What’s On in Finchampstead Library December 2017

What’s On for Adults

Book Group
Wednesday December 20 10.30am to 11.30am
Bridge and Table Games Club
Monday December 4, 18 2pm to 4pm
Relaxing Activities for Adults – Enjoy colouring, jigsaw puzzles and photo book browsing in a quiet setting
Wednesday December 6, 13, 20 10am to 3pm
Crochet Group – £4 charge
Thursday December 7, 14 1pm to 3pm
What’s On for Children and Families
Rhymetime
Friday December 8, 15, 22 11am to 11.30 am
Festive Storytime
Friday December 1 11am to 11.30 am

Christmas Closures
Finchampstead Library will be closed from 12.30pm on Saturday 23 December to Monday January 1 inclusive and re-open on Tuesday January 2.

*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/

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What’s On in Finchampstead Library November 2017

What’s On in Finchampstead Library  November 2017 

What’s On for Adults

Bridge and Table Games Club   Monday November 20, 27              2pm to 4pm

Relaxing Activities for Adults – Enjoy colouring, jigsaw puzzles and photo book browsing in a quiet setting. Wednesday November   22, 29            10am to 12noon

Crochet Group – £4 charge. Thursday November 23, 30                1pm to 3pm

What’s On for Children and Families

Rhymetime   Friday November  24               11am to 11.30 am

All events are drop in, for more information, please call the library on (0118) 9088176 to book a place.

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

Telephone 0118 9088176 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening Hours:

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

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

What’s On in Finchampstead Library November 2017

What’s On in Finchampstead Library  November 2017 

What’s On for Adults

Book Group Wednesday November 15                 10.30am to 11.30am

Bridge and Table Games Club   Monday November 13, 20, 27              2pm to 4pm

Relaxing Activities for Adults – Enjoy colouring, jigsaw puzzles and photo book browsing in a quiet setting. Wednesday November  15, 22, 29            10am to 12noon

Crochet Group – £4 charge. Thursday November 16, 23, 30                1pm to 3pm

What’s On for Children and Families

Rhymetime   Friday November 17, 24               11am to 11.30 am

All events are drop in, for more information, please call the library on (0118) 9088176 to book a place.

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

Telephone 0118 9088176 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening Hours:

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

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

What’s On in Finchampstead Library November 2017

What’s On in Finchampstead Library  November 2017 

What’s On for Adults

/Book Group Wednesday November 15                 10.30am to 11.30am

Bridge and Table Games Club   Monday November 6, 13, 20, 27              2pm to 4pm

Relaxing Activities for Adults – Enjoy colouring, jigsaw puzzles and photo book browsing in a quiet setting. Wednesday November  8, 15, 22, 29            10am to 12noon

Crochet Group – £4 charge. Thursday November 9, 16, 23, 30                1pm to 3pm

What’s On for Children and Families

Rhymetime   Friday November 10, 17, 24               11am to 11.30 am

All events are drop in, for more information, please call the library on (0118) 9088176 to book a place.

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

Telephone 0118 9088176 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening Hours:

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

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

What’s On in Finchampstead Library November 2017

What’s On in Finchampstead Library  November 2017 

What’s On for Adults

/Book Group Wednesday November 15                 10.30am to 11.30am

Bridge and Table Games Club   Monday November 6, 13, 20, 27              2pm to 4pm

Relaxing Activities for Adults – Enjoy colouring, jigsaw puzzles and photo book browsing in a quiet setting. Wednesday November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29            10am to 12noon

Crochet Group – £4 charge. Thursday November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30                1pm to 3pm

What’s On for Children and Families

Rhymetime   Friday November 10, 17, 24               11am to 11.30 am

Storytime  Friday November 3            11am to 11.30 am

Pottery Pals Session* – Make unique Christmas gifts. £4.50 charge plus cost of items.  Friday November 10      10.30am to 12noon

All events are drop in, for more information, please call the library on (0118) 9088176 to book a place.

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

Telephone 0118 9088176 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening Hours:

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

To renew your books online visit: http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries/library-services/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, Lego Club and Creative Writing 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

What’s On in Finchampstead Library September 2017

What’s On in Finchampstead Library  September 2017

Finchampstead Library Redecoration  

As part of our ongoing investment and improvement in our libraries, Finchampstead Library will be temporarily closed for redecoration from Monday September 4, 2017 to Tuesday September 12, 2017.The library will reopen on Wednesday September 13, 2017.No books or items borrowed from Finchampstead library will be due for return during this period.  You may still renew library items at www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries or by calling Wokingham Library on 0118 978 1368. We apologise for the inconvenience.

During September 2017 we are running the following activities at Finchampstead Library

What’s On for Adults   

Book Group

Wednesday September 20                                                              10.30am to 11.30am

Bridge and Table Games Club  

Monday September 18                                                          2pm to 4pm

Relaxing Activities for Adults – Enjoy colouring, jigsaw puzzles and photo book browsing in a quiet setting

Wednesday September 13, 20, 27                                            10am to 12noon

Crochet Group – £4 charge

Thursday September 14, 21, 28                                                    1pm to 3pm

 

What’s On for Children and Families

Rhymetime

Friday September 15, 22, 29                                                     11am to 11.30 am

 

All events are drop in, for more information, please call the library on (0118) 9088176 to book a place.

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

Telephone 0118 9088176 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening Hours:

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

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
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What’s On in Finchampstead Library July 2017

During July 2017 we are running the following activities at Finchampstead Library

What’s On for Adults  

Bridge and Table Games Club   Monday July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31          2pm to 4pm

Relaxing Activities for Adults – Enjoy colouring, jigsaw puzzles and photo book browsing in a quiet setting. Wednesday July 5, 12, 19, 26       10am to 12noon

Crochet Group – £4 charge. Thursday July 6, 13, 20              1pm to 3pm

Book Group Wednesday July 19                                               10.30am to 11.30am

What’s On for Children and Families

Rhymetime – Rhymes for under 5’s and their parents, Just drop in!

Friday July 14, 21                                                      11am to 11.30am

Storytime – Stories for under 5’s and their parents, Just drop in!

Friday July 7                                                              11am to 11.30am

All events are drop in, for more information, please call the library on (0118) 9088176 to book a place.

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

Telephone 0118 9088176 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening Hours:

Monday and Tuesday: 2pm-5pm
Wednesday: 9:30am-5pm
Thursday: 2pm-7pm
Friday:  9:30am-12:30pm and 2pm to 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 Agents at Wokingham Borough Libraries Summer Events 2017

Animal Agents is the Summer Reading Challenge theme for 2017 at Wokingham Borough Libraries.  To join just pop into your local Wokingham Borough Library between Saturday 1 July 2017 and Sunday 3 September 2017.   Open to all primary school aged Library members.

We will be running the following activities over the summer holiday’s, please contact the relevant library to book a place:

Animal Agents Volunteer Activity Sessions – Talk about your Summer Reading Challenge books, storytelling and other fun activities with our Summer Reading Challenge Volunteers.   Just drop in!

  • At Wokingham Library on Monday July 31, August 7, 14, 21 from 2.15pm to 3.30pm
  • At Lower Earley Library on Tuesday August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 from 2.15pm to 3.30pm
  • At Wokingham Library on Wednesday August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 from 10.45am to 12noon
  • At Woodley Library on Wednesday  August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 from 2.15pm to 3.30pm
  • At Lower Earley Library on Thursday August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 from 10.45am to 12noon
  • At Woodley Library on Friday August 4, 11, 18, 25 September 1  from 10.45am to 12noon

Animal Agents Activity Session – Just drop in for this fun activity session for children aged 12 and under. £1.50 charge

  • At Arborfield Pop-Up Library on Monday July 31 from 3pm to 3.45pm
  • At Twyford Library on Tuesday August 1  from 11am to 12noon
  • At Finchampstead Library on Tuesday August 1 from 2pm to 3pm
  • At Maiden Erlegh Library on Friday August 4 from 2pm to 3pm
  • At Wargrave Library on Wednesday August 9 from 9.30am to 10.15am
  • At Winnersh Library on Wednesday August 9 from 11am to 12noon
  • At Spencers Wood Library on Thursday August 10 from 10.30am to 11.30am

Animal 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. For children aged 4 to 11 years old.

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

 Art Club – Come and learn about different artists with creative activity. For children aged 7 to 11 years old. Please phone to book a place, £2 charge per session.

  • At Winnersh Library on Wednesday July 12, August 9 from 3.45pm to 4.45pm
  • At Woodley Library on Thursday July 13, August 10 from 3.45pm to 4.45pm
  • At Wokingham Library on Friday July 14, August 11 from  3.45pm to 4.45pm

Author visit from Katrina Charman – Come and meet the author of the Poppy’s Place series, Katrina Charman. Katrina will read some of her fantastic stories and you can also make your own version of Poppy the cat to take home. For children aged 7 to 11 year olds.  Please phone to book a place, At Wokingham Library on Friday August 4 from 10.30am to 11.30am

Author visit from Sarah Barfield – Come and meet the author of ‘The Adventures of Zed and Dez’ Sarah will introduce you to Zed and Dez, followed by a fun secret gadget activity. For children aged 5 to 9 years old. Please phone to book a place, At Wokingham Library on Saturday August 5 from 10.30am to 11.30am

Children’s Writing Course –  Fun writing course with animal themes, for children aged 9 to 12 years old. Please phone to book a place, £1 charge.  At Maiden Erlegh Library on Thursday August 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 2.30pm to 3.15pm

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

  • At Woodley Library on Thursday August 10 from 11am to 12noon
  • At Winnersh Library on Thursday August 10 from 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Explore Learning – All sessions must be booked at the relevant library.

  • Telling the time–  For children aged 6 to 8 years old. At Lower Earley Library on Thursday July 27 from 9.30am to 10.30am
  • Space Mission  – For children aged 8 to 10 years old.  At Lower Earley Library on Thursday July 27 from 10.45am to 11.45am
  • Phonics For children aged 5 to 6 years old.  At Woodley Library on Wednesday August 2 from 9.30am to 10.30am and at Lower Earley Library on Thursday August 31 from 9.30am to 10.30am
  • Olympics – For children aged 8 to 10 years old.  At Woodley Library on Wednesday August 2 from 10.45am to 11.45am  and at Lower Earley Library on Thursday August 31 from 10.45am to 11.45am
  • Shape and measurement For children aged 5 to 6 years old.  At Wokingham Library on Tuesday August 1 from 9.30am to 10.30am and at Woodley Library on Wednesday August 30 from 9.30am to 10.30am
  • PiratesFor children aged 8 to 11 years old. At Wokingham Library on Tuesday August 1 from 10.45am to 11.45am and at Woodley Library on Wednesday August 30 from 10.45am to 11.45am
  • Number bonds  – For children aged 5 to 7 years old.  At Wokingham Library on Tuesday August 22 from 9.30am to 10.30am
  • Money madness  – For children aged 8 to 10 years old.  At Wokingham Library on Tuesday August 22 from 10.45am to 11.45am 

Farmyard Fun – Just drop in 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

  • At Arborfield Pop-Up Library on Monday July 31 from 2pm to 2.45pm
  • At Lower Earley Library on Friday August 11 from 10.15am to 11am
  • At Woodley Library on Monday August 14 from 10.15am to 11am
  • At Twyford Library on Tuesday August 15 from 11am to 11.45am
  • At Finchampstead Library on Tuesday August 15 from 2.15pm to 3pm
  • At Wokingham Library on Wednesday August 16 from 2pm to 2.45pm
  • At Maiden Erlegh Library on Friday August 18 from  2.15pm to 3pm
  • At Wargrave Library on Wednesday August 23 from 9.30am to 10.15am
  • At Winnersh Library on Wednesday August 23 from 11am to 11.45am
  • At Spencers Wood Library on Thursday August 24 from 10.30am to 11.15am

Fur and Feathers – Meet some Birds of Prey with talk and hands on experience. For families with children aged 5 and over. Please phone to book a place, £4 charge

  • At Finchampstead Library on Monday August 14 from 9.45am to 10.45am
  • At Wokingham Library on Monday August 14 from 11.30am to 12.30pm

 Guide Dogs Morning – Just drop into learn about and meet guide dogs and their owners. Take part in some fun activities.  At Woodley Library on Monday July 31 from 10am to 12noon

Mini Bug Models – Come and create some plasticine bugs in this fun modelling session for children aged 8 and over. Please phone to book a place, £2.50 charge.

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

Pinocchio– Summer Musical Theatre Show from The Enchanted Players. For all the family. Please phone to book a place, £5 charge per person.  At Woodley Library on Monday August 7 from 2.30pm to 3.30pm

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.

  • At Spencers Wood Library on Thursday August 3 from 10am to 11am
  • At Lower Earley Library on Thursday August 3 from 1pm to 2pm
  • At Winnersh Library on Thursday August 3 from 3pm to 4pm
  • At Woodley Library on Tuesday August 22 from  10.30am to 11.30am
  • At Maiden Erlegh Library on Tuesday August 22  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.

  • At Woodley Library on Monday August 21 from 10.30am to 11.30am
  • At Lower Earley Library on Tuesday August 22 from 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • At Wokingham Library on Wednesday August 23 from  10.30am to 12.30pm

What’s On for Teens

Winnersh Library Gaming Club – Gaming Club for teens. £1 charge.   At Winnersh Library on Every Saturday from 10.30am to 12.30pm

Teen Writing Workshops – Igniting Writing, for teens. £4 charge. Places must be booked.

Keeping it Real – A full day workshop session on “A slice of life” realistic writing, for teens.  At Wokingham Library on Saturday July 29 from 10.30am to 3pm

Jokes Uncloaked – A full day workshop session on how to write stories with a sparkling sense of humour.  At Wokingham Library on Saturday August 5 from 10.30am to 3pm

Wokingham Borough Libraries Contact details:

  • Arborfield Pop-Up Library 0780 166 4520
  • Finchampstead Library 0118 908 8176
  • Wargrave Library 0118 940 4656
  • Lower Earley Library 0118 931 2150
  • Winnersh Library 0118 979 7519
  • Maiden Erlegh Library 0118 966 6630
  • Wokingham Library 0118 978 1368
  • Spencers Wood Library 0118 988 4771
  • Woodley Library 0118 969 0304
  • Twyford Library 0118 934 0800