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Okehampton Library

Events at Okehampton

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Title: Dan Metcalf Children's Author
Date:Fridays 16 & 30 September
Time: 15:30-16:30
Description: An opportunity to purchase copies of the 'Lottie Lipton Adventure' series and have them signed by the author, Dan Metcalf. Start your Christmas shopping nice and early!
Audience:All
Cost:4.99 per book purchased
Bookings: Not necessary, just drop in
 
Title: The Big Draw
Date:Runs throughout October.
Time: During library opening hours.
Description: We are inviting you to come into the library and 'Have a Doodle.'
Audience:All ages
Cost:FREE
Bookings: Not Necessary
 
Title: Book Launch 'Okehampton & District's Great War - a pictorial & documentary history'
Date:Saturday 15 October
Time: 11:00-12:00
Description: 'Okehampton & District's Great War - a pictorial & documentary history' by The Okehampton & District Local History Society. Join us at Okehampton Library for this local book launch. Books will be available to purchase and there will be free refreshments.
Audience:Adults
Cost:Free event
Bookings: Not necessary
 
Title: Lets's Go Fly a Kite
Date:Tuesday 25 October
Time: 14:30-15:30
Description: Come along and make your very own kite.
Audience:For children and their carers.
Cost:FREE
Bookings: Not necessary
 
Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Relaxation & Wellbeing
Date:Wednesday 23 November
Time: 13.30-15.30
Description: Transformation Hatha Yoga session with Paul Beard. This is a kind, gentle and deeply relaxing yoga, harmonising the breath with slow, steady stretches that will give relief from stress, tension and pain and bring inner peace, strength and well-being in body, mind and spirit. Other beneifits include improvements in posture, flexibility, tone and fitness and can aid recovery from many ailments including back pain, high blood pressure, depression, anxiety, ME, arthritis and IBS. Free to over 50's as part of the 'Drink Wise, Age Well' programme.
Audience:Over 50's
Cost:Free
Bookings: Book through Okehampton Library
Organiser:Learn Devon
 
Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Christmas Card Printing
Date:Tuesday 29 November
Time: 13:00-15:00
Description: A chance to learn something new by printing with a range of techniques to create Christmas cards. Free to over 50's as part of the 'Drink Wise, Age Well' programme.
Audience:Free to over 50's
Cost:Free
Bookings: Book through Okehampton Library
Partner: Learn Devon
 
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: Open on Wednesday Mornings
Date:Every Wednesday
Time: 09:00-13:00
Description: We are now open every Wednesday morning. We look forward to seeing you.
Audience:All
Cost:Free
Bookings: Not applicable
 
Title: Duplo Builders
Date:Every Wednesday
Time: 10-10:30
Description: Playtime session with Duplo bricks based on a different story book each month. 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: 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