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Bideford Library

Events at Bideford

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Title:Mythical Maze - Tales of Myth and Legend with Rattlebox Theatre
Date:Thursday 31 July
Time: 11:00-12:00
Description: Dave Oliver, storyteller and puppeteer will be recounting mythical tales from around the world.
Audience:Children from 7 years and above
Cost:2.00 per child
Bookings: Booking essential as space is limited
Partner: Rattlebox Theatre
 
Title: Flotsam & Jetsam with Tanya Landman
Date:Tuesday 5 August
Time: 11:00-12:00
Description: To mark the re-issue of her Flotsam and Jetsam books, popular childrens author Tanya Landman will be here to talk to children about her much loved characters
Audience:Children
Cost:Free
Bookings: Booking is essential as space is limited
Organiser:Bideford Library
 
Title:Mythical Maze - Hero Headdress crafts
Date:Tuesday 12 August
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: Drop-in crafts session
Audience:Children
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not required
 
Title:Mythical Maze - Mythical Dogs
Date:Tuesday 19 August
Time: 11:00-12:00 and 14:00-15:00
Description: Stacey Prosser from Dogs Trust Ilfracombe will be telling stories about mythical dogs, as well as giving advice on how to make sure your dogs have a happy and safe summer!
Audience:Children
Cost:Free
Bookings: Places must be booked in advance as space is limited
Organiser:Bideford Library
Partner: Dogs Trust
 
Title:Mythical Maze - Mythical Crafts
Date:Tuesday 26 August
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: Drop-in crafts session
Audience:Children
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not required
Organiser:Bideford Library
 
Title:Mythical Maze - Mythical Maze Presentation Morning
Date:Friday 29 August
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: As the Summer Reading Challenge draws to an end, local childrens author Tanya Landman will be presenting medals and certificates to all the children who have completed this years challenge
Audience:Children and parents/carers
Cost:Free
Bookings: Drop-in, but be prepared to queue!!
Organiser:Bideford Library
 
Title: Short Story Writing Workshop with Teresa Driscoll
Date:Wednesday 24 September
Time: 10:00 -13:00
Description: Journalist turned novelist, Teresa Driscoll will be giving practical tuition and advice to help budding writers build their confidence, find inspiration, develop characters, as well as how to edit your work and find a publisher
Audience:Adults
Cost:Free
Bookings: Advance booking is essential as there are a limited number of places available
Organiser:Devon Libraries
Partner: Teresa Driscoll
 
Title: Stories and Rhymes
Date:Every Thursday (term time only)
Time: 09:30-10:00
Description: Stories and rhymes for for under 5's, lively fun for you and your little one
Audience:Under 5's with parents or carers
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book
Organiser:Bideford Library
 
Title: Under 5's Storytime
Date:Every Tuesday (Term-time only)
Time: From 9:30-10:00
Description: Join us for a lively session of stories, rhymes and music! (Even the wriggliest bottoms are welcome!)
Audience:Children aged 0-5 years with carers
Cost:Free
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
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: Bideford Adult Reading Group
Date:1st Wednesday of the month
Time: From 14:30
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:2nd Wednesday of the 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:3rd Wednesday of the 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: 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: Free Fridays
Date:Every Friday
Time: 10:00-17:00
Description: Additional support from a member of library staff with using the internet, setting up and using an email account, help with job seeking and finding out about benefits
Audience:All
Cost:Free
Bookings: Ask library staff for more details
Organiser:Devon Libraries