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Work Club - Newton Abbot
<p> </p>Are you currently looking for employment? Our Work Club team can help you with writing a CV, applying for jobs, finding local courses and much more. <p> </p>For more information and to book your free 1:1 session, contact the library directly. <p> </p><p> </p>
Date: 17 August 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description:

Are you currently looking for employment? Our Work Club team can help you with writing a CV, applying for jobs, finding local courses and much more.

For more information and to book your free 1:1 session, contact the library directly.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Job Support
Sciencedipity
Have fun with an engineering challenge - make a marble run or a pom-pom catapult to take home. Suitable for 5-11year olds. There are two sessions, 13:30-14:00 and 14:15-14:30. Places are limited, £7 per child, get your tickets now!
Date: 17 August 2022
Time: 13:30 - 14:45
Description: Have fun with an engineering challenge - make a marble run or a pom-pom catapult to take home. Suitable for 5-11year olds. There are two sessions, 13:30-14:00 and 14:15-14:30. Places are limited, £7 per child, get your tickets now!
Audience: All
Cost: £7.00
Theme:
Coffee and Chat Author Event
Come along and meet author Coleen MacMahon over a cup of coffee. Collens novel My Name is Ten is a dystopian debut. Meet Collen, ask her questions about her book and writing skills.
Date: 17 August 2022
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Come along and meet author Coleen MacMahon over a cup of coffee. Collens novel My Name is Ten is a dystopian debut. Meet Collen, ask her questions about her book and writing skills.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
IT Drop-in at Exeter Library
</br> <img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FO8wme8XIAwF2Ko?format=jpg&name=small' alt='computer help at Exeter library'></br></br> <b>Where:</b> Adult Crime Fiction section</br>
Date: 17 August 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description:
computer help at Exeter library

Where: Adult Crime Fiction section
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Digital Support
Business Information Drop-in at Exeter Library
<img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FM249r3XIAAiETG?format=jpg&name=small' alt='Are you thinking of starting a business and don't know where to start? Do you already run a small business and looking for more information and support? We can help! Every Wednesday 2pm-3pm at Exeter Library.'></br></br> Do you have a business idea but don't know where to start? </br> Drop-in sessions every Wednesday.</br></br>
Date: 17 August 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Are you thinking of starting a business and don

Do you have a business idea but don't know where to start?
Drop-in sessions every Wednesday.

Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Business & IP
Knit and Natter - Newton Abbot
<p> </p>Come along with your knitting projects or get started on a new one. Have a good natter with other knitters! <p> </p>Booking is required to attend, please do contact us in advance to secure your free place. <p> </p><p> </p>
Date: 16 August 2022
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description:

Come along with your knitting projects or get started on a new one. Have a good natter with other knitters!

Booking is required to attend, please do contact us in advance to secure your free place.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Arts & Crafts/Socialising
LITCRAFT - Minecraft Treasure Island Workshops
Tuesday 16th August 14:00-15:30 & Thursday 18th August 10:30-12:00 Discover the magic of reading with Minecraft! Join us for two sessions of discovery and shipshape challenges within the world of the well-loved book, Treasure Island. Suitable for children aged 8-12. Participants attend both sessions. Please book in advance in the library to avoid disappointment.
Date: 16 August 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Tuesday 16th August 14:00-15:30 & Thursday 18th August 10:30-12:00 Discover the magic of reading with Minecraft! Join us for two sessions of discovery and shipshape challenges within the world of the well-loved book, Treasure Island. Suitable for children aged 8-12. Participants attend both sessions. Please book in advance in the library to avoid disappointment.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
5 Minute Crafts at Honiton Library
Drop in between 3-4pm and try your hand at some of our quick crafts! For children of all ages. No tickets required.
Date: 16 August 2022
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Description: Drop in between 3-4pm and try your hand at some of our quick crafts! For children of all ages. No tickets required.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Art and Crafts - Newton Abbot
<p> </p>This week, the focus is on PROPULSION: build and launch a straw rocket. <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: 16 August 2022
Time: 11:00 - 15:00
Description:

This week, the focus is on PROPULSION: build and launch a straw rocket.

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
Bounce and Rhyme Sessions at Exeter Library
<img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FSZCQ3wXIAEVmrj?format=jpg&name=4096x4096' alt=''></br></br> Enjoy songs and rhymes in our 30 minute sessions for babies and toddlers in the Children's Library.</br></br>
Date: 16 August 2022
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description:

Enjoy songs and rhymes in our 30 minute sessions for babies and toddlers in the Children's Library.

Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Monday Storytime at St Thomas Library
Storytime has returned in person at St Thomas Library! Come along on Mondays and listen to children's stories read by Kat. For little ones and their big ones.
Date: 15 August 2022
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Storytime has returned in person at St Thomas Library! Come along on Mondays and listen to children's stories read by Kat. For little ones and their big ones.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Fun for Little Ones!
Free IT Drop-In Sessions at St Thomas Library
Free, friendly IT help with James, now available at St Thomas Library every Monday 1:30-5pm. Need help on the internet or setting up email? Have a tablet or smart phone and need some advice? Drop in or contact us for more info: 01392 407061 e:stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 15 August 2022
Time: 13:30 - 17:00
Description: Free, friendly IT help with James, now available at St Thomas Library every Monday 1:30-5pm. Need help on the internet or setting up email? Have a tablet or smart phone and need some advice? Drop in or contact us for more info: 01392 407061 e:stthomas.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Learning at St Thomas Library
'Blast Off' Workshop
Join Jo Richardson, ESERO-UK Space Ambassador, of Space Detectives to learn about rockets and space travel. You will help to build and launch an actual rocket in our garden. Cost is £5 per child and £4 per additional child. Please book in advance at the library as spaces are limited.
Date: 15 August 2022
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Join Jo Richardson, ESERO-UK Space Ambassador, of Space Detectives to learn about rockets and space travel. You will help to build and launch an actual rocket in our garden. Cost is £5 per child and £4 per additional child. Please book in advance at the library as spaces are limited.
Audience: Child
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Code Club Workshop (Beginner) at Exeter Library
Take part in a Code Club workshop where you can begin to develop your coding skills by making a simple traffic light circuit using Raspberry Pi, simple coding and some LEDs.</br></br> Free event - Please visit the library to sign up.</br> Alternatively contact exeter.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk</br> Children must be accompanied by an adult</br></br>
Date: 15 August 2022
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Take part in a Code Club workshop where you can begin to develop your coding skills by making a simple traffic light circuit using Raspberry Pi, simple coding and some LEDs.

Free event - Please visit the library to sign up.
Alternatively contact exeter.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Children must be accompanied by an adult

Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Code Club Workshop (Intermediate) at Exeter Library
Are you already interested in coding and want to develop your skills?</br> Come along to this Code Club workshop where we will be using Python programming to create a circuit using LEDs and light dependant resistors.</br> Please note we will be using small electronics and components</br></br> Free event - Please visit the library to sign up.</br> Alternatively contact exeter.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk</br> Children must be accompanied by an adult</br></br>
Date: 15 August 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Are you already interested in coding and want to develop your skills?
Come along to this Code Club workshop where we will be using Python programming to create a circuit using LEDs and light dependant resistors.
Please note we will be using small electronics and components

Free event - Please visit the library to sign up.
Alternatively contact exeter.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Children must be accompanied by an adult

Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
IT Drop-in at Exeter Library
</br> <img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FO8wme8XIAwF2Ko?format=jpg&name=small' alt='computer help at Exeter library'></br></br> <b>Where:</b> Adult Crime Fiction section</br>
Date: 15 August 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description:
computer help at Exeter library

Where: Adult Crime Fiction section
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Digital Support
CD and DVD Withdrawal and Sale at Exeter Library - Now On!
<img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FUppIcXWYAIE-yy?format=jpg&name=4096x4096' alt='CDs and DVDs are being withdrawn by Libraries Unlimited. From Friday 1st July, our stock at Exeter Library will be available to purchase.'></br></br> CDs and DVDs are being withdrawn by Libraries Unlimited.</br> From Friday 1st July, our stock at Exeter Library will be available to purchase.</br></br> For more information and a press release from Libraries Unlimited, please click <a href='https://bit.ly/3OzzFpU'>here</a>.</br></br> Feedback can be made at feedback@librariesunlimited.org.uk</br></br>
Date: 15 August 2022
Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Description: CDs and DVDs are being withdrawn by Libraries Unlimited. From Friday 1st July, our stock at Exeter Library will be available to purchase.

CDs and DVDs are being withdrawn by Libraries Unlimited.
From Friday 1st July, our stock at Exeter Library will be available to purchase.

For more information and a press release from Libraries Unlimited, please click here.

Feedback can be made at feedback@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
French Language Café
The language cafés are coming back to Exeter Library and will meet informally in our foyer, having the chance to enjoy each other's company while conversing in a chosen language.</br></br> We are starting with a French language café and are looking for volunteers to contact us about adding other languages.</br> To get involved with hosting another language, email exeter.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk</br></br> <b>Groups will meet on the second Sunday of the month.</b></br></br> <img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FR09MniXMAEAwEK?format=jpg&name=large' alt='French Language Café at Exeter Library on June 12th at 14:00-15:30'></br></br>
Date: 14 August 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: The language cafés are coming back to Exeter Library and will meet informally in our foyer, having the chance to enjoy each other's company while conversing in a chosen language.

We are starting with a French language café and are looking for volunteers to contact us about adding other languages.
To get involved with hosting another language, email exeter.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk

Groups will meet on the second Sunday of the month.

French Language Café at Exeter Library on June 12th at 14:00-15:30

Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Social
Friday Story Time at St Thomas Library
Storytime has returned in person at St Thomas Library! Come along on Fridays and listen to children's stories read by Kat. For little ones and their big ones.
Date: 12 August 2022
Time: 14:30 - 15:00
Description: Storytime has returned in person at St Thomas Library! Come along on Fridays and listen to children's stories read by Kat. For little ones and their big ones.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Fun for Little Ones!
Storytime at Exeter Library

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