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Dartmouth Library

Events at Dartmouth

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Title: A Homeland Denied by Irena Kossakowski
Date:Tuesday 23 May
Time: 17.30
Description: To mark the allied victory at the Battle of Monte Cassino, Devon author Irena Kossakowski will talk about her book 'A Homeland Denied'. This dramatic and poignant story is based on the memories of her father, a young Polish university student in 1939 and his harrowing WW2 experiences
Audience:Adults Welcome
Cost:2.50 to include refreshments
Bookings: Tickets available from Dartmouth Library in advance
Organiser:Dartmouth Library Friends Group
Partner: The Dartmouth Community Bookshop
Title: Pond life crafts
Date:Thursday 1 June
Time: 10:00-11:30
Description: Join us this May half term for a splish splashing craft session. Well not exactly but we will be making a variety of pond based creatures including sparkly dragonflies, kingfishers and colourful lilies
Audience:Children with accompanying adult, most suitable for 3-9 year olds but all welcome
Cost:50p per child
Bookings: drop in, no booking required
Title: Stitchery
Date:Wednesday 5 October/then fortnightly
Time: 14:00-16:00
Description: A new local sewing bee. Bring your own handicraft projects (sewing, crochet, knitting etc) and share tips and inspiration
Audience:All ages and genders welcome
Cost:Please contact the library for information
Bookings: If you are interested please let us know in the library 01803 832502
Partner: Rose Williams
Title: Library Lego Club
Date:Tuesday 10 January/then fortnightly
Time: 15:45
Description: Do you Love Lego? Then come and join our themed Lego builds: take part in a teamwork project then let your imagination fly on your own creation!
Audience:5-11 year olds
Bookings: Please let us know at the Library if you are interested in advance 01803 832502
Title: Bounce & Rhyme Storytime
Date:Every Monday
Time: 10:00-10.30
Description: Stories, rhymes and song for under fives and their carers
Audience:Children under five and their carers
Bookings: Not required, just come along!
Title: Mystery Book Club
Date:One Wednesday each month at the home of one of the members.
Time: 14:00-15:00
Description: A Book Club run by its members, (no Library staff involved,) choosing two titles with a 'mystery' theme per month, often with diverse historical/international settings.
Audience:Adults of all ages
Cost:No fee to join; 50p per month to reserve the chosen titles.
Bookings: Contact Dartmouth Library if you'd like to join, or Lisa on 01803 835683
Organiser:Dartmouth Library
Title:Job Searches Work Club
Date:Every Friday
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: The Work Club is being held at Dartmouth Library. Get help and advice on CV writing, interview techniques, volunteering opportunities and online application forms, plus computer access to search for vacancies.
Audience:Anyone needing help to find a job.
Bookings: Not required, drop-in sessions.
Partner: Careers South West and Sanctuary Housing
Title: Dartmouth Library Book Club
Date:Meets monthly, the third Thursday of each month.
Time: 16:30-18:00
Description: If you feel "stuck in a rut" with your book choices we hope to introduce you to new authors and broaden your reading experience. Two books are discussed each month.
Audience:Enthusiastic readers
Bookings: Please contact the library for details.
Organiser:Rowena Marshall for Dartmouth Library
Title: V.I.P. Club
Date:First Thursday of the month
Time: 14:00-16:00
Description: The Visually Impaired Book Club offers an opportunity to discuss books (supplied as audiobook or large print book) in an informal and supportive atmosphere. Organised in partnership with Dartmouth Caring, refreshments are supplied and transport may be available. There will be occasional visits from healthcare experts.
Audience:Anyone with visual impairment
Bookings: Please contact the library.
Organiser:Elena Webster
Partner: Dartmouth Caring
Title: Dartmouth Evening Reading Group
Date:1st Thursday of the month
Time: 17:00-18:00
Description: We read one selected title per month, (usually my choice!) then meet in the Library to discuss it. Most of our choices are contemporary fiction, often from prize shortlists, but with occasional forays into translated work, non-fiction, poetry or biography.
Audience:Keen readers
Bookings: Not required but please tell staff if you are interested in joining.
Organiser:Rowena Marshall at Dartmouth Library
Title: Top of Town Book Club
Date:The first Saturday of each month
Time: 17:00-18:00
Description: An informal Book Club, meeting over a cup of tea at Sainsbury's Cafe, Dartmouth, to discuss one book per month.
Audience:Keen readers
Bookings: Not needed
Organiser:Rowena Marshall for Dartmouth Library