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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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Paignton 
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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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Local History Group

Want to know more about Torbay? Have some information to share? Come along to our Local Studies Group.
Date: 16 November 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:

Scrabble Club

Open to all ages and abilities, no skills necessary! Every Friday
Date: 22 November 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Open to all ages and abilities, no skills necessary! Every Friday
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Lego and Duplo Club

children of all ages welcome, drop in and create something cool!
Date: 23 November 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: children of all ages welcome, drop in and create something cool!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Lego Club

A fun drop-in session to create your own Lego masterpieces!! All creations will then be put on show in our display cabinet.
Date: 23 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A fun drop-in session to create your own Lego masterpieces!! All creations will then be put on show in our display cabinet.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Knit and Chat

Every Monday - Open to all ages and abilities. Tea/coffee and biscuits available.
Date: 25 November 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Every Monday - Open to all ages and abilities. Tea/coffee and biscuits available.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Ageing Well

Music, Rhythm and Rhyme

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 714460
Date: 25 November 2019
Time: 9:45 - 10:15
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 714460
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Music, Rhythm and Rhyme

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 714460
Date: 25 November 2019
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 714460
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Music, Rhythm and Rhyme

Pre-booking is essential on 01803 843757
Date: 26 November 2019
Time: 9:45 - 10:15
Description: Pre-booking is essential on 01803 843757
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Music, Rhythm and Rhyme

Pre-booking essential on 01803 843757. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Date: 27 November 2019
Time: 9:45 - 10:15
Description: Pre-booking essential on 01803 843757. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Christmas Market @ Paignton Library

We are holding our first ever Christmas Market on Thursday 28th November 2.00-5.00. There will be craft stalls and gifts including Lego, sweets & treats, soap & candles, books, cards, hats, coasters plus much more. Cafe Cosi are giving 20% off a hot drink and cake with any purchase at the market.
Date: 28 November 2019
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Description: We are holding our first ever Christmas Market on Thursday 28th November 2.00-5.00. There will be craft stalls and gifts including Lego, sweets & treats, soap & candles, books, cards, hats, coasters plus much more. Cafe Cosi are giving 20% off a hot drink and cake with any purchase at the market.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Music, Rhythm and Rhyme

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 714460
Date: 28 November 2019
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 714460
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Music, Rhythm and Rhyme

Fun music, story and singing for the under 5s. Pre-booking essential on 01803 843757. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Date: 29 November 2019
Time: 9:45 - 10:15
Description: Fun music, story and singing for the under 5s. Pre-booking essential on 01803 843757. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

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: 30 November 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:

Yarn Bombing

Join the Torbay Yarn Bombers to create some beautiful knits.
Date: 02 December 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Join the Torbay Yarn Bombers to create some beautiful knits.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Ageing Well

Local History Group

For those interested in learning more about the local area.
Date: 03 December 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: 04 December 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: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Christmas Disco

Childrens christmas disco. Refreshements available to purchase. Tickets £2.00 per child Prize for the best party outfits!
Date: 05 December 2019
Time: 15:15 - 18:30
Description: Childrens christmas disco. Refreshements available to purchase. Tickets £2.00 per child Prize for the best party outfits!
Audience: All
Cost: £2.00
Theme:

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
Theme:

Arthur Gordon Book Signing

Arthur Gordon will be here to sign copies of 'The Thistle and The Rose', a poetry book inspired by Torbay.
Date: 07 December 2019
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Arthur Gordon will be here to sign copies of 'The Thistle and The Rose', a poetry book inspired by Torbay.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

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
Theme:

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