To reserve a place where required you can talk to staff, call 020 8274 5789 or email: westbarnes.library@merton.gov.uk 

Special this month 

AUTHOR TALK, Monday 18th November at 7.30pm with authors Amanda Robson and `Emma Curtis £2 entry; The Lady Killers

Quiz Night  Thursday 21st November starting 7.30pm. Sign up as a team, or join with others on the night.  £5 entry (Friends members £4).  Drinks and nibbles provided.

Rendezvous Club Christmas Fair Saturday 23rd November 1-4pm Tombola, lucky dip, hand kitted goods, homemade cakes, Jams, Chutneys, Jewellery and Bric a brac and lots more

Christmas Flower Arranging with Alison Saturday 30th November £5 for Materials to be paid in advance Booking essential 


Scrabble Club  5-6pm  all ages and abilities welcome no booking required just come and join us

Reading out Loud 1:1  reading sessions for children aged 6+ 4pm - 5.30pm. Term time only Booking essential

Open Coffee Afternoon 1-2pm join in for a coffee and chat Free

Spanish for beginners 5.30-6.45pm Informal sessions no need to book

Author Talk  18th November 7.30 see above


Kiddirama Tots term-time only, 10.00am--11.00am,  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.

RENDEZVOUS Club Tuesdays 1.30 - 3.30 p.m. 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

Local History Talk  19th November, 10.30am--12 noon.  Talk by Peter Hutton on The men of Raynes Park 1914-1918.  Free refreshments provided; no need to book. 


Knit & Natter 11.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.   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. Last year we knitted outfits for the 'Fish & Chips' babies in Africa, hats and scarves for the homeless, and twiddle muffs for dementia sufferers. We also held four sales and raised and donated over £290 for the following: Hemi Help, Cinnamon Trust, Merton Independent Living, Wimbledon Friendship Group, Hydon Hill Cheshire Home, Friends of West Barnes Library. Free tea or coffee provided.

FALUN DAFA 5.30 - 6.30 p.m. 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.

Quiz Night 21st November at 7.30pm Sign up as a team, or join with others on the night.  £5 entry (Friends members £4).  Drinks and nibbles provid


FABULOUS FRIDAYS! 10 - 10.45 a.m. 'MAKE MOVE & MELODY TIME' followed by Book Time, for 18 mths - 5 yr olds (babies are welcome); 11- 11.45 a.m.'ROCK RHYME & RHYTHM TIME' followed by Book Time, for 0 - 18 mths (older children are welcome). Term time only. £1.50 per child.

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