Follow the Slow Fashion Revolution- a talk at Lower Earley Library-October 23

Come to our fascinating talk  next Wednesday morning and find out about how to

Follow the Slow Fashion Revolution:

Buy less, buy better quality clothes that will last far longer, less often.

Value the treatment of people, animals and the planet. Sustainability is key

Sue Selisko, House of Colour Wokingham will be sharing ideas on helping you to do just this by helping you to:

  • Buy less and have more outfits to wear.
  • Find out how to plan a capsule wardrobe, season by season, for business, leisure and pleasure.
  • Consider the quality, choose clothes that will last longer and understand the value of ‘price per wear’.
  • Discover easy ways to style up and revamp items in your wardrobe to meet this season’s key trends and your clothing personality
  • Think about sustainability and how you might recycle items in your wardrobe that you no longer love or love you.

The talk takes place at Lower Earley library on Wednesday October 23 10.30 am to 12 noon. There is a £5 charge payble to the speaker on the day. Refreshments provided.

A donation from the ticket sales will go to the Duchess of Kent Charity Shop in Shinfield

 To book call (0118) 9312150

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Summer Reading Challenge young volunteers

Summer Reading Challenge young volunteers

Young volunteers are organising and running craft activities for children at Lower Earley, Wokingham and Woodley libraries during the summer holidays.

Space Chase sessions are held twice a week at these 3 libraries so join us to make fun crafts.

The volunteers are demonstrating lots of enthusiasm and creativity and love to hear all about the books children are reading for the Summer Reading Challenge.

Details of the sessions are at: https://www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries/whats-on-in-our-libraries/

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What’s On in Lower Earley Library August 2019

What’s On in Lower Earley Library August 2019

What’s On for Adults

Board Games Club   Thursday August 1, 15                    10am to 11am

Reading Aloud Group – enjoy reading great literature alou.   Friday August 2     10.30am to 11.30am

Pass the Book Book Club*           Friday August 9               10.30am to 11.30am

Knit and Natter –  Tuesday August 13          4pm to 5pm

Jack in the Books Book Club*            Monday August 19           10.30am to 11.30am

What’s On for Children and Families

Handwriting Zoo* – Free session, for children aged 4 to 6 years old. Places must be booked.  Monday August 5            9.30am to 10.30am

Little Space Explorers* – Space stories and rocket rhymes followed by an out of this world craft activity for children aged 3 to 8 years old. £2 charge, places must be booked.

Friday August 23                                                                                            11am to 11.45am

MAD Science Rocketeers Workshop* – Come and learn all about rockets! Then create your own. Family friendly workshop for children aged 8 to 11 years old. Places must be booked, £5 charge.  Monday August 5                  2pm to 3pm

Sand Art – Just drop in and create a sand art picture. £4 per picture, For children aged 4 to 11 years old.  Monday August 19                      10.30am to 12.30pm

Space Chase Volunteer Activity Sessions – Fun activities with our Summer Reading Challenge Volunteers.  Just drop in! Donations welcome.

  • Craft Activities Every Tuesday August 6, 13, 20, 27       2pm to 3.45pm
  • Lego Activities Every Thursday August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29     10.30am to 12.15pm

Word Problems *- This workshop will help children tackle these worded maths problems to become fearless problems solvers. Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 9 to 11 years old. Places must be booked.

Monday August 5                                                                                            10.45am to 11.45am

*Places must be booked in branch or call 0118 931 2150, To renew your books online visit:    http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries/libraries-online/search-renew-and-reserve-items/

Lower Earley Library Children’s Events Summer 2019

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Handwriting Zoo –The animals guide the children through their perfect letter formation, the giraffes’ tall necks help with the letter ‘h’ and the pig’s curly tails help with the letter ‘e’.  Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 4 to 6 years old. Places must be booked.

Monday August 5   9.30am to 10.30am

Little Space Explorers – Space stories and rocket rhymes followed by an out of this world craft activity for children aged 3 to 8 years old. £2 charge, places must be booked.

Friday August 23    11am to 11.45am

MAD Science Rocketeers Workshop – Come and learn all about rockets! Then create your own and get them ready for launch. Family friendly workshop with MAD science for children aged 8 to 11 years old. Limited space, places must be booked, £5 charge.

Monday August 5   2pm to 3pm

Sand Art – Just drop in and create a sand art picture with Kids Bee Happy with Maddi.  £4 per picture, For children aged 4 to 11 years old.

Monday July 29 and August 19      10.30am to 12.30pm

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

  • Craft Activities Every Tuesday July 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27        2pm to 3.45pm
  • Lego Activities Every Thursday August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29       10.30am to 12.15pm

Word Problems – This workshop will help children tackle these worded maths problems to become fearless problems solvers. Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 9 to 11 years old. Places must be booked.

Monday August 5            10.45am to 11.45am

For more information or to book a place, please call Lower Earley Library on 0118 931 2150

Summer Recommended Reads at Lower Earley Library

Lower Earley Library has lots of new books for you to borrow over the Summer! Take a look at the titles we have to make your Summer amazing….all titles are available to reserve via the Wokingham Borough Libraries catalogue at http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries/library-services/search-renew-and-reserve-items/

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Mini French with Lower Earley Day Nursery at Lower Earley Library on Tuesday June 4, 2019

Mini French with Lower Earley Day Nursery at Lower Earley Library

Mini French with Lower Earley Day Nursery

Come and have some fun with Lower Earley Day Nursery and learn some French through songs and puppets. Suitable for children aged 2  to  4 year old.

Tuesday June 4 10.45am to 11.15am

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What’s On in Lower Earley Library May 2019

What’s On in Lower Earley Library May  2019

What’s On for Adults          

Board Games Club             Thursday May 2, 16              10am to 11am

Reading Aloud Group – enjoy reading great literature aloud. Friday May 3  10.30am to 11.30am

 Knit and Natter Tuesday May 14      4pm to 5pm

Pass the Book Book Club*       Friday May 10              10.30am to 11.30am

Jack in the Books Book Club*            Monday May 20     10.30am to 11.30am

Poetry Reading Group             No meeting in May

What’s On for Children and Families

Lego Club* – Weekly Lego building club, For children aged 5 to 10 years old. 50p charge. Monday May 13, 20              4pm to 4.45pm

Storytime – for children aged 7 and under.       Monday May 13     11.15am to 11.45am

Children’s book Group – 50p charge.        Monday May 13     3.45pm to 4.15pm

Explore Learning – Put a spring in your step! – Free session for children aged 9 to 11 years old. Places must be booked.   Friday May 31    9.30am to 10.30am

Explore Learning – Piece of Cake – Free session for children aged 5 to 7 years old. Places must be booked.   Friday May 31          10.45am to 11.45am

Sand Art – For children aged 4 to 11 years old – £4 per picture,  Monday May 30     10.30am to 12.30pm

Rhymetime – for children aged 5 and under.       Tuesday May 28      10.30am to 11am

*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/

 

 

Aldryngton Primary School Letters to the Librarian

Children from Aldryngton Primary School were given a task to write a letter to a local librarian recommending a WWII based novel for inclusion in a display at the library.   This was part of the children’s topic work on life in the 20th Century.

Stephanie Woods, a member of the library staff, had the difficult task of choosing the winner from a short list of eight, selected by the teacher. The children were awarded certificates and a selection of new books as a prize at the school assembly.  The winning entries were from 1st place Lara, 2nd place Bakhtiyar and 3rd place Thomas.

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Mrs Woolston and Mrs Gregory’s English class visited Lower Earley Library to see the display of work and talk to the library staff. The winning books were discussed and all of the children were given book recommendations and an opportunity to borrow books. 

Well done to all the competition entrants; the school and library staff were very impressed with the standard of writing.

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The display will be up at Lower Earley Library until the end of the end of May, 2019

 

What’s On for Children at Lower Earley Library Easter 2019

What’s On for Children at Lower Earley Library  Easter 2019

change for lifeChange4Life 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 12noon

Children’s Book Group

Themed monthly discussion about books, For children aged eight to ten years old. Places must be booked. 50p charge.

Monday April 8                            3.45pm to 4.30pm

explore-logo-smallExplore Learning – Telling the time

Free workshop from Explore Learning on telling the time. For 5-7 year olds, Places must be booked. Thursday April 11              9.30am to 10.30am

Explore Learning ––Creative Writing – ‘Want to develop your creative writing skills and have the opportunity to win a trip to Disneyland Paris?! This workshop will help you to plan and start your entry for Explore Learning’s Writing Award. ‘Free session with Explore Learning for children aged 9 to 11 years old. Places must be booked

Thursday April 11              10.45am to 11.45am

 Sand Art sand art 4

Just drop in and create a sand art picture with Kids Bee Happy with Maddi. £4 per picture, For children aged 4 to 11 years old.

Monday April 15               10.30am to 12.30pm

 

For more details, contact Lower Earley Library on 0118 931 2150

What’s On for Children at Lower Earley Library Easter 2019

What’s On for Children at Lower Earley Library  Easter 2019

change for lifeChange4Life 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 12noon

Children’s Book Group

Themed monthly discussion about books, For children aged eight to ten years old. Places must be booked. 50p charge.

Monday April 8                            3.45pm to 4.30pm

explore-logo-smallExplore Learning – Telling the time

Free workshop from Explore Learning on telling the time. For 5-7 year olds, Places must be booked. Thursday April 11              9.30am to 10.30am

Explore Learning ––Creative Writing – ‘Want to develop your creative writing skills and have the opportunity to win a trip to Disneyland Paris?! This workshop will help you to plan and start your entry for Explore Learning’s Writing Award. ‘Free session with Explore Learning for children aged 9 to 11 years old. Places must be booked

Thursday April 11              10.45am to 11.45am

 Sand Art sand art 4

Just drop in and create a sand art picture with Kids Bee Happy with Maddi. £4 per picture, For children aged 4 to 11 years old.

Monday April 15               10.30am to 12.30pm

 

For more details, contact Lower Earley Library on 0118 931 2150