Explore Learning Sessions at Wokingham Borough Libraries

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Free session with Explore Learning at Wokingham, Woodley and Lower Earley Libraries. To book just contact the relevant libraries.

 

Wokingham Library

 

Number bondsFor children aged 5 to 7 years old. Tuesday August 22 9.30am to 10.30am

Money madness For children aged 8 to 10 years old. Tuesday August 22  10.45am to 11.45am

Woodley Library

 

Shapes – For children aged 5 to 6 years old.Wednesday August 30 9.30am to 10.30am

PiratesFor children aged 8 to 11 years old. Wednesday August 30 10.45am to 11.45am

Lower Earley Library

Phonics for children aged 5 to 6 years old. Thursday August 31    9.30am to 10.30am

Olympics – for children aged 8 to 10 years old. Thursday August 31  10.45am to 11.45am

To book just contact the relevant library:

  • Lower Earley Library (0118) 931 2150
  • Wokingham Library (0118) 978 1368
  • Woodley Library (0118) 969 0304

Book now for the Relax Kids Taster Sessions at Wokingham Library

Relax Kids helps children manage stress, anxiety and difficult feelings whilst boosting self-esteem, confidence and improving sleep. Relax Kids offers training to adults and classes to children using a unique 7-step method to teaching relaxation.

Alison from Wokingham Relax Kids will be running the following Taster sessions at Wokingham Library.

Back to School Relax Kids Taster session

Children have fun while learning skills to aid their emotional and physical development. With Relax Kids, for children aged 8 to 12 years old. £3 charge.

Wokingham Library Monday September 4 from  10.30am to 11.30am

 

Chill Skills Taster session

Chill Skills supports young people feel more confident, improve their learning potential, manage their emotions and be the best they can be! For 11 to 16 year olds.

Wokingham Library Monday September 4 from 1pm to 2pm

Each session costs £3 and can be booked by calling Wokingham Library on 0118 978 1368.

For more information about Relax Kids, visit  www.facebook.com/alisonrelaxkidswokingham

Mini Bug Models Session at Wokingham Borough Libraries

Mini Bug Models Session at Wokingham Borough Libraries

Come and create some plasticine bugs in this fun modelling session for children aged 8 and over.

  • Lower Earley Library on Monday August 21 from 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Twyford Library on Monday August 21 from 2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Maiden Erlegh Library on Tuesday August 22 from 3pm to 4pm
  • Finchampstead Library on Friday August 25 from 10.30am to 11.30am

Places must be booked at the relevant library, £2.50 charge.

  • Finchampstead Library (0118) 908 8176
  • Lower Earley Library (0118) 931 2150
  • Maiden Erlegh Library (0118) 966 6630
  • Twyford Library (0118) 934 0800

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Wargrave Library

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Wargrave Library

Animal Agents Activity Session

Activity session for children aged 12 and under. £1.50 charge

Wednesday August 9        9.30am to 10.15am

Farmyard Fun

Come and hear stories and rhymes about farmyard animals and take part in a fun craft activity. For children aged 7 and under. £1.50 charge

Wednesday August 23       9.30am to 10.15am

All events are drop in or for more information please call Wargrave Library on 0118 940 4656

Wargrave Library, Woodclyffe Hostel, Church Street Wargrave RG10 8EP  (0118) 9404656 email libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening Hours:

  • Monday 10am-12noon and 2pm-5pm
  • Wednesday 9.30am-1pm and 2pm-5pm
  • Friday 2pm-5pm
  • Saturday 9.30am-1pm

* 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/

 

 

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 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

Rainforest Discovery at Wokingham Borough Libraries

Rainforest Discovery

Quirks Animal Roadshow will take children on a journey through the rainforest, allowing children to interact with the animals that live there. For families with children aged 4 to 12 years old. Please phone to book a place, £ 4 per child.

Spencers Wood Library Thursday August 3           10am to 11am

Lower Earley Library Thursday    August 3             1pm to 2pm

Winnersh Library Thursday August 3       3pm to 4pm

Woodley Library Tuesday             August 22           10.30am to 11.30am

Maiden Erlegh Library Tuesday  August 22           2pm to 3pm

 

Please call the relevant library to book a place

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Lower Earley Library (0118) 931 2150
  • Maiden Erlegh Library (0118) 966 6630
  • Spencers Wood Library (0118) 988 4771
  • Winnersh Library (0118) 979 7519
  • Woodley Library (0118) 969 0304

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Maiden Erlegh Library

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Maiden Erlegh Library

Children’s Writing Course

Fun writing course with animal themes, for children aged 9 to 12 years old, Places must be booked, £1 charge.

Thursday August 3, 10, 17 and 24  2.30pm to 3.15pm

Animal Agents Activity Session

Activity session for children aged 12 and under. Just drop in, £1.50 charge

Friday August 4        2pm to 3pm

 

Farmyard Fun

Come and hear stories and rhymes about farmyard animals, with a fun craft activity.   For children aged 7 and under. Just drop in, £1.50 charge

Friday August 18    2.15pm to 3pm

Rainforest Discovery

Quirks Animal Roadshow will take children on a journey through the rainforest, allowing children to interact with the animals that live there.   For families with children aged 4 to 12 years old, Places must be booked, £4 charge.

Tuesday  August 22   2pm to 3pm

Mini Bug Models

Come and create some plasticine bugs in this fun modelling session for children aged 8 and over. £2.50 charge.

Tuesday August 22       3pm to 4pm

For more information or to book a place, please call Maiden Erlegh Library on 0118 931 2150.

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

Opening hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 2pm – 5pm
Saturday: 9.30am – 12.30pm

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

 

Animal Mystery with Reading University at Wokingham Borough Libraries this Summer

800px-University_of_Reading_logo_svgAnimal Mystery with Reading University

Come and catch a criminal with Chemistry! Just drop in for fun experiments and story fun with Reading Universities Chemistry Outreach Team.

 Running at the following libraries:

  • Lower Earley Library Tuesday August 8 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Woodley Library Wednesday August 9 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Wokingham Library Thursday August 10 10.30am to 12.30pm

 

Just drop in to take part, for families with children aged 4 to 11 years old.

For more information, please contact the relevant library:

  • Lower Earley Library (0118) 931 2150
  • Wokingham Library (0118) 978 1368
  • Woodley Library (0118) 969 0304

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Spencers Wood Library

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Spencers Wood Library

Rainforest Discovery

Quirks Animal Roadshow, allowing children to interact with the   animals that live there. For families with children aged 4 to 12 years old. Places must be booked, £4 charge.

Thursday August 3   10am to 11am

Animal Agents Activity Session

Drop in Activity session for children aged 12 and under.   £1.50 charge

Thursday August 10  10.30am to 11.30am

Farmyard Fun

Come and hear stories and rhymes about farmyard animals and take part in a fun craft activity. For children aged 7 and under. £1.50 charge

Thursday August 24  10.30am to 11.15am

For more information or to book a place,  please call Spencers Wood Library on 0118 931 2150 .

Spencers Wood Library, Basingstoke Road, Spencers Wood RG7 1A7 Tel: (0118) 9884771

Opening Times

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/

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Twyford Library

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Twyford Library

Animal Agents Activity Session

Drop in Activity session for children aged 12 and under. £1.50 charge

Tuesday August 1      11am to 12noon

Farmyard Fun

Just drop in to hear stories and rhymes about farmyard animals with craft activity. For children aged 7 and under. £1.50 charge

Tuesday August 15      11am to 11.45am

Mini Bug Models

Come and create some plasticine bugs in this fun modelling session for children aged 8 and over. Place must be booked, £2.50 charge.

Monday August 21      2.30pm to 3.30pm

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 and Friday 10.30am-5pm
  • Saturday 9.30am -12.30pm

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