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

Why not search our online catalogue from the comfort of your own home to see what’s on offer: http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries  

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

You can find more about events in libraries via our email newsletter. You can sign up for this at: http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/contact-us/sign-up-manage-text-and-email-alerts/. Or alternatively download this publication at: http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries/find-and-join-a-library/

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