Library Fest and more activities at Wokingham Borough Libraries this week..


Our Arts council funded festival celebrating all things arty will be back for 2016, launching on World book day on the 3rd of March and running till world book night on April 23rd. There will be events for children, adults and families, for those who are already art lovers to those yet to try their hand at something creative. Feel inspired, try something new or learn a skill!

All sessions must be booked by calling the relevant Library.

Dark Dahl Drawing Salon – With Art Macabre – Sketch scenes and models inspired by classic Roald Dahl tales. For 18+ of all abilities £8 charge. Woodley Library, Friday April 15 – 7pm to 9pm

Vintage Patterns Workshop – Join artist Sally Richardson in this stitching workshop with a twist, £3 charge. Lower Earley Library, Saturday April 16 – 10am to 12noon and Woodley Library, Saturday April 23 – 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Shakespeare Play Reading Morning– Enjoy reading aloud from “Twelfth Night” as we celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Bard. Wokingham Library, Friday April 29 10am to 12noon

We also have the following activities running:

Comic Drawing evenin posterComic 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 with a group.

Come along to Wokingham Library on Thursday April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14 from 5pm to 7pm.

 Little Explorers Storytime and Craft time – Stories and rhymes for parents and children to enjoy together, For children aged 5 and under. Free. Followed by Fun craft themed session for parents and children to enjoy together. Suitable for children aged 2 to 5 years old. Just drop in. £1 charge.

  • Lower Earley Library Second Thursday in each month, Thursday April 14, 2016 Storytime 10.30am to 11am Craft time 11am to 11.30am
  • Maiden Erlegh Library Third Saturday in each month, Saturday April 16, 2016 Storytime 10.15am to 10.45am Craft time 10.45am to 11.15am