Sand Art Sessions at Wokingham Borough Libraries

Sand Art

Just drop in and create a sand art picture with Kids Bee Happy with Maddi.

£3 per picture, For children aged 4 to 11 years old.

  • Woodley Library Monday August 21        10.30am to 11.30am
  • Lower Earley Library Tuesday August 22                10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Wokingham Library Wednesday August 23 10.30am to 12.30pm

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

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 Mystery with Reading University at Wokingham Borough Libraries this Summer

800px-University_of_Reading_logo_svgAnimal 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.

 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 Spencers Wood Library

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Spencers Wood Library

Rainforest Discovery

Quirks Animal Roadshow, allowing children to interact with the   animals that live there. For families with children aged 4 to 12 years old. Places must be booked, £4 charge.

Thursday August 3   10am to 11am

Animal Agents Activity Session

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

Thursday August 10  10.30am to 11.30am

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

Thursday August 24  10.30am to 11.15am

For more information or to book a place,  please call Spencers Wood Library on 0118 931 2150 .

Spencers Wood Library, Basingstoke Road, Spencers Wood RG7 1A7 Tel: (0118) 9884771

Opening Times

Monday: 2.30pm – 7pm
Tuesday: 2.30pm – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 12.30pm and 2.30pm – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 12.30pm

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

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Twyford Library

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Twyford Library

Animal Agents Activity Session

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

Tuesday August 1      11am to 12noon

Farmyard Fun

Just drop in to hear stories and rhymes about farmyard animals with craft activity. For children aged 7 and under. £1.50 charge

Tuesday August 15      11am to 11.45am

Mini Bug Models

Come and create some plasticine bugs in this fun modelling session for children aged 8 and over. Place must be booked, £2.50 charge.

Monday August 21      2.30pm to 3.30pm

Twyford Library, Polehampton Close, Twyford, Berkshire, RG10 9RP

Telephone 0118 934 0800 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening hours:

  • Monday 2pm -7pm
  • Tuesday and Friday 10.30am-5pm
  • Saturday 9.30am -12.30pm

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

 

 

Children’s Summer Events 2017 at Wokingham Library

Wokingham Library Children’s Summer Events 2017 

Animal Agents Activity Sessions – Talk about your Summer Reading Challenge books and other fun activities with our Summer Reading Challenge Volunteers.   Just drop in!

Every Monday July 31, August 7, 14, 21      2.15pm to 3.30pm

Explore Learning – Shape *– For children aged 5 to 6 years old.

Tuesday August 1            9.30am to 10.30am

Explore Learning – Pirates* – For children aged 8 to 11 years old.

Tuesday August 1            10.45am to 11.45am

Animal Agents Activity Sessions – Talk about your Summer Reading Challenge books and other fun activities with our Summer Reading Challenge Volunteers.   Just drop in!

Every Wednesday August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30      10.45am to 12noon

Author visit from Katrina Charman* – Katrina will read some of her stories, answer questions and do a fun cat themed activity. For children aged 7 to 11 year olds.

Friday August 4             10.30am to 11.30am

Author visit from Sarah Barfield* – Meet the author of ‘The Adventures of Zed and Dez’ followed by a fun secret gadget activity. For children aged 5 to 9 years old.

Saturday August 5            10.30am to 11.30am

Animal Mystery with Reading University – Just drop in, experiments with Reading Universities Chemistry Team. For children aged 4 to 11 years old.

Thursday August 10             10.30am to 12.30pm

Art Club* – Artists session, for children aged 7 to 11 years old. £2 charge.

Friday August 11            3.45pm to 4.45pm

Fur and Feathers* – Meet some Birds of Prey with talk and hands on experience. For families with children aged 5 and over.   £4 charge.

Monday August 14            11.30am to 12.30pm

Farmyard Fun – Drop in for stories, rhymes, colouring and animal crafts for children aged 7 and under, £1.50 charge

Wednesday August 16           2pm to 2.45pm

Explore Learning – Number bonds * – For children aged 5 to 7 years old.

Tuesday August 22             9.30am to 10.30am

Explore Learning – Money madness * – For children aged 8 to 10 years old.

Tuesday August 22            10.45am to 11.45am

Sand Art  –  Just drop in and create a sand art picture with Kids Bee Happy with Maddi. £3 per picture, for children aged 4 to 11 years old.

Wednesday August 23           10.30am to 12.30pm

Back to School Relax Kids Taster session * With Relax Kids, for children aged 8 to 12 years old. £3 charge.

Monday September 4           10.30am to 11.30am

*All events are drop in, unless marked with an asterisk  please call Wokingham Library on 0118 978 1368  to book a place.

Wokingham Library, Denmark Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 2BB Telephone 0118 978 1368 or E-mail libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Opening hours:

  • Monday 9.30am -7pm
  • Tuesday 9.30am-5pm
  • Wednesday 9.30am-4pm
  • Thursday 9.30am -7pm
  • Friday 9.30am-5pm
  • Saturday 9.30am-4pm

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

Children’s Events at Arborfield Pop-up Library July 2017

Children’s Events at Arborfield Pop-up Library July 2017

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 Just drop in! Monday July 31      2pm to 2.45pm

Animal Agents Activity Session Come and make some fun arts and crafts inspired by animals. For children aged 12 and under, £1.50 charge.  Just drop in! Monday  July 31     3pm to 3.45pm

Poetry and short story competition for children and young people Write a poem or short story in less than 500 words on the theme of “Freedom”.  Hand into your local library, with book themed prizes.  Closing date Saturday September 16.

Just drop in to any of the events at Arborfield Pop up Library, The British Legion, Eversley Road, Arborfield, RG2 9PR or call 07801 664 520.

It will be open every Monday 2pm to 7pm and Saturday 9.30am to 12.30pm.

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

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