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Tavy Tales Reading Group
Single title discussion by local group of avid adult readers, recommendations, reviews and revelations.
Date: 07 February 2022
Time: 16:00 - 16:30
Description: Single title discussion by local group of avid adult readers, recommendations, reviews and revelations.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Email tavistock.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk or ring 01822 612218 for more details
Friday Scrabble Club
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:
Wednesday Wanderers at Barnstaple Library
Join our friendly welcoming group aimed at over 55s every Wednesday. Enjoy a stroll around the green spaces in Barnstaple and maybe make some new friends too. Booking essential as places are limited. Please book and find out more via phone 01271 318780 or email barnstaple.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk or in person at the library. Please wear suitable clothing appropriate to the weather and suitable shoes for walking.
Date:
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: Join our friendly welcoming group aimed at over 55s every Wednesday. Enjoy a stroll around the green spaces in Barnstaple and maybe make some new friends too. Booking essential as places are limited. Please book and find out more via phone 01271 318780 or email barnstaple.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk or in person at the library. Please wear suitable clothing appropriate to the weather and suitable shoes for walking.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Bounce & Rhyme in the Morning
Bounce & Rhyme is back at Barnstaple Library! A fun session for little ones with their grown ups to learn and enjoy some rhymes old and new! Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in term time. We are starting with bookable sessions so please give us a ring on 01271 318782 to secure your place!
Date:
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Bounce & Rhyme is back at Barnstaple Library! A fun session for little ones with their grown ups to learn and enjoy some rhymes old and new! Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in term time. We are starting with bookable sessions so please give us a ring on 01271 318782 to secure your place!
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Writing for Children - Creative Writing Group at Barnstaple Library
Come along to this monthly Writing for Children group where the group supports each other's writing for children and shares information and experiences of writing. The group meets the 3rd Saturday of the month.
Date:
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come along to this monthly Writing for Children group where the group supports each other's writing for children and shares information and experiences of writing. The group meets the 3rd Saturday of the month.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Library Lego Builders at Barnstaple Library
Lego Club is back at Barnstaple Library! Join us in the children's library for some Lego fun for families on a Saturday afternoon! Your imagination is the limit! Not suitable for young children due to small parts. Under 8s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Date:
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Lego Club is back at Barnstaple Library! Join us in the children's library for some Lego fun for families on a Saturday afternoon! Your imagination is the limit! Not suitable for young children due to small parts. Under 8s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:
Come in and Colour
Come in and Colour at Barnstaple Library. If you have a few minutes to spare or a bit longer why not try colouring our beautiful designs. Bring a friend or meet new people. 9am - 6pm every Friday.
Date:
Time: 9:00 - 18:00
Description: Come in and Colour at Barnstaple Library. If you have a few minutes to spare or a bit longer why not try colouring our beautiful designs. Bring a friend or meet new people. 9am - 6pm every Friday.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Work Club at Barnstaple Library
Need a hand polishing up your CV? Online forms baffling you? Want some tips for job searching? Then Work Club can help you! 1-2-1 support with CVs, job searching & job applications and much more. Every Tuesday and Friday. Contact Iain on 07377557916 or email iain.harris@librariesunlimited.org.uk for more information and to book.
Date:
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: Need a hand polishing up your CV? Online forms baffling you? Want some tips for job searching? Then Work Club can help you! 1-2-1 support with CVs, job searching & job applications and much more. Every Tuesday and Friday. Contact Iain on 07377557916 or email iain.harris@librariesunlimited.org.uk for more information and to book.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Digital Assist at Barnstaple Library
Need a bit of help with computers and other devices? Need a hand to get started with emails? Book for one of our 1-2-1 Digital Assist appointments at Barnstaple Library or just drop-in. Every Tuesday. Phone the library on 01271 318780 to book your appointment.
Date:
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Need a bit of help with computers and other devices? Need a hand to get started with emails? Book for one of our 1-2-1 Digital Assist appointments at Barnstaple Library or just drop-in. Every Tuesday. Phone the library on 01271 318780 to book your appointment.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Board Game Café at Barnstaple Library
A weekly informal, drop in session for adults who are board game fans. Bring your own favourite game or choose from our selection as you enjoy a hot drink. Every Wednesday. Donations welcomed to cover costs.
Date:
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: A weekly informal, drop in session for adults who are board game fans. Bring your own favourite game or choose from our selection as you enjoy a hot drink. Every Wednesday. Donations welcomed to cover costs.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Knit and Mix at Barnstaple Library
Come and join in our informal, drop in Knit and Mix group at Barnstaple Library. For knitting and crochet crafters who enjoy a chat with a hot drink. Every Thursday. Donations welcomed to help cover costs. Bring your own materials.
Date:
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Come and join in our informal, drop in Knit and Mix group at Barnstaple Library. For knitting and crochet crafters who enjoy a chat with a hot drink. Every Thursday. Donations welcomed to help cover costs. Bring your own materials.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
The Ideas Gang - Creative Writing Group at Barnstaple Library
The Ideas Gang meets on the first Saturday of the month. Members of the group take it in turns to lead the group, giving a wide variety of writing experiences. Different forms and genres are covered and plenty of time is given for writing practice in the session.
Date:
Time: 13:30 - 15:30
Description: The Ideas Gang meets on the first Saturday of the month. Members of the group take it in turns to lead the group, giving a wide variety of writing experiences. Different forms and genres are covered and plenty of time is given for writing practice in the session.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Scrabble Saturdays at Barnstaple Library
A Scrabble club on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month for players of all levels. Donations welcomed
Date:
Time: 13:00 - 16:00
Description: A Scrabble club on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month for players of all levels. Donations welcomed
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Sing-a-Long-a-Library at Barnstaple Library
For anyone who wants to sing for fun, we're not a choir so don't worry about being a good singer, just come along for a good sing song and a cuppa. Second Tuesday of the month.
Date:
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: For anyone who wants to sing for fun, we're not a choir so don't worry about being a good singer, just come along for a good sing song and a cuppa. Second Tuesday of the month.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Audio Book Group at Barnstaple Library
For anyone who likes to listen to audio books. An informal group to chat about the books you've enjoyed. First Thursday of the month.
Date:
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who likes to listen to audio books. An informal group to chat about the books you've enjoyed. First Thursday of the month.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Bounce and Rhyme
Songs and activities for children 0-4 years old. Every Thursday afternoon in term time. Sessions are free, no need to book, just turn up!
Date:
Time: 14:15 - 14:45
Description: Songs and activities for children 0-4 years old. Every Thursday afternoon in term time. Sessions are free, no need to book, just turn up!
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Lego Club
Join us for a fun and informal Lego building session with a different theme each time. Every Saturday morning.
Date:
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: Join us for a fun and informal Lego building session with a different theme each time. Every Saturday morning.
Audience: Child
Cost: 50p
Theme:
Craft and Chatter
Join our Craft and Chatter sessions on alternate Monday afternoons. Bring your own work along and enjoy a cuppa and a chat. All welcome.
Date:
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: Join our Craft and Chatter sessions on alternate Monday afternoons. Bring your own work along and enjoy a cuppa and a chat. All welcome.
Audience: Adult
Cost: 50p
Theme:
Saturday Clubs at Northam Library
Fun, creative activities at Northam Library every Saturday. Lego Club and Craft Club on alternating weeks.
Date:
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Fun, creative activities at Northam Library every Saturday. Lego Club and Craft Club on alternating weeks.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Creative, Lego, Craft

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