Kiddleydivey Taster session at Wokingham Borough Libraries

kiddleydiveyKiddleydivey Taster session at Wokingham Borough Libraries

Come and join us for some musical fun with singing, laughing and dancing.

Energising, stimulating & connecting through music for children aged 4 and under.

Free taster session.

Lower Earley Library on Thursday July 26 at 10am

Woodley Library on Thursday August 30 at 10am

Places must be booked by calling Lower Earley Library on 0118 931 2150 or Woodley Library on 0118 969 0304

 

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Summer read along with ABC to read at Wokingham Borough Libraries

Summer read along with ABC to read at Wokingham Borough Libraries

 Dennis 2Bring along your summer reading challenge books and discuss or read your books with a trained ABC to read volunteer.

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ABC to read are a children’s reading charity, who work with children in local schools across Berkshire.

Sessions will be running at the following libraries, Just drop in!

  • Wokingham Library on Monday July 30, August 6, 13, 20 from 2.15pm to 3.45pm
  • Woodley Library on Friday July 27 and August 24 from 10.45am to 12.15pm  
  • Lower Earley Library on Tuesday August 14 and 21 from 2.15pm to 3.45pm and Thursday August 16 from 10.45am to 12.15pm

ABC to read are a children’s reading charity, who work with children in local schools across Berkshire and they are looking to recruit more volunteers from the area to help children find the fun in reading.  ABC to read would also welcome the opportunity to support more schools, any enquiries to abctoread@btconnect.com or visit there website http://www.abctoread.org.uk/

 

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 help make your Summer amazing…All titles are available to reserve via the Wokingham Borough Libraries catalogue at www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries/library-services/search-renew-and-reserve-items/

SRC18 booklist Lower Earley1

SRC18 booklist Lower Earley2

SRC18 booklist Lower Earley3

 

 

Summer Reading Challenge Young Volunteers

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Summer Reading Challenge Young Volunteers

Aged 16 to 24? Do you enjoy reading? Do you enjoy working with children and want to volunteer? Then helping with the Summer Reading Challenge in libraries in Wokingham Borough Libraries may be for you.

We are looking for young people who can encourage children to take part in and complete this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, Mischief Makers and help out with library duties and children’s activities in the library.

It’s fun and a great addition to your CV and you have the chance to give something back to your local community.

The volunteering opportunities will be at Wokingham, Woodley and Lower Earley Libraries from Monday 30 July to Friday 31 August 2018.

Before you start you will receive full training, for more information contact volunteer@wokingham.gov.uk or call 0118 974 6263.

Wokingham Libraries are part of the national campaign to have more young volunteers into our libraries this Summer. You might like to check out the national campaign website.

What’s On in Lower Earley Library April 2018

What’s On in Lower Earley Library April 2018

What’s On for Adults

Board Games Club                 Thursday April 5, 19            10am to 11am

Pass the Book Book Club*  Friday April 13                  10.30am to 11.30am

Jack in the Books Book Club*   Monday April 16        10.30am to 11.30am

Poetry Reading Group   Monday April 30            10.30am to 11.30am

What’s On for Children and Families

Outdoor Let’s Explore – A fun and creative session finding out about camouflage and finding out about what likes to hide in our country parks, with a fun story and creative craft. For children aged 3 to 8 years old.  Friday April 6                     9.45am to 10.30am

Sand Art – £3 per picture, For children aged 4 to 11 years old.                                      Monday April 9       10.30am to 12.30pm

Storytime          Monday April 9        11.15am to 11.45am

Explore Learning Superhero Shapes for 4 to 6 year olds* The children help make the world a safer place in this workshop, as they design our future superheroes using 2D and 3D shapes. What shape is the best shape for a cape and a shield? For 4-6 year olds.

Thursday April 12           9.30am to 10.30am

Explore Learning A knights journey to the King’s throne* All knights go through many quests and this journey to the king’s throne is no different. We travel back to medieval times and children will joust their way through many grammar tournaments. For 7 to 9 year olds

Thursday April 12        10.45am to 11.45am

Get Arty – Amazing Animals Arts and crafts activities for children aged 4 to 10 years old. £2 charge, Just drop in!

Friday April 13      2pm to 3pm

Children’s Book Group* – For children aged eight to ten years old. 50p charge

Monday April 16           3.45pm to 4.15pm

Rhymetime  Tuesday April 24         10.30am to 11am

* For events marked with asterisk please call the library on 0118 931 2150 to book a place.

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

What’s On for Children in Lower Earley Library Easter 2018

What’s On for Children in Lower Earley Library   Easter 2018

Outdoor Let’s Explore – A fun and creative session exploring the outdoors and nature with the rangers from Dinton Pastures. For children aged 3 to 8 years old. Places must be booked. On Friday April 6 at 9.45am to 10.30am

Sand Art– Just drop in and create a picture with Kids Bee Happy with Maddi. £4 per picture, for children aged 4 to 11 years old.  On  Monday April 9 at  10.30am to 12.30pm

Storytime – Stories and rhymes for children aged 7 and under. Free, On Monday April 9 at 11.15am to 11.45am

Explore Learning – Superhero Shapes – Free workshop from Explore Learning on 2D and 3D shapes. For 4-6 year olds, Places must be booked. On Thursday April 12 at  9.30am to 10.30am

Explore Learning – A Knights journey to the King’s throne – Free workshop from Explore Learning, We travel back to medieval times and children will joust their way through many grammar tournaments. For 7 to 9 year olds.  Places must be booked.  On Thursday April 12 at 10.45am to 11.45am

Get Arty – Animal arts and crafts for children aged 4 to 10 years old.  £2 charge, Just drop in! On Friday April 13 at  2pm to 3pm

To book onto any of the events,  Please contact Lower Earley Library on 0118 9312150

What’s on in Lower Earley Library March 2018

What’s On in Lower Earley Library  March 2018

 What’s On for Adults

            Board Games Club

            Thursday March 15                                                                          10am to 11am

            Pass the Book Book Club*

            Friday March 9                                                                                  10.30am to 11.30am

            Knit and Natter – Drop in for knitting and a chat.

            Tuesday March 13                                                                            4pm to 5pm

            Jack in the Books Book Club*

            Monday March 19                                                                            10.30am to 11.30am

            Poetry Reading Group 

            Monday March 26                                                                            10.30am to 11.30am

           

What’s On for Children and Families

      Storytime

      Monday March 12                                                                            11.15am to 11.45am

      Children’s book Group* –  For children aged eight to ten years old. 50p charge

      Monday March 19                                                                            3.45pm to 4.15pm

      Rhymetime

      Tuesday March 27                                                                            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/

 

 

What’s on in Lower Earley Library January 2018

 What’s on for Adults January 2018

            Board Games Club

Thursday January 4, 18                                                                    10am to 11am

Knit and Natter – Drop in for knitting and a chat.

Tuesday January 9                                                                            4pm to 5pm

            Crochet Group – Drop-in crochet group for adults, all abilities welcome. £3 charge

Thursday January 11, 25                                                                 9.30am to 11.30am

Pass the Book Book Club*

Friday January 12                                                                             6pm to 7pm

            Jack in the Books Book Club*

Monday January 15                                                                         10.30am to 11.30am

Poetry Reading Group

Monday January 29                                                                         10.30am to 11.30am

 

What’s On for Children and Families

     

        Storytime

Monday January 8                                                                            11.15am to 11.45am

      Children’s book Group* – For children aged eight to ten years old. 50p charge

      Monday January 15                                                                         3.45pm to 4.30pm

Rhymetime

Tuesday January 23                                                                         10.30am to 11.00am

      *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/

 

 

Children’s Activities this Festive Season in Wokingham Borough libraries

Children’s Activities this Festive Season

Character Storytimes with The Enchanted Players Theatre Company

Storytime with Princess Sofia the first.

Come and hear stories from Princess Sofia the first with stories and rhymes for children aged 5 and under.

Twyford Library Tuesday December 19 4pm to 4.30pm

 

Festive Storytime – Festive stories and rhymes for parents and children to enjoy together, For children aged 7 and under. Just drop in!

Maiden Erlegh Library Saturday December 16 10.15am to 10.45am

Wokingham Library Tuesday December 19 4pm to 4.30pm

 

Festive Get Arty – Drop in, Festive crafts, for children aged 3 to 11 years old. £1.50 charge.

Woodley Library – Thursday December 21, 10.30am to 11.30am

Wokingham Library – Friday December 22, 10.30am to 11.30am

Lower Earley Library – Thursday December 21, 2pm to 3pm

enchanted players festive anna storytime

 

What’s on in Lower Earley library December 2017

What’s On for Adults

Board Games Club
Thursday December 7, 21 10am to 11am
Pass the Book Book Club*
Friday December 8 10.30am to 11.30am
Knit and Natter – Drop in for knitting and a chat.
Tuesday December 12 4pm to 5pm
Jack in the Books Book Club*
Monday December 18 10.30am to 11.30am

What’s On for Children and Families

Festive Storytime
Monday December 11 11.15am to 11.45am

Festive Get Arty – Festive crafts, for children aged 3 to 11 years old.  £1.50 charge. Lower Earley Library – Thursday December 21, 2pm to 3pm

Christmas Closures
All our Libraries will be closed on Monday December 25, Tuesday December 26, 2017 and Monday January 1, 2018. Normal opening

*Places must be booked in branch. To renew your books online visit: http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries/libraries-online/search-renew-and-reserve-i