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Okehampton Library

Events at Okehampton

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Title:Record Breakers - Treasure Hunt
Date:Saturday 11 July - Saturday 12 September
Time: During Library Opening Hours
Description: Pick up an entry form in the children's area, find the 'Record Breakers' characters hidden in the library. There will be a prize for one correct entry drawn on the closing date. Good luck!
Audience:Children and their parents/carers
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary - just call in.
Partner: Friends of Okehampton Library
 
Title:Active Life Active Mind - Wet Felting Workshop
Date:Tuesday 6 October
Time: 14:00-16:00
Description: Interested in learning a new craft? Jenny Bealing will teach you how to manipulate wool fibres to make decorative items. All materials will be provided.
Audience:All
Cost:5 per person
Bookings: In advance through Okehampton Library
 
Title:Active Life Active Mind - Beginners IT Training
Date:Thursdays: 8, 15 & 22 October
Time: 13:00-15:00
Description: Free beginners IT training for you to be able to access the internet, send and receive emails or job search more effectively. Elite Training can even help you with your own laptop, iPad or tablet if required.
Audience:Adult
Cost:Free
Bookings: Essential, limited spaces. Book through Okehampton Library 01837 52805
Partner: Elite Training
 
Title:Big Draw - Owl Babies Story and Craft
Date:Friday 16 October
Time: 10:30-11:30
Description: Every picture tells a story
Audience:Under 5's and their carers
Cost:FREE
Bookings: Booking not necessary
 
Title: Local Author Book Signing
Date:Saturday 24 October
Time: 10:00-12:30
Description: Local author, Lin Treadgold, will be signing copies of her book, Goodbye Henrietta Street.
Audience:Adults
Cost:Free
Bookings: Drop In
 
Title: Mega Book Sale
Date:Saturday 31st October
Time: 09:00-12:00
Description: Come along and grab yourself a bargain. Lots of withdrawn library books - adult fiction, non-fiction, biographies and children's books. Prices start from as little as 40p each.
Audience:All
Cost:From 40p each
Bookings: Not necessary
 
Title: Friends of Okehampton Library Coffee Morning
Date:Saturday 31st October
Time: 09:00-12:00
Description: Whilst at the Book sale, take a few minutes out to have a cup of tea/coffee and a biscuit served by the Friends of the library
Audience:All
Cost:Donations
Bookings: Not necessary
Organiser:Friends of Okehampton Library
 
Title: Crafters' Club
Date:Every Tuesday
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: 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: Lego Builders
Date:Every Saturday
Time: 10:30-11:30
Description: Come along and build with your child. Your Lego creations will be displayed in the library and posted on Facebook.
Audience:Suitable for children over 5 and their carers.
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary
Organiser:Okehampton Library
 
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 7-11 years
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary
 
Title: Under Fives Storytime
Date:Every Tuesday
Time: 10:40
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: 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:Contact the library for further information
Bookings: Not required
 
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. Please contact the library if you are interested in joining this group
Audience:Adult
Cost:Contact the library for further information
Bookings: Please contact Okehampton Library 01837 52805
 
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: 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: Writers' Group
Date:Last Saturday of each month
Time: 10:00
Description: Come along and meet like-minded, local, budding writers.
Audience:Adults
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary