What’s On in Wokingham Borough Libraries for Children and Families May Half Term Saturday May 28 to Saturday June 4, 2016

This May half term it’s events galore at Wokingham Borough Libraries, have a look at what we have to offer below:

Children’s Chess Club  – For young people aged 8 year old and over. Places must be booked by calling 0118 969 0304.   Woodley Library on Thursday June 2 from 3.30pm to 5pm

Children’s Writing Group – Share your ideas and take part in some fun writing exercises. For children aged 9 to 12 years old. Places must be booked by calling 0118 966 6630.  Maiden Erlegh Library on Saturday June 4 from 10.15am to 11am.

Craft Time – Fun Knights and princesses themed craft session for children aged 2-5 years. £1 charge. Just drop-in!  Finchampstead Library on Friday June 3 from 11.30am to 12noon

Eelmerlmer Day Storytime – Celebrate Elmer Day with a story and colouring activity. Just drop in!

  • Woodley Library on Saturday May 28 from 11am to 11.30am
  • Wokingham Library on Saturday May 28 from 11am to 11.30am

 

Ecircle_logo_xplore Learning – Free session with Explore Learning, Places must be booked.

  • Alice in Wonderland for children aged 6 to 7 years old at Lower Earley Library on Friday June 3 from 9.30am to 10.30am
  • Captain Underpants for children aged 8 to 9 years old at Lower Earley Friday on June 3 from 10.45am to 11.45am
  • A Day at the Zoo for children aged 5 to 6 years old at Woodley Library on Wednesday June 1 from 9.15am to 10.15am
  • Groovy Greeks for children aged 8 to 10 years old at Woodley Library on Wednesday June 1 from 10.45am to 11.45am
  • Gruffalo for children aged 5 to 6 years old at Wokingham Library on Tuesday May 31 from 10.45am to 11.45 am
  • Tracey Beaker for children aged 8 to 10 years old at Wokingham Library on Tuesday May 31 from 9.30am to 10.30am

Get Arty – Come and make some royal crowns, paper chains and decorate a card to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. Fun arts and crafts fun for children aged 5 and over. £1.50 charge, just drop in!

  • Finchampstead Library on Tuesday May 31 from 2.15pm to 3.15pm
  • Wokingham Library on Thursday June 2 from 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Woodley Library on Thursday June 2 from 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Lower Earley Library on Thursday June 2 from 11am to 12noon
  • Maiden Erlegh Library on Thursday June 2 from 3pm to 4pm

tina stubbsLife Bugs Story Session – Come and meet author Tina Stubbs and meet the Little Bugs, fun story session with activities. For children aged 7 and under. Places must be booked by calling 0118 969 0304.   Woodley Library on Wednesday June 1 from 2pm to 2.45pm

Meet the Creatures – Activity morning from the Rangers from Dinton Pastures for the under 12’s. £1 charge , just drop-in!  Wokingham Library on Saturday May 28 from 10.30am to 11.30am

poppys placePoppy’s Place with Katrina Charman – Come and meet the author of the Poppy’s Place series, Katrina Charman.  Katrina will read some of her fantastic stories and you can also make your own version of Poppy the cat to take home. For children aged 7 to 11 year olds. Books will be available for sale and signed. Places must be booked by calling 0118 978 1368.  Wokingham Library on Wednesday June 1 from 10.30am to 11.30am

Reading Therapy Dog talk – Come and meet pets as Therapy dog Kali and hear from her owner about the work that she carries out, followed by a fun collage a dog craft activity. £1 charge, for children aged 6 to 10 years old. Places must be booked by calling 0118 978 1368.  Wokingham Library on Friday June 3 from 10.30am to 11.30am

Rhymetime – Rhymes for under 5’s and their parents, Just drop into Spencers Wood Library on Thursday June 2 from 10.15am to 10.45am.

sand art 1Sand Art – Just drop in and create a sand art picture with Kids Bee Happy with Maddi. £3 per picture, For children aged 4 to 11 years old at Woodley Library on Friday June 3 from 11am to 12noon.

Saturday Storytime – Stories, rhymes and crafts for parents and children. Just drop into Wargrave Library on Saturday June 4 from 10.30am to 11am.

Spiral Workshop – Come and create your own spiral mobile, which you can paint and decorate. All materials are supplied. For children aged 7 to 12 years old. £5 charge. Places must be booked by calling the relevant library.

  • Woodley Library on Tuesday May 31 from 10am to 11.30am
  • Wokingham Library on Thursday June 2 from 2pm to 3.30pm

Storytime – Stories, rhymes and crafts for parents and children aged 5 years old and under. Free, Just drop in!

  • Wokingham Library on Tuesday May 31 from 4pm to 4.30pm
  • Winnersh Library on Wednesday June 1 from 10.15am to 10.45am
  • Finchampstead Library on Friday June 3 from 11am to 11.30am

 All libraries will have activity tables for children with word searches and colouring sheets.  There is also a selection of books, audio books and DVDs for you to borrow.

Don’t forget that we have a selection of eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines that you can access with your library card for free.

Wokingham Borough Libraries Contact details

  • Finchampstead Library 0118 908 8176
  • Wargrave Library 0118 940 4656
  • Lower Earley Library 0118 931 2150
  • Winnersh Library 0118 979 7519
  • Maiden Erlegh Library 0118 966 6630
  • Wokingham Library 0118 978 1368
  • Spencers Wood Library 0118 988 4771
  • Woodley Library 0118 969 0304
  • Twyford Library 0118 934 0800
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