What’s On in Maiden Erlegh Library October 2016

 At Maiden Erlegh Library, we are running the following events throughout October 2016.

What’s On for Children and Families  

  • Storytime – For children aged 5 years old and under. Free. Just drop in!  Saturday October 15,  10.15am to 10.45am
  • Rhymetime – Rhymes for under 5’s and their parents, Just drop in! Tuesday October 11,  2.15pm to 2.45pm
  • Children’s Writing Group – Come join us! Get writing, get ideas, Make new friends and have fun with writing. For children aged 9 to 12 years old.  Saturday October 15,   10.15am to 11am
  • Poetry Writing Workshop – To celebrate national poetry day, we will be running a poetry writing workshop for children aged 9 to 12 years old.  Saturday October 15,  3.45pm to 4.30pm
  • Spooky Get Arty – Spooky arts and craft for children aged 4 to 12 years old. 1.50 charge. Just drop in!  Thursday October 27,  2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Diwali Get Arty – Design a diwali pattern. Monday October 31,  3.30pm to 4.15pm

Maiden Erlegh Library Silverdale Road, Earley, Berkshire, RG6 7HS Telephone 0118 966 6630 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening hours:

Monday: 2.30pm – 7pm
Tuesday: 2.30pm – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 12.30pm and 2.30pm – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 12.30pm

To renew your books online visit: http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries/libraries-online/search-renew-and-reserve-items/

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What’s On for Children and Families in Wokingham Library October 2016

At Wokingham Library, we are running the following events throughout October 2016 for children and young people.

Code Club – Monthly Club for children aged 7 to 12 years. This club is currently full.

Saturday October 1                                                                                         10.15am to 11.45am

Further adventures in coding – Monthly club for 7 to 12 year olds

Saturday October 8                                                                                         10.15am to 11.45am

Dad and Baby rhymetime – Just drop in!

Saturday October 1                                                                                         10am to 10.30am

Teen Writing Group

Saturday October 1, 8, 15, 22                                                                      10.30am to 12noon

Teen Book Group – Book group for teenagers 11-18 years old. 50p charge.

Thursday October 6, 27                                                                                 4.30pm to 5.30pm

Children’s Origami Club – Come and try origami and create something amazing. For children aged 7+. Just drop in!

Tuesday October 4,                                                                                         4pm to 4.45pm

Storytime – Stories and rhymes for parents and children to enjoy together, For children aged 7 and under. Just drop in!

Tuesday October 4, 11, 25

Saturday October 15                                                                                       4pm to 4.30pm

Rhymetime for Babies                                                                                 

Tuesday October 4                                                                                          10.30am to 11am

Wednesday October 19                                                                                                10am to 10.30am

Rhymetime for Toddlers

Tuesday October 4                                                                                          11am to 11.30am

Wednesday October 19                                                                                                11am to 11.30am

Space Mission – Explore Learning – Free session for children aged 8 to 10 years old.

Tuesday October 25                                                                                        9.15am to 10.15am

A Day at the Zoo – Explore Learning – Free session for children aged 5 to 6 years old

Tuesday October 25                                                                                        10.45am to 11.45am

Arts Explorers

Tuesday October 25                                                                                        10.30am to 11.30am

Sand Art – Just drop in and create a sand art picture. £3 per picture, For children aged 4 to 11 years old.

Tuesday October 25                                                                                        2pm to 3.30pm

Arts Explorers Artist Session – Find out about the artists Joan Miro and Frida Kahlo with interactive arts activities. For teens and children aged 5 and over.

Thursday October 27                                                                                      10.30am to 11.30am

Baby Signing* – a free taster session with TinyTalk, for babies from 6 to 24 months. Please call to book a place.

Wednesday October 5                                                                                   10.30am to 11am

Doggy Tales – Come along and hear from the Dog Trust about how to look after your dog with stories and colouring activity. For children aged 4 to 11 years old.

Thursday October 27                                                                                      2.30pm to 3.30pm

Spooky Get Arty – Spooky arts and craft for children aged 4 to 12 years old. £1.50 charge. Just drop in.

Friday October 28                                                                                            10.30am to 11.30am

Spooky Cats* – Come and hear from the Cats Protection about how to look after your cat with a fun cat craft. For children aged 4 to 11 years old.

Saturday October 29                                                                                       10.30am to 11.30am

Wokingham Library, Denmark Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 2BB  Telephone 0118 978 1368 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening hours:

Monday: 9.30am – 7pm
Tuesday: 9.30am – 5pm
Wednesday: 9.30am – 1pm
Thursday: 9.30am – 8pm
Friday: 9.30am – 5pm
Saturday: 9.30am – 4pm

*Places must be booked in branch. To renew your books online visit: http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries/libraries-online/search-renew-and-reserve-items/

Finchampstead Library events for October 2016

At Finchampstead Library, we are running the following events throughout October 2016.
  • Finchampstead Society Archive Surgery Thursday October 6      2pm to 4pm
  • Storytime – Stories and rhymes for parents and children to enjoy together, For children aged 3 to 5 years old. Just drop in! Friday October 7      11am to 11.30am
  • Bridge and Table Games Club   Monday October 3, 10, 17, 24                  2pm to 4pm
  • Relaxing Activities for Adults – Enjoy colouring, jigsaw puzzles and photo book browsing in a quiet setting. Wednesday October 5, 12, 26        10am to 12noon
  • Rhymetime – Rhymes for under 5’s and their parents, Just drop in! Friday October 14, 21, 28   11am to 11.30am
  • Book Group Wednesday October 19          10.30am to 11.30am
  • Spooky Get Arty – Spooky arts and crafts for children aged 4 to 12 years old. 1.50 charge, Just drop in!  Tuesday October 25        2.15pm to 3.15pm

Finchampstead Library, FBC Centre,  Gorse Ride North, Finchampstead, RG40 4ES

Telephone 0118 908 8176 or Email libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening Hours:

Monday and Tuesday: 2pm-5pm
Wednesday: 9:30am-12:30pm
Thursday: 2pm-7pm
Friday and Saturday: 9:30am-12:30pm

What’s On in Spencers Wood Library October 2016

At Spencers Wood Library, we are running the following events throughout October 2016.

  • Storytime – Stories and rhymes for parents and children to enjoy together, For children aged 3 to 5 years old. Just drop in! On Monday October 3 from  4pm to 4.30pm
  • Rhymetime Rhymes for under 5’s and their parents, Just drop in! On Thursday October 6 from 10.15am to 10.45am
  • Knit and Natter  on Thursday October 6 from 3pm to 4pm
  • Crafts and Laughs on Thursday October 20 from 3pm to 4pm
  • Pages in the Wood on Monday October 24 from 6pm to 7pm
  • Doggy Tales – Come along and hear from the Dog Trust about how to look after your dog, with stories and colouring activity. For children aged 4 to 11 years old. On Thursday October 27 from 10.15am to 11.15am

Spencers Wood Library, Basingstoke Road, Spencers Wood, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 1AJ

Telephone 0118 988 4771 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening hours:

Monday: 2.30pm – 7pm
Tuesday: 2.30pm – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 12.30pm and 2.30pm – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 12.30pm

What’s On in Twyford Library October 2016

At Twyford Library, we are running the following events throughout October 2016.

  • Twyford Author Book Group  On Monday October 3 from 2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Reminiscence Club – Discuss memories of days gone by. On Tuesday October 4 from 10.30am to 12noon
  • Twyford Tuesday Reading Group* On Tuesday October 11 from 2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Knit and Natter – Drop in for knitting and a chat. On Tuesday October 18 from 2pm to 3pm
  • Meg and Mog Storytime – Meg and Mog Stories and rhymes for parents and children to enjoy together, For children aged 3 to 5 years old. Just drop in!  On Tuesday October 18 from 4pm to 4.30pm
  • Spooky Get Arty – Spooky arts and craft for children aged 4 to 12 years old. 1.50 charge, Just drop in!  On Tuesday October 25 from  10.30am to 11.30am

Twyford Library, Polehampton Close, Twyford, Berkshire, RG10 9RP

Telephone 0118 934 0800 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening hours:

Monday: 2pm – 7pm
Tuesday: 10.30am – 12.30pm and 2pm – 5pm
Friday: 10.30am – 12.30pm and 2pm – 7pm
Saturday: 9.30am – 12.30pm

What’s On for Adults in Wokingham Library October 2016

At Wokingham Library, we are running the following events throughout October 2016 for adults.

Archaeology Finds Surgery – Drop in for expert advice about archaeological objects with our Finds Liaison Officer.

Thursday October 27                                                                                10am to 12noon

Classics Book Group*

Thursday October 20                                                                                6.30pm to 7.30pm

Cribbage and Card Games Club* – Suitable for all abilities.

Friday October 7, 21                                                                                 10.30am to 12noon

Family History drop in – Expert advice from the Berkshire Family History Society.

Tuesday October 25                                                                                  2pm to 5pm

First Thursday Book Group*

Thursday October 6                                                                                  6.30pm to 7.45pm

Knit, Stitch and Natter – Drop in for knitting, sewing and a chat. All abilities welcome.

Monday October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31                                                       2pm to 3pm

Local History Surgery – Drop in advice with a local expert.

Friday October 7, 14, 21, 28                                                                 9.30am to 11.30am

Poetry Writing Group*

Saturday October 8                                                                                   10am to 11.30am

Reminiscence Club* – Discuss your memories of days gone by.

Thursday October 6                                                                                  10.30am to 12noon

Third Tuesday Book Group*

Tuesday October 18                                                                                  10.30am to 11.30am

UK On-line* – Help and support with computers and the internet for beginners. For more information contact: Wokingham Learning Centre on (0118) 974 3797

Tuesday October 4, 11, 18, 25                                                             2pm to 4pm

VIP Book Group* – For people with a visual impairment.

Friday October 21                                                                         2.15pm to 3.30pm

Wokingham Library Day Book Group

Friday October 7                                                                            10.30am to 12.30pm

Wokingham Writers Group*

Saturday October 15                                                            10am to 12noon

WI Stitch and Chatter

Tuesday October 4, 11, 18                                                                      2pm to 3.30pm

Crochet Group – Drop-in crochet group for adults with Gaynor White from the Barkham Hookers group, all abilities welcome. £4 charge.

Friday October 7, 14, 21                                                                         9.30am to 11.30am

*Places must be booked in branch. To renew your books online visit: http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries/libraries-online/search-renew-and-reserve-items/

What’s On for Adults in Wokingham Library

October 2016

Play Reading Group* –

Friday October 21                                                                                     10am to 12noon

First Steps in Drawing

Tutor Lyn Ebbett, drawing course. £5 per session

Monday October 3, 10, 17, 24                                                              2pm to 4pm

Nell Gwynn- more than a mistress? – A Costume presentation for adults with Meredith Towne, exploring the life of Charles 11’s favourite mistress. £5 charge

Wednesday October 5                                                                             2pm to 3.30pm

National Poetry Day Readings – Wokingham Library Poetry group members read from their own work to celebrate National Poetry Day. Event for adults

Thursday October 6                                                                                  6.45pm to 8pm

Make a Dream Catcher – Use feathers and beads to create a Native American inspired Dream Catcher. Event for adults. £5 charge.

Saturday October 8                                                                                   10am to 12noon

Evacuees in Wartime Berkshire 1939 to 1945 – An illustrated talk with Natalie Burton. Event for adults. £3 charge.

Thursday October 13                                                                                6.30pm to 7.30pm

Create a Comic – Comic Drawing Evening – Do you like drawing comics? Perhaps you have an idea for one but don’t know where to start? Then gather your drawing supplies and come work on your ideas.

Thursday October 13                                                                                5pm to 7pm

Mindful Parenting – Learn how to become a Mindful and Focussed parent – talk with Parenting Success Coaching.

Friday October 14                                                                         10am to 11am

Wearing the Trousers: Women’s struggle for sartorial freedom – illustrated talk by Jayne Shrimpton. £5 charge.

Thursday October 20                                                                                2pm to 3pm

MacBeth through the Looking Glass – The Enchanted Players perform famous scenes from MacBeth. Event for Adults and Teens. £3 charge.

Thursday October 27                                                                                6.30pm to 8pm

Adult Storytelling for people with Learning Disabilities – Relaxing story session for adults with refreshments

Friday October 28                                                                         1.45pm to 2.45pm

Wokingham Library, Denmark Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 2BB  Telephone 0118 978 1368 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening hours:

Monday: 9.30am – 7pm
Tuesday: 9.30am – 5pm
Wednesday: 9.30am – 1pm
Thursday: 9.30am – 8pm
Friday: 9.30am – 5pm
Saturday: 9.30am – 4pm

What’s On in Wargrave Library October 2016

At Wargrave Library, we are running the following events throughout October 2016.

  • Saturday Storytime On Saturday October 1  from 10.30am to 11am
  • Monday Bookworms* – Book Group. On Monday October 3 from 2.15pm to 3.15pm
  • Storytime On Monday October 3, 10, 17, 31  from 4pm to 4.30pm
  • Crafts and Laughs – Drop in for a chat and some crafts. On Wednesday October 5, 19 from 2pm to 4pm
  • Coffee Morning – Drop in and see what the library has to offer. On Wednesday October 12 from 10am to 12noon
  • Woodclyffe Book Group* On Monday October 17 from 5.30pm to 6.30pm
  • Knit Wits Knitting Group – Knit or crochet items and enjoy a chat. On Wednesday October 12, 26 from 2pm to 4pm
  • ihelp Support Group – Technical help for anyone with an iphone or ipad. On Wednesday October 26  from 2pm to 4pm
  • Spooky Get Arty – Crafts for children under 12’s. £1.50 charge, just drop in! On Wednesday October 26 from 9.30am to 10.15am

Wargrave Library, Woodclyffe Hostel, Church Street, Wargrave, Berkshire, RG10 8EP

Telephone 0118 940 4656  or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening hours:

Monday: 2pm to 5pm
Wednesday: 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm
Friday: 2pm to 7pm
Saturday: 9.30am to 1pm

What’s On in Winnersh Library October 2016

At Winnersh Library, we are running the following events throughout October 2016.

  • Winnersh Book Borrowers – Chatterbooks group for children aged 7 to 11 years old. 50p charge. On Tuesday October 4 from 4.15pm to 5pm
  • Winnersh Readers On Tuesday October  4 from 6.45pm to 7.45pm
  • Storytime On Wednesday September 7 from 4pm to 4.30pm
  • Victorian Wokingham A talk with Paul King. Free event for adults and teens with refreshments. Place must be booked. On Tuesday October 11 from  7pm.
  • Winnersh Book Group On Thursday October 13  from 7pm to 8pm
  • Winnersh Library Gaming Club – Gaming club for teens £1 charge. On Every Saturday from 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Arts Explorers – Come and find out about how you can take part in the Arts Award. Art is all around you, in places you might not expect! So make your own binoculars and special map so you can become an Art Explorer. For teens and children aged 5 and over.  On Tuesday, October 18 from 3.45pm to 4.45pm
  • Rhymetime  On Wednesday October 26  from 10.15am to 10.45am
  • Spooky Get Arty – Spooky arts and craft for children aged 4 to 12 years old. £1.50 charge, Just drop in! On Wednesday October 26 from 10.45am to 11.45am

Winnersh Library, The Forest School, Robin Hood Lane, Winnersh, Berkshire, RG41 5ND

Telephone 0118 966 6630 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening hours:

Tuesday and Thursday: 2pm-8pm
Wednesday: 10am-6pm
Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-1pm

What’s On in Lower Earley Library October 2016

At Lower Earley Library, we are running the following events throughout October 2016.

What’s On for Adults

  • Read Aloud Group* – Come and enjoy reading great literature aloud short stories, novels and poetry. On Friday October 7 from 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Pass the Book* – Book Group. On Friday October 14 from 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Knit and Natter – Drop in for knitting and a chat. On Tuesday October 11 from 4pm to 5pm
  • Board Games Club  On Thursday October 6, 20   from 10am to 11am
  • Jack in the Books* – Book Group. On Monday October 17  from 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Poetry Reading Group – Come and enjoy reading poetry aloud. On Monday October 31 from  10.30am to 11.30am

What’s On for Children and Families

  • Storytime On Thursday October 10 from 10.30am to 11am
  • Dad and Baby Rhymetime – Fun rhymes for babies and dads. Free. On Saturday October 1 from 10.30am to 11am
  • Rhymetime – Rhymes for children aged 5 and under, Just drop in! On Tuesday October 25 from 10.30am to 11.00am
  • Groovy Grammar – Explore Learning – Free session with Explore Learning on Groovy Grammar for children aged 7 to 8 years old. On Thursday October 27 from 9.30am to 10.30am
  • Pirates – Explore Learning – Free session with Explore Learning on Pirates for children aged 8 to 11 years old. On Thursday October 27 from 10.45am to 11.45am
  • Spooky Get Arty – Spooky arts and crafts for children aged 4 to 12 years old. 1.50 charge, Just drop in! On Friday October 28 from 2pm to 3pm
  • Sand 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. On Monday October 24 from 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Doggy Tales – Come along and hear from the Dog Trust about how to look after your dog with stories and colouring activity. For children aged 4 to 11 years old. On Thursday October 27 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Lower Earley Library, Chalfont Close,  Chalfont Way, Lower Earley,  Berkshire, RG6 5HZ Telephone 0118 931 2150 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening hours:

  • Monday and Friday: 9.30am-5pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 9.30am-7pm
  • Friday: 9.30am-5pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am-1pm

What’s On in Woodley Library October 2016

At Woodley Library, we are running the following events for children and families throughout October 2016.

What’s On for Adults

  • Crafts and Laughs – Drop in for crafts and a chat.  Tuesday October 4, 11, 18, 25  from 2pm to 4pm
  • French Conversation Club – Basic French required. Just drop in! Sunday October 9, 23  from 2pm to 3pm
  • Reminiscence Club* – Discusses topics from days gone by. Thursday October 27 from 10.30am to 12noon
  • Scrabble Club Wednesday October 5 from 2pm to 3pm
  • The First Editions – Book group for adults meet to discuss new books and favourite books.  Thursday October 27 from 6pm to 6.45pm
  • Woodley First Thursday Evening Book Group* Thursday October 6 from 6pm to 6.45pm
  • Woodley Library Book Group* – Book group for adults meets to discuss new books and favourite books.  Thursday October 6 from 11am to 12noon
  • Crochet Group – Crochet group for adults with Gaynor White from the Barkham Hookers group, all abilities welcome.  Tuesday October 4, 11, 18 from  12noon to 2pm

What’s On for Children and Families

  • Children’s Chess Club – Aimed at children aged 8+ from complete beginners upwards. Free . Just drop in.  On Thursday October 6 from 3.30pm to 5pm
  • Storytime Saturday October 8, 11am to 11.30am
  • Rhymetime  Tuesday October 11,  10.30am to 11am
  • Arts Explorers Artist Session – Come and find out Henri Matisse and Andy Warhol session with interactive arts activities. For teens and children aged 5 and over.  On Tuesday October 18 from 3.45pm to 4.45pm
  • Sand 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.  On Tuesday October 25 from 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • A Day at the Zoo – Explore Learning – Free session with Explore Learning on A Day at the Zoo for children aged 5 to 6 years old.  On Wednesday October 26 from 9.15am to 10.15am
  • Money Madness – Explore Learning – Free session with Explore Learning on Money Madness for children aged 8 to 10 years old. On Wednesday October 26 from 10.45am to 11.45am
  • Spooky Get Arty – Spooky arts and craft for children aged 4 to 12 years old. £1.50 charge, Just drop in.  Thursday October 27 from 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Arts Explorers – Come and find out about how you can take part in the Arts Award. Art is all around you, in places you might not expect! So make your own binoculars and special map so you can become an Art Explorer. For teens and children aged 5 and over.  On Friday October 28 from 10.30am to 11.30am

Woodley Library, Headley Road, Woodley, Berkshire, RG5 4JA Telephone 0118 969 0304 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening hours:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday – 9am until 5pm
  • Thursday – 9am until 7pm
  • Saturday – 9.30am until 4pm
  • Sunday – 10:30am until 4pm