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Okehampton Library

Events at Okehampton

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Title:National Libraries Day - Become More Connected
Date:Saturday 7 February
Time: During Library Opening Hours
Description: A member of staff will be on hand to assist with our online services which include - ebooks and audio books, accessing your borrower record, searching and reserving from our online catalogue, and using other online reference sources to which the library service subscribes such as Ancestry
Audience:All
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary
 
Title:National Libraries Day - Free coffee and tea
Date:Saturday 7 February
Time: During Library Opening Hours
Description: Come in out of the cold, join the library and enjoy a free cup of tea or coffee whilst you choose your books and browse our selection of DVDs and audio books for hire.
Audience:All
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not necessary
 
Title:National Libraries Day - Basic Felting Workshop
Date:Saturday 7 February
Time: 10:30-12:30
Description: Learn basic felting technique and create a beautiful heart for you to keep.
Audience:All
Cost:12.00 per learner
Bookings: Book through Learn Devon 01822 613701
Organiser:Learn Devon
Partner: Learn Devon
 
Title: Family History Help Sessions
Date:Thursday 19 March Thursday 23 April
Time: 1 Hour sessions
Description: Need help in starting to search for ancestors, drawing up a family tree or perhaps help breaking through the brick walls? Then book a free Family History help session through Okehampton Library.
Audience:Adults
Cost:Free
Bookings: Book through Okehampton Library 01837 52805
 
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:First Saturday of every month. Launching 7th February, to Celebrate National Libraries Day.
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: 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: 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