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Bideford Library

Events at Bideford

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Title:National Libraries Day - Great Bideford Library Cake Off & Coffee Morning
Date:Saturday 7 February
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: Bring a cake to our special National Libraries Day coffee morning and you could be crowned Bideford's Star baker! Your Showstopper Challenge is to bring a friend along and show them all the great things your library has to offer, you'll receive a free DVD hire if you do. Mel, Sue, Mary and Paul will be doing the judging!
Audience:All cake bakers!
Cost:Free with cake donation
Bookings: Not required
Organiser:Bideford Library
Title: Kid's Valentine Poetry Competition
Date:Closing date Saturday 14 February
Description: Write a poem about love! It can be serious, it can be funny and it doesn't matter who or what you love.... Fantastic prizes to be won. Open to children aged 11 and under.
Audience:Children aged 11 and under
Bookings: Not required
Organiser:Bideford Library
Title: Valentines Day Hugs Craft session
Date:Saturday 14 February
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: Bring your little ones and make your very own Valentines Day 'Hugs' and other 'love'ly activities.
Audience:Young children
Cost:Free, donations for materials very welcome
Bookings: Not required
Organiser:Bideford Library
Title:World Book Day - Speed Book Dating Evening
Date:Thursday 5 March
Time: 19:00-21:00
Description: Help us celebrate World Book day with a lighthearted session chatting with likeminded people about your favourite books and authors. Drinks and nibbles provided. Come prepared to talk about your favourite for one minute!
Cost:Free but donations welcome
Bookings: Not required
Organiser:Bideford Library
Title: Early Years Stories & Rhymetime
Date:Every Thursday (term time only)
Time: 09:30-10:00
Description: Stories, rhymes and music for your little ones. Join us for a lively session of noisy fun!
Audience:Under 5's with parents or carers
Bookings: No need to book, just turn up
Organiser:Bideford Library
Title: Nifty Needles
Date:Every Thursday
Time: From 14:00
Description: Informal drop-in session for anyone who likes knitting, crochet, embroidery or any kind of hand sewing. Come and enjoy a chat and a cup of tea, get advice and maybe try out some new ideas.
Audience:Any age
Bookings: No need to book
Organiser:Bideford Library
Title: Board Games
Date:Every Friday
Time: 14:00-17:00
Description: If you enjoy games like chess, Scrabble, backgammon or dominoes, come and join other enthusiasts for a game.
Audience:All welcome
Bookings: No need to book. Just turn up.
Title: Beginner IT Sessions
Date:Every Monday and Tuesday afternoon
Time: 15:00 and 16:00
Description: One to one sessions with a member of library staff to help people get started using computers, internet, email, online shopping, social media, family history. Advance booking is essential. Contact library staff for details.
Audience:Any age
Bookings: Essential
Organiser:Bideford Library
Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Feel Better With A Book
Date:Every Wednesday
Time: 10:30-12:00
Description: Shared reading of great literature led by trained facilitators, aimed at improving confidence and well being
Audience:Adults with anxiety, depression or other mental health need
Bookings: No booking required
Organiser:Devon Libraries
Partner: The Reader Organisation
Title: Bideford Adult Reading Group
Date:First Wednesday of each month
Time: From 14:00
Description: Group meets to discuss books, one title is chosen each month for discussion at the next meeting. Occasional author visits.
Audience:Anyone who enjoys reading and woud like to share their experience.
Bookings: Just turn up on the day - if you would like to borrow the title for discussion in advance please contact Bideford Library.
Title: Reminiscence Group
Date:Second Wednesday of each month
Time: 14:00-15:30
Description: Take a Trip Down Memory Lane. Remember back and look forward to sharing your memories with others - chatting, looking at old items, perhaps creating a book of memories together.
Audience:For anyone over the age of 60.
Cost:Free. Refreshments included.
Bookings: Just turn up. If you require help with transport please contact Torridge Community Transport 01237 423232
Organiser:Bideford Library
Partner: Taw and Torridge Volunteer Service
Title: Meditation and Relaxation Group
Date:Third Wednesday of each month
Time: 14:15-15:00
Description: Guided meditation and relaxation group with Nicola MacDonald. Please enter via main entrance at front of building.
Bookings: Not required, just come along!
Partner: Nicola MacDonald