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Dartmouth Library

Events at Dartmouth

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Title: South Hams Connect at Sainsbury's Dartmouth
Date:Wednesday 15 October
Time: 10:00-13:00
Description: Someone will be there to give you information on Dartmouth Library. Whether you have a query about a book or just to use a computer. Ask our designated member of staff for more information.
Audience:Everyone
Cost:Free
Bookings: N/A
Organiser:South Hams Connect
 
Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Teresa Driscoll's Workshop for Writers
Date:Wednesday 15 October
Time: 10:00-13:00
Description: Broadcaster, journalist and author Teresa Driscoll will help aspiring writers with tips on submitting to commercial magazines and literary competitions.
Audience:Adults
Cost:Free; but with 5 deposit refundable on attendance.
Bookings: 5 deposit; tickets available from Dartmouth Library
Organiser:Dartmouth Library
Partner: Devon Libraries
 
Title: Dartmouth Through Time
Date:Tuesday 18 November
Time: 17:30-19:00
Description: Local author Ginny Campbell speaks about her new book, "Dartmouth through time." The launch ties in with her exhibition at The Flavel, and copies will be available for purchase from the Community Bookshop, to be signed by the author.
Audience:Adult, all welcome
Cost:2 to include wine and nibbles
Bookings: Tickets available from Dartmouth Library
Organiser:Dartmouth Library
Partner: Community Bookshop, Dartmouth
 
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
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not required, just come along!
 
Title: Mystery Book Club
Date:Last Wednesday of each month (Library is closed but access is available for the Book Club.)
Time: 14:00-15:00
Description: A Book Club run by its members, (no Library staff involved,) choosing one title 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 title.
Bookings: Contact Dartmouth Library if you'd like to join
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.
Cost:Free
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
Cost:Free
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
Cost:free
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
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not required but please tell staff if you are interested in joining.
Organiser:Rowena Marshall at Dartmouth Library
 
Title: Word About Art
Date:2nd Thursday of the month
Time: 17:00-18:00
Description: Meet to discuss a different artist each month, using Library art books. This is about your reactions to painting rather than your knowledge.
Audience:Anyone interested in talking about art.
Cost:Free
Bookings: Just let staff know if you'd like to come along.
Organiser:Rowena Marshall, 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
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not needed
Organiser:Rowena Marshall for Dartmouth Library