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Cancellation of events

In line with the Prime Minister's speech on Monday 23rd March and to keep our staff, volunteers and customers safe and healthy, events in our libraries are cancelled. We may be running some activities online, so please check with your local library to see what's on.

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Lego Club (every Saturday)

Get creative at our Lego Club.
Date: 18 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Get creative at our Lego Club.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Crafts and making

Saturday story time (every Saturday)

Come and listen to stories for the under 5s.
Date: 18 April 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Come and listen to stories for the under 5s.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Books & poetry

Computer help (every Tuesday)

Friendly computer help from our volunteer. Book a time or drop in.
Date: 21 April 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Friendly computer help from our volunteer. Book a time or drop in.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: I.T.

Stitchery

A local sewing bee which meets on Wednesday fortnightly. Bring your own handicraft projects (sewing, crochet, knitting etc) and share tips and inspiration. Contact Rose Williams 01803 833017 for more details
Date: 22 April 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: A local sewing bee which meets on Wednesday fortnightly. Bring your own handicraft projects (sewing, crochet, knitting etc) and share tips and inspiration. Contact Rose Williams 01803 833017 for more details
Audience: All
Cost: £3.50
Theme:

Disney Heroes card swap (every Saturday)

Swap your unwanted cards and make new friends.
Date: 25 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Swap your unwanted cards and make new friends.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Social

Lego Club (every Saturday)

Get creative at our Lego Club.
Date: 25 April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Get creative at our Lego Club.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Crafts and making

Saturday story time (every Saturday)

Come and listen to stories for the under 5s.
Date: 25 April 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Description: Come and listen to stories for the under 5s.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Books and poetry

Computer help (every Tuesday)

Friendly computer help from our volunteer. Book a time or drop in.
Date: 28 April 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Friendly computer help from our volunteer. Book a time or drop in.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: I.T.

Beginner's Art Workshop

Wednesday 29 April 2020 1.30 - 3.00pm In this session Jean Leadbeater will guide you step by step to create a Sunny Spring Scene using felt tips and ballpoint pens. You will need to bring your own watercolour paper and felt tip pens. £4 per person, sign up in the library.
Date: 29 April 2020
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Description: Wednesday 29 April 2020 1.30 - 3.00pm In this session Jean Leadbeater will guide you step by step to create a Sunny Spring Scene using felt tips and ballpoint pens. You will need to bring your own watercolour paper and felt tip pens. £4 per person, sign up in the library.
Audience: All
Cost: £4.00
Theme:

Postponed - Bounce and Rhyme

Bring your baby or toddler to our popular Bounce and Rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Date: 01 May 2020
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: Bring your baby or toddler to our popular Bounce and Rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

How Selfish! Story and Crafts with Clare Helen Welsh

Children's author Clare Helen Welsh returns to share Dot and Duck’s newest adventure - How Selfish! Join her for interactive storytelling and crafts in this fun family event. Please buy tickets in advance from the library desk. Under 3s and accompanying adults go free.
Date: 02 May 2020
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Children's author Clare Helen Welsh returns to share Dot and Duck’s newest adventure - How Selfish! Join her for interactive storytelling and crafts in this fun family event. Please buy tickets in advance from the library desk. Under 3s and accompanying adults go free.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: £3.00
Theme: Storytime

Postponed - Lego Club

Pop along to Lego Club, a creative space for children to construct their own Lego designs, and socialise with other budding builders. Take part in one of our Lego challenges, or just enjoy free building! No booking required, just come along on the day. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Date: 02 May 2020
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Pop along to Lego Club, a creative space for children to construct their own Lego designs, and socialise with other budding builders. Take part in one of our Lego challenges, or just enjoy free building! No booking required, just come along on the day. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:

Postponed - Knit and Natter

Bring along your own art project, knit and natter with other like-minded people.
Date: 06 May 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Bring along your own art project, knit and natter with other like-minded people.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:

Postponed - Writer Wednesday

The Open Space group is available for writers every Wednesday between 10.30am - 12.30pm. It is a relaxed couple of hours to write, meet and chat with other writers. At Bright Lights we recognise the value of being able to share your work with a trusted and supportive writing community. For more details please contact Jane George at janegeorgearj@hotmail.com
Date: 06 May 2020
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: The Open Space group is available for writers every Wednesday between 10.30am - 12.30pm. It is a relaxed couple of hours to write, meet and chat with other writers. At Bright Lights we recognise the value of being able to share your work with a trusted and supportive writing community. For more details please contact Jane George at janegeorgearj@hotmail.com
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Creative Writing

Postponed - Bounce and Rhyme

Bring your baby or toddler to our popular Bounce and Rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Date: 07 May 2020
Time: 9:45 - 10:15
Description: Bring your baby or toddler to our popular Bounce and Rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Postponed - Bounce and Rhyme

Bring your baby or toddler to our popular Bounce and Rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Date: 07 May 2020
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Description: Bring your baby or toddler to our popular Bounce and Rhyme session. We sing songs and nursery rhymes, bounce and shout and generally have a great time!
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Postponed - Bright Lights Writing Group

The All-genre writing group takes place on the first and third Thursday of the month, 6-8pm. All writers of all levels are welcome to come along, listen, share and discuss. We use gentle guidelines on how to constructively critique your colleagues’ work. This kind of group is perfect for writers with a work-in-progress that they are either drafting or editing. At Bright Lights we recognise the value of being able to share your work with a trusted and supportive writing community. For more details please contact Jane George at janegeorgearj@hotmail.com
Date: 07 May 2020
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Description: The All-genre writing group takes place on the first and third Thursday of the month, 6-8pm. All writers of all levels are welcome to come along, listen, share and discuss. We use gentle guidelines on how to constructively critique your colleagues’ work. This kind of group is perfect for writers with a work-in-progress that they are either drafting or editing. At Bright Lights we recognise the value of being able to share your work with a trusted and supportive writing community. For more details please contact Jane George at janegeorgearj@hotmail.com
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Creative Writing

Memory cafe (monthly)

Social drop-in group for people with memory problems and their carers, to enjoy a social time with people in a similar situation.
Date: 11 May 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: Social drop-in group for people with memory problems and their carers, to enjoy a social time with people in a similar situation.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Social

VIP reading group (monthly)

Reading group for visually impaired people. Hear about, discuss and select audio books to take home.
Date: 11 May 2020
Time: 17:30 - 19:00
Description: Reading group for visually impaired people. Hear about, discuss and select audio books to take home.
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Books & poetry

Cancelled Until Further Notice - After School Raspberry Pi & Coding Club

Understand coding whilst having fun. Drink and biscuits provided together with appropriate equipment. Every other Wednesday.
Date: 13 May 2020
Time: 15:45 - 16:30
Description: Understand coding whilst having fun. Drink and biscuits provided together with appropriate equipment. Every other Wednesday.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme: