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Dartmouth Library

Events at Dartmouth

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Title:Summer Reading Challenge Summer Reading Challenge
Date:Saturday 15 July to Saturday 9 September
Time: During library opening hours
Description: The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays. You can sign up at your local library, then read six library books of your choice to complete the Challenge. There are exclusive rewards to collect along the way, and itís FREE to take part! This year the Summer Reading Challenge theme isÖ Animal Agents, featuring a mystery story and illustrations by Tony Ross. Look out for fun events in the library throughout the summer. For more information visit www.summerreadingchallenge.org.uk
Bookings: N/A
Organiser:Reading Agency
Title:Summer Reading Challenge Get set for the Summer Reading Challenge
Date:Saturday 22 July
Time: 10.00-11.30
Description: Come and sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge, make your own detective card and note book. Take part in our treasure hunt and start your sleuthing
Audience:Everyone starting the Summer Reading Challenge (school goers and pre-schoolers)
Bookings: Drop in
Title:Summer Reading Challenge Detective Craft
Date:Thursday 27 July
Time: 10.00-11.30
Description: Join us taking fingerprints, making suspect cards, disguises and code crackers.
Audience:Suitable for 5 +
Cost:50p per child
Bookings: Drop in
Title:Summer Reading Challenge Stolen Goods Craft Activity
Date:Thursday 10 August
Time: 10.00-11.30
Description: Design your own stolen treasures: crowns, bracelets, priceless paintings
Audience:Suitable for 2 - 9 year olds but all welcome
Cost:50p per child
Bookings: Drop in
Title:Summer Reading Challenge Cops and Robbers Storytime
Date:Monday 14 August
Time: 10.30-11.00
Description: We'll be reading that old favourite and making themed bookmarks too
Audience:Suitable for 2 years and up
Bookings: Drop in
Title: Stitchery
Date:Wednesday 5 October/then fortnightly
Time: 14:00-16:00
Description: A new local sewing bee. Bring your own handicraft projects (sewing, crochet, knitting etc) and share tips and inspiration
Audience:All ages and genders welcome
Cost:Please contact the library for information
Bookings: If you are interested please let us know in the library 01803 832502
Partner: Rose Williams
Title: Library Lego Club
Date:Tuesday 10 January/then fortnightly
Time: 15:45
Description: Do you Love Lego? Then come and join our themed Lego builds: take part in a teamwork project then let your imagination fly on your own creation!
Audience:5-11 year olds
Bookings: Please let us know at the Library if you are interested in advance 01803 832502
Title: Bounce & Rhyme Storytime
Date:Every Monday
Time: 10:00-10.30
Description: Stories, rhymes and song for under fives and their carers
Audience:Children under five and their carers
Bookings: Not required, just come along!
Title: Mystery Book Club
Date:One Wednesday each month at the home of one of the members.
Time: 14:00-15:00
Description: A Book Club run by its members, (no Library staff involved,) choosing two titles with a 'mystery' theme per month, often with diverse historical/international settings.
Audience:Adults of all ages
Cost:No fee to join; 50p per month to reserve the chosen titles.
Bookings: Contact Dartmouth Library if you'd like to join, or Lisa on 01803 835683
Organiser:Dartmouth Library
Title:Job Searches Work Club
Date:Every Friday
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: The Work Club is being held at Dartmouth Library. Get help and advice on CV writing, interview techniques, volunteering opportunities and online application forms, plus computer access to search for vacancies.
Audience:Anyone needing help to find a job.
Bookings: Not required, drop-in sessions.
Partner: Careers South West and Sanctuary Housing
Title: Dartmouth Library Book Club
Date:Meets monthly, the third Thursday of each month.
Time: 16:30-18:00
Description: If you feel "stuck in a rut" with your book choices we hope to introduce you to new authors and broaden your reading experience. Two books are discussed each month.
Audience:Enthusiastic readers
Bookings: Please contact the library for details.
Organiser:Rowena Marshall for Dartmouth Library
Title: V.I.P. Club
Date:First Thursday of the month
Time: 14:00-16:00
Description: The Visually Impaired Book Club offers an opportunity to discuss books (supplied as audiobook or large print book) in an informal and supportive atmosphere. Organised in partnership with Dartmouth Caring, refreshments are supplied and transport may be available. There will be occasional visits from healthcare experts.
Audience:Anyone with visual impairment
Bookings: Please contact the library.
Organiser:Elena Webster
Partner: Dartmouth Caring
Title: Dartmouth Evening Reading Group
Date:1st Thursday of the month
Time: 17:00-18:00
Description: We read one selected title per month, (usually my choice!) then meet in the Library to discuss it. Most of our choices are contemporary fiction, often from prize shortlists, but with occasional forays into translated work, non-fiction, poetry or biography.
Audience:Keen readers
Bookings: Not required but please tell staff if you are interested in joining.
Organiser:Rowena Marshall at Dartmouth Library
Title: Top of Town Book Club
Date:The first Saturday of each month
Time: 17:00-18:00
Description: An informal Book Club, meeting over a cup of tea at Sainsbury's Cafe, Dartmouth, to discuss one book per month.
Audience:Keen readers
Bookings: Not needed
Organiser:Rowena Marshall for Dartmouth Library