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Events at Kingsbridge

The result of your enquiry for events at Kingsbridge Library:

Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Visual and Hearing Impairment Help
Date:Friday 9 October
Time: 10:00-13:00
Description: Action on Hearing Loss and Action for Blind People will be here offering support and guidance.
Audience:A warm welcome to all. Free refreshments.
Bookings: Drop in any time during the session.
Partner: Action on Hearing Loss and Action for Blind People.
Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Walking for Health
Date:Wednesday 14 October
Time: 10:00
Description: Learn a bit more about our town on a 30 minute, free, led group walk.
Audience:Meet at the Bandstand and finish with free refreshments in the Library.
Bookings: Contact Vivienne on 01548 856766
Organiser:Walking for Health
Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Great Library Bake Off
Date:Friday 16 October
Time: All day
Description: The Library ladies have been baking! Come and buy some of our yummy cakes.
Audience:Delicious treats for everyone.
Cost:Proceeds to The Friends of Kingsbridge Library.
Bookings: The early bird gets the worm (cake)!
Title:Active life, Active Mind - Alzheimers Awareness
Date:Thursday 22 October
Time: 15:00
Description: A representative from The Alzheimer’s Society will be giving a talk on Dementia Awareness
Audience:Open to anyone who is affected by this condition, or who would like to find out how to make a difference to people affected by dementia in our community.
Bookings: no need to book
Organiser:The Alzheimer's Society
Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Healthy Exercise
Date:Friday 23 October
Time: 10:00-13:00
Description: Quayside Leisure Centre will be here to advise on keeping healthy through exercise. Why not have a go on the exercise bike?
Audience:Open to all.
Bookings: Just pop in.
Partner: Quayside Leisure Centre
Title: Big Energy Saving Week
Date:Friday 30 October
Time: 9:30-13:30
Description: Citizens Advice Bureau will be here to help you switch to the best tariff, aiming to save you money.
Audience:If you are confused about the best way to save money on energy bills, do come along.
Bookings: No need to book.
Title: Book Breaks
Date:1st and 3rd Thursday of the month
Time: 10:00-12:00 on the 1st Thursday 13:30-15:30 on the 3rd Thursday
Description: A chance to meet with other carers and enjoy great stories and poems, read aloud in a small, friendly social group
Audience:A shared reading group for carers
Bookings: Please contact Sarah Mear 08456 434435
Organiser:Devon Carers
Partner: Kingsbridge Library
Title: Interested in Volunteering?
Date:The third Friday of each month.
Time: 10.30-12.30
Description: South Hams CVS is holding drop-in sessions, to promote local volunteering opportunities and to offer support and advice to community groups.
Audience:Whether you have time to volunteer regularly, or just now and again, let us help you to find your perfect opportunity.
Bookings: No need to book.
Organiser:South Hams CVS
Title: Saltstone's Monthly Bazaar
Date:The third Thursday of each month, beginning 15 January
Time: 10:00-12:30
Description: Clothes, dvds, cds, jewellery, books, bric-a-brac etc. All proceeds help Saltstone continue to support local people.
Audience:A social morning. Sit and chat or play board games. Childrens corner.
Cost:Tea/coffee and home-made cake £1
Bookings: Just drop in
Organiser:Saltstone Caring
Partner: Kingsbridge Library
Title: Storytime
Date:Every Wednesday
Time: 10:30-11:00
Description: Bring your little ones to the library and listen to stories together.
Audience:For toddlers under 5 years old
Bookings: No need to book
Title: Fun and Games in the Library!
Date:Every Friday
Time: 13:00-16:00
Description: Meet friends or make new ones, have a cuppa and play board games, dominoes,cards etc
Audience:Everyone welcome
Cost:Free, refreshments provided
Bookings: Just drop in
Title: Sing a Song
Date:The last Thursday of each month
Time: 14:00-15:30
Description: Sing old favourites. Make new friends. Stimulate the brain. Jog the memory.
Audience:Not a choir, so there's no need to be an expert singer!
Bookings: No need to book, but please phone the library to check dates (in case of unavoidable changes)
Organiser:Judy Snape
Partner: South Hams CVS, Big Lottery, Saltstone Caring
Title: IT and Coffee
Date:2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month
Time: 14:00-16:00
Description: An informal, social get together to help you with your laptop, phone, camera etc over tea and coffee. Bring your troublesome gadget along and get support from our trained volunteers.
Audience:A warm welcome to anyone who is struggling with modern technology
Bookings: No need to book, just drop in
Organiser:Kingsbridge Library
Partner: Age UK Devon, Rotary, Kingsbridge Community College
Title: Kingsbridge Library Reading Group
Date:Once a month on a Thursday afternoon
Time: 13:30-15:00
Description: Do you enjoy reading? Are you interested in discovering new authors, meeting with other people in an informal setting to talk about books you have read? If so come along and join our reading group.
Audience:Everyone welcome
Bookings: Please contact the library
Title: Bounce and Rhyme
Date:Every Friday during term time
Time: 11:00-11:30
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 (with parents/carers)
Bookings: Just come along and join in!
Title: The Library Stitchers
Date:Fortnightly on a Tuesday
Time: 18:00-20:00
Description: A friendly, sociable group for anyone interested in quilting, knitting, cross stitch etc. Drop by, bring a project and join in!
Audience:Open to all
Cost:Free. Small charge for refreshments
Bookings: No need to book, just come along.
Organiser:Angela Newman
Title: Book Track
Date:Any day the library is open.
Time: Usual 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 and a gold badge!
Audience:Ages 6+
Bookings: No need to book, just let staff know that you want to talk about your books.
Title: Bookstart Bear Club
Date:Whenever the library is open.
Time: Usual 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:Under fives
Bookings: Just call into the library to collect your bear club membership pack

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