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Babble, Brew and Squash - Gadgeteers Special at Torquay Library
Part of our Summer Reading Challenge Events Programme. Join us for a Babble and Brew for all the family - Babble and Brew and Squash! Come and talk about books and see how to use a 3D printer. For adults and children 50p each, no booking required
Date: 29 July 2022
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Part of our Summer Reading Challenge Events Programme. Join us for a Babble and Brew for all the family - Babble and Brew and Squash! Come and talk about books and see how to use a 3D printer. For adults and children 50p each, no booking required
Audience: All
Cost: 50p
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Book Quest Party 2 at Torquay Library.
Free activities for anyone taking part in the Secret Book Quest. Not taking part in the Quest yet no problem just sign up on the day or before. The Quest is free and the party is also free. Suitable for ages 4-11 and no need to book.
Date: 19 April 2022
Time: 9:30 - 13:00
Description: Free activities for anyone taking part in the Secret Book Quest. Not taking part in the Quest yet no problem just sign up on the day or before. The Quest is free and the party is also free. Suitable for ages 4-11 and no need to book.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:
Bounce & Rhyme at Torquay Library
A free, fun and musical session for the under 5's. A good way to meet other parents and make new friends (both young and old) too. Pre-booking is required on 01803 714452 Every Wednesday.
Date:
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: A free, fun and musical session for the under 5's. A good way to meet other parents and make new friends (both young and old) too. Pre-booking is required on 01803 714452 Every Wednesday.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Bounce & Rhyme at Torquay Library
A free, fun musical sessions for under's 5's. A good way to meet other parents and make new friends (both young and old) too. Pre-booking is required on 01803 714452 Every Wednesday.
Date:
Time: 9:45 - 10:15
Description: A free, fun musical sessions for under's 5's. A good way to meet other parents and make new friends (both young and old) too. Pre-booking is required on 01803 714452 Every Wednesday.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Music
Fun Science Exeter Workshop at Torquay Library
Fun Science are joining us for part of our Gadgeteers Summer Reading Programme this year. Learn how to build circuits! £3 per child, pre booking essential via the front desk, phone on 01803 714452 or torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 08 August 2022
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Fun Science are joining us for part of our Gadgeteers Summer Reading Programme this year. Learn how to build circuits! £3 per child, pre booking essential via the front desk, phone on 01803 714452 or torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Happiness Hub - Yoga With Nina at Torquay Library
Join Nina for a taster session of yoga in the library. Please wear loose clothing A change to meet others and learn something new in a relaxed environment. Please book in via phone 01803 714452 email: torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk or at the front desk. This session is free but all donations welcome.
Date: 08 July 2022
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: Join Nina for a taster session of yoga in the library. Please wear loose clothing A change to meet others and learn something new in a relaxed environment. Please book in via phone 01803 714452 email: torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk or at the front desk. This session is free but all donations welcome.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Happiness Hub
Izzy Gizmo - Story and Craft Session at Torquay Library
Part of our Summer Reading Challenge Events Programme. Join us for a story and craft session based around Izzy Gizmo, the young inventor. Build the best plane you can to fly off our balcony! For 3+ £1.00 per child Press booking essential in advance in branch, via phone: 01803 714452 or email: torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 01 August 2022
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Part of our Summer Reading Challenge Events Programme. Join us for a story and craft session based around Izzy Gizmo, the young inventor. Build the best plane you can to fly off our balcony! For 3+ £1.00 per child Press booking essential in advance in branch, via phone: 01803 714452 or email: torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme:
Lego NXT Robot Challenge at Torquay Library
Build robots out of LEGO and control them to complete RAF themed challenges! For 9-16 year olds £2.50 per child Pre booking essential at the desk, by phone 01803 714452 or via email torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 11 August 2022
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Build robots out of LEGO and control them to complete RAF themed challenges! For 9-16 year olds £2.50 per child Pre booking essential at the desk, by phone 01803 714452 or via email torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: £3.50
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Look Up! - Story and Craft Session at Torquay Library
Part of our Summer Reading Challenge Events Programme. Join us for a story and craft session looking up at the sky and beyond! Build your own solar system For 3+ £1.00 per child Press booking essential in advance in branch, via phone: 01803 714452 or email: torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 08 August 2022
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Part of our Summer Reading Challenge Events Programme. Join us for a story and craft session looking up at the sky and beyond! Build your own solar system For 3+ £1.00 per child Press booking essential in advance in branch, via phone: 01803 714452 or email: torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Science Is Magic! - Story and Craft/Experiment Session at Torquay Library
Part of our Summer Reading Challenge Events Programme. Join us for a story and craft session going up, up and away! For 3+ £1.00 per child Press booking essential in advance in branch, via phone: 01803 714452 or email: torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 23 August 2022
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Part of our Summer Reading Challenge Events Programme. Join us for a story and craft session going up, up and away! For 3+ £1.00 per child Press booking essential in advance in branch, via phone: 01803 714452 or email: torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Slime? It's Not Mine! Story and Craft Session with author Clare Helen Welsh at Torquay Library
As part of our Summer Reading Challenge, we have local author Clare Helen Welsh with us to read her new book about Lenny the Lemur, Slime? It's Note Mine! and to do some related crafts. For children aged 3+ £2.00 per child Pre booking essential via the front desk, 01803 714452 or torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 24 August 2022
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: As part of our Summer Reading Challenge, we have local author Clare Helen Welsh with us to read her new book about Lenny the Lemur, Slime? It's Note Mine! and to do some related crafts. For children aged 3+ £2.00 per child Pre booking essential via the front desk, 01803 714452 or torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: £2.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Sunshine At Bedtime - Torquay Library
To help us launch this year's Summer Reading Challenge, we have the wonderful author Clare Helen Welsh with us. She will be reading her new book, Sunshine At Bedtime, and creating crafts connected to this book. For ages 3+ Booking is essential for this event. £2 per child Bookings can be taken via: 01803 714452 torquay.library@librariesunlmited.org.uk In person at the enquiry desk. Please note: Please let staff know if there are any nut or gluten allergies before the event.
Date: 06 July 2022
Time: 16:30 - 17:30
Description: To help us launch this year's Summer Reading Challenge, we have the wonderful author Clare Helen Welsh with us. She will be reading her new book, Sunshine At Bedtime, and creating crafts connected to this book. For ages 3+ Booking is essential for this event. £2 per child Bookings can be taken via: 01803 714452 torquay.library@librariesunlmited.org.uk In person at the enquiry desk. Please note: Please let staff know if there are any nut or gluten allergies before the event.
Audience: Child
Cost: £2.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
Teddy Tales at Torquay Library
Craft, music and story time for children aged 2-5 years old. Drop in and join in the fun! Mondays term time only. Book in advance on 01803 714452 or email Torquay.Library@librariesunlimited.org.uk Term time only
Date:
Time: 11:00 - 11:45
Description: Craft, music and story time for children aged 2-5 years old. Drop in and join in the fun! Mondays term time only. Book in advance on 01803 714452 or email Torquay.Library@librariesunlimited.org.uk Term time only
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:
Teddy Zipwire! at Torquay Library
Ever seen a teddy go down a zipwire? Bring your bear or stuffed animal into the library and watch them go down the zipwire over the books! Please note: bears need to be less than 20cm tall For children aged 3+ Pre-booking required at the front desk, via phone on 01803 714452 or via torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk This is a FREE event, but donations are very welcome to help this charity (Libraries unlimited) to provide exciting events for you.
Date: 30 August 2022
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Ever seen a teddy go down a zipwire? Bring your bear or stuffed animal into the library and watch them go down the zipwire over the books! Please note: bears need to be less than 20cm tall For children aged 3+ Pre-booking required at the front desk, via phone on 01803 714452 or via torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk This is a FREE event, but donations are very welcome to help this charity (Libraries unlimited) to provide exciting events for you.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
The Secret Book Quest at Torbay Libraries
Anyone aged 4-11 can join the Secret Book Quest. Each child receives a booklet to complete plus certificate when 25, 50 and 100 books have been read. This challenge is new and children will complete the book with stickers and reviews. At the end you can be entered into a prize draw to win a Lego Bookshop as well as other prizes. All participates can win the Libro cat badge on completion and the 100 book certificate is printed in gold! Ask in your local library for more information. It is free to take part and you can join when you next visit the library. Sometimes we run special events for Book Questers, keep an eye out for these on the website, Facebook and in the library.
Date:
Time: 9:30 - 13:00
Description: Anyone aged 4-11 can join the Secret Book Quest. Each child receives a booklet to complete plus certificate when 25, 50 and 100 books have been read. This challenge is new and children will complete the book with stickers and reviews. At the end you can be entered into a prize draw to win a Lego Bookshop as well as other prizes. All participates can win the Libro cat badge on completion and the 100 book certificate is printed in gold! Ask in your local library for more information. It is free to take part and you can join when you next visit the library. Sometimes we run special events for Book Questers, keep an eye out for these on the website, Facebook and in the library.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Up, Up and Away! Story and Craft Session at Torquay Library
Part of our Summer Reading Challenge Events Programme. Join us for a story and craft session going up, up and away! For 3+ £1.00 per child Press booking essential in advance in branch, via phone: 01803 714452 or email: torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Date: 15 August 2022
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Part of our Summer Reading Challenge Events Programme. Join us for a story and craft session going up, up and away! For 3+ £1.00 per child Press booking essential in advance in branch, via phone: 01803 714452 or email: torquay.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge
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