Fostering Drop in session at Wokingham Library on Tuesday September 26

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Foster a local child and make a difference that lasts a lifetime.  Interested?

Why not come and meet some of our foster carers in Wokingham Library from 10am to 12noon on the  following dates:

  • Tuesday 26th September
  • Wednesday 11th October
  • Tuesday 14th November

Join us for a chat with Wokingham Foster Carers who have first-hand experience of this rewarding career.

For more information call Jackie, Alison or Hazel on 0118 974 6204, email fostering@wokingham.gov.uk or visit http://fostering.wokingham.gov.uk/

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Fun Palace Event at Wokingham Library on Saturday October 7, 10am to 3pm

Fun Palace at Wokingham Library on Saturday October 7, 10am to 3pm

Everyone an Artist, Everyone a Scientist!

All activities are free, so just drop in and try something new!

 

  • Dad and Baby Rhymetime 10am to 10.30am
  • Danger! Custard! with the University of Reading – Just drop in to get messy with Custard Slime and discover how non-Newtonian fluids affect your life. With the University of Reading’s Chemistry Outreach Team. For children aged 4 to 11 years old. 10am to 12noon
  • Code Club for children aged 9 to 12 years old  10.15am to 11.45am
  • Mighty Lemons Ukulele Band – Listen to some songs then have a go and trying out some of the instruments with the Mighty Lemons 11am to 12noon
  • Tree of Life workshop for adults with Rachel Freegard – 10am to 1pm
  • Library Community Chain Story with our Igniting Writing Group 10am to 1pm
  • Origami Cranes – Help us make 1000 paper cranes out of old book pages to start our National Libraries Week celebrations 10am to 1pm

 

Storytime with Steve Antony on Tuesday September 19 at 4pm

Storytime with Steve Antony

Come and meet author Steve Antony and hear his stories Monster in the Hood, Please Mr Panda and more.

At Wokingham Library on Tuesday September 19 from 4pm to 4.30pm

Books will be available to purchase, cash only.  For children aged 8 and under.bettyplease mr panda

Free to attend, just drop in!  Contact details:  Wokingham Library 0118 978 1368

Do you love your Rhymetime at Wokingham Borough Libraries?

This year, BookTrust is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Bookstart.
Do you love your Rhymetime?
If you attend our Rhymetime session and think it deserves to win this fantastic award, we’d love to hear what makes your Rhymetime special.
Book Trust

Rhymetime – For children aged 5 years old and under. Free. Just drop in!

  • Finchampstead Library Friday September 22, 29 11am to 11.30am
  • Lower Earley Library Tuesday September 26             10.30am to 11am
  • Winnersh Library Wednesday September 27          10.15am to 10.45am
  • Spencers Wood Library Thursday October 5       10.15am to10.45am
  • Woodley Library Tuesday October 10      10.30am to 11am
  • Maiden Erlegh Library Tuesday October 10 2.15pm to 2.45pm

Rhymetime for babies – For babies 0 to 18 months. Rhymes and songs.

  • Wokingham Library Wednesday September 20 10am to 10.30am
  • Wokingham Library Tuesday October 3  10.30am to 11am

Rhymetime for toddlers – For toddlers 18 months to 3 years old. Rhymes and songs.

  • Wokingham Library Wednesday September 20 11am to 11.30am
  • Wokingham Library Tuesday October 3  11.30am to 12noon

Summer Reading Challenge – Animal Agents finishes this Sunday September 17

Don’t forget that if you have started the Animal Agents, Summer Reading Challenge you have until Sunday 17 September to complete.

Make sure you come back to the library  to finish the Challenge and collect your Medal and Certificate.
Congratulations to those who have already completed the Challenge. It is great to see so many of you reading through the holidays. Keep up the good work!

Wokingham Library Storytime with Steve Antony on Tuesday September 19, 4pm

Storytime with Steve Antony

Come and meet author Steve Antony and hear his stories Monster in the Hood, Please Mr Panda and more.

At Wokingham Library on Tuesday September 19 from 4pm to 4.30pm

Books will be available to purchase, cash only.  For children aged 8 and under.bettyplease mr panda

Free to attend, just drop in!  Contact details:  Wokingham Library 0118 978 1368

Volunteering opportunities with Wokingham Borough Libraries

Volunteering opportunities with Wokingham Borough Libraries

Volunteers help deliver storytimes, rhymetimes and children’s activities in libraries. 

We are recruiting Storytime and Rhymetime, Lego Club and Creative Writing volunteers for September 2017 onwards at the following libraries:

  • Finchampstead Library
  • Spencers Wood Library
  • Winnersh Library
  • Twyford Library

For more details and to apply contact, the volunteer service co-ordinator by e-mail:volunteer@wokingham.gov.uk or call on 0118 974 6263

Summer Reading Challenge, Animal Agents finishes this Sunday September 17, 2017

Don’t forget that if you have started the Animal Agents, Summer Reading Challenge you have until Sunday 17 September to complete.

Make sure you come back to the library  to finish the Challenge and collect your Medal and Certificate.
Congratulations to those who have already completed the Challenge. It is great to see so many of you reading through the holidays. Keep up the good work!

Fostering Drop in session at Wokingham Library on Tuesday September 26

fostering image wokingham 2017

Foster a local child and make a difference that lasts a lifetime.  Interested?

Why not come and meet some of our foster carers in Wokingham Library from 10am to 12noon on the  following dates:

  • Tuesday 26th September
  • Wednesday 11th October
  • Tuesday 14th November

Join us for a chat with Wokingham Foster Carers who have first-hand experience of this rewarding career.

For more information call Jackie, Alison or Hazel on 0118 974 6204, email fostering@wokingham.gov.uk or visit http://fostering.wokingham.gov.uk/

 

 

Lego Club at Winnersh Library starts back on Thursday September 14

This week Lego Club start back at Winnersh Library.

The club runs  every Thursday during term-time, 4pm to 4.45pm. The first session of this term will be Thursday September 14.

We will be doing a name challenge and fruit themed creations.

Places must be booked, 50p per child.  For children aged 5 to 10 years old by calling Winnersh Library on 0118 979 7519

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