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Exeter Central Library

Events at Exeter Central

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Title: Raspberry Jam
Date:Saturday 22 March
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: An opportunity to find out and share ideas and information about the mini computer Raspberry Pi.
Audience:Families, hobbyists and individuals.
Cost:Free
Bookings: Drop in event
Organiser:Simon Belshaw
 
Title: Free Fridays
Date:Every Friday
Time: 9:00-18:00
Description: One to one help with computers for up to 2 hours. Help with getting online. Job seeking help and tips. Help with CV writing and form filling. Information on local support and advice.
Audience:Anyone
Cost:Free
Bookings: Booking a computer is advisable
 
Title:Active Life Active Mind - B.S.L. Club
Date:Last Thursday of each Month 27 March
Time: 19:00-21:00
Description: A friendly, informal gathering for all users of British Sign Language. Find out about deaf news and views, meet friends and eat biscuits.
Audience:All users of B.S.L. - deaf and hearing
Cost:FREE
Bookings: No booking required - just turn up on the night. Come to the side door in the garden and ring the bell.
Organiser:Sue
 
Title: Woolly Wonders Knitting Group
Date:Every month - next meeting Tuesday 18th March. 3rd Tuesday of every month
Time: 14:00-15:30
Description: Knitting is being touted as “The new Yoga”. It can help to relieve stress and take your mind off your aches and pains, as well as keeping your mind active and reducing the risk of memory loss. All this and the added bonus of enjoying the company of other knitters.
Audience:Everyone welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: Drop in - 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: 01392 384209
 
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: 01392 384209
Partner: The Reader Organisation
 
Title: Baby Bounce & Rhyme
Date:Alternate Tuesdays from Tuesday 14 January 2014
Time: 10:15 and 11:30 (same session repeated)
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.
Organiser:Exeter Children's Library
 
Title: IT Drop -in Sessions
Date:Every Wednesday
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: We can help you with: how to set up an email account and how to open and send attachments. How to use a scanner. How to upload photos to your computer. How to find what you want on the web. How to use social housing sites. How to use Ebay. How to book things online. How to use ereaders and ebooks.
Audience:Anyone who would like help sorting out their basic computer needs.
Cost:Free
Bookings: Just drop in
Organiser:Mike Mills & James Knight 01392-384209
 
Title: Books with Buggies
Date:Friday 4 April. Discussing 'The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency' by Alexander McCall Smith
Time: 11:00
Description: Do you have a love of books and would like to talk to others and bring along your Children. Books with Buggies is a pilot project starting in Exeter Central Library in Partnership with Literature Works.Pop in to the Children's Library to pick up this months book.
Audience:Adults and Children
Cost:Free
Bookings: Drop in Session or contact Exeter Central Library karen.bowdler@devon.gov.uk
Organiser:Devon Libraries/Karen Bowdler
 
Title: Exeter Reading Group
Date:1st 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 01392 384218 for details.
Organiser:Penny Jenkins
 
Title: Reading Group
Date:3rd Thursday of the month
Time: 19:00-20:30
Description: An opportunity to get together and dicuss a 'Book of the Month'
Audience:Anyone who enjoys reading
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary - just come along!
Organiser:Colin Bray
 
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:Adult Learning Open University Advice
Date:First Saturday of every month in the library
Time: 11:00-13:30
Description: Come and talk to Open University advisors about their courses.
Audience:Adult
Cost:Free
Bookings: Drop-in, no booking required.
Organiser:First Floor, Exeter Central Temporary Library
Partner: Open University