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Exeter Library

Events at Exeter

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Title:Record Breakers - Summer Reading Challenge
Date:Launched Saturday 11 July
Time: N/A
Description: The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year and gets three quarters of a million children into libraries to keep up their reading skills and confidence by reading during the summer holiday. You can sign up at your local library, then read six library books of your choice, collecting stickers and other rewards along the way – all FREE. This year the theme is Record Breakers and is linked to Guinness World Records. Join in and have fun exploring the wacky and wonderful records on this year’s collector’s poster – there’s a whole load to discover! If you visit us and join on Saturday 11th, you can also add your pledge to The Guinness World Records record attempt!
Audience:The Summer Reading Challenge is aimed at children aged four to eleven.
Cost:Free event
Bookings: Just join in at your local library
 
Title:Record Breakers - Summer Reading Challenge Finishers Event
Date:Tuesday 25 August
Time: Drop in between 10:00-15:00
Description: The finishers event for this year's Summer Reading Challenge will take place RAMM Exeter where finishers who have completed the challenge can collet their medal and certificate.
Audience:All Summer Reading Challenge finishers over 5
Cost:Free Event
Bookings: Just drop in
 
Title: National Careers Service - Job Club
Date:Every second and fourth Thursday of the month
Time: Confirmed by appointment
Description: The National Careers Service is available to help you if you're looking to change your career or get back into work. Get help with, Assessing your skills, developing your CV,
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free Event
Bookings: To book an appointment please see a member of staff.
Partner: National Careers Service
 
Title: Business Advice with Cartridges Business Hub
Date:Second Tuesday of every month
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: Legal Surgery with Kitsons
Date:Every third Wednesday of the month
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 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: Build A Robot Project
Date:Thursday 6, Thursday 13, Wednesday 19, Thursday 27 August
Time: 9:00-13:00
Description: Love robots and interested in programming? This August build a robot in a team of 4 and win a prize. Includes light refreshments plus free entry to 'Robot Wars' event on Saturday 5 September at 1pm. All sessions must be attended for you to win. If your robot wins, each team member gets a Arduino.
Audience:Children 8+
Cost:£60 for 4 building sessions
Bookings: Tickets available from library staff or reserve yours via exeter.library@devon.gov.uk. Or call 01392 384218
Partner: Fab Lab Devon
 
Title: Children's Summer Craft Events
Date:Mondays 3, 10, 17, 24 August
Time: 10:00-15:00
Description: Take part in Summer Craft Events on Monday's throughout August. Based around this year's Summer Reading Challenge 'Record Breakers' theme, come and create the longest bunny ears, a birdhouse for the smallest bird, bunting and more.
Audience:Children
Cost:Free Event
Bookings: Just drop-in
 
Title: Start Up Successful - Business Workshop
Date:Tuesday 11 August
Time: 09:15-13:00
Description: A free workshop that will give you all the information you need to start up a successful business. This workshop will give you the "5 Golden Keys" to unlock your business success; it will help you evaluate your readiness for self-employment and give you the information you need to evaluate your idea and to go on to succeed.
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free Event
Bookings: To book a place please call Phil Deem on 07752222676
 
Title:Record Breakers - Clive Pig Storyteller Visit
Date:Wednesday 12 August
Time: 14:30
Description: International storyteller and author Clive Pig will be here to share some breath taking, dare devil, record breaking tales from around the world, in the Rougemont Room.
Audience:Children under 8 will need to be accompanied by an adult
Cost:Free Event
Bookings: To book your tickets please ask a member of staff
 
Title: Tom Palmer (children’s author) – Library Tour
Date:Friday 21 August
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: Come and meet children's author, Tom Palmer who is on a national tour of libraries. Tom has written several books based around rugby. As well as hearing about Tom's books, the event includes a quiz and a rugby drop kick contest in the library! More details about Tom's tour can be found at /tompalmer.co.uk
Audience:Suitable for families and children aged 7 -13 years
Cost:Free Event
Bookings: Tickets can book booked on Eventbrite
 
Title: Start Up Successful - Business Workshop
Date:Tuesday 8 September
Time: 09:15-13:00
Description: A free workshop that will give you all the information you need to start up a successful business. This workshop will give you the "5 Golden Keys" to unlock your business success; it will help you evaluate your readiness for self-employment and give you the information you need to evaluate your idea and to go on to succeed.
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free Event
Bookings: To book a place please call Phil Deem on 07752222676
 
Title: Start Up Successful - Business Workshop
Date:Tuesday 13 October
Time: 09:15-13:00
Description: A free workshop that will give you all the information you need to start up a successful business. This workshop will give you the "5 Golden Keys" to unlock your business success; it will help you evaluate your readiness for self-employment and give you the information you need to evaluate your idea and to go on to succeed.
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free Event
Bookings: To book a place please call Phil Deem on 07752222676
 
Title: Raspberry Pi Jam
Date:First Saturday of every month
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
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: 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 sessions take place on 26 July
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: Open University Enquiry Session
Date:First Saturday of each month
Time: 10:00-15:00
Description: If you have not studied with The Open University before, this event is for you! Come along for an informal conversation to get answers to your questions about courses, study methods and other aspects about learning with the OU. For further information call 0300 303 5303. Please note: If you are already an OU student or have studied with us before, please refer to StudentHome (www.open.ac.uk/studenthome) or contact our Student Registration & Enquiry Service on 0845 300 60 90 for appropriate advice and information.
Audience:All Welcome
Cost:Free Event
Bookings: Just drop in - no appointment necessary.
Partner: The Open University
 
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
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 July
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
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