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Bideford Library

Events at Bideford

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Title:Active Life Active Mind - Three Library Challenge Walk
Date:Friday 9 October
Time: 14:00
Description: Join us for a walk along the coast path from either Bideford or Appledore Libraries to Northam Library, where you will be rewarded with a lovely tea!
Audience:Everyone welcome
Bookings: Please contact the library you wish to start from and book your place.
Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Introducing the Raspberry Pi
Date:Mondays 19 and 26 October
Time: 10:00-16:00
Description: What is the Raspberry Pi? A cheap computer you can hold in the palm of your hand. It plugs into your TV so no monitor is needed. Learn how to program or control electronics. Great for hobbies and home projects. To find out more and have a go, drop in to Bideford Library
Audience:All ages
Bookings: Drop-in. No booking necessary. Staff may be less available to assist during lunch period
Organiser:Bideford Library
Title: Children's Halloween Crafts
Date:Tuesday 27 October
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: Decorate your own spooky Halloween lantern
Audience:Everyone welcome
Bookings: No need to book, just drop in.
Title: Spooktastic Sleepyheads Storytime
Date:Friday 30 October
Time: 18:15-19:00
Description: Come along in pyjamas or fancy dress foe spooky bedtime stories and scary snacks. Don't forget to bring your bravest teddy!
Audience:Children over 3
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: 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: 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: Book Breaks for Carers
Date:Every Wednesday
Time: 10:30-12:00
Description: Shared reading of great literature led by trained facilitators, giving carers time to relax with other carers.
Bookings: Contact Nick Bigwood 08456 434435
Organiser:Devon Carers
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: 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
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.
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.
Bookings: No need to book.