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Bideford Library

Events at Bideford

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Title:Record Breakers - Summer Reading Challenge
Date:Throughout the summer holidays
Time: During Library Opening Hours
Description: Pop in to Bideford Library to collect your Summer Reading Challenge pack and Active Goodie Bag.
Audience:Children
Cost:FREE
Bookings: N/A
Partner: Reading Agency
 
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: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
Cost:Free
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.
Audience:Carers
Cost:Free
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
Cost:Free
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
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.