What’s On in Wargrave Library April 2019

What’s On in Wargrave Library April 2019

What’s On for Adults

Monday Bookworms* – Book group.

Monday April 1                                                                                                       2pm to 3pm

Crafts and Laughs – Drop in for a chat and some crafts.

Wednesday April 3                                                                                                2pm to 4pm

Coffee Morning – Drop in and see what the library has to offer.

Wednesday April 10                                                                                              10am to 12noon

Knit Wits Knitting Group – Knit or crochet items and enjoy a chat.

Wednesday April 17                                                                                              2pm to 4pm

ihelp Support Group – Support for anyone with an iphone, ipad or tablet.

Wednesday April 24                                                                                              2pm to 4pm

What’s On for Children and Families

Change4Life Activity Session

Just drop in and have a go at our Sugar swap hunt, The Great Fruit and Vegetable Library Challenge and hear some healthy eating themed stories. For children aged 3 to 10 years old.

Wednesday April 10                      10.30am to 11.30am

Read Me, Make Me – craft activity for children aged 7 and under.

Saturday April 6                                                                                                      10.30am to 11am

* For events marked with asterisk please call the library on 0118 940 4656 to book a place.

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

What’s On in Twyford Library April 2019

What’s On in Twyford Library April 2019

 

What’s On for Adults

 

Twyford Author Book Group*

Monday April 1                                                                                           2.30pm to 3.30pm

Reminiscence Club

Tuesday April 2                                                                                           6pm to 7pm

Twyford Tuesday Reading Group*

Tuesday April 9                                                                                           2.30pm to 3.30pm

Knit and Natter – Drop in for knitting and a chat.

Tuesday April 16                                                                                       2pm to 3pm

Home from Home Book Group

Tuesday April 30                                                                                        10.30am to 11.30am

 

What’s On for Children and Families

Rhymetime – for children aged 5 and under.

Tuesday April 16                                                                                        11am to 11.30am

Storytime – For children aged 7 and under.

Tuesday April 16                                                                                        4pm to 4.30pm

Get Arty – Easter Craft fun for 4 to 9 year olds. £1 per craft

Tuesday April 16                                                                                        2pm to 3pm

Change4Life Activity Session – Just drop in and have a go at our Sugar swap hunt, The Great Fruit and Vegetable Library Challenge and hear some healthy eating themed stories. For children aged 3 to 10 years old.

Tuesday April 9                                                                                           10am to 11am

* For events marked with asterisk please call the library on 0118 934 0800 to book a place.

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

What’s On for Children and Families in Wokingham Library April 2019

What’s On for Children and Families in Wokingham Library  April 2019

Storytime – For children aged 7 and under

Tuesday April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30                                                                         4pm to 4.30pm

Rhymetime for Babies – Rhymes for babies aged 0 to 18 months and their parents

Tuesday April 2                                                                                               10.30am to 11am

Wednesday April 17                                                                                        10am to 10.30am

Rhymetime for Toddlers – Rhymes for babies aged 18 months to 3 years old and their parents

Tuesday April 2                                                                                               11.30am to 12noon

Wednesday April 17                                                                                        11am to 11.30am

Children’s Origami Club – For children aged 7 and over.

Tuesday April 2                                                                                               4pm to 4.45pm

Teen Writing Group* – Make new friends and have fun with writing.

Saturday April 6, 13, 20, 27                                                                            10.30am to 12noon

Dad and Baby Rhymetime – Rhymes for babies aged 0 to 18 months and their parents.

Saturday April 6                                                                                              10am to 10.30am

Sand Art – Create a sand art picture. £4 per picture. For children aged 4 to 11 years old

Monday April 8                                                                                               10.30am to 12.30pm

Recycle-Rocket* – £2 charge, For children aged 5 to 12 years old.

Tuesday April 9                                                                                               10.30am to 11.30am

Explore Learning – Word Problems – Creative Writing. Free session for children aged 9 to 11 years old.

Tuesday April 9                                                                                               10.45am to 11.45am

Explore Learning – Telling the time – Free session for children aged 5 to 7 years old.

Tuesday April 9                                                                                               9.30am to 10.30am

Family Learning with Lego* – For families with children aged 5-7 years. £5 charge. Booking via Adult Education Team, 0118 974 3797 or adulteducation@wokingham.gov.uk

Wednesday April 10                                                                                        10am to 12noon

A wartime mystery with author Mary Rosambeau*- hear about Mary’s book “Secrets and Spies”. For children aged 8 to 12 years old. Books will be available for purchase after the session.

Thursday April 11                                                                                            11am to 11.45am

Change4Life Activity Session – Fun activities For children aged 3 to 10 years old.

Friday April 12                                                                                                 2pm to 3pm

Get Arty – Arts and crafts activities for children aged 4 to 10 years old. £1.50 charge.

Friday April 12                                                                                                 11am to 12noon

 

*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/

Snuggly Rabbits Spring Adventures at Woodley Library this Easter

Snuggly Rabbits Spring Adventures

Join The Enchanted Players Theatre Company in this springtime show. Follow the bunny on her adventures as spring awakens, help her create her spring time warren and help her discover what the spring brings.

Woodley Library Monday April 8 at 2.30pm

£5 charge per person Followed by a craft to take home and flower themed facepainting.

Suitable for Families with children aged 2 to 9 years old

Places must be booked at Woodley Library on 0118 969 0304.

 

What’s On in Woodley Library April 2019

What’s On in Woodley Library April 2019

What’s On for Adults                                                                                                             

Crafts and Laughs – Drop in for crafts and a chat.

Tuesday April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30                                         2pm to 4pm

Crochet Group – all abilities welcome. £4 charge.

Tuesday April 2, 23, 30                               12noon to 2pm

Scrabble Club

Wednesday April 3                                                2pm to 3pm

Woodley First Thursday Evening Book Group*

Thursday April 4         6pm to 6.45pm

Woodley Library Book Group* – Book group for adults meets to discuss new books and favourite books.

Thursday April 4       11am to 12noon

Crime and Thriller Book Group – If you enjoy crime and thrillers, come along to discuss.

Friday April 12                           11.30am to 12.30pm

French Conversation Club – Basic French required. Just drop in!

Sunday April 14                                            2pm to 3pm

Reminiscence Club*

Thursday April 25                       10.30am to 12 noon

 

What’s On for Children and Families

Children’s Book and Craft Club – craft activity for children aged 7 to 10 years old.

Wednesday April 3, 10, 17, 24                  4pm to 4.45pm

Children’s Chess Club – Aimed at children aged 8+ from complete beginners upwards. Free. Just drop in.

Thursday April 4                                                 3.30pm to 5pm

Explore Learning – Word Problems – for children aged 9 to 11 years old. Places must be booked.

Monday April 8                                                               10.45am to 11.45am

Explore Learning – Telling the time – for children aged 5 to 7 years old. Places must be booked.

Monday April 8                           9.30am to 10.30am

Children’s Theatre Show “Snuggly Rabbits Spring Adventures” – Suitable for 4 to 9 year olds. £5 charge per person

Monday April 8                           2.30pm to 3.30pm

Rhymetime

Tuesday April 9               10.30am to 11am

Change4Life Activity Session                                                                     

Tuesday April 9                               11.30am to 12.30pm

Sand Art – For children aged 4 to 11 years old. £4 per picture,

Wednesday April 10           10.30am to 12.30pm

Storytime – For children aged 7 and under

Saturday April 13   11am 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 in Finchampstead Library April 2019

What’s On in Finchampstead Library April 2019

What’s On for Adults

Social Bridge Monday April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29       2pm to 4pm

Relaxing Activities for Adults – Enjoy colouring, jigsaw puzzles and photo book browsing in a quiet setting.   Wednesday April 3, 10, 17, 24  10am to 3pm

Crochet Group – with Gaynor White from the Barkham Hookers group, all abilities welcome. £4 charge.  Thursday April 4, 11, 18, 25    1pm to 3pm

Computer Workshop – FREE Workshops with a presentation followed by individual advice and help concerning any computer problems or queries. Tuesday April 9     2pm to 4pm

Book Group Wednesday April 17       10.30am to 11.30am

 

What’s On for Children and Families

Change4Life Activity Session – Just drop in and have a go at our Sugar swap hunt, The Great Fruit and Vegetable Library Challenge and hear some healthy eating themed stories. For children aged 3 to 10 years old.  Thursday April 11, 2pm to 3pm

Story Frog – Superheroes – Join Story Frog for storytelling and superhero fun. The themed activities are designed to support early phonics, reading and writing. For children aged 2 to 5 years old.  Wednesday April 3      9.30am to 10.30am

Storytime – For children aged 7 and under.  Friday April 5  11am to 11.30am

Rhymetime – Rhymes for under 5’s and their parents.  Friday April 12, 26      11am 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 in Winnersh Library April 2019

What’s On in Winnersh Library April 2019

What’s On for Adults

Winnersh Readers*

Tuesday April 2                                                            6pm to 7pm

Winnersh Book Group*

Thursday April 11                                                        6pm to 7pm

What’s On for Children and Families

Lego Club* – Weekly Lego building club for children aged 5 to 10 years old.

Thursday April 4, 25                                                   4pm to 4.45pm

Change4Life Activity Session – Fun activities for children aged 3 to 10 years old.

Wednesday April 10                                                    2pm to 3pm

Rhymetime for Babies – for under 5’s and their parents.

Wednesday April 24                                                   10.15am to 10.45am

* For events marked with asterisk please call the library on 0118 9797519 to book a place.

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 April 2019

What’s On for Adults in Wokingham Library April 2019

First steps in Acrylics and Mixed Media: £5 per session

Session 5: Using printing and stamps to enhance mixed media work

Monday April 1      2pm to 4pm

Session 6: Using “found” materials and making an abstract piece of work

Monday April 8             2pm to 4pm

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

Monday April 1, 8, 15, 29             2pm to 3pm

WI Stitch and Chatter

Tuesday April 2, 9, 16, 30          2pm to 3.30pm

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 April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30       2pm to 4pm

Embroiderers Guild Session – Come and see the art of stitching demonstrated in the Library Café

Thursday April 4             10am to 11am

Reminiscence Club – discuss your memories of days gone by.

Thursday April 4         10.30am

Wokingham First Thursday book group

Thursday April 4                6pm to 7pm

Wokingham Library day book group*

Friday April 5           10.30am to 12.30pm

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

Friday April 5, 19        10.30am to 12noon

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

Friday April 5, 12, 19, 26         9.30am to 11.30am

Rose Buddies Activity Drop-In

Friday 5, 12, 19, 26       1pm to 3pm

“Egg” cellent Easter Decorations workshop – Learn how to create decorated eggs for Easter. £5 plus cost of materials

Saturday April 6       10am to 1pm

Generation X – A book group for people in their twenties, thirties and forties

Monday April 8    6pm to 7pm

Monday Evening Book Group*

Monday April 8         6pm to 7pm

Poetry Writing group

Saturday April 13     10am to 11.30am

Archaeology Finds Surgery

Thursday April 15          10am to 12noon

Third Tuesday Book Group*                         

Tuesday April 16          10.30am to 11.30am

WI Afternoon Book Group*

Wednesday April 17                    2pm to 3.30pm

Classics Book Group*

Thursday April 18                    6.30pm to 7.30pm

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

Friday April 19                    2pm to 4pm

Play Reading Group*

Friday April 19         10am to 12.30pm

Wokingham Writers Group*

Saturday April 20             10am

Book Chat for World Book Night

Tuesday April 23             11am to 12noon

Wokingham Library Wednesday Book Group* – A new daytime group for people who enjoy reading and discussing books

Wednesday April 24             2pm to 5pm

Create a Colourful Capsule Wardrobe for your Holiday – A talk with Sue Selisko from the Wokingham House of Colour. £5 charge.

Thursday April 25            5.30pm to 7pm

Walking Book Group – Join us for a walk around Dinton Pastures and chat about your favourite books. Meet at the Dragonfly Café

Thursday April 25                10.30am to 12noon

Family History Drop In

Tuesday April 30         2pm to 5pm

*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/

Wokingham Borough Libraries Newsletter April 2019

Wokingham Borough Libraries Newsletter April 2019

Bank Holidays

All our libraries will be closed on Friday April 19, Sunday April 21 and Monday April 22

 Events for Adults at Wokingham Library- to book call (0118) 9781368

“Egg”cellent Easter Decorations workshop*-. Learn how to create uniquely decorated eggs for Easter. With tutor Rachel Freegard £5 charge plus cost of materials.

Saturday April 6 10am to 1pm

Book Chat for World Book Night- Come and help us celebrate World Book Night by swapping recommendations about your favourite books. Just drop-in, refreshments provided. Free Event.

Tuesday April 23 11am to 12noon

World Book Night Giveaway- We have 50 copies of the book “Artemis” by Andy Weir to give away between World Book Night on Tuesday April 23 and Saturday April 27 . Publishers have donated this exciting science fiction novel to us and we will be giving it away to the first 80 library customers who present their tickets to a member of staff and ask for a copy between those dates at Wokingham Library.

Create a Colourful Capsule Wardrobe for your Holiday– A talk with Sue Selisko from the House of Colour , Wokingham.   £5 charge

Thursday April 25 5.30pm to 7pm

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

Thursday April 25 10am to 12noon

Walking Book Group– Join us for a walk around Dinton Pastures and a chat about your favourite books. Meet at the Dragonfly Café.

Thursday April 25 10.30am to 12noon

Event at Woodley Library– to book call (0118) 9690304

Movement: a missing link to your well-being. A Free workshop with Onyi Ezeh Mason

Friday April 12 11am to 12noon 

 What’s On for Children in Wokingham Borough Libraries

Easter 2019 Highlights

 Change4Life Activity Session

Just drop in and have a go at our Sugar swap hunt, The Great Fruit and Vegetable Library Challenge and hear some healthy eating themed stories. For children aged 3 to 10 years old.

Lower Earley Library                           Monday April 8                       11.15am to 12noon

Twyford Library                                   Tuesday April 9                       10am to 11am

Woodley Library                                 Tuesday April 9                       11.30am to 12.30pm

Wargrave Library                                Wednesday April 10                10.30am to 11.30am

Winnersh Library                                Wednesday April 10                2pm to 3pm

Spencers Wood Library                       Thursday April 11                    10.30am to 11.30am

Finchampstead Library                       Thursday April 11                    2pm to 3pm

Wokingham Library                            Friday April 12                         2pm to 3pm

Children’s Theatre Show “Snuggly Rabbits Spring Adventures

Join The Enchanted Players Theatre Company in this springtime show. Follow the bunny on her adventures as spring awakens, help her create her spring time warren and help her discover what the spring brings. Followed by a flower craft to take home. Suitable for 4 to 9 year olds. £5 charge per person, Places must be booked.

Woodley Library                                 Monday April 8                                   2.30pm

Recycle-Rocket

Create a rocket or UFO from recyclable items, with an opportunity to learn about recycling as you create. Places must be booked. £2 charge, For children aged 5 to 12 years old.

Wokingham Library    Tuesday April 9                                   10.30am to 11.30am

Teddy Bears Picnic at St Eligius Church Grounds, Arborfield

Bring your teddy bears and join us at St Eligius Church Grounds, Arborfield for teddy bear themed stories, rhymes and craft activities.

St Eligius Church Grounds, Arborfield           Monday April 15                     10am to 12noon

A Wartime Mystery with author Mary Rosambeau

Come and hear about Mary’s book “Secrets and Spies” at Wokingham Library, Set during Mary’s childhood in the 1940’s, the story is about children who find a spies suitcase radio, with a fun Morse code activity. For children aged 8 to 12 years old. Books will be available for purchase after the session. Places must be booked.

Wokingham Library                            Thursday April 11                    11am to 11.45am

All sessions are drop in, unless otherwise stated.

A full list of our Easter activities can be found here: https://wp.me/p5mHbU-3HI

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What’s On in Lower Earley Library April 2019

What’s On in Lower Earley Library  April 2019

What’s On for Adults          

Board Games Club             Thursday April 4       10am to 11am

Reading Aloud Group – enjoy reading great literature aloud. Friday April 5    10.30am to 11.30am

 Knit and Natter Tuesday April 9       4pm to 5pm

Pass the Book Book Club*       Friday April 12      10.30am to 11.30am

Jack in the Books Book Club*            Monday April 15     10.30am to 11.30am

Poetry Reading Group             Monday April 29   10.30am to 11.30am

What’s On for Children and Families

Lego Club* – Weekly Lego building club, For children aged 5 to 10 years old. 50p charge. Monday April 1, 29         4pm to 4.45pm

Storytime – for children aged 7 and under.       Monday April 8    11.15am to 11.45am

Children’s book Group – 50p charge.        Monday April 8     3.45pm to 4.15pm

Explore Learning – Creative Writing – Free session for children aged 9 to 11 years old.  Thursday April 11    10.45am to 11.45am

Explore Learning – Telling the time – Free session for children aged 5 to 7 years old.  Thursday April 11    9.30am to 10.30am

Sand Art – For children aged 4 to 11 years old – £4 per picture,  Monday April 15     10.30am to 12.30pm

Rhymetime – for children aged 5 and under.       Tuesday April 23       10.30am to 11am

Change4Life Activity Session – Just drop in and have a go at our Sugar swap hunt, The Great Fruit and Vegetable Library Challenge and hear some healthy eating themed stories. For children aged 3 to 10 years old.  Monday April 8     11.15am to 11.45am

*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/