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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.  

Torbay Events Torbay Events

Music, Rhythm and Rhyme

Fun music, story and singing for the under 5s. Pre-booking essential on 01803 843757. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Date: 06 December 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:

Scrabble Club

Open to all ages and abilities, no skills necessary! Every Friday
Date: 06 December 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Open to all ages and abilities, no skills necessary! Every Friday
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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:

Lego and Duplo Club

children of all ages welcome, drop in and create something cool!
Date: 07 December 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: children of all ages welcome, drop in and create something cool!
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Knit and Chat

Every Monday - Open to all ages and abilities. Tea/coffee and biscuits available.
Date: 09 December 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

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
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: 09 December 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: 09 December 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: 10 December 2019
Time: 9:45 - 10:15
Description: Pre-booking is essential on 01803 843757
Audience: Under 5
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: 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
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: 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:

Music, Rhythm and Rhyme

Pre-booking essential on 01803 843757. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Date: 11 December 2019
Time: 9:45 - 10:15
Description: Pre-booking essential on 01803 843757. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Audience: Under 5
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
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: 12 December 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:

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: 14 December 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:

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
Theme:

Story Time with Julian Hilton at Paignton Library

Julian Hilton will be reading his children's picture books - Bradley and the Dinosaur, Bradley and the Magic Carpet and newly released Jumbo Giant Sausages at a reading and signing event at Paignton Library. Fun for little dino fans, lovers of adventures and tall tales.
Date: 14 December 2019
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Julian Hilton will be reading his children's picture books - Bradley and the Dinosaur, Bradley and the Magic Carpet and newly released Jumbo Giant Sausages at a reading and signing event at Paignton Library. Fun for little dino fans, lovers of adventures and tall tales.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: