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Service Alert - Event Cancellations

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.

Devon Events

In Conversation with Jane Corry
Join Exeter Library's Karen for an online In Conversation event with Sunday Times best selling author Jane Corry, chatting about her new book 'The Lies We Tell', which will be published on the 24 June 2021.</br> Jane is a former magazine journalist who spent three years working as the writer-in-residence of a high security prison for men. This often-hair-raising experience helped inspire her Sunday Times-bestselling psychological thrillers, My Husband's Wife, Blood Sisters, The Dead Ex and I Looked Away, which have been published in more than 35 countries.</br></br> For more information about the event or to join us live on Facebook, click <a href='https://fb.me/e/d1Eo0mvP8'>here</a>. </br></br>
Date: 22 June 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join Exeter Library's Karen for an online In Conversation event with Sunday Times best selling author Jane Corry, chatting about her new book 'The Lies We Tell', which will be published on the 24 June 2021.
Jane is a former magazine journalist who spent three years working as the writer-in-residence of a high security prison for men. This often-hair-raising experience helped inspire her Sunday Times-bestselling psychological thrillers, My Husband's Wife, Blood Sisters, The Dead Ex and I Looked Away, which have been published in more than 35 countries.

For more information about the event or to join us live on Facebook, click here.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Exeter Library In Conversation
In Conversation with Julie Anderson
Join Exeter Library's Karen for an online In Conversation event with author Julie Anderson.</br> Julie Anderson worked in Westminster and Whitehall for a variety of government departments and agencies, including the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. This informed her first successful political thriller,' Plague'. She is currently writing the third in the series of novels featuring investigator Cassandra Fortune.</br></br> For more information about the event or to join us live on Facebook, click <a href='https://fb.me/e/4oCbjxGfl'>here</a>. </br></br>
Date: 03 August 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join Exeter Library's Karen for an online In Conversation event with author Julie Anderson.
Julie Anderson worked in Westminster and Whitehall for a variety of government departments and agencies, including the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. This informed her first successful political thriller,' Plague'. She is currently writing the third in the series of novels featuring investigator Cassandra Fortune.

For more information about the event or to join us live on Facebook, click here.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Exeter Library In Conversation
In Conversation with Matt Cain
Join Exeter Library's Karen for an online In Conversation event with author Matt Cain, talking about his new book 'The Secret Life of Albert Entwhistle'.</br> As well as an author, Matt Cain is a leading commentator on LGBT+ issues, and a former journalist. He was Channel 4's first Culture Editor, Editor-In-Chief of Attitude magazine, and has judged the Costa Prize, the Polari Prize and the South Bank Sky Arts Awards.</br></br> For more information about the event or to join us live on Facebook, click <a href='https://fb.me/e/1pSdDwDpS'>here</a>. </br></br>
Date: 03 June 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join Exeter Library's Karen for an online In Conversation event with author Matt Cain, talking about his new book 'The Secret Life of Albert Entwhistle'.
As well as an author, Matt Cain is a leading commentator on LGBT+ issues, and a former journalist. He was Channel 4's first Culture Editor, Editor-In-Chief of Attitude magazine, and has judged the Costa Prize, the Polari Prize and the South Bank Sky Arts Awards.

For more information about the event or to join us live on Facebook, click here.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Exeter Library In Conversation
In Conversation with Sheila O'Flanagan
Join us as Exeter Library's Karen hosts an online In Conversation event with Sheila O'Flanagan, author of nearly 30 bestselling chart-toppers, including number one bestsellers, The Women Who Ran Away, Her Husband’s Mistake and The Missing Wife.</br> After working in banking and finance for a number of years, Sheila’s love for writing blossomed into curating stories about relationships in all their many forms.</br></br> For more information about the event or to join us live on Facebook, click <a href='https://fb.me/e/24OToDu4D'>here</a>. </br></br>
Date: 26 May 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join us as Exeter Library's Karen hosts an online In Conversation event with Sheila O'Flanagan, author of nearly 30 bestselling chart-toppers, including number one bestsellers, The Women Who Ran Away, Her Husband’s Mistake and The Missing Wife.
After working in banking and finance for a number of years, Sheila’s love for writing blossomed into curating stories about relationships in all their many forms.

For more information about the event or to join us live on Facebook, click here.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Exeter Library In Conversation
In Conversation with Veronica Henry
Join us for an online In Conversation event where Exeter Library's Karen will be chatting to bestselling author Veronica Henry.</br> Her new book 'A Day at the Beach Hut' is a collection of brand-new short stories together with recipes inspired by each story, including tomato tarte tatin, salmon with samphire and white chocolate and raspberry cake.</br></br> For more information about the event or to join us live on Facebook, click <a href='https://fb.me/e/1eSYTYH7w'>here</a>. </br></br>
Date: 15 June 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join us for an online In Conversation event where Exeter Library's Karen will be chatting to bestselling author Veronica Henry.
Her new book 'A Day at the Beach Hut' is a collection of brand-new short stories together with recipes inspired by each story, including tomato tarte tatin, salmon with samphire and white chocolate and raspberry cake.

For more information about the event or to join us live on Facebook, click here.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Exeter Library In Conversation
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, presently online. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details.
Date: 11 June 2021
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, presently online. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:
Northam Book Chat (online)
Northam Book Chat is a friendly Facebook Group where you can chat about books. What you are reading, your favourites and fun challenges like name the book from the emojis!
Date: 31 December 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:00
Description: Northam Book Chat is a friendly Facebook Group where you can chat about books. What you are reading, your favourites and fun challenges like name the book from the emojis!
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: reading
Poetry Corner
This is an online event for now,. A chance to share and discuss favourite poems in a relaxed setting.
Date: 22 May 2021
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: This is an online event for now,. A chance to share and discuss favourite poems in a relaxed setting.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Story Time SATURDAYS - FACEBOOK
Wipe the blues away and listen to children's stories read by James, Lee, Cassie or Kat. For little ones and their big ones on Saturdays at 10:30.
Date: 08 May 2021
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Wipe the blues away and listen to children's stories read by James, Lee, Cassie or Kat. For little ones and their big ones on Saturdays at 10:30.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Facebook LIVE
Storytime
Settle down and listen to some lovely stories read by our library staff every week. If you want a reminder click on the <a href='https://www.facebook.com/events/2249715958670233/'>event</a> on our Facebook page and then click on the 'interested' button. If you miss us don't worry, loads of our libraries have story times running throughout the week. Just tune in to the <a href='https://www.facebook.com/TotnesLibrary/'>Totnes Library Facebook page</a> and the stories will be uploaded at this time.
Date: 13 August 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Settle down and listen to some lovely stories read by our library staff every week. If you want a reminder click on the event on our Facebook page and then click on the 'interested' button. If you miss us don't worry, loads of our libraries have story times running throughout the week. Just tune in to the Totnes Library Facebook page and the stories will be uploaded at this time.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:
The Braunton Bookworms
The Braunton Bookworms is our online book group. You can join by going to our Braunton Library Facebook page or doing a search on Facebook. Once you have joined you will be invited to read our chosen book and meet online to discuss it.
Date: 31 January 2021
Time: 10:00 - 20:00
Description: The Braunton Bookworms is our online book group. You can join by going to our Braunton Library Facebook page or doing a search on Facebook. Once you have joined you will be invited to read our chosen book and meet online to discuss it.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Top of Town Book Club Postponed Until Further Notice
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: 15 January 2021
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: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
VIP Book Group
Due to Covid-19 restrictions we are not currently having our meetings. We keep listening to audio books delivered by Dartmouth Caring volunteer and discuss them over the phone or with the DC volunteer. Normally meeting on the 1st Thursday of every month. The Visually Impaired Book Club offers an opportunity to discuss books (supplied as audiobook or large print book) in an informal and supportive atmosphere. Organised in partnership with Dartmouth Caring, refreshments are supplied and transport may be available. There will be occasional visits from healthcare experts
Date: 02 December 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Due to Covid-19 restrictions we are not currently having our meetings. We keep listening to audio books delivered by Dartmouth Caring volunteer and discuss them over the phone or with the DC volunteer. Normally meeting on the 1st Thursday of every month. The Visually Impaired Book Club offers an opportunity to discuss books (supplied as audiobook or large print book) in an informal and supportive atmosphere. Organised in partnership with Dartmouth Caring, refreshments are supplied and transport may be available. There will be occasional visits from healthcare experts
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Virtual Wanderings Group Barnstaple Library Facebook
Virtual Wanderings group is for us all to stay connected, stay safe and stay active. Please share images of the beautiful world we live in as it comes alive during Spring whilst we are limited in our daily activity. All activity and pictures posted in this group are subject to government guidelines regarding social distancing and outdoor activity allowances. Please refer to the latest advice via: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus Find the group on our Facebook page by copying and pasting the link: https://bit.ly/34TV0nE
Date:
Time: 8:00 - 22:00
Description: Virtual Wanderings group is for us all to stay connected, stay safe and stay active. Please share images of the beautiful world we live in as it comes alive during Spring whilst we are limited in our daily activity. All activity and pictures posted in this group are subject to government guidelines regarding social distancing and outdoor activity allowances. Please refer to the latest advice via: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus Find the group on our Facebook page by copying and pasting the link: https://bit.ly/34TV0nE
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Women in Business: Start-Up Stories
Meet some inspiring women who have made the leap into the business world. In this relaxed and friendly panel event, you can learn from the experiences of women who have started a variety of new businesses. The panellists will be in conversation with Business Coach and Consultant Lauren Lepley and there will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end. Panellists include: Heather Eales – Church Park Flowers Antonia Alexander – The Green Door Bespoke Dressmakers, Costumier and Alterations Ann McCluskey – Finding True North Marie Fieldhouse - Wordhouse Chantal Law - Chantal Law Fitness + Pilates Register for the event here: https://bit.ly/3aIxC0A
Date: 11 May 2021
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Description: Meet some inspiring women who have made the leap into the business world. In this relaxed and friendly panel event, you can learn from the experiences of women who have started a variety of new businesses. The panellists will be in conversation with Business Coach and Consultant Lauren Lepley and there will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end. Panellists include: Heather Eales – Church Park Flowers Antonia Alexander – The Green Door Bespoke Dressmakers, Costumier and Alterations Ann McCluskey – Finding True North Marie Fieldhouse - Wordhouse Chantal Law - Chantal Law Fitness + Pilates Register for the event here: https://bit.ly/3aIxC0A
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: BIPC
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