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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 it’s FREE to take part! This year the Summer Reading Challenge theme is… 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: Helen Dunmore A Tribute
Date:Friday 1 September
Time: 18:00-19:00
Description: To celebrate the memory of Helen Dunmore we are holding a tribute evening. Join us in sharing memories and thoughts of her writing, read out a favourite short passage or leave comments on a post-it for others to read.
Audience:All welcome
Cost:2.50 to include a glass of wine
Bookings: Tickets are available in advance from the library
Partner: Dartmouth Library's Friends Group
Title: Britannia's Voices
Date:Tuesday 19 September
Time: 17.30-19.00
Description: An illustrated talk by Joslin Fiennes on her latest work on the personal memories of cadets at Britannia Royal Naval College 1930-1989
Audience:All welcome
Cost:Tickets £2.50 to include refreshments
Bookings: Tickets available in advance from Dartmouth library
Partner: Dartmouth Community Bookshop
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 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: Ask at the library for dates 01803 832502
Title: Bounce & Rhyme Storytime
Date:Every Monday (in term time)
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: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: 17:00-18:00
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
Title: Helen Dunmore: a Tribute
Date:Friday 1 September
Time: 18:00-19:00
Description: A chance to share your memories and thoughts on the works of Helen Dunmore. Bring a favourite short passage to read aloud. Introduced by Rowena
Audience:Readers of Helen Dunmore
Cost:£2.50 to include a glass of wine
Bookings: Tickets from Dartmouth Library
Organiser:Dartmouth library
Title: Memory Cafe
Time: 10:30-12:30
Description: Memory Café is run by Dartmouth Caring, a friendly and informal meeting for people with memory problems and their families. Meetings are weekly, but on the first Tuesday of each month Darmouth Library is offering a Book Club, with shared reading of poems and short extracts from books with a 'feel good' factor.
Audience:people with memory problems
Bookings: No,just turn up.
Organiser:Dartmouth Caring
Partner: Dartmouth Library