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Okehampton Library

Events at Okehampton

The result of your enquiry for events at Okehampton Library:

Title:The Big Draw - It's Our World
Date:1 October - 2 November
Time: During library opening hours
Description: Draw your favourite building - it could be your house, your school, the church or even the library! We have a huge roll of paper that needs covering and then we will put it on display in the library.
Audience:Everyone
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary, just drop in
 
Title:Active Life Active Mind - Town Walk
Date:Thursday 2 October
Time: Meet at the library at 10:15 to leave at 10:30
Description: Tom Soby will lead a walk from the library through Okehampton pointing out landmarks of historical interest along the way. Free refreshments will be served when you return.
Audience:All
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary
 
Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Writers' Workshop with Teresa Driscoll
Date:Saturday 11 October
Time: 10:00-13:00
Description: Short stories for pleasure and for profit. Broadcaster, journalist and author Teresa Driscoll will help aspiring writers to make the very best of their short fiction with tips on submitting to commercial magazine and literary competitions. On the day bring along paper, pens and an open mind!
Audience:Adults
Cost:FREE.
Bookings: Limited numbers - call into Okehampton Library with 5 deposit (refundable on attendance)
 
Title:Active Life Active Mind - Rug Hooking Demonstration
Date:Tuesday 14 October
Time: 14:00-16:00
Description: Come along to our regular craft meeting to see a rug hooking demonstration and then have a go yourself, all materials will be provided.
Audience:All
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary
 
Title:Autumn Half Term - World War One Craft Activity
Date:Monday 27 October - Saturday 1 November
Time: During library opening hours
Description: Create your own war horse with World War One figure and costume.
Audience:Children with their parent/carer
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