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Okehampton Library

Events at Okehampton

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Title:Naturally Healthy Week - 50 Things to do - Number 36
Date:Tuesday 26 May
Time: 14:00-16:00
Description: Join the Castle Drogo team in the library to tackle number 36 of the 50 'Things to do before you're 11' - make a home for a wild animal. This is a free drop in activity to inspire you to get outdoors and take on the other 49! For children and their parents/carers
Audience:All
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary - just drop in.
Partner: National Trust - Castle Drogo
 
Title:Naturally Healthy Week - Fun with Healthy Eating
Date:Wednesday 27 May
Time: 10:30-13:00
Description: Families with children aged over 5 years will be given the chance to make smoothies and learn some new ideas for lunch box fillers and then taste them at the end of the session. Yummy!
Audience:Families
Cost:Free
Bookings: Essential, limited places - book through Okehampton Library 01837 52805
Partner: Learn Devon
 
Title: Learn Devon Information Morning
Date:Tuesday 2 June
Time: 10:00-12:00
Description: Are you interested in learning something new? Mandy from Learn Devon will be at the library to help you choose your next course or to give any advice on the courses that are on offer. Just drop in for an informal chat.
Audience:Adult
Cost:Not applicable
Bookings: Drop in session
Partner: Learn Devon
 
Title: Flower Arranging Workshop
Date:Tuesday 9 June
Time: 14:00-16:00
Description: Jill Wilson from Sampford Courtenay Flower Club will be here to provide a flower arranging workshop. Bring along a bunch of flowers and some greenery.
Audience:All
Cost:Free workshop - small charge for any materials used
Bookings: Book through Okehampton Library 01837 52805
 
Title:Bookstart Week - Jungle Fun
Date:Tuesday 9 June
Time: 10:30-11:30
Description: Jungle themed storytime and crafts for parents and carers of children under 5, to celebrate Bookstart Week.
Audience:Children under 5 and their parents/carers
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary
 
Title: 'Death at the Dig' - Murder Mystery play by Kate Ellis
Date:Friday 26 June
Time: 19:00
Description: Do you fancy yourself as a budding Sherlock Holmes? Then join us at our Murder Mystery evening and try to solve the mystery of 'whodunit'. Kate Ellis wrote 'Death at the Dig' and there will be a selection of her books for sale on the evening.
Audience:All
Cost:5 per ticket in advance to include refreshments
Bookings: In advance through Okehampton Library
Partner: Courtenay Players
 
Title: Mini Library Adventures
Date:Every month
Time: During Library Opening Hours
Description: A mystery adventure in the library! Pick up a collectors card and details of the adventure, receive a stamp each time you complete one and a certificate when your card is full. There will be a new adventure each month.
Audience:Children and their parents/carers
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary, collect your adventure at the counter
 
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. With monthly craft workshops - listed separately
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 8-12 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:Free
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. 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: 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