National Libraries Week – Events this weekend

Libraries Week is the annual showcase of the best that UK libraries of all kinds have to offer, encouraging everyone to discover their library.  Wokingham Borough Libraries is highlighting the events it runs throughout the week, to showcase what we do in our libraries throughout the year.  The full schedule of events and activities for Saturday October 14, 2017 is as follows: 

  • Children’s Writing Group – Share your ideas and take part in some fun writing exercises. For children aged 9 to 12 years old. Free event Maiden Erlegh Library Saturday October 14 10.15am to 11am
  • Storytime – Stories and rhymes for children aged 5 and under. Free Maiden Erlegh Library Saturday October 14      10.15am to 10.45am
  • Poetry Writing Group – Wokingham Library Saturday October 14 10am to 11.30am
  • Code Club*Monthly Club for children aged 9 to 12 years. Places must be booked. Wokingham Library Saturday October 14 10.15am to 11.30am
  • Teen Writing Group* Wokingham Library Saturday October 14     10.30am to 12noon
  • Storytime – Woodley Library             11am to 11.30am
  • French Conversation Club – Basic French required. Just drop in! Woodley Library Sunday October 14 2pm to 3pm
  • National Libraries Week – ‘I love my library because…’ writing table. Just drop-in! Maiden Erlegh Library Monday October 9 to Saturday October 14
  • National Libraries Week – help us make 1000 paper cranes out of old book pages to create an installation over the week at Wokingham Library

National Libraries Day: A Celebration

NLDLogoNational Libraries Day is an annual event in the UK dedicated to the celebration of Libraries. If you visited a branch or shared how much you love your local library today, thank you for celebrating National Libraries Day with us.  We had some lovely comments about libraries and the service we provide in the Borough. Enjoy the photos and make sure you check out all the links we posted today listed below.







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Posted earlier today:

Life Life, a poem by Jean Hill

Books about Libraries and Librarians

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