Explore Learning Sessions at Wokingham Borough Libraries

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Free session with Explore Learning at Wokingham, Woodley and Lower Earley Libraries. To book just contact the relevant libraries.

 

Wokingham Library

 

Number bondsFor children aged 5 to 7 years old. Tuesday August 22 9.30am to 10.30am

Money madness For children aged 8 to 10 years old. Tuesday August 22  10.45am to 11.45am

Woodley Library

 

Shapes – For children aged 5 to 6 years old.Wednesday August 30 9.30am to 10.30am

PiratesFor children aged 8 to 11 years old. Wednesday August 30 10.45am to 11.45am

Lower Earley Library

Phonics for children aged 5 to 6 years old. Thursday August 31    9.30am to 10.30am

Olympics – for children aged 8 to 10 years old. Thursday August 31  10.45am to 11.45am

To book just contact the relevant library:

  • Lower Earley Library (0118) 931 2150
  • Wokingham Library (0118) 978 1368
  • Woodley Library (0118) 969 0304

Book now for the Relax Kids Taster Sessions at Wokingham Library

Relax Kids helps children manage stress, anxiety and difficult feelings whilst boosting self-esteem, confidence and improving sleep. Relax Kids offers training to adults and classes to children using a unique 7-step method to teaching relaxation.

Alison from Wokingham Relax Kids will be running the following Taster sessions at Wokingham Library.

Back to School Relax Kids Taster session

Children have fun while learning skills to aid their emotional and physical development. With Relax Kids, for children aged 8 to 12 years old. £3 charge.

Wokingham Library Monday September 4 from  10.30am to 11.30am

 

Chill Skills Taster session

Chill Skills supports young people feel more confident, improve their learning potential, manage their emotions and be the best they can be! For 11 to 16 year olds.

Wokingham Library Monday September 4 from 1pm to 2pm

Each session costs £3 and can be booked by calling Wokingham Library on 0118 978 1368.

For more information about Relax Kids, visit  www.facebook.com/alisonrelaxkidswokingham

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

Feathers and Fur Falconry Centre will be coming to Wokingham Borough Libraries on Monday August 14

Feathers and Fur Falconry Centre will be coming to Wokingham Borough Libraries this summer.

Come and meet some Birds of Prey with talk and hands on experience at Finchampstead Library and Wokingham Library.

350x350 feather and furOn Monday August 14, Finchampstead Library at 9.45am to 10.45am and Wokingham Library at 11.30am to 12.30pm

For families with children aged 5 and over. Places must be booked, £4 charge.

Please call Finchampstead Library on 0118 908 8176  or Wokingham Library on 0118 978 1368 to book a place.

For more details visit: http://www.feathersandfur.co.uk/

Come along to Art Club at Winnersh, Wokingham and Woodley Libraries

We are starting a new creative Art Club at Winnersh, Wokingham and Woodley Libraries.

Come and learn about different artists with a creative activity. For children aged 7 to 11 years old. £2 charge per session. Places must be booked, by calling the relevant library.

At Winnersh Library we will be looking at:

vangoghThe Power of Portraits – How art has been used for centuries to portray important figures in society from kings and queens to sporting legends and film stars.  Please bring a picture/photo of someone you look up to and admire for this session.

Wednesday August 9 from  3.45pm to 4.45pm to book call 0118 979 7519

 

Three-Musicians-By-Pablo-PicassoAt Woodley Library  we will be looking at ‘It’s cool to be square!’ focusing on Cubism and Picasso.  On Thursday August 10 from 3.45pm to 4.45pm to book call 0118 969 0304

 

 

 

the-persistence-of-memory-1931At Wokingham Library we will be exploring the work of Salvador Dali and creating some twisted clockwork art on Friday August 11 from  3.45pm to 4.45pm to book call 0118 978 1368

Animal Mystery with Reading University this Summer at Wokingham Borough Libraries

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Come and catch a criminal with Chemistry! Just drop in for fun experiments and story fun with Reading Universities Chemistry Outreach Team.

 Running at the following libraries:

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

 

Just drop in to take part, for families with children aged 4 to 11 years old.

For more information, please contact the relevant library:

  • Lower Earley Library (0118) 931 2150
  • Wokingham Library (0118) 978 1368
  • Woodley Library (0118) 969 0304

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Wargrave Library

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Wargrave Library

Animal Agents Activity Session

Activity session for children aged 12 and under. £1.50 charge

Wednesday August 9        9.30am to 10.15am

Farmyard Fun

Come 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

Wednesday August 23       9.30am to 10.15am

All events are drop in or for more information please call Wargrave Library on 0118 940 4656

Wargrave Library, Woodclyffe Hostel, Church Street Wargrave RG10 8EP  (0118) 9404656 email libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening Hours:

  • Monday 10am-12noon and 2pm-5pm
  • Wednesday 9.30am-1pm and 2pm-5pm
  • Friday 2pm-5pm
  • Saturday 9.30am-1pm

* For events marked with asterisk please call the library on 0118 940 4656 to book a place.

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

 

 

Animal Agent themed children’s events Monday August 7 to Friday August 11

Animal Agent themed children’s events Monday August 7 to Friday August 11

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.

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 August 7 from 2.15pm to 3.30pm
  • At Lower Earley Library on Tuesday August 8 from 2.15pm to 3.30pm
  • At Wokingham Library on Wednesday August 9 from 10.45am to 12noon
  • At Woodley Library on Wednesday  August 9 from 2.15pm to 3.30pm
  • At Lower Earley Library on Thursday August 10 from 10.45am to 12noon
  • At Woodley Library on Friday August 11  from 10.45am to 12noon

Animal Agents Activity Session – Activity session for children aged 12 and under. £1.50 charge.

  • 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. £2 charge per session.

  • At Winnersh Library on Wednesday  August 9 from 3.45pm to 4.45pm
  • At Woodley Library on Thursday August 10 from.45pm to 4.45pm
  • At Wokingham Library on Friday  August 11 from 3.45pm to 4.45pm

Children’s Writing Course* Fun writing course with animal themes, for children aged 9 to 12 years old, £1 charge.  At Maiden Erlegh Library on Thursday August  10 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

Farmyard Fun – Come 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 Lower Earley Library on Friday August 11 from 10.15am to 11am

All events marked with an * must be booked, please call the library involved. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

 

Rainforest Discovery at Wokingham Borough Libraries

Rainforest Discovery at Wokingham Borough Libraries

Quirks Animal Roadshow visited our libraries yesterday with animals from the Rainforest. Children and adults were able to interact and hold the animals throughout the session.

You can come and meet the Rainforest Creatures at

 

Woodley Library Tuesday             August 22           10.30am to 11.30am

Maiden Erlegh Library   Tuesday  August 22           2pm to 3pm

For families with children aged 4 to 12 years old. Please phone to book a place, £4 per child.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Please call the relevant library to book a place:

  • Maiden Erlegh Library (0118) 966 6630
  • Woodley Library (0118) 969 0304

Rainforest Discovery at Wokingham Borough Libraries

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.

Spencers Wood Library Thursday August 3           10am to 11am

Lower Earley Library Thursday    August 3             1pm to 2pm

Winnersh Library Thursday August 3       3pm to 4pm

Woodley Library Tuesday             August 22           10.30am to 11.30am

Maiden Erlegh Library Tuesday  August 22           2pm to 3pm

 

Please call the relevant library to book a place

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Lower Earley Library (0118) 931 2150
  • Maiden Erlegh Library (0118) 966 6630
  • Spencers Wood Library (0118) 988 4771
  • Winnersh Library (0118) 979 7519
  • Woodley Library (0118) 969 0304