Hello 
August

Coming up at West Barnes Library 
To reserve a place where required, talk to staff, call 020 8274 5789 or email westbarnes.library@merton.gov.uk.




Special events this month


SUMMER READING CHALLENGE,

runs from 7 July to 8 September.  This year’s theme is SPACE,



FRIENDS OF WEST BARNES LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP CARDS are now available; please ask for them at the front desk.

Mondays

Computer Classes for Beginners.
 Mondays 1.00pm -- 2.00pm ).  Booking essential From September

English Conversation Cafe.  Every Monday 1.00.pm -- 2.00pm.  Chat and make new friends.  No need to book, we have a regular volunteer to help and tea, coffee and  biscuits. come along and practice your new English skills.

Scrabble Club
.  Mondays 5.00pm -- 6.00pm.  Come and join us every Monday - all ages and abilities welcome!  No booking required.

Police Surgery 1-4pm 

Reading Out Loud  4-5.30pm TERM TIME ONLY booking  for September now

Tuesdays


(KIDDIRAMA TOTS
 (term-time only),10.00am -- 11.00am, 3 and 10 July.  Theatrical Tuesdays is jam-packed with stories, drama, songs, movement and games.  0--5 year olds, £1.50 per child. For more info visit www.kiddirama.com or email: kiddirama@mail.com
text: 07542 170604.)

LOCAL HISTORY COFFEE MORNING
.  Tuesday 20 August, 10.30am -- 12 noon. Croydon Airport World War 2 and post war years

by Peter Skinner Free refreshments provided; no booking required. 


RENDEZVOUS CLUB.
 Tuesdays 1.30pm-- 3.30pm.  Weekly drop-in for over 55s. Get together for tea, cake, quiz, talks, trips out and much more. £2 a week to cover costs. For details, talk to library staff or call Gilli on 020 8543 1781.‚Äč

Thursdays

KNIT & NATTER
.  Thursdays 11.00am -- 1.00pm.  Bring your knitting or crochet.
We are a small group of regular knitters. We also knit items for various charities or for sale to raise money for them.
 Free tea or coffee provided.

FALUN DAFA. Thursdays 5.30pm --6.30pm.  Falun Dafa or Falun Gong is a traditional Chinese qigong meditation practice to improve mind
and body, with simple easy to learn exercises for all ages and abilities. No booking required.

Explore Learning Workshop 22nd August 11-noon A Squire's Journey to Knighthood ages 9-11.Join in and become a grammar knight as you explore medieval times. Limited spaces please book.

SUMMER READING CHALLENGE CRAFT session.  Thursday 29 August, 10.30am--noon.  Join us for our space-themed event and make your very own rocket ship!  No need to book, just turn up and join in the fun!
 

Fridays

FABULOUS FRIDAYS!  10.00am--11.45am, term time only, pyjama or teddy theme.  £1.50 per child per session.  Make Move & Melody Time, followed by Book Time (10.00 am--10.45am, for 18 mths to 5 years old; babies welcome).  Rock Rhyme & Rhythm Time, followed by Book Time (10.45am--11.45am; babies to 18 months, older children welcome).

ANCESTRY ONLINE SUPPORT.  Friday 9 August, 2.00pm--3.30pm.  Learn how to use the Ancestry website and discover your family roots.  Limited spaces, so please book your place with library staff.

BOOK CLUB.  Friday 16 August, 6.00pm--7.00pm.  To join, please contact library staff.

CRIME & THRILLERS BOOK CLUB postponed until September














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