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Bounce and Rhyme at Exmouth Library (Babies)
Come and join us for our Bounce & Rhyme session to sing your favourite nursery rhymes. Free event. No need to book. Location: Exmouth Library, 40 Exeter Road, EX8 1PS.
Date: 08 September 2022
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Come and join us for our Bounce & Rhyme session to sing your favourite nursery rhymes. Free event. No need to book. Location: Exmouth Library, 40 Exeter Road, EX8 1PS.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Bounce and Rhyme at Exmouth Library (Toddlers)
Come and join us for our Bounce & Rhyme session to sing your favourite nursery rhymes. Free event. No need to book. Location: Exmouth Library, 40 Exeter Road, EX8 1PS.
Date: 08 September 2022
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Come and join us for our Bounce & Rhyme session to sing your favourite nursery rhymes. Free event. No need to book. Location: Exmouth Library, 40 Exeter Road, EX8 1PS.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Work Club
Drop in to use computers for CV writing, job searching and online application forms and check the job pages of the local newspapers.
Date: 07 September 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Drop in to use computers for CV writing, job searching and online application forms and check the job pages of the local newspapers.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Stories and Rhymes
Babies, toddlers and their parents/carers are welcome to come and enjoy spoken nursery rhymes and action songs along with board and picture book stories fortnightly on Monday morning, just drop in, no need to book.
Date: 05 September 2022
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Babies, toddlers and their parents/carers are welcome to come and enjoy spoken nursery rhymes and action songs along with board and picture book stories fortnightly on Monday morning, just drop in, no need to book.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Stories and Verse
Join in this monthly friendly shared reading group where people enjoy listening to short stories and verse, and read aloud if they wish to. All reading material is provided on the day by Lucy who facilitates the group. There is no monthly prescribed book that everyone has to read before the session, therefore the session can be enjoyed by people with dementia. Please drop in to the library or phone 01392 772578 to book a place. The session is free but there is a suggested donation of £1 for refreshments.
Date: 05 September 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Join in this monthly friendly shared reading group where people enjoy listening to short stories and verse, and read aloud if they wish to. All reading material is provided on the day by Lucy who facilitates the group. There is no monthly prescribed book that everyone has to read before the session, therefore the session can be enjoyed by people with dementia. Please drop in to the library or phone 01392 772578 to book a place. The session is free but there is a suggested donation of £1 for refreshments.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
Intellectual Property (IP) Drop-in Session at Exeter Library
<img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FMxHZkeWQA8giik?format=jpg&name=small' alt=''></br></br> Do you want to protect your business idea but are confused by copyright, trademarks, patents and registered designs?</br> Taking place on the <b>first Monday of the month.</b></br> No need to book.</br></br>
Date: 05 September 2022
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Description:

Do you want to protect your business idea but are confused by copyright, trademarks, patents and registered designs?
Taking place on the first Monday of the month.
No need to book.

Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Business & IP
Unlocking the Cage augmented reality experience, Crediton Library (3rd-17th September)
<br> <img src='https://librariesunlimitedsw-my.sharepoint.com/personal/olivia_desborough_librariesunlimited_org_uk/Documents/Desktop/Installation%20Unlocking%20the%20Cage%20sml.jpg?Web=1' alt=> <br> Come to Crediton Library (3rd - 17th September) and experience an augmented reality installation, which brings to life the captivating stories of female writers whose work lies in 'the cage' - a place beneath the floor of Exeter library where its special collection is housed. Unlocking the Cage is an immersive visual and audio journey through the lives and works of four of these women. <br> <br> Unlocking the Cage has been researched, written and narrated by award-winning author Kim Sherwood. Shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award 2019, she is known for her debut novel Testament and is the first woman to have written a James Bond novel with the first book in her trilogy due for publication in September 2022. <br> <br> Unlocking the Cage can be enjoyed alone, or in groups of up to 4 people at a time and takes approximately 28 minutes to experience in full. <br> <br> No need to book - accessible during the library's opening hours.
Date: 03 September 2022
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description:

Come to Crediton Library (3rd - 17th September) and experience an augmented reality installation, which brings to life the captivating stories of female writers whose work lies in 'the cage' - a place beneath the floor of Exeter library where its special collection is housed. Unlocking the Cage is an immersive visual and audio journey through the lives and works of four of these women.

Unlocking the Cage has been researched, written and narrated by award-winning author Kim Sherwood. Shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award 2019, she is known for her debut novel Testament and is the first woman to have written a James Bond novel with the first book in her trilogy due for publication in September 2022.

Unlocking the Cage can be enjoyed alone, or in groups of up to 4 people at a time and takes approximately 28 minutes to experience in full.

No need to book - accessible during the library's opening hours.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: art installation
Lego Club at Exmouth Library
Do you love Lego? Yes?! Then you need to join Lego Club! Every Saturday at Exmouth Library we host a morning of Lego fun! Take part in one of our challenges or get creative with those bricks! It's completely free with no need to book and all ages are welcome.
Date: 03 September 2022
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Do you love Lego? Yes?! Then you need to join Lego Club! Every Saturday at Exmouth Library we host a morning of Lego fun! Take part in one of our challenges or get creative with those bricks! It's completely free with no need to book and all ages are welcome.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Exeter Pi Jam at Exeter Library
<img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FHJGEBaXEAMoe0I?format=jpg&name=small' alt='Raspberry Pi Jam'></br></br> The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV and uses a standard keyboard and mouse.</br> Raspberry Jams are independently organised community events for people to come together to learn about digital making with Raspberry Pi.</br></br> More information about the Raspberry Jam community can be found at <a href='raspberrypi.org/jam'>raspberrypi.org/jam</a>.</br></br>
Date: 03 September 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Raspberry Pi Jam

The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV and uses a standard keyboard and mouse.
Raspberry Jams are independently organised community events for people to come together to learn about digital making with Raspberry Pi.

More information about the Raspberry Jam community can be found at raspberrypi.org/jam.

Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Digital Making
Evening Book Club
An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Bimonthly on Friday evening, presently being held online. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details. Annual reading group set fee divided between the book club members.
Date: 02 September 2022
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Description: An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Bimonthly on Friday evening, presently being held online. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details. Annual reading group set fee divided between the book club members.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
Free Legal Clinic
Would you like to speak to a professional from Start Point Law specialising in wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning and disputes? Please contact Dartmouth Library on 01803 832502 to book an appointment.
Date: 02 September 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Would you like to speak to a professional from Start Point Law specialising in wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning and disputes? Please contact Dartmouth Library on 01803 832502 to book an appointment.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Summer Reading Challenge Finisher's Party - Newton Abbot
<p> </p> Finished the Summer Reading Challenge? Come and celebrate with us!
Date: 02 September 2022
Time: 15:30 - 16:30
Description:

Finished the Summer Reading Challenge? Come and celebrate with us!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Bounce and Rhyme at Exmouth Library (Babies)
Come and join us for our Bounce & Rhyme session to sing your favourite nursery rhymes. Free event. No need to book. Location: Exmouth Library, 40 Exeter Road, EX8 1PS.
Date: 01 September 2022
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Come and join us for our Bounce & Rhyme session to sing your favourite nursery rhymes. Free event. No need to book. Location: Exmouth Library, 40 Exeter Road, EX8 1PS.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Bounce and Rhyme at Exmouth Library (Toddlers)
Come and join us for our Bounce & Rhyme session to sing your favourite nursery rhymes. Free event. No need to book. Location: Exmouth Library, 40 Exeter Road, EX8 1PS.
Date: 01 September 2022
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Come and join us for our Bounce & Rhyme session to sing your favourite nursery rhymes. Free event. No need to book. Location: Exmouth Library, 40 Exeter Road, EX8 1PS.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Make a Paper Aircraft at Honiton Library
Craft session, try your hand at making different type of paper aircraft. No tickets required. Suggested age range 4+ years.
Date: 31 August 2022
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Craft session, try your hand at making different type of paper aircraft. No tickets required. Suggested age range 4+ years.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Fizzbit Paper Robots
Come and colour and decorate some paper robot templates before attaching a fizzbit motor and watching your creations shake and move. Suitable for ages 3 - 10 years.
Date: 31 August 2022
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Description: Come and colour and decorate some paper robot templates before attaching a fizzbit motor and watching your creations shake and move. Suitable for ages 3 - 10 years.
Audience: Child
Cost: £7.50
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Silver Stickers
In this workshop you will be making a set of silver vinyl stickers to take home and place on notebooks, doors and to decorate a variety of surfaces. Suitable for ages 5 - 16 years.
Date: 31 August 2022
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Description: In this workshop you will be making a set of silver vinyl stickers to take home and place on notebooks, doors and to decorate a variety of surfaces. Suitable for ages 5 - 16 years.
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Brick Ideas Motorised Lego
Design, build and test with Lego and motors in this popular and fun session. Suitable for children aged 7-11. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. £5 per child. Booking essential at the library or by phone 01271 318782
Date: 30 August 2022
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Design, build and test with Lego and motors in this popular and fun session. Suitable for children aged 7-11. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. £5 per child. Booking essential at the library or by phone 01271 318782
Audience: Child
Cost: £5.00
Theme:
Art and Crafts - Newton Abbot
<p> </p>This week, the focus is on exploring the electromagnetic spectrum! <p> </p> A free Arts and crafts drop-in session with free lunch provided for families and the chance to record a book review for radio broadcast! Sessions are suitable for families with children aged 3+. <p> </p>This is hosted by Sound Art Radio, as part of Devon County Council's Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF). <p> </p> Suitable for children ages 3+ <p> </p> <p> </p>
Date: 30 August 2022
Time: 11:00 - 15:00
Description:

This week, the focus is on exploring the electromagnetic spectrum!

A free Arts and crafts drop-in session with free lunch provided for families and the chance to record a book review for radio broadcast! Sessions are suitable for families with children aged 3+.

This is hosted by Sound Art Radio, as part of Devon County Council's Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF).

Suitable for children ages 3+

Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Robot craft
Use your imagination and build a robot. Drop-in anytime between 10.00 and 12.00, no booking required.
Date: 30 August 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Use your imagination and build a robot. Drop-in anytime between 10.00 and 12.00, no booking required.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

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