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Bideford Library

Events at Bideford

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Title:The Big Friendly Read - Summer Reading Challenge
Date:16 July - 10 September
Time: During library opening hours
Description: Come and be part of the Big Friendly Read at Bideford Library. Visit the library this summer to collect an exclusive set of Roald Dahl collector cards and other goodies!
Audience:All children
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book
Partner: The Reading Agency
 
Title:The Big Friendly Read - George's Marvellous Medicine with Sciencedipity
Date:Tuesday 30 August
Time: Three sessions available:10:00-11:0011:30-12:3014:00-15:00
Description: Slime and Goo Galore! Fun Science workshops inspired by George's Marvellous Medicine
Audience:Children aged 5-11. Parents welcome to help
Cost:2.50
Bookings: Places to be booked in advance at Bideford Library. Limited spaces available
Partner: Sciencedipity
 
Title:The Big Friendly Read - Crafty Time
Date:Tuesday 9 August
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: Get snappy with crocodile crafts
Audience:Children and carers
Cost:Free. Donations welcome to cover costs
Bookings: Drop-in
 
Title:The Big Friendly Read - Crafty Time
Date:Tuesday 16 August
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: Creepy Crawly Craft time inspired by James and The Giant Peach
Audience:Children and carers
Cost:Free. Donations welcome to cover costs
Bookings: Drop-in
 
Title:Big Friendly Read - Crafty Time
Date:Tuesday 23 August
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: Don't be a Twit, come and join in the craft time.
Audience:Children and carers
Cost:Free. Donations welcome to cover costs
Bookings: Drop-in
 
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
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book, just turn up
Organiser:Bideford Library
 
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
Cost:Free
Bookings: Essential
Organiser:Bideford Library
 
Title: 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
Cost:Free
Bookings: No booking required
Organiser:Devon Libraries
Partner: The Reader Organisation
 
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
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book. Just turn up.
 
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.
Cost:Free
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.
Audience:Adults
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not required, just come along!
Partner: Nicola MacDonald
 
Title: Meditation and Relaxation session
Date:First Thursday of each month
Time: 19:30-20:30
Description: Guided meditation and relaxation group with Nicola MacDonald. Please enter via main entrance at front of building.
Audience:Anyone
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not required
Organiser:Nicola MacDonald
 
Title: Creative Writing Group
Date:Second Saturday of each month
Time: 14:00-16:00
Description: Creative writing with local author and publisher Nikki Brownson. For inspiration, and guidance on getting your ideas onto the page.
Audience:All ages from 11 to adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book.