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Events at Kingsbridge

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Title: Devon's War Memorials
Date:Thursday 4 December
Time: 11.00
Description: Todd Gray's fully illustrated talk on Devon's War Memorials is based on visits to all of Devon's ancient parishes. He explains why WWI monuments vary so much and the cooperation and controversy behind them. In so doing, he reminds us of how easy it is to forget the sacrifices made by those honoured. Refreshments will be served and the meeting will close by 1.00 pm
Audience:Open to all.
Cost:3, with free refreshments.
Bookings: Tickets available at the library
Organiser:The Friends of Kingsbridge Library
Title: Kingsbridge Celebrates Christmas - Storytime
Date:Saturday 6 December
Time: 10:30-12:00
Description: Come along to a special Christmas storytime at the library, as part of the Kingsbridge Celebrates Christmas festivities.
Audience:Children of all ages, but if under 8 years old to be accompanied by an adult please.
Bookings: No need to book, just join in.
Partner: Rotary Club of Kingsbridge
Title: Christmas 1914
Date:Saturday 13 December
Time: 10:30 - 12noon
Description: Poems, stories and pictures of Christmas at home and in the trenches. Create an authentic WWI postcard. Help decorate a collage. Taste bully beef!
Audience:Children 7 - 11. There will be Christmas colouring available for younger children
Bookings: Booking essential
Organiser:Chris Stephens, childrens author and poet
Partner: The Friends of Kingsbridge Library
Title: Christmas Party in the Library
Date:Friday 19 December
Time: 10.00 - 16.00
Description: Guess the weight of the cake. Guess the number of sweets in a jar. Christmas bounce and Rhyme. Tea, coffee and mince pies. Children's game and colouring.
Audience:Come along and help us celebrate!
Bookings: NO
Organiser:Kingbsridge Library
Partner: Friends of Kingsbridge Library
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

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