and some Duplo building. Suitable for under 5's and their carers. No booking necessary.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Regular Event
Lego Builders at Okehampton Library
Every Saturday! Get creative at our weekly Lego Builders sessions. Fun for all the family. No booking necessary. Just drop in.
Date:
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Every Saturday! Get creative at our weekly Lego Builders sessions. Fun for all the family. No booking necessary. Just drop in.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Regular Event
Under 5's Story Time
EVERY THURSDAY During Term Time - A lively session of stories and rhymes for you and your little ones. We're making noise in the library!
Date:
Time: 9:30 - 10:00
Description: EVERY THURSDAY During Term Time - A lively session of stories and rhymes for you and your little ones. We're making noise in the library!
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Baby Self-Weigh Station
Weigh your baby in a screened area of the children's library with scales funded by Public Health. Find out what else the library can offer your growing family. Please contact your Health Visitor if you have concerns around any aspect of your baby’s growth or feeding. Every Thursday
Date:
Time: 9:30 - 12:00
Description: Weigh your baby in a screened area of the children's library with scales funded by Public Health. Find out what else the library can offer your growing family. Please contact your Health Visitor if you have concerns around any aspect of your baby’s growth or feeding. Every Thursday
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Braunton Bookworms
Monthly adult book group. Please ask for details.
Date:
Time: 16:30 - 17:30
Description: Monthly adult book group. Please ask for details.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Lego Club
On the first and third Saturday of every month. Pop in the children's library and build amazing Lego creations. Make friends and have a great time.
Date:
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: On the first and third Saturday of every month. Pop in the children's library and build amazing Lego creations. Make friends and have a great time.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Mini Readers
Every Monday during term time. Listen to a story, sing some songs, join in some rhymes and do a little craft.
Date:
Time: 11:00 - 11:45
Description: Every Monday during term time. Listen to a story, sing some songs, join in some rhymes and do a little craft.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Julia's Story Time
Children’s Story Time with Julia and her puppets, on Wednesday mornings at 10:30am. Come and listen to a story. Term time only. Free event, no need to book.
Date:
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Children’s Story Time with Julia and her puppets, on Wednesday mornings at 10:30am. Come and listen to a story. Term time only. Free event, no need to book.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

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