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Library events are free unless otherwise stated. 

Pre-booking is essential where indicated by calling the relevant library. 

Brixham
Churston
Paignton 
Torquay

Children under 8 years old must be supervised by a parent/carer. When collecting children from a library activity please ask children to stay in the library until collected.  

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Alien Animals with Really Wild Learning

Explore the Really Wild Learning zooinverse for some close encounters with amazing alien animals!
Date: 23 August 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Explore the Really Wild Learning zooinverse for some close encounters with amazing alien animals!
Audience: All
Cost: £2.00
Theme: Really Wild Learning

Family History And Ancestry Group

Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Date: 04 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Family History

Poetry For Pleasure

Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Date: 14 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Code Club

A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Date: 21 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Fairytale Hairdresser story and activity

We will be reading one of the Fairytale Hairdresser books and doing some activities about the book, including colouring in headbands. Come with your best hair dos! No need to book just come down and join in!
Date: 21 September 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: We will be reading one of the Fairytale Hairdresser books and doing some activities about the book, including colouring in headbands. Come with your best hair dos! No need to book just come down and join in!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Local History Group

Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Date: 21 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Local History Group

For those interested in learning more about the local area.
Date: 01 October 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: For those interested in learning more about the local area.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Family History And Ancestry Group

Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Date: 02 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and find your ancestors using Ancestry on the library computers in the Learning Centre upstairs at Torquay Library. Drop in and see what you can find. Free event
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Code Club

A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Fun Palace: George's Marvellous Experiments

Join us again for another fun palace! This year we have some fun Science experiments based around Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine. No need to book just come down and join in the fun.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Join us again for another fun palace! This year we have some fun Science experiments based around Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine. No need to book just come down and join in the fun.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 05 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Scrabble Group ran by FoPL

Come and join our Scrabble group to keep your mind active or to have a bit of fun with some new friends.
Date: 08 October 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Come and join our Scrabble group to keep your mind active or to have a bit of fun with some new friends.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

VIP Book Club

A book club for visually impaired people. Listen to one of the RNIB's spoken word books then meet up to talk about what you thought. A fun way to hear new books and make new friends.
Date: 08 October 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: A book club for visually impaired people. Listen to one of the RNIB's spoken word books then meet up to talk about what you thought. A fun way to hear new books and make new friends.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Legal Surgery

The sessions require no financial obligation. Surgeries are held on the second Thursday of every month between 10:30am - 12:30pm. For further information, or to reserve your slot, please speak to a member of the library reception team or call 01803 208321.
Date: 10 October 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: The sessions require no financial obligation. Surgeries are held on the second Thursday of every month between 10:30am - 12:30pm. For further information, or to reserve your slot, please speak to a member of the library reception team or call 01803 208321.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Poetry For Pleasure

Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Date: 12 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

South Devon Tech Jam

South Devon Tech Jam, is a small group of enthusiasts, who organise monthly informal and friendly sessions for anyone interested in technology, regardless of age or ability. We hope you will enjoy learning new skills and sharing experiences about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM). Bring your own projects, equipment and questions to enjoy a couple of hours with some like-minded people.
Date: 12 October 2019
Time: 11:00 - 15:00
Description: South Devon Tech Jam, is a small group of enthusiasts, who organise monthly informal and friendly sessions for anyone interested in technology, regardless of age or ability. We hope you will enjoy learning new skills and sharing experiences about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM). Bring your own projects, equipment and questions to enjoy a couple of hours with some like-minded people.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Story Time with Mama G at Paignton Library

Come and join Mama G at Paignton Library for story time with a difference. Combining panto, drag and the traditional art of story-telling: Mama G will be sharing tales that celebrate being who you are and loving who you want. This performance will feature published works and new writing that will make you laugh, think and love. Booking essential call the library 01803 208321 or come in to book.
Date: 12 October 2019
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Description: Come and join Mama G at Paignton Library for story time with a difference. Combining panto, drag and the traditional art of story-telling: Mama G will be sharing tales that celebrate being who you are and loving who you want. This performance will feature published works and new writing that will make you laugh, think and love. Booking essential call the library 01803 208321 or come in to book.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Crafty Chatters run by FoPL

Enjoy needle crafts in company. Learn a new skill or just come along to make some new friends. Every 3rd Tuesday of each month, upstairs in the library building.
Date: 15 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Enjoy needle crafts in company. Learn a new skill or just come along to make some new friends. Every 3rd Tuesday of each month, upstairs in the library building.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

FoPL Reading Group

Read a new book and meet up with some new friends to discuss. A great way to read something different and socialise.
Date: 15 October 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Read a new book and meet up with some new friends to discuss. A great way to read something different and socialise.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Code Club

A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Date: 19 October 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

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