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Kingsbridge Library

Events at Kingsbridge

The result of your enquiry for events at Kingsbridge Library:

Title: Meet the author - Felicity Goodall
Date:Friday 22 September
Time: 10:00-12:30
Description: Felicity Goodall is a freelance writer with a background in newspapers and radio and a passion for history. Her latest book,Exodus Burma(now out in paperback)is the story of the British escape from Burma as the Japanese invaded in 1942.
Audience:Open to all, Felicity is happy to chat.
Bookings: No need to book, just pop in.
Title: Meet the author - Anthony Hontoir
Date:Friday 29th September
Time: 10:00-12:30
Description: Anthony is a documentary film producer, cameraman, writer of several woodworking books and a novelist. His latest novel is a mystery with a local setting, featuring former Fleet Street crime reporter, Erwin Graham.
Audience:Open to all
Bookings: No need to book, just pop in.
Title:Active Life, Active Mind Energy Advice
Date:Friday 13th October
Time: 10.00-13.00
Description: South Dartmoor Energy, a not for profit organisation, will be in the library giving advice on how to check you are getting the best deal on your energy bills.
Audience:Do come in and make sure you aren't paying too much.
Bookings: No need to book
Title:Active Life, Active Mind. POA Learning
Date:Friday 20th October
Time: 10.30-12.30
Description: POA Learning offer a range of free courses and learning opportunities. These are either online or paper based and can be undertaken in the comfort of your own home.
Audience:Come and chat to Ivan, from POA Learning, to see what is on offer.
Bookings: No need to book.
Title: Raspberry Pi Club
Date:Fortnightly beginning Wednesday 19 July
Time: 14:00-15:00
Description: Give yourself a challenge and have fun - come and learn the basics of computer coding. All materials provided.
Audience:Everyone welcome. All you need is the wish to learn!
Bookings: No need to book
Title: Knit and Natter
Date:Every Monday
Time: 13:30-15:00
Description: Bring along your knitting, have a knit and a natter, meet friends or make new ones and drink tea!
Audience:Everyone welcome
Bookings: No need to book
Title: Legal Clinic
Date:The third Tuesday of each month
Time: 14:30-16:30
Description: Rebecca Weare and Beccy Bristow, solicitors from Start Point Law, will be available to discuss your legal issues.
Audience:Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and discuss any issues relating to Wills, Estate Administration, Powers of Attorney, Deputyships and related matters.
Bookings: Drop in.
Title: Afternoon Tea
Date:Each Tuesday
Time: 14:30-15:30
Description: Come and relax in the library with a cuppa and homemade cake.
Audience:A warm welcome to all.
Cost:A donation of 1 would be gratefully received.
Bookings: Just pop in.
Title: Family History Helpdesk
Date:1st Wednesday of each month
Time: 14:30-16:00
Description: Help to trace your ancestors, locally and worldwide, with a member of Devon Family History Society. Please bring along any information you already have.
Audience:Help for beginners or if you are stuck with your research.
Bookings: Please phone the library on 01548 852315 to book an appointment.
Partner: Lin Ford
Title: Fun and Games in the Library!
Date:Every Friday
Time: 14:00-16:00
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. NB. After the session on 12th July there will be a summer break. Restarts on 13th September.
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: 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: Kingsbridge Library Reading Group
Date:Once a month on a Thursday
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: Lego Club
Date:Every Monday
Time: 16:00-17:00
Description: Come and get creative with our shiny new lego. Make whatever you like, or be inspired by a book.
Audience:Children under 8 to be accompanied by an adult please.
Cost:Free, Lego and refreshments supplied (although donations of lego would be welcome!).
Bookings: Just come along - bring your friends.
Partner: Kingsbridge Town Council
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: 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: 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.

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