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Exeter Library

Events at Exeter

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Title: Meet Nigel Farndale the author of The Blasphemer
Date:Thursday 18 September
Time: 19:00-21:00
Description: Author and journalist Nigel Farndale will be talking about his novel The Blasphemer and his work as a journalist and interviewer. For more information on Nigel's work go to nigelfarndale.com Refreshments included.
Audience:Adult
Cost:Tickets cost £5, which you can pay in advance at Exeter Library, or on the evening.
Bookings: Bookings can be made at Eventsbrite
 
Title: Writers’ workshop with former BBC Spotlight presenter Teresa Driscoll
Date:Saturday 20 September
Time: 10:00-13:00
Description: Former BBC Spotlight presenter Teresa Driscoll will be touring Devon’s libraries with a workshop to help aspiring writers. The workshop Short stories: for pleasure and for profit is suitable for new and aspiring writers of short fiction and is a relaxed and fun session designed to build confidence and help writers to find their own voice. More information: www.teresadriscoll.com
Audience:Absolute beginners very welcome but session will also help writers with more experience who need direction and a confidence boost. All that is necessary is a genuine interest in writing fiction. Adults only.
Cost:Tickets are free (with a refundable deposit of £5)
Bookings: Call into the library with a £5 deposit (refundable on attendance). On the day bring paper, pens and an open mind!
 
Title: Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Movers & Shakers.
Date:Monday 22nd September 2014
Time: 17:30-20:30
Description: Join us for wine and nibbles and networking at this joint event and live web cast from the British Library's Business and IP Centre. Speakers include: •Michael Acton-Smith, OBE, CEO and founder of Moshi Monsters •Vanita Parti, founder of Blink Brow Bar •Sam Bompas, co-founder of Bompas & Parr
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: http://bit.ly/ExLibEvents
 
Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Gadget Day
Date:Monday 13 October
Time: 11:00-16:00
Description: Bring your gadget and get help to make it do what you want. Find out about our ebook service and download a free ebook.
Audience:All welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: Just drop in
 
Title:Autumn Half Term - Carousel at the Library (Half Term Week)
Date:Monday 27 October
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: As part of the Exetreme Imagination Festival, join the Carousel team for an early exploration into the amazing world of ripping yarns, fantastical tales, sensational sagas and crazy cliff hangers! Together we’ll embark upon a creative journey, exploring new stories, creating characters and bringing them to life through art, dance, movement and play. Working creatively together, young children and their families will set their imaginations free, unlocking a brand new world of open-ended discovery, igniting a life-long love of literature.
Audience:Parents/carers and their under-5's
Cost:Free
Bookings: Booking essential - Please contact katherine@carouselproject.org.uk to reserve a place
 
Title:Autumn Half Term - Exetreme Imagination Festival
Date:25 October - 1 November
Time: Please see individual events for times.
Description: Exetreme Imagination is an exciting biennial festival of literature for children and young people, organised by a partnership of the major arts and culture organisations in Exeter. Exeter Library will be one of the venues taking part in hosting the festival with author events, exhibitions, performances and creative workshops. For the full brochure of events visit:extreme.org
Audience:All ages. Please see individual events.
Cost:Many events are FREE, but please see individual events for prices
Bookings: You can book all events at exetreme.org or contact the venue.
Partner: Exetreme Imagination
 
Title: Raspberry Pie Jam
Date:Saturday 4 October
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: The Raspberry Pie is a credit card sized computer that has infinite possibilities. Come along and explore the fascinating world of the Raspberry Pie.
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: Drop in session
 
Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Legal Surgery with Kitsons
Date:Wednesday 15 October
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Open surgeries offering a free 30 minute no obligation consultation for wills, powers of attorney, probate and trusts & taxes for local residents. www.kitsons_solicitors.co.uk
Audience:All welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: Pop in on the day, or to avoid disappointment make an appointment by calling Charlie Siegle at Kitsons on: 01392 455555
Partner: Kitsons
 
Title:Autumn Half Term - Carousel at the Library (Half Term Week)
Date:Friday 31 October
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: As part of the Exetreme Imagination Festival, join the Carousel team for an early exploration into the amazing world of ripping yarns, fantastical tales, sensational sagas and crazy cliff hangers! Together we’ll embark upon a creative journey, exploring new stories, creating characters and bringing them to life through art, dance, movement and play. Working creatively together, young children and their families will set their imaginations free, unlocking a brand new world of open-ended discovery, igniting a life-long love of literature.
Audience:Parents/carers and their under-5's
Cost:Free
Bookings: Booking essential - Please contact katherine@carouselproject.org.uk to reserve a place
 
Title: E-Wednesday - Beginner Computer Course
Date:Every Wednesday
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: One on one help covers using a keyboard and mouse, email services, using the internet, internet security and internet banking.
Audience:All welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: Booking essential - Ask a member of staff for more information
 
Title: E-Wednesday - IT Drop In
Date:Every Wednesday
Time: 12:00-14:00
Description: Help with using the internet, creating email accounts, sending and receiving emails, using social media and much more.
Audience:All welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book - just turn up at the appropriate time.
 
Title: Quiet Time in the Children's Library
Date:Every Thursday
Time: 17:00-19:00
Description: A great chance for children and parents to relax with a book in the environment of the fantastic children's library.
Audience:Children with parents or carers.
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book - just turn up at the appropriate time.
 
Title: Craft in the Cafe including Woolly Wonders
Date:Third Tuesday of every month
Time: 14:00-15:30
Description: Come along with your current craft project and share with other crafters in the cafe.
Audience:Everyone welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: Drop in - no need to book
 
Title: Reading Group
Date:Third Thursday of the month
Time: 19:00-20:30
Description: An opportunity to get together and discuss a 'Book of the Month'
Audience:Anyone who enjoys reading
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary - just come along!
Organiser:Colin Bray
 
Title: Deaf and Hearing BSL Club
Date:Second Thursday of the month
Time: 17:00-19:00
Description: A friendly, informal evening for deaf and hearing users of BSL. Meet friends and find out about deaf news.
Audience:All ages welcome.
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book
 
Title: Memory Group
Date:Every Wednesday Morning
Time: 10:30-12:00
Description: Designed especially for those with memory loss conditions, this small supportive friendly group promotes the benefits of reading aloud to stimulate memories and imagination. Come along and listen to best-loved short stories and poems and share a cuppa during shared reflection, debate and recollection. Participants report an improvement in confidence, trust and motivation.
Audience:People with memory loss conditions
Cost:Free
Bookings: For more information and to book please ring the library: 0345 155 1001
 
Title: Exeter Reading Group
Date:First Thursday of the month
Time: 14:30-16:00
Description: An opportunity to get together and discuss the 'Book of the Month'. Refreshments available.
Audience:Anyone who enjoys reading
Cost:Free
Bookings: Waiting list. Please ring 0345 155 1001 for details.
 
Title: Feel Better With A Book Group
Date:Every Tuesday Morning
Time: 10:30-12:00
Description: Everyone loves sharing a great book! Come along to this friendly reading group for a chance to listen to lovely short stories and poems as well as share views on the chosen book of the month over a cup of tea. Community reading is a chance to get out and meet others. It’s a relaxing, refreshing ‘time out’ from troubles and aches and pains.
Audience:Anyone who wants to take part
Cost:Free
Bookings: For more information and to book please ring the library: 0345 155 1001
Partner: The Reader Organisation
 
Title: Books With Buggies
Date:First Friday of the month
Time: 11:00
Description: A book group for parents and carers to come along with your child and discuss the book of the month.
Audience:Parents or carers with babies and toddlers
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book
 
Title: Early Years Storytime
Date:Every Friday
Time: 14:00-14:30
Description: Storytime for families with younger children
Audience:Under 5 years (with carers please)
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book, just turn up at the appropriate time.
 
Title: Bounce and Rhyme
Date:Every Tuesday
Time: 11:00
Description: Share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies, toddlers, mums, dads, grandparents and carers.
Audience:Babies & toddlers (with carers please)
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book - just turn up at the appropriate time.
 
Title: Exeter Library Deaf and Hearing BSL Club
Date:Second Thursday of the month
Time: 17:00-19:00
Description: A friendly, informal evening for deaf and hearing users of BSL. Meet friends and find out deaf news.
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book.
 
Title: Carousel at the Library
Date:Every Friday from 12 September to 24 October.
Time: 10:00-11:15
Description: As part of the Exetreme Imagination Festival, join the Carousel team for an early exploration into the amazing world of ripping yarns, fantastical tales, sensational sagas and crazy cliff hangers! Together we’ll embark upon a creative journey, exploring new stories, creating characters and bringing them to life through art, dance, movement and play. Working creatively together, young children and their families will set their imaginations free, unlocking a brand new world of open-ended discovery, igniting a life-long love of literature.
Audience:Parents/carers and their under-5's
Cost:Free
Bookings: Booking essential - Please contact katherine@carouselproject.org.uk to reserve a place
 
Title: Legal Surgery with Kitsons
Date:Wednesday 19 November
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Open surgeries offering a free 30 minute no obligation consultation for wills, powers of attorney, probate and trusts & taxes for local residents. www.kitsons_solicitors.co.uk
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: Pop in on the day, or to avoid disappointment make an appointment by calling Charlie Siegle at Kitsons on: 01392 455555
Organiser:Kitsons
 
Title: Legal Surgery with Kitsons
Date:Wednesday 17 December
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Open surgeries offering a free 30 minute no obligation consultation for wills, powers of attorney, probate and trusts & taxes for local residents. www.kitsons_solicitors.co.uk
Audience:All welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: Pop in on the day, or to avoid disappointment make an appointment by calling Charlie Siegle at Kitsons on: 01392 455555
Partner: Kitsons
 
Title: Legal Surgery with Kitsons
Date:Wednesday 21 January
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Open surgeries offering a free 30 minute no obligation consultation for wills, powers of attorney, probate and trusts & taxes for local residents. www.kitsons_solicitors.co.uk
Audience:All welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: Pop in on the day, or to avoid disappointment make an appointment by calling Charlie Siegle at Kitsons on: 01392 455555
Partner: Kitsons
 
Title: Legal Surgery with Kitsons
Date:Wednesday 18 February
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Open surgeries offering a free 30 minute no obligation consultation for wills, powers of attorney, probate and trusts & taxes for local residents. www.kitsons_solicitors.co.uk
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: Pop in on the day, or to avoid disappointment make an appointment by calling Charlie Siegle at Kitsons on: 01392 455555
Partner: Kitsons