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Exeter Library

Events at Exeter

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Title: Legal Surgery with Kitsons
Date:Every third Wednesday of the month - Next session 20 May
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. Future sessions will take place on 17 June, 15 July, 19 August. www.kitsons-solicitors.co.uk
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free Event
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: COBRA Workshop
Date:Thursday 28 May
Time: 10:00-11:00
Description: COBRA is an online small business reference resource that provides quick and easy access to exactly the business information you need. Devon Libraries subscribes to this online resource and it can be accessed free of charge with a Devon library card from the library computers or from your PC at home. Start making the most of this FREE resource, which contains over a thousand small business factsheets guides and sector-specific reports. This workshop will help you navigate the site and become familiar with all it has to offer.
Audience:For anyone who is considering self-employment, starting or running your own business, looking for a new career or preparing for a job interview with a small firm.
Cost:Free event
Bookings: Limited places. Pop into Exeter Library to book a place or email exeter.library@devon.gov.uk.
 
Title: Gadget Day
Date:First Monday of the month - Next session is 1 June
Time: 09:00-12:00
Description: Bring your tablet, smart phone, e-Reader or other portable device and get help to make it do what you want. Find out about our ebook service and download a free ebook to your device. John Lewis Partners will also be in attendance to help.
Audience:All welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: This is a drop in session and there is no need to book. There may be a wait as staff aim to assist as many people as possible during the period.
 
Title: Digital Marketing with Alistair Banks Optix Solutions
Date:Thursday 4 June
Time: 17:30-20:00
Description: The digital landscape changes daily. Keeping up to speed with these changes is imperative if you want your business to succeed online. This event is for those of you who want to make sure you are ahead of the game in 2015. At the very least you’ll come away with loads of ideas to take back into your business and start implementing immediately. We’ll briefly review some of the big changes of 2014 (mobile websites and Google updates will feature) and then we’ll look forward to 2015 with our predictions on what’s going to be big and how you can take advantage of the trends and technologies available to you.
Audience:Business owners who want to see their business fly.Marketing directors/managers who want to improve their digital marketing knowledgeMarketing associates/assistants who want to learn a few neat new tricks
Cost:Free Event
Bookings: Bookings can be made at Eventbrite
Partner: Optix Solutions
 
Title: Picademy South West
Date:Thursday 4 and Friday 5 June
Time: TBC
Description: Are you a teacher wanting to learn more about Raspberry Pi? Picademy South West is the official Raspberry Pi Professional Development course for teachers. They have spaces for 24 enthusiastic teachers from Primary, Secondary and Post-16 who are open to getting hands on with their learning, and having some fun.
Audience:Teachers
Cost:Free Event
Bookings: Find out more and book your place Picademy
Partner: Picademy
 
Title: Raspberry Pi Jam
Date:First Saturday of every month - Next session 6 June
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: The Raspberry Pie is a credit card sized computer that has infinite possibilities. Come along and we will show you the basics and more.
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free event
Bookings: Drop in session
 
Title: Business Advice with Cartridges Business Hub
Date:Second Tuesday of every month - Next drop-in 9 June
Time: 16:00-18:00
Description: Get advice on starting, growing or developing your business idea from a range of expert business advisors. Cartridges Business Hub gives you access to free initial business advice and signposting to a range of vetted and trusted expert business advisors on a range of subjects. Library staff will also be on hand to advise and assist with a wide range of free business start-up resources. For further information visit Cartridges.
Audience:All welcome
Cost:Free Event
Bookings: Drop-in event. Located next to the Library Business & Information Hub on the ground floor.
Partner: Cartridges
 
Title: Start Up Successful - Business Workshop
Date:Thursday 11 June
Time: 9:30-12:30
Description: This workshop that will give you all the information you need to help you “Start up a Successful” business. Helping you evaluate your readiness for self employment and giving you the information you will need to evaluate your idea and what you must know and understand to start up and succeed in your business. At the end of this workshop you will be able to effectively evaluate yourself and the potential of your business idea and have the key business planning and start up information you need to start a successful business. This workshop is presented by Phil Deem, an accredited Business Advisor on behalf of Exeter Business Support.
Audience:Any adults looking to start up their own business
Cost:Free Event
Bookings: To attend this workshop, please contact Phil: 0775-2222-676
Partner: Exeter Business Support
 
Title: Big Book Sale
Date:Saturday 27 June
Time: 10:00-14:00
Description: Come along to our Big Book Sale in The Rougemont Room at Exeter Library. Sale of withdrawn hardbacks, paperbacks and audio-visual stock.
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free to attend
Bookings: Just pop along
 
Title: Bounce and Rhyme - Session 1
Date:Every Tuesday
Time: 10:15-10:45
Description: Share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies, toddlers, mums, dads, grandparents and carers. Please note that access to much of the resources in the children's library will be unavailable during the session.
Audience:Babies & toddlers (with carers please)
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book - just turn up at the appropriate time.
 
Title: Bounce and Rhyme - Session 2
Date:Every Tuesday
Time: 11:00-11:30
Description: Share songs and rhymes at this super, fun event for babies, toddlers, mums, dads, grandparents and carers. Please note that access to much of the resources in the children's library will be unavailable during the session.
Audience:Babies & toddlers (with carers please)
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book - just turn up at the appropriate time.
 
Title: Bounce and Rhyme - Sunday Session
Date:Every Other Sunday - Next session is 31 May
Time: 14:00
Description: Share songs and rhymes with musical instruments at this super, fun event for babies, toddlers, mums, dads, grandparents and carers. The Sunday session will be running on alternate Sundays.
Audience:Babies & toddlers (with carers please)
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book - just turn up at the appropriate time.
 
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: 14:00-16:00
Description: Find help with basic IT skills, using the internet, creating email accounts, sending and receiving emails, using social media and much more.
Audience:All welcome
Cost:Free event
Bookings: This is a drop in session and there is no need to book. There may be a wait as staff aim to assist as many people as possible during the period.
 
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 welcome to take part
Cost:Free
Bookings: For more information and to book please ring the library: 0345 155 1001
Partner: The Reader Organisation
 
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: Reading Group
Date:Third Thursday of the month - Next meeting is 21 May
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: Just come along!
Organiser:Colin Bray
 
Title: Deaf and Hearing BSL Club
Date:Second Thursday of the month - Next session is 11 June
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: Little Rhyme Time
Date:Every Wednesday
Time: 10:15-10:45
Description: Songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Interactive and fun session for babies and children. This event is run in term time only.
Audience:Parents with children aged 0-5 Year's old.
Cost:Free
Bookings: This group is run by Flying Start Children’s Centre, Please contact them on 01392 434221 to book a place)
Partner: Sure Start Children's Centre
 
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 bookings necessary
 
Title: Books With Buggies
Date:First Friday of the month - Next meeting is 5 June
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: 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: Craft in the Cafe including Woolly Wonders
Date:First and 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:All welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: Just drop in