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Library events are free unless otherwise stated. 

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

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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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Sensory Storytime

Pre-booking essential for storytime and craft on 01803 843757
Date: 06 December 2019
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Pre-booking essential for storytime and craft on 01803 843757
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Code Club

A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Date: 07 December 2019
Time: 10:00 - 10:00
Description: A fun informal session to learn about Coding or develop your skills further.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Poetry for Pleasure

For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Date: 07 December 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: For anyone who loves reading, writing or listening to poetry.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Learn to play the Ukulele!

Open to all ages and abilities. Second Monday of every month.
Date: 09 December 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Open to all ages and abilities. Second Monday of every month.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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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: 10 December 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
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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: 10 December 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 714460.
Date: 12 December 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 714460.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Lego Coding Workshop

Come and use our new Lego kits at our Lego coding workshops. These workshops are suitable for 7 years and above and will take place in our new teen area. Parental supervision is necessary for 7 year olds. We will also start our usual Lego club earlier so that younger children can play in the children's library at the same time.
Date: 14 December 2019
Time: 13:00 - 14:30
Description: Come and use our new Lego kits at our Lego coding workshops. These workshops are suitable for 7 years and above and will take place in our new teen area. Parental supervision is necessary for 7 year olds. We will also start our usual Lego club earlier so that younger children can play in the children's library at the same time.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Poetry For Pleaure

Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Date: 14 December 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. **Location** Upstairs in rooms 11-12: > Family-friendly session: 11:00 to 13:00 > Adult/Project session: 13:00 to 15:00
Date: 14 December 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. **Location** Upstairs in rooms 11-12: > Family-friendly session: 11:00 to 13:00 > Adult/Project session: 13:00 to 15:00
Audience: All
Cost: £2.00
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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: 17 December 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
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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: 17 December 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: 21 December 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:

Local History Group

Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Date: 21 December 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:

Poetry For Pleasure

Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Date: 11 January 2020
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:

Local Studies Group

Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Date: 18 January 2020
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
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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: 05 February 2020
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: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Poetry For Pleasure

Come and discuss poetry and share what you've written with our poetry group.
Date: 08 February 2020
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:

Local History Group

Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Date: 15 February 2020
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:

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 March 2020
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
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