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Okehampton Library

Events at Okehampton

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Title:Christmas - Quiz sheet
Date:Friday 14 November - Saturday 3 January
Time: Library opening hours.
Description: Festive Quiz, from the Friends of Okehampton Library. First prize 10 book token, Second prize 5 book token.
Audience:All
Cost:1 per Quiz Sheet
Bookings: N/A
Organiser:Friends of Okehampton Library
 
Title:Christmas - Hamper Prize Draw
Date:Friday 14 November - Saturday 20 December
Time: Library opening hours.
Description: Win the contents of our Christmas Hamper, prize draw to take place Saturday 20th December.
Audience:All
Cost:1 per ticket
Bookings: N/A
Organiser:Friends of Okehampton Library
 
Title:Christmas - Make a Christmas Decoration
Date:Monday 8 December - Saturday 20 December
Time: During normal library opening hours
Description: Make a Christmas decoration...or two (one to take home, one for our library display)
Audience:Children and their parents/carers
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book. Just drop in.
 
Title: Duplo Storytime Builders
Date:1st Thursday of every month
Time: 10:30-11:30
Description: Combined story and playtime session with Duplo bricks. This fun, hands-on session is designed to develop children's fine motor skills, provide recognition of shapes/colours, spark their creativity and increase children's early literacy skills. Come along to help build your child's imagination.
Audience:Children under 5 and their parents/carers
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary
 
Title: Okehampton Book Worms
Date:First Tuesday of the month (excluding August)
Time: 16:00-17:00
Description: Book Club for children. Do you like: -Reading Books? -Talking about books? -Making things to do with books? -Finding out about authors and books? -Are you an independent reader? If so come and ask about joining the Okehampton Book Worms.
Audience:children aged 8-12 years
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary
 
Title: Book Track
Date:On going
Time: During library opening hours
Description: It's not a race, it's not a test. Simply choose the books you like and when you have read them, chat to your local librarian about them, up to 4 books at a time. You are awarded a badge when you have read 10, 25, 50 and 75 books plus stickers at 40, 50 and 90 books. When you have finished your reading trail of 100 books you will get a special certificate, a gold badge and a 5 book token!
Audience:Children aged 6+
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary - just bring your first 4 books into the library
 
Title: Bookstart Bear Club
Date:On going
Time: During library opening hours
Description: Join the fun at your local library. Collect a paw print stamp each time you visit, collect 6 stamps to receive a certificate, there are 10 certificates to collect.
Audience:Children aged 0-5
Cost:Free
Bookings: Just call into the library to collect your bear club membership pack
 
Title: Okehampton Library 2nd Reading Group
Date:3rd Tuesday of each month
Time: 14:00
Description: If you enjoy reading and are interested in discovering new authors come along to meet with other people in an informal environment to talk about books you have read. This group is now full, please contact the library if you would like to be added to a waiting list.
Audience:Adult
Cost:Free
Bookings: Please contact Okehampton Library 01837 52805
 
Title: Under Fives Storytime
Date:Every Tuesday
Time: 10:30
Description: Come and enjoy a storytime with your under five and enjoy biscuits afterwards
Audience:Under 5's and their carers
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not required, just turn up!
 
Title: Bounce and Rhyme
Date:Every Tuesday in partnership with Okehampton Children's Centre
Time: 11:00
Description: Babies, toddlers and their carers are welcome to come and enjoy nursery rhymes and action songs together and perhaps learn some new ones! Come along and collect a free nursery rhyme card and borrow a book.
Audience:Under 5s and their carers
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not required, just pop in!
 
Title: Craft Meeting
Date:2nd Tuesday of every month
Time: 14:00-16:00
Description: Bring along your craft work to this informal afternoon to sit and chat with other 'crafty' people. It is a chance to work whilst chatting and perhaps sharing ideas and problem solving of craft work.
Audience:All
Cost:FREE - donations for refreshments
Bookings: Not necessary
Organiser:
 
Title: Friends of Okehampton Library
Date:Ongoing
Time: As necessary
Description: A group of library customers who are helping to support the Library by acting as hosts at library events,organising events, fundraising. Please contact Okehampton Library for further details
Audience:All
Cost:Free
Bookings: Please contact Okehampton Library for further details
 
Title: Okehampton Library Reading Group
Date:1st Tuesday of the month
Time: 14:00
Description: If you enjoy reading and are interested in discovering new authors come along to meet with other people in an informal environment to talk about books you have read. The group is full at the moment, please contact the library if you would like to be added to our waiting list.
Audience:All
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not required
 
Title:Christmas - Father Christmas Post Box
Date:1-20 December
Time: During library opening hours
Description: Drop your child's letter to Father Christmas into our special post box and come in in a few days later to collect your reply.
Audience:Children
Cost:FREE
Bookings: N/A
Organiser:Okehampton Library
 
Title: Rocket into Space
Date:Friday 16 January
Time: 10:30-11:30
Description: Story, rhymes and rocket craft for children under 5 and their parents and carers.
Audience:Under 5's
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary
Organiser:Okehampton Library