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Okehampton Library

Events at Okehampton

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Title:Summer Reading Challenge - Animal Agents
Date:Saturday 15 July - Saturday 9 September
Time: During library opening hours
Description: A challenge for children to read six books over the summer holidays
Audience:Aimed at children aged 4-11 years old. There is also a Mini Challenge for younger children
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary
Partner: Reading Agency
 
Title:Summer Reading Challenge - For Cats's Eyes Only
Date:Wednesday 16 August
Time: 14:00-15:30
Description: Oliver Tooley will be talking about his new book, 'For Cats' Eyes Only'. Children will then have the opportunity to make personalised secret agent I. D. cards.
Audience:Suitable for children aged 6-10. Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost:£2 per child
Bookings: Please book in advance at Okehampton Library
Partner: Blue Poppy Publishing
 
Title:Summer Reading Challenge - Fascinating Fingerprints
Date:Monday 21 August
Time: 10:30-11:30
Description: Top Secret - for your eyes only
Audience:Suitable for children aged 4 and over. Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost:Free
Bookings: Please book in advance at Okehampton Library
 
Title:Summer Reading Challenge - Dodgy Disguises
Date:Tuesday 29 August - Saturday 2 September
Time: During library opening hours.
Description: Create your own design kit so you can hide in plain sight with multiple identities.
Audience:Suitable for children aged 4 and over. Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost:Free
Bookings: Booking not necessary
 
Title: Author Talk with Graham Hurley
Date:Thursday 21 September
Time: 19:00
Description: Best-selling author Graham Hurley will talk about his life and work as a writer. Copies of Grahamís books will be available to purchase on the night.
Audience:Adult
Cost:£3 to include refreshments
Bookings: Tickets available to purchase at the Library in advance
 
Title: Bounce & Rhyme
Date:Every Tuesday in partnership with Okehampton Children's Centre
Time: 10:00-10:30 & 11:00-11:30
Description: The first session is for over 1 year olds. The second session is for under 1 year olds. If you have children within both age ranges then feel free to come along to either session. Come and enjoy nursery rhymes and action songs together and perhaps learn some new ones!
Audience:Under 5s and their carers
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not required, just pop in!
 
Title: Storytime & Duplo Builders
Date:Every Wednesday
Time: 10-10:45
Description: Storytime followed by a 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. Enjoy a chat over a cup of coffee - available at 50p a cup.
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: 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: Like us on Facebook
Date:Anytime
Time: Anytime
Description: Like our facebook page to get up to date information about our events.
Audience:Everyone
Cost:N/A
Bookings: N/A
 
Title: ICT Volunteering Opportunitities
Date:Once a week for 2 hour session.
Time: During library opening hours
Description: Would you like to provide volunteer led IT sessions at Okehampton Library? Use your skills to inspire others, providing one to one support to library customers who have basic ICT needs. Introduce members of the public to online services and promote Devon Libraries online. Give something back to your community. Further your personal development, confidence and experience. If you are interested please contact Okehampton Library.
Audience:Adults
Cost:Not applicable
Bookings: Not applicable