What’s On for Children in Lower Earley Library February Half-term 2019

What’s On for Children in Lower Earley Library  February Half-term 2019

Explore Learning – Fun with Phonics* – The children will investigate rhyming words and why they rhyme. They will use their phonics to help them sound the words accurately. What do the words bat, hat and rat all have in common? Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 4 to 6 years old.

Thursday February 21         9.30am to 10.30am

Explore Learning – Angular Architecture* – Pop on your hard hats as the children become architects. They will learn the areas and angles required to construct the homes of our future. Can they tell their right angles from their acute. Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 7 to 9 years old.

Thursday February 21                 10.45am to 11.45am

Storytime with author Rachel Jane – Come and join author Rachel Jane to listen to Lil’s Cupcake Delivery. Enjoy the story of Lil the Campervan on her quest to help her friend deliver all of her cupcakes and, see if she can deliver them all on time and in one piece! Please book at the library.

Thursday February 21                 1.30pm to 2.30pm

To book call Lower Earley Library on 0118 931 2156

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What’s On for Children at Woodley Library February Half-term 2019

What’s On for Children at Woodley Library February Half-term 2019

The Magic Tinderbox – Join The Enchanted Players Theatre Company in this show about a soldier on a special journey, we ask the children to help him with his important decisions, The moral being: “To be happy with what you have, not to crave for more.” with free face painting after the show.  Please book at the library, £5 charge per person.

Woodley Library                 Monday February 18                    2.30pm to 3.30pm

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.

Woodley Library                 Wednesday February 20             10.30am to 12.30pm

Storytime with author Rachel Jane – Come and join author Rachel Jane to listen to Lil’s Cupcake Delivery. Enjoy the story of Lil the Campervan on her quest to help her friend deliver all of her cupcakes and, see if she can deliver them all on time and in one piece! Please book at the library.

Woodley Library                 Thursday February 21                   10.30am to 11.30am

Explore Learning – Fun with Phonics* – The children will investigate rhyming words and why they rhyme. They will use their phonics to help them sound the words accurately. What do the words bat, hat and rat all have in common? Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 4 to 6 years old.

Woodley Library                 Friday February 22                        9.30am to 10.30am

Explore Learning – Angular Architecture* – Pop on your hard hats as the children become architects. They will learn the areas and angles required to construct the homes of our future. Can they tell their right angles from their acute. Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 7 to 9 years old.

Woodley Library                 Friday February 22                        10.45am to 11.45am

 

To book contact Woodley Library on 0118 969 0304

What’s On for Children at Wokingham Library during February Half-term 2019

What’s On for Children at Wokingham Library  during February Half-term 2019 

Guide Dog Morning – Just drop into learn and meet guide dogs and their owners.

Wokingham Library           Monday February 18        10am to 12noon

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.

Wokingham Library           Tuesday February 19       10.30am to 12.30pm

Storytime – Stories and rhymes for children aged 7 and under. Free

Wokingham Library           Tuesday February 19        4pm to 4.30pm

Explore Learning – Fun with Phonics* – The children will investigate rhyming words and why they rhyme. They will use their phonics to help them sound the words accurately. What do the words bat, hat and rat all have in common? Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 4 to 6 years old. Places must be booked.

Wokingham Library           Wednesday February 20  9.30am to 10.30am

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

Wokingham Library           Wednesday February 20     10am and 11am

Explore Learning – Angular Architecture* – Pop on your hard hats as the children become architects. They will learn the areas and angles required to construct the homes of our future. Can they tell their right angles from their acute. Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 7 to 9 years old. Places must be booked.

Wokingham Library           Wednesday February 20   10.45am to 11.45am

Quirks Animal Roadshow – Quirks Animal Roadshow will allow children to interact with a variety of animals. For families with children aged 4 to 12 years old. Please phone to book a place, £ 4 per child.

Wokingham Library          Thursday February 21      11am to 12noon

Get Arty – Arts and crafts for children aged 4 to 12 years old. £1.50 charge, Just drop in!

Wokingham Library           Friday February 22           10.30am to 11.30am

To book any of the events call Wokingham Library on 0118 978 1368

What’s On for Children in Wokingham Borough Libraries February Half-term 2019

What’s On for Children in Wokingham Borough Libraries  February Half-term 2019

Explore Learning – Angular Architecture* – Pop on your hard hats as the children become architects. They will learn the areas and angles required to construct the homes of our future. Can they tell their right angles from their acute. Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 7 to 9 years old.

  • Wokingham Library  Wednesday February 20   10.45am to 11.45am
  • Lower Earley Library    Thursday February 21    10.45am to 11.45am
  • Woodley Library   Friday February 22  10.45am to 11.45am

Explore Learning – Fun with Phonics* – The children will investigate rhyming words and why they rhyme. They will use their phonics to help them sound the words accurately. What do the words bat, hat and rat all have in common? Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 4 to 6 years old.

  • Wokingham Library  Wednesday February 20    9.30am to 10.30am
  • Lower Earley Library   Thursday February 21     9.30am to 10.30am
  • Woodley Library  Friday February 22                    9.30am to 10.30am

Get Arty – Arts and crafts for children aged 4 to 12 years old. £1.50 charge, Just drop in!

Wokingham Library       Friday February 22        10.30am to 11.30am

Guide Dog Morning – Just drop into learn and meet guide dogs and their owners.

Wokingham Library    Monday February 18 10am to 12noon

Quirks Animal Roadshow – Quirks Animal Roadshow will allow children to interact with a variety of animals. For families with children aged 4 to 12 years old. Please phone to book a place, £ 4 per child.

  • Wargrave Library    Wednesday February 20   11am to 12noon
  • Wokingham Library    Thursday February 21    11am to 12noon

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

  • Twyford Library  Tuesday February 19    11am to 11.30am
  • Finchampstead Library    Friday February 22      11am to 11.30am
  • Wokingham Library Wednesday February 20  10am and 11am

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.

  • Wokingham Library    Tuesday February 19    10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Woodley Library    Wednesday February 20    10.30am to 12.30pm

Storytime – Stories and rhymes for children aged 7 and under. Free

  • Twyford Library   Tuesday February 19      3.45pm to 4.15pm
  • Wokingham Library    Tuesday February 19   4pm to 4.30pm

Storytime with author Rachel Jane – Come and join author Rachel Jane to listen to Lil’s Cupcake Delivery. Enjoy the story of Lil the Campervan on her quest to help her friend deliver all of her cupcakes and, see if she can deliver them all on time and in one piece! Please book at the library.

  • Lower Earley Library  Thursday February 21      1.30pm to 2.30pm
  • Woodley Library    Thursday February 21      10.30am to 11.30am

The Magic Tinderbox – Join The Enchanted Players Theatre Company in this show about a soldier on a special journey, we ask the children to help him with his important decisions, The moral being: “To be happy with what you have, not to crave for more.” with free face painting after the show.  Please book at the library, £5 charge per person.

Woodley Library       Monday February 18    2.30pm to 3.30pm

All events must be booked unless otherwise stated, please contact the relevant library to book your place.

Wokingham Borough Libraries Contact details

Arborfield Library 0780 1664520Finchampstead Library (0118) 908 8176 Wargrave Library (0118) 940 4656Winnersh Library (0118) 979 7519
Lower Earley Library (0118) 931 2150Spencers Wood Library (0118) 988 4771 Wokingham Library (0118) 978 1368Woodley Library (0118) 969 0304
Twyford Library (0118) 934 0800

What’s On for Children in Wokingham Borough Libraries February Half-term 2019

What’s On for Children in Wokingham Borough Libraries  February Half-term 2019

Explore Learning – Angular Architecture* – Pop on your hard hats as the children become architects. They will learn the areas and angles required to construct the homes of our future. Can they tell their right angles from their acute. Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 7 to 9 years old.

  • Wokingham Library  Wednesday February 20   10.45am to 11.45am
  • Lower Earley Library    Thursday February 21    10.45am to 11.45am
  • Woodley Library   Friday February 22  10.45am to 11.45am

Explore Learning – Fun with Phonics* – The children will investigate rhyming words and why they rhyme. They will use their phonics to help them sound the words accurately. What do the words bat, hat and rat all have in common? Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 4 to 6 years old.

  • Wokingham Library  Wednesday February 20    9.30am to 10.30am
  • Lower Earley Library   Thursday February 21     9.30am to 10.30am
  • Woodley Library  Friday February 22                    9.30am to 10.30am

Get Arty – Arts and crafts for children aged 4 to 12 years old. £1.50 charge, Just drop in!

Wokingham Library       Friday February 22        10.30am to 11.30am

Guide Dog Morning – Just drop into learn and meet guide dogs and their owners.

Wokingham Library    Monday February 18 10am to 12noon

Quirks Animal Roadshow – Quirks Animal Roadshow will allow children to interact with a variety of animals. For families with children aged 4 to 12 years old. Please phone to book a place, £ 4 per child.

  • Wargrave Library    Wednesday February 20   11am to 12noon
  • Wokingham Library    Thursday February 21    11am to 12noon

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

  • Twyford Library  Tuesday February 19    11am to 11.30am
  • Finchampstead Library    Friday February 22      11am to 11.30am
  • Wokingham Library Wednesday February 20  10am and 11am

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.

  • Lower Earley Library   Monday February 18   10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Wokingham Library    Tuesday February 19    10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Woodley Library    Wednesday February 20    10.30am to 12.30pm

Storytime – Stories and rhymes for children aged 7 and under. Free

  • Twyford Library   Tuesday February 19      3.45pm to 4.15pm
  • Wokingham Library    Tuesday February 19   4pm to 4.30pm

Storytime with author Rachel Jane – Come and join author Rachel Jane to listen to Lil’s Cupcake Delivery. Enjoy the story of Lil the Campervan on her quest to help her friend deliver all of her cupcakes and, see if she can deliver them all on time and in one piece! Please book at the library.

  • Lower Earley Library  Thursday February 21      1.30pm to 2.30pm
  • Woodley Library    Thursday February 21      10.30am to 11.30am

The Magic Tinderbox – Join The Enchanted Players Theatre Company in this show about a soldier on a special journey, we ask the children to help him with his important decisions, The moral being: “To be happy with what you have, not to crave for more.” with free face painting after the show.  Please book at the library, £5 charge per person.

Woodley Library       Monday February 18    2.30pm to 3.30pm

All events must be booked unless otherwise stated, please contact the relevant library to book your place.

Wokingham Borough Libraries Contact details

Arborfield Library 0780 1664520

Finchampstead Library (0118) 908 8176

Wargrave Library (0118) 940 4656

Winnersh Library (0118) 979 7519

Lower Earley Library (0118) 931 2150

Spencers Wood Library (0118) 988 4771

Wokingham Library (0118) 978 1368

Woodley Library (0118) 969 0304

Twyford Library (0118) 934 0800

Whats on for children at Wokingham Library February 2019

What’s On for Children and Families in Wokingham Library February 2019

Children’s Origami Club* – For children aged 7 and over, 50p charge.

Tuesday February 5 4pm to 4.45pm

Dad and Baby Rhymetime – Fun rhymes for babies and dads. Free, Just drop in!

Saturday February 2    10am to 10.30am

Teen Writing Group* – Make new friends and have fun with writing.

Saturday February 2, 9, 16, 23                                                                        10.30am to 12noon

Storytime – For children aged 7 and under

Tuesday February 5, 12, 19 26                                                                       4pm to 4.30pm

Rhymetime for Babies – Rhymes for babies aged 0 to 18 months and their parents

Tuesday February 5  10.30am to 11am  and  Wednesday February 20  10am to 10.30am

Rhymetime for Toddlers – Rhymes for babies aged 18 months to 3 years old and their parents

Tuesday February 5 11.30am to 12noon and Wednesday February 20   11am to 11.30am

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.

Monday February 18                                                                                      10.30am to 12.30pm

Quirks Animal Roadshow* – Quirks Animal Roadshow will allow children to interact with a variety of animals. For families with children aged 4 to 12 years old. Please phone to book a place, £ 4 per child.

Thursday 21 February                                                                                     11am to 12noon

Guide Dog Morning – Just drop into learn and meet guide dogs and their owners.

Wokingham Library           Monday February 18        10am to 12noon

Explore Learning – Fun with Phonics* – The children will investigate rhyming words and why they rhyme. They will use their phonics to help them sound the words accurately. What do the words bat, hat and rat all have in common? Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 4 to 6 years old. Places must be booked.

Wokingham Library           Wednesday February 20  9.30am to 10.30am 

Explore Learning – Angular Architecture* – Pop on your hard hats as the children become architects. They will learn the areas and angles required to construct the homes of our future. Can they tell their right angles from their acute. Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 7 to 9 years old. Places must be booked.

Wokingham Library           Wednesday February 20   10.45am to 11.45am

Get Arty – Arts and crafts for children aged 4 to 12 years old. £1.50 charge, Just drop in!

Wokingham Library           Friday February 22           10.30am to 11.30am

*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/

Code Club at Wokingham Library

Code Club at Wokingham Library

Code Club is a group for children aged 9 to 12 who would like to learn to program using the Code Club projects with the help of a volunteers.

The Code Club code club welcomeprojects are fun, creative and will help your children understand how to solve problems by breaking them down into smaller problems.  Our first set of projects uses Scratch which is software you download from the internet. We encourage children to carry on with their projects at home if they have enjoyed them.

The sessions will run at Wokingham Library

Saturday February 2, 9, March 2, 9, April 6, 13,  May 5, 12 and June 2, 9

Session one at 10.15am to 11am and Session two at 11.10am to 11.50am

Places are limited to 10 spaces and must be booked at Wokingham Library on 0118 978 1368

What’s On for Children in Wokingham Borough Libraries during February Half-term 2019

What’s On for Children in Wokingham Borough Libraries February Half-term 2019

Explore Learning – Angular Architecture* – Pop on your hard hats as the children become architects. They will learn the areas and angles required to construct the homes of our future. Can they tell their right angles from their acute. Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 7 to 9 years old.

  • Wokingham Library    Wednesday February 20     10.45am to 11.45am
  • Lower Earley Library     Thursday February 21   10.45am to 11.45am
  • Woodley Library     Friday February 22   10.45am to 11.45am

Explore Learning – Fun with Phonics* – The children will investigate rhyming words and why they rhyme. They will use their phonics to help them sound the words accurately. What do the words bat, hat and rat all have in common? Free session with Explore Learning, for children aged 4 to 6 years old.

  • Wokingham Library     Wednesday February 20  9.30am to 10.30am
  • Lower Earley Library     Thursday February 21    9.30am to 10.30am
  • Woodley Library    Friday February 22     9.30am to 10.30am

Get Arty – Arts and crafts for children aged 4 to 12 years old. £1.50 charge, Just drop in!

Wokingham Library         Friday February 22       10.30am to 11.30am

Guide Dog Morning – Just drop into learn and meet guide dogs and their owners.

Wokingham Library    Monday February 18  10am to 12noon

Quirks Animal Roadshow – Quirks Animal Roadshow will allow children to interact with a variety of animals. For families with children aged 4 to 12 years old. Please phone to book a place, £ 4 per child.

  • Wargrave Library  Wednesday February 20   11am to 12noon
  • Wokingham Library   Thursday February 21    11am to 12noon

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

  • Twyford Library   Tuesday February 19   11am to 11.30am
  • Finchampstead Library    Friday February 22     11am to 11.30am
  • Wokingham Library Wednesday February 20, 10am to 10.30am and 11am to 11.30am

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.

  • Wokingham Library    Tuesday February 19    10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Woodley Library    Wednesday February 20    10.30am to 12.30pm

Storytime – Stories and rhymes for children aged 7 and under. Free

  • Twyford Library     Tuesday February 19    3.45pm to 4.15pm
  • Wokingham Library    Tuesday February 19  4pm to 4.30pm

Storytime with author Rachel Jane – Come and join author Rachel Jane to listen to Lil’s Cupcake Delivery. Enjoy the story of Lil the Campervan on her quest to help her friend deliver all of her cupcakes and, see if she can deliver them all on time and in one piece! Please book at the library.

  • Lower Earley Library   Thursday February 21    1.30pm to 2.30pm
  • Woodley Library  Thursday February 21    10.30am to 11.30am

The Magic Tinderbox – Join The Enchanted Players Theatre Company in this show about a soldier on a special journey, we ask the children to help him with his important decisions, The moral being: “To be happy with what you have, not to crave for more.” with free face painting after the show.  Please book at the library, £5 charge per person.

Woodley Library     Monday February 18     2.30pm to 3.30pm

Wokingham Borough Libraries Contact details

Arborfield Library 0780 1664520

Finchampstead Library (0118) 908 8176

Wargrave Library (0118) 940 4656

Winnersh Library (0118) 979 7519

Lower Earley Library (0118) 931 2150

Spencers Wood Library (0118) 988 4771

Wokingham Library (0118) 978 1368

Woodley Library (0118) 969 0304

Twyford Library (0118) 934 0800  

Book Groups in the Borough

New Sets

Fancy doing something new this year? Wokingham Borough Libraries run book groups in many of our branches.

Book Groups have many social benefits and can provide many opportunities to meet and befriend new people.  You can also discover new books and recommendations and even try new genres that you thought you would never read.

Here’s a list of our book groups at different branches.  If you’re interested in joining any of these groups please email bookgroups@wokingham.gov.uk

Finchampstead Library

  • Finchampstead Library Book Group, meets the third Wednesday in each month, 10.30am to 11.30am

Lower Earley Library

  • Jack in the Books, meets the third Monday in each month, 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Pass the Book, meets the second Friday in each month, 10.30am to 11.30am

Spencers Wood Library

  • Litwits, meets the second Monday in each month, 6pm to 7pm
  • Pages in the Wood, meets the fourth Monday in each month, 6pm to 7pm

Twyford Library

  • Twyford Author Book Group, meets the first Monday in each month, 2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Home from Home, meets the last Tuesday in each month, 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Twyford Tuesday Book Group, meets the second Tuesday in each month, 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Wargrave Library

  • Monday Bookworms, meets the first Monday in each month, 2pm to 3pm

Winnersh Library

  • Winnersh Library Book Group, meets the second Thursday in each month, 6pm to 7pm
  • Winnersh Readers, meets the first Tuesday in each month, 6pm to 7pm

Wokingham Library

  • First Thursday, meets the first Thursday in each month, 6pm to 7pm
  • Generation X, meets the second Monday in each month, 6pm to 7pm
  • Monday Evening Book Group, meets the second Monday in each month, 6pm to 7pm
  • Play Reading Group, meets the third Friday in each month, 10am to 12.30pm
  • Third Tuesday Book Group, meets the third Tuesday in each month, 10.30am to 11.30am
  • VIP Book Group, for people with a visual impairment, meets the third Friday in each month, 2.15pm to 3.30pm
  • Wednesday Morning Book Group, meets the last Wednesday in each month, 10.30am to 11.30am

Woodley Library

  • Crime and Thriller Book Group, meets the second Friday in each month, 11.30am to 12.30am
  • Woodley First Thursday Evening, meets the first Thursday in each month, 6pm to 6.45pm
  • Woodley Library Book Group, meets the first Thursday in each month, 11am to 12noon

 

Reading Aloud Groups

As well as our traditional book groups some libraries and community venues host groups where the participants read aloud short stories, novels and poetry. Many people enjoy the experience of reading and sharing texts or simply just listening while others read. Being a member of one of these groups can help to improve people’s well-being and help them to make new friends.

Lower Earley Library hosts two Reading Aloud Groups:

  • Poetry Reading Group-meets on the last Monday of each month, 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Read Aloud Group (short stories)-meets on the first Friday of each month, 10.30am to 11.30am

Wokingham Library hosts Make Friends With a Book, meets every Tuesday Morning 10am to 12noon

Finchampstead Community House –  the group meets every Monday afternoon, 2pm to 3.15pm, please contact Heather Dyson on (0118) 9743712 for more information.

 

If you are a member of a book group outside of the library, we run a subscription service, where your group can borrow sets of titles.  We have over 275 titles to choose from.  For more information have a look on our website: http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries/clubs-and-groups-in-our-libraries/book-groups-at-our-libraries/

Whats on at Winnersh Library February 2019

What’s On in Winnersh Library February 2019

What’s On for Adults

Winnersh Readers*

Tuesday February 5                                                    6pm to 7pm

Winnersh Book Group*

Thursday February 14                                                 6pm to 7pm

What’s On for Children and Families

Winnersh Library Gaming Club – Gaming Club for teens. £1 charge

Saturday February 2, 9, 16, 23                                  10.30am to 12.30pm

Lego Club* – Weekly Lego building club for children aged 5 to 10 years old.

Thursday February 7, 14, 28                                      4pm to 4.45pm

Rhymetime for Babies – for under 5’s and their parents.

Wednesday February 27                                            10.15am to 10.45am

* For events marked with asterisk please call the library on 0118 9797519 to book a place.

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