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Exeter Library

Events at Exeter

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Title: Raspberry Pi Jam
Date:First Saturday of every month - Next session 4 April
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: Gadget Day
Date:First Monday of the month - Please note the next session will take place on 13 April due to the Bank Holiday
Time: 09:00-12:00
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: 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: Business Advice with Cartridges Business Hub
Date:Second Tuesday of every month - Next drop-in 14 April
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. Future Drop-in’s are: 14 April, 12 May, 9 June. 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: Legal Surgery with Kitsons
Date:Every third Wednesday of the month - Next session 15 April
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 20 May, 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: Start Up Successful - Business Workshop
Date:Workshops will take place on Thursday 16 April, Thursday 14 May, 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: Local Writer's / New Talent Day
Date:Thursday 23 April
Time: 10:00-15:00
Description: Our Local Writers day will take place at Exeter Library in the Rougemont Room. The event will be opened by former BBC Spotlight presenter Teresa Driscoll, whose debut novel Recipes for Melissa is available now and Simon Hall Crime Writer and BBC Crime Correspondent. Also featuring many other local authors who will be available for a chat and to sign their books personally.
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free event
Bookings: No need to book, just drop-in!
 
Title: Meet The Author Clare Morrall - World Book Night
Date:Thursday 23 April
Time: 19:00
Description: Meet Exeter Born and Man Booker Nominated Author Clare Morrall as part of World Book Night. Clare will be discussing her book ‘After the Bombing’. Includes Drinks & Nibbles.
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Tickets £5
Bookings: Tickets can be purchased from Exeter Library
 
Title: TEDxExeter Livestream - Taking the Long View
Date:Friday 24 April
Time: 09:00-17:00
Description: We will be live streaming this sold-out day of inspiring talks from The Exeter Northcott Theatre. Learning from the past, and looking to the future, live speakers and TED video will combine to spark deep thought and discussion. More details at tedxexeter.com/
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Admission free with ticket
Bookings: Bookings exeternorthcott.co.uk -PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT-
Partner: TEDxExeter
 
Title: Fab Futures: Public Libraries In The Digital Age
Date:Friday 15 May
Time: 09:00-17:00
Description: How can libraries support innovation and creativity in the 21st century? What should the public library of the future be? What opportunities does digital create for libraries to contribute to the cultural, economic and business development of their communities? This one day conference will explore how digital developments are influencing the way local, national and international public libraries are changing. It will examine the story behind the setting up of Fab Lab Devon and the ways in which libraries can work with Fab Labs and maker spaces to support innovation, creativity, business and economy in their communities. Featuring a range of inspirational speakers.
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Prices are variable upon registration
Bookings: For further information and to register for a place please visit Eventbrite
Partner: Fab Lab Devon
 
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 - Please Note the next session will take place on 19 April due to Bank Holiday.
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 - Next meeting is 2 April
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 16 April
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 9 April
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: 10:30-11:30 - Please note from 13 April the sessions will take place 1015-1100
Description: Songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Interactive and fun session for babies and children.
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 10 April
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: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