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Exeter Library

Events at Exeter

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Title:Summer Reading Challenge - The Big Friendly Read
Date:Launches July 16 to September 10
Time: During library opening times
Description: The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays. You can sign up at your local library, then read six library books of your choice to complete the Challenge. There are exclusive rewards to collect along the way, and itís FREE to take part! This year the Summer Reading Challenge theme isÖ The Big Friendly Read! Libraries all over the UK will be celebrating 100 years of the wonderful writer Roald Dahl and his stories. For more information visit www.summerreadingchallenge.org.uk where you'll also be able to try the amazing book sorter!
Audience:Children
Cost:Free to join!
Bookings: Just pop in to your local library from July 16 to join the challenge.
Partner: The Reading Agency
 
Title:Summer Reading Challenge - Roald Dahl Themed Craft Session
Date:Monday 1 August
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Description: Come along to our Roald Dahl themed craft session in the Children's Library as part of this year's Summer Reading Challenge 'The Big Friendly Read'.
Audience:Children - accompanied by an adult.
Cost:Suggested Donation £1 per child
Bookings: Just come along
Partner: The Reading Agency
 
Title:Summer Reading Challenge - Roald Dahl Themed Craft Session
Date:Monday 8 August
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Description: Come along to our Roald Dahl themed craft session in the Children's Library as part of this year's Summer Reading Challenge 'The Big Friendly Read'.
Audience:Children - accompanied by an adult.
Cost:Suggested Donation £1 per child
Bookings: Just come along
Partner: The Reading Agency
 
Title:Summer Reading Challenge - Author Visit With Emer Stamp
Date:Wednesday 10 August
Time: 11:00-12:00
Description: As part of The Summer Reading Challenge, author of 'The Top Secret Diary of Pig' Emer Stamp will be visiting Exeter Library presenting a talk about creative writing and the main characters from her books. There will also be a 'How to draw' session where you'll learn how to draw four of the main characters.
Audience:Children with parent or guardian
Cost:Tickets £1.00
Bookings: Tickets can be purchased from Exeter Library. All children must be accompanied by an adult with a ticket.
Partner: The Reading Agency
 
Title:Summer Reading Challenge - Roald Dahl Themed Craft Session
Date:Monday 15 August
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Description: Come along to our Roald Dahl themed craft session in the Children's Library as part of this year's Summer Reading Challenge 'The Big Friendly Read'.
Audience:Children - accompanied by an adult.
Cost:Suggested Donation £1 per child
Bookings: Just come along
Partner: The Reading Agency
 
Title:Summer Reading Challenge - Roald Dahl Themed Craft Session
Date:Monday 22 August
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Description: Come along to our Roald Dahl themed craft session in the Children's Library as part of this year's Summer Reading Challenge 'The Big Friendly Read'.
Audience:Children - accompanied by an adult.
Cost:Suggested Donation £1 per child
Bookings: Just come along
Partner: The Reading Agency
 
Title: Exeter Library Stack Tours
Date:Monday 12 September
Time: 14:00-15:00
Description: The books you can see in the library are just the tip of the iceberg. Book a place on a guided tour to explore the Stack and get up close and personal with the treasures from the Special Collections.
Audience:Adults
Cost:Tickets £5.00 per person
Bookings: Booking is essential. Tickets are available from a member of staff.
 
Title: Exeter Library Stack Tours
Date:Monday 14 November
Time: 14:00-15:00
Description: The books you can see in the library are just the tip of the iceberg. Book a place on a guided tour to explore the Stack and get up close and personal with the treasures from the Special Collections.
Audience:Adults
Cost:Tickets £5.00 per person
Bookings: Booking is essential. Tickets are available from a member of staff.
 
Title: Bounce and Rhyme - Sunday Session
Date:Every Other Sunday - 24 July and 7 August
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 parents or carers)
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book, just come 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 enquires and access to the resources in the children's library will not be available during the session.
Audience:Babies & toddlers (with parents or carers)
Cost:Free event
Bookings: No need to book, just come along!
 
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 enquires and access to the resources in the children's library will not be available during the session.
Audience:Babies & toddlers (with parents or carers)
Cost:Free event
Bookings: No need to book, just come along!
 
Title: E-Wednesday - Learn My Way (Beginner Computer Course)
Date:Every Wednesday
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: Receive one on one help using the Learn My Way online courses, helping you develop digital skills to make the most of the online world. From basic skills, learning how to use a mouse, keyboard and email, using the internet, internet security and internet banking.
Audience:All welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: Booking essential - Please ask a member of staff for more information
 
Title: E-Wednesday - IT Drop In
Date:Every Wednesday
Time: 14:00-16:00
Description: During the session staff and volunteers will be on hand for one to one support located in the Teen area of the library. 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. During busy periods there may be a wait as staff and volunteers aim to assist as many people as possible during the session.
 
Title: Gadget Day
Date:First Monday of the month
Time: 09:00-12:00
Description: During the session staff and volunteers will be on hand for one to one support located in the Business and Information Hub area of the library. Bring along your tablet, smart phone or e-Reader and get help using your device. Find out about our e-book service and get help downloading a free e-book to your device.
Audience:All welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: This is a drop in session and there is no need to book. During busy periods there may be a wait as staff and volunteers aim to assist as many people as possible during the session.
 
Title: Raspberry Pi Jam
Date:First Saturday of every month.
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: The Raspberry Pi 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
Partner: 2.times do
 
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 fantastic environment of the children's library.
Audience:Children with their parents or carers.
Cost:Free
Bookings: Just come along and enjoy the space!
 
Title:Active Life Active Mind - Feel Better With A Book Group
Date:Every Thursday 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 short stories and poems read aloud in a small group. Share responses over a cup of tea. Community reading is a chance to get out and meet others. Itís a relaxing, refreshing Ďtime outí from troubles, aches and pains.
Audience:Anyone is 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: Early Years Storytime
Date:Every Friday
Time: 14:00-14:30
Description: Storytime for families with younger children
Audience:Under 5 years - with their parents or carers
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book, just turn up at the appropriate time.
 
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: 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 or email colin.bray@devon.gov.uk
Organiser:Colin Bray
 
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
 
Title: Little Rhyme Time
Date:Every Wednesday (Term-time only)
Time: 10:15-10:45 for babies and 11:00-11:30 for toddlers
Description: Songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Interactive and fun session for babies and children. This event is run in term time only. After half term until Easter there will be a pilot running one session for babies and one for toddlers.
Audience:Parents with children aged 0-5 Year's old.
Cost:Free
Bookings: This group is run by Flying Start Childrenís Centre, Please contact them on 01392 434221 to book a place
Partner: Sure Start Children's Centre
 
Title: National Careers Service - Job Club
Date:Last Wednesday of Every Month
Time: 10:00-16:00
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 or just drop in.
Partner: National Careers Service
 
Title: ExploraTale
Date:Fridays (Term-time only)
Time: 10:00-11:15
Description: Carousel sessions offer early year's children and their families a sensory experience, exploring colour, movement, texture and sound. ExploraTale will transform your experience of the library by taking you on an imaginative journey through books.
Audience:Young Children
Cost:Free Event - Suggested donation £1 towards materials
Bookings: The Carousel Project
Partner: The Carousel Project
 
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 from 15 June
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 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